Smart Cities

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for April 8th: 5G; 3D at Depth; Geospatial Intelligence Centre; Vulcan subscribes to Maxar; Smart Cities, Smart Infrastructure

AT&T prepares for 5G 5G is part of an oncoming data storm. 5G will be connected to autonomous cars, robotic…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for March 25th: Gaofen satellites; Will Cadell; Uk Space Agency; CARICOM; Future Cities Canada

Chinese Earth Satellites launched The Gaofen-5 and Gaofen-6 Chinese Earth observation satellites have officially been put into service. During in-orbit…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for March 18th: Lunar Gateway program; RME; SongSAT; Edmonton’s Smart City entry; 2019 geospatial events

MDA applauds Canadian entry to Lunar program MDA is cheering the Canadian government’s decision to join the Lunar Gateway program,…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for February 25th: Blockchain; Ordnance Survey; geospatial challenges; Smart City transportation; MyDefence

Blockchain needs to step up security Cryptocurrency is far from immune to attack—and as it turns out, some have security…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for January 28th: Location Tech; Amy Webb interview; WGIC; Blockchain innovations; Planet

Location technology is at the core of the smart city The designation of “smart city” is quickly becoming an attainable…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for December 17th: ICEYE-X2; 2018 in big data; London smart city awareness; Collect Earth Online; Geo4SDGs

ICEYE-X2 publishes first image  The world’s largest Synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite constellation built by ICEYE has published its first image.…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for November 19th: EU AURORA project; protecting location data; Ordnance Survey tech; smart cities and point clouds

Are you living in a smart city? Smart cities are more than just flashy tech; they are made up of…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for November 5th: What the District; World Cities Day; Japanese satellite Ibuki-2; geomarketing; Geospatial Data Act

Using Maps to Visualize Gerrymandering in the age of Trump The ACLU’s “What the District?!” map allows users to trace…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 29th: Petawawa Research Forest; exactEarth; Jeff McKenna; Evergreen; Toronto’s geographic history

Tracking climate change with LiDAR Donna Kirkwood, the chief scientist at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), marked the 100-year anniversary of…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for October 23rd: GIS market growth; Huawei; Argentine satellite; unmanned aerial systems; CNBC 100 Upstarts

GIS is transforming key industries The geospatial data market is expected to grow to $73.9 billion by 2021, benefitting seven…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for September 11th: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals; Drone Racing League; Planet and Copernicus; Early Surveyors; Smart City projects; GPS jamming

The UN moves forward with Sustainable Development Goals The United Nations has taken a major step towards sustainability with the…