Smart Cities

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for July 16th: OGC Announcement; Road towards driverless mobility; 5G vs 4G; Smart cities in Europe

On July 10th2019, The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced the formation of the Blockchain and Distributed Ledge Technologies Domain Working…

International Digest July 3rd, 2019

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for July 2nd: Cities can address the roots of urban challenges; Geospatial among hottest job skills;…

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…