Smart Cities

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 20th: Black Widow Spiders; Sidewalk Labs; BC Wildfires; Back to School Socials

Map of Black Widow Expansion into Canada Scientists are finding evidence of poisonous Black Widow Spiders appearing farther north than…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 7th: 2018 Report for Canadian Geospatial Capacity; Michael Rack and MDA; Current and Nokia; Alert Geomatics

CCMEO has published a Report outlining Canada’s efforts to develop geospatial capacity at the UN Today, in the margins of…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for July 30th: Russian satellite; Deimos Imagery; Will Cadell talks software; Abu Dhabi; Singapore; Continental Mapping

$150 million Russian satellite to launch by 2025 Russia’s Research and Production Association of Machine-Building has won a contract with…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for June 18th: Kepler.gl; CSIRO Centre for Earth Observation; Smart cities in Nepal; UPS; Blockchain

Will a new Geospatial Analysis tool from Uber challenge traditional GIS software? Kepler.gl is Uber’s new “data-agnostic, high-performance web-based application…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for June 11th: SensorUp; Big Data Toronto; Drone Delivery Canada; Canada Forum on Geospatial Standards; MDA; Smart City Support Program

Drone Delivery Canada chosen for Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Pilot Project  Drone Delivery Canada has been selected to participate in Transport Canada’s…

Your Global Location Technology Briefing for May 8th: Copernicus, Smart Cities, Cambridge Analytica, EarthTime, Landsat & half a quarter of a billion dollars of geospatial contracts

These stories are making waves in world geospatial news. The dark side of smart cities, a possible pay-wall for Landsat…

Canadian Geomatics Innovation: Ecere Develops a Next Generation GIS

Not many companies undertake the ambitious goal of creating a new geospatial software suite from scratch. Ecere, a Canadian company…

CCMEO: GeoConnections Funding Geomatics Projects for 2016-2018

For this announcement, GeoConnections is focusing funding towards projects that address the following themes:     -Innovative adoption and further development…

SaveTheMap Campaign: What is the future of geospatial information in India

SaveTheMap Campaign: “to encourage citizens and startups to use geospatial data in everyday lives and create businesses that serve India”…

GeoConference 2014 – A Global Event in Old Quebec City

It’s been seven years since the last edition of this GeoConference, organized by the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (Section Champlain),…