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DigitalGlobe and CyberCity 3D Agreement and Orbit Logic’s Direct Access Facility Collection Planning System

Nov 26 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities analytics big data cybercity 3d data

Colorado-based DigitalGlobe, provider of commercial high-resolution Earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, recently entered into an Integrator License Agreement with CyberCity 3D, Inc., a geospatial 3D modeling and streaming services company headquartered in Los Angeles County, CA. DigitalGlobe owns and operates a highly sophisticated constellation of commercial earth imaging satellites.   CyberCity 3D’s patented 3D […]


Geomatics Faculty Positions Announced

Nov 26 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  education university of washington west point

West Point Academy has announced a position in geomatics.  They are very interested in someone with lidar, photogrammetry, and/or GNSS expertise. The University of Washington is looking to expand geomatics within their civil engineering department and announced a new position. … Continue reading

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GeoInspirations: People Making a Positive Difference in Geography and Geotechnologies

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Education Community under tags  careers education

GeoInspirations is my column in Directions Magazine where we are sharing the stories of innovative people for the purpose of inspiring Directions readers to pursue their own dreams.  In the column, I interview some of those men and women who have changed the … Continue reading


DigitalGlobe and CyberCity 3D Agreement and Orbit Logic’s Direct Access Facility Collection Planning System

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities analytics big data cybercity 3d data

Colorado-based DigitalGlobe, provider of commercial high-resolution Earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, recently entered into an Integrator License Agreement with CyberCity 3D, Inc., a geospatial 3D modeling and streaming services company headquartered in Los Angeles County, CA. DigitalGlobe owns and operates a highly sophisticated constellation of commercial earth imaging satellites.   CyberCity 3D’s patented 3D […]


Iwan Bala’s Controversial Brexit Exhibition

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  art brexit exhibitions uk

Running until 30 November at the Penarth Pier Pavilion in Penarth, Wales, Dyma Gariad (fel y moroedd)/Here is a love (deep as oceans) is an exhibition by Welsh artist Iwan Bala. It’s an angry, provocative collection of caricatures and maps about Brexit, from a strongly Remain perspective, done in a style described by the Penarth Times as “the rapid often … Continue reading "Iwan Bala’s Controversial Brexit Exhibition"


Missing Maps

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  crowdsourcing openstreetmap uncategorised

Quartz takes a look at the Missing Maps project, which I suppose can best be described as a way to jumpstart mapping the unmapped developing regions of the world with OpenStreetMap. What’s interesting about Missing Maps is how it systematically deals out tasks to people best able to do them: remote volunteers trace imagery, community volunteers do … Continue reading "Missing Maps"


Map Art to Adorn Dubai Hotel

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  art dubai hotels tourism uae

Map art will be featured on the walls of a new hotel in Dubai: the upcoming Address Boulevard Hotel will display art by Matthew Picton (previously) and Ewan David Eason. [WMS]


These amazing river maps show a hidden beauty of nature

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  maps rivers

Do you remember awesome population density map we’ve shared a couple of weeks ago? The same designer Róbert Szűcs created another map that focuses on the world’s river basins. His maps received an amazing attention in the US and there is a simple reason for that… They are beautiful. Róbert is an amazing guy from Hungary who works on […]

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#GeoChat Highlights: Open Source & Hybrid GIS with Boundlessgeo

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  #geochat boundlessgeo

In case you missed the #GeoChat on Open Source and Hybrid GIS last month, we got you covered! Here are the highlights of what was a truly entertaining #GeoChat. Shall we get started? Andy Dearing, the CEO of Boundlessgeo who was the invited guest on #GeoChat kicked it off in style! 10 extra points for […]

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The best Black Friday deals on drones

Nov 25 2016 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in United States. Since 1932, it has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season where you can find best offers from retailers. Drones industry also grabbed this idea, to sell their own products with seductive discount (for gadget maniacs like us, at least J). Here’s the best […]

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