Geodata providers are beginning to offer premium services for traffic, weather and satellite imagery to GIS users. Just this week Esri, MapBox, DigitalGlobe, TomTom, Nokia and AccuWeather made announced about real time and near real time delivery. Our editors explore the likely uptake by users and the challenges ahead.
Last year, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck just miles from Haiti’s capital city of Port-au-Prince. More recently, massive earthquakes have also struck Christchurch, New Zealand and Japan’s...Download this paper