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Placemeter is paying people up to $50 a month for the video feed they supply to the company. The raw film is transmitted to a sensor that turns the feed into aggregated and anonymised data for local businesses, urban planners and advertisers to purchase so that...Read more
"A decade or so ago pundits (ourselves included) said the internet would mean the 'death of distance' and make the world 'flat,' i.e., eliminate geographical differences." So writes Adrian Wooldridge in The Economist. True? And if so, what role did and does GIS play in this...Read more
It's with deep sadness that I learned of the passing (obituary) of Dr. David Huff, formerly a professor of business administration at the University of Texas, Austin. Huff passed away on August 30th.
David Huff, for those that have studied retail geography and...Read more
Viewers of the recent Olympic Games probably saw 3D building models used by NBC TV. Those graphics were developed by AEgis Technologies. On its 25th anniversary, co-founder, president and CEO Steve Hill sat down with Editor in Chief Joe Francica for an update on where his company is...Read more
The Directions Magazine webinar, Making Location Work for Smart Cities – the Case for Location Standards, attracted 575 global registrants on September 3, 2014. In this article, Denise McKenzie, executive director for OGC’s Communications and Outreach Program, and Ron Exler, OGC’s...Read more