GPS Tracking Contest and other GIS Competitions

An group of companies including Deloitte, Deutsche Telecom, HYVE and The RWTH-TIM Research Group have banded together......to hold a contest with prizes worth more than $10,000, inviting people to use their imagination and present their wildest and best ideas for tracking anything—people, animals or objects of any size. The goal is to come up with new state-of-the-art, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications solutions.

Entries due: April 10.

- Ideabird via Sat News

The European Earth Monitoring Competition GMES Masters takes place on an annual basis and calls for new ideas and services making the best use of earth observation data from Europe's flagship program on Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES). Initiated by the European Space Agency (ESA), the Bavarian Ministry of Economy, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and T-Systems and supported by the European Commission and European Space Imaging GmbH, the GMES Masters 2012 will call for submissions between 1 June and 16 September 2012 in six categories.

This year there's a new challenge centered on the use of new applications for very high-resolution satellite imagery.

- press release

GISCI reminds GIS folks:

The 2nd Annual GISCI Poster Contest is open through April 15, 2012.  Maps should be created from the GISP database available on the GISCI website at http://www.gisci.org/secure/members/directory/results.asp.  A complete set of rules are available at http://www.gisci.org/PDFs/Rules-mapcontest.pdf.

- press release 


Published Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg


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