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Tuesday, July 22nd 2014
Supergeo Technologies Inc. | Taipei, Taiwan
Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, announces the investment plan in advanced geographic network applications. The technology collaboration is conducted by Supergeo and the Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan.

The academia-industry project mainly focuses on the...

Monday, July 21st 2014

– The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership seeks public comment on the candidate OGC GML Application Schema - Coverages – JPEG2000 Coverage Encoding Extension (abbreviated as “GMLCOV for JPEG2000”). This candidate standard can be downloaded from

GIS coverages (including the special case of Earth images) are two- (and...

Esri | Redlands, CA

School systems across Europe will soon have access to the world's leading online mapping software for delivering better geographic education to the classroom. Esri has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with European Schoolnet, an organization that works with multiple ministries of education to bring innovation to teaching and learning throughout Europe.

The MOU will be active...


GSI Forester Released on Cloud Streamlines Traditional Process


July 17, 2014 – GeoSpatial Innovations, Inc. (GSI) announced today that it released a cloud-based vegetation management software for electric utilities, GSI Forester, streamlining data collection for managing plant life along electric lines that traditionally was managed with paper maps, spreadsheets and...

Mapping with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)  

Reno Symposium, October 21-22 Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available! UAS technology firms, geospatial and engineering consultants, government agencies, universities, and research institutions will all convene in Reno, Nevada on October 21-22, 2014 for the ASPRS UAS Technology Demonstration and Symposium.


Optech Incorporated | Vaughan, Ontario
July 21, 2014 ó Optech is pleased to announce that it is the official sponsor for the MAPPS Golf Tournament at the MAPPS 2014 Summer Conference. Held this year on July 27-30 in Coeur díAlene, Idaho, the conference attracts firms involved in surveying, spatial data and GIS from all over North America to discuss matters of industry-wide importance. Optech will be there to share a new...

COM.Geo Conference | Washington, DC

Washington, DC – July 21, 2014 COM.* conference announced that the Live Online Virtual Conference will be available at COM.* 2014 conference which will be held on August 4-6, Washington, DC.

The live virtual conference covers most of conference sessions. The items marked with the star are the contents of the live virtual conference as follows:

For more details, please see the...

July 18, 2014 - As in every year, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation will have an election process to allow anyone in the community to become active in the growth of the foundation, by becoming a Charter Member; new people bring new energy, points of view, and diversity. Do you know somebody who is involved with Open Source geospatial software, education or geospatial open data and...

| Seattle, WA

Users can share location details with Kik contacts and friends

July 18, 2014 – Glympse, the pioneer of temporary location sharing technology, has partnered with Kik to incorporate Glympse location technology within the messaging application. Launching today, Glympse for Kik will be included as a featured app and will allow Kik’s 120 million users to share their location with their...

bluesky International Limited | Coalville, Leicestershire, UK
Bluesky, creator of the first ever National Tree Map, is working with researchers at the University of Leicester, UK, to investigate the use of airborne mapping systems to identify diseases in trees. The health of UK forestry has been in the news for many years with Sudden Oak Death, Dutch Elm and more recently Ash Die Back and Red Band Needle Drop all generating headlines. Funded by the...

Friday, July 18th 2014

In partnership with NanoRacks, and with approval from NASA, UrtheCast aims to expand its Earth imagery and video stream by developing and operating two additional cameras on the NASA segment of the International Space Station. 

“This is precisely the type of project that was envisioned when Congress declared the ISS as a National Lab. Being both educational and scientifically...

Thursday, July 17th 2014
Esri | Redlands, CA

Esri celebrated more than 170 organizations during the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards ceremony yesterday at the Esri User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California. The SAG Awards highlight users that have shown vision, leadership, hard work, and innovation in their use of Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology.

"Every day, people and organizations are...

The buzz in the geospatial profession on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will draw the attention of MAPPS members at the association's annual Summer Conference, to be held July 27-31, 2014 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Interest in UAS increases each day. MAPPS has been at the forefront of the technology, first providing education on the topic in 2007. The five-day conference will provide...

| 601 W Saint Germain Street, Saint Cloud, MN 56301
St. Cloud, MN:GeoComm is pleased to congratulate the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) on their accomplishment in receiving the 2014 Esri User Conference Special Achievement in GIS Award. This award was presented to NCTCOG on Wednesday, July 16 in San Diego, California. This award recognizes the outstanding GIS technology NCTCOG uses for their 9-1-1 systems their 44...

- Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) have formed an OGC Geospatial User Feedback Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of this SWG will be to reach consensus on a standard way to encode users’ comments on the results those users obtain when querying spatial databases. This effort has the potential to improve metadata, complement the producer quality indicators,...

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