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Tuesday, August 19th 2014
| MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana

Rockzip Highballoons has already reached one third of its goal for the Kickstarter campaign in only six days

US aerospace start-up, Rockzip Highballoons, in just 6 days has raised over 30% of the needed $15,000 from 125 crowdfunding backers to commercialize its first model of highballoons (high-altitude balloons) to be commissioned as floating space satellites. (http://kck.st/1sSGy6c...


| Dubuque, Iowa

The TatukGIS Developer Kernel has been used to develop the new TreeGIS desktop 3D GIS front-end to the popular i-Tree urban forestry inventory and analysis tool. i-Tree is developed by the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Forest Service to help communities strengthen their urban forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of community trees and...


The wrong first impression with a potential client can dissolve a business opportunity before it begins. How do you avoid making the wrong first impression?

Terri Morrison, author of the best-selling book, Kiss Bow or Shake Hands: The Best Selling Guide to Doing Business in More Than Sixty Countries, will provide the luncheon keynote address during the Geospatial & Engineering...


New GIS Career Pathways Open for Programming and Software Development Professionals 

Gamification offers a career boost for geospatial professionals as the desire to create more realistic virtual worlds is requiring the application of geographic information systems (GIS). The gaming industry is relying on GIS for real-world datasets, which increases the need for trained GIS...


3D Laser Mapping Ltd | Nottingham, England

FIT ESIC is helping France's national railway company SNCF improve safety and inform track upgrade works with a mobile laser scanning system from 3D Laser Mapping. Owned and operated by FIT ESIC, the rail mounted StreetMapper was used to survey several hundreds of kilometres of track, generating engineering grade survey data on behalf of SNCF. The laser generated computer model was...


| Shepperton, UK

Leading recycling and waste management company Veolia Environmental Services is taking the smart route to cleaner streets, by using a SphereVision 360 degree video system to monitor its waste management operations around Central London.

Veolia, which provides refuse and recycling collections and street cleansing services to a number of London Boroughs and local authorities across...


Monday, August 18th 2014
| Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, is poised to make multilayered analysis for Location Intelligence “quicker, simpler and easier than ever before” when it releases the next iteration of its BI platform, Yellowfin 7.1, according to CEO, Glen Rabie.

Yellowfin 7.1 will be officially released via a series of Webinars, running throughout Wednesday...


| Washington DC

RSVP to SETDA's Back-to-School Webinar, September 11 at 2pm ET

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal membership association representing U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, announced today it is accepting RSVPs to a free, back-to-school webinar it is hosting on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 2 - 3:15pm ET to...


| Waterloo, Canada

Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), the prime contractor for the RADARSAT-2 program, and the Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (CCIN) at UWaterloo, the mosaic is free and fully accessible to the academic world and the public. 

Using Synthetic Aperture Radar with multiple polarization modes aboard the...

| 601 W Saint Germain Street

St. Cloud, MN: GeoComm is pleased to announce the completed implementation of the State of Maine's Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) system. Throughout the last 17 months, Maine has been working with 9-1-1 service provider FairPoint Communications to deploy a statewide NG9-1-1 system with a modern Internet Protocol (IP)-based network, capable of meeting current and future public safety...


U.S. Census Bureau | Washington, DC

Aug 13, 2014 - The U.S. Census Bureau today released Census PoP Quiz, a new interactive mobile application that challenges users' knowledge of demographic facts for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The new app, which draws from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, aims to raise statistical literacy about the U.S. population.

"Census PoP Quiz provides an...


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The Geospatial Sector; Huge and Growing Fast

 

According to a report published last year by Oxera a leading UK economic research firm which was commissioned by Google, at $150-270 billion annually the geospatial sector globally was one third the size of the global airline industry. 

The report states “Geo services are making an important contribution to the global economy and to...


Supergeo Technologies Inc. | Taipei, Taiwan
Supergeo Technologies is going to bring GIS users a no-cost 3D GIS webinar to solve modern city management problems. The webinar will show how 3D GIS can be applied to building a smart city, and also provide technical supports for publishing GIS services on a 3D globe, simulating to our real-world.

From 3D view, the relationships between different geospatial features can be vividly...


Friday, August 15th 2014
Boundless (formerly OpenGeo) | 222 Broadway, Floor 19, New York, NY 10038

August 11, 2014 - Boundless wants to know how you’ve been using OpenGeo Suite! We already know what customers such as NYC DoITT, FCCSan Jose Water Company, and Howard County are building with our software but we are launching an app contest where developers, like you, can show off applications that use components of OpenGeo Suite.

Winners will be promoted on our website and will...


| Seattle, WA

Pebble Wearers Can Now Share Location in Real-Time While on the Move

Glympse, the pioneer of temporary location sharing technology, has just announced the availability of their award-winning application on Pebble SmartWatchTM for both iOS and Android. With this latest integration, Pebble wearers can share their real-time location and ETA with anyone directly from their watch.

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