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Thursday, October 16th 2014

Oct. 10, 2014 - The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency recently announced the selection of five companies to deliver innovative solutions as part of a $2 million challenge to deliver basic or applied research, concept exploration and capability demonstration in challenge areas that accelerate and strengthen the agency’s Map of the World. 

NGA issued the challenge focusing on...

| Shepperton Studios, England
Skanska is pioneering the use of new software that automatically creates 3D computer models directly from laser scanners. The global project development and construction company has successfully trialled the Pointfuse software that also offers automated extraction of features from laser scanned data. Using a vehicle mounted mobile mapping system Skanska surveyed a stretch of motorway...

Wednesday, October 15th 2014

To better understand historical geospatial relations and complete the shortage of traditional historiography, which usually only uses textual materials, GIS technologies provide historians with modern method to rebuild the historical township.


With SuperGIS Desktop 3.2, historians may firstly rectify the historical Qing-Dynasty map, so the old image can be located with current...

| Denver, CO

October 15th, 2014 Lakewood, CO- Digital Data Services, Inc. (DDS) announced that it was awarded a contract with the Bureau of Land Management’s National Operations Center for Geospatial IT Support Services. Under the contract, DDS will provide geospatial application engineering services with a concentration on Geocortex® site design, development, and documentation in support of...

| Singapore

AdNear, a leading location intelligence company, today announced it has raised US$19 million from Telstra Ventures and Global Brain as part of its strategic plan to expand into multiple new markets. Both its existing investors, Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners, also participated in the capital raising round.

AdNear has developed insights from anonymous device users across Asia...

geographIT | Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, Maryland (October 3, 2014) – The City of Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business recently announced that geographIT® will be recognized as a Top 100 MBE® award winner. The Top 100 MBE® award acknowledges and pays tribute to outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the District of Columbia.


CloverPoint | Victoria, BC, Canada
CloverPoint has provided the Nisga’a Nation with the Nisga’a Land Title System (NLTS), a comprehensive recording system to support the Nisga’a Nation’s Torrens land title registry

Oct. 1, 2014 - CloverPoint, developer of Insight™, a system for maintaining records to aid in land management, has provided the Nisga’a Lisims Government with the Nisga’a Land Title System...

| Raleigh, NC

The cloud-based platform will provide advanced analysis tools to convert aerial data into actionable information that will support better business practices

Data Mapper, an enterprise aerial data software, today announced it will expand its cloud-based platform to ingest data collected by a wider network of UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] providers. The application provides the...

Esri Canada | Toronto, ON, Canada

New applications support improved analysis, decision-making and citizen engagement


Ottawa, Esri Canada User Conference – October 15, 2014 The Corporation of the City of...

Qualcomm Incorporated | San Diego, CA

Adds Complementary Product Categories and Channels to Address Growing IoE and Automotive Opportunities

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that it has reached agreement with CSR plc ("CSR") regarding the terms of a recommended cash acquisition through which the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of CSR will be acquired by Qualcomm Global Trading...

Loqus | Chippenham, England
Peak-Ryzex has formed a strategic technology partnership with business intelligence company Loqus. Loqus provides solutions primarily for fleet resource management, including dedicated satellite tracking, despatching and route optimisation products. Its Routing & Scheduling solution is regarded as the most advanced on the market and is used by a number of the UK’s premier courier and...

bluesky International Limited | Coalville, Leicestershire, England
Aerial mapping company Bluesky has announced plans to photograph the whole of The Republic of Ireland from the air to create the most up to date high resolution photomap of the country. It will add 70,000 square kilometres of brand new aerial photography to Bluesky’s existing archive. To be flown in 2015, nationwide coverage will be at 25 cm resolution with higher – 12.5 cm -...

Tuesday, October 14th 2014
TeleNav | Sunnyvale, CA
Telenav Vice President and General Counsel tapped to lead Thinknear’s next stage of growth

Thinknear by Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV), today announced the appointment of Loren Hillberg as president and general manager. Hillberg steps into this role as of October 15, replacing current President and GM Eli Portnoy. Portnoy founded the company in 2011 prior to its 2012 acquisition by Telenav.


| Leamington Spa, England
Software from Yotta is to be used to help deliver a multi-million pound programme of highway maintenance and capital works in London. The Horizons visualised asset management platform, together with Yotta’s Mayrise Highways software, is being implemented by civil engineering company J B Riney after it won contracts worth around £10 million per annum with Tower Hamlets Council.


TomTom | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

TomTom (TOM2) has extended its location-based services product portfolio with an online turn-by-turn navigation service for customers who want to offer a navigation application on an internet-connected device, without having to store a large offline map.

As well as integrating TomTom’s existing navigation software and service products, such as NavKit, NavKit Worker and NavCloud,...

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