Three. Two. One. China is going all-out to make sure its homegrown version of GPS technology, Beidou, or 'big dipper', achieves lift-off. Few outside of China have heard of it, but the hope is that will change soon.
Web Map Solutions' Matt Sheehan suggested last month that the GIS industry is splitting. But apparently he was not sure since he put a question mark at the end of the blog post title. So, is the GIS world splitting?