Geospatial Analysis

When Is It Time to Disobey GPS Directions?

“She had ignored her phone’s instructions.”<p><i>This is a companion piece to today's Terraform, "</i>The Interruption."<p>During a road trip with my family this summer, my sister switched on a GPS feature that calculates shortcuts based on roadwork and traffic updates. As the robotic voice calmly doled out …

Maps

Geospatial Corporation Restructures Debt with Major Shareholder

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Geospatial Corporation (OTC:GSPH) announces today that it continues to take actions to improve its capital structure to support future strategic growth, and has reached an agreement with a major shareholder to restructure $1.4M of Convertible Debt.<p>The …

APIs

Intel Agency Teaches Machines to Read Maps of the Future

<i>Geospatial intelligence, or the collection and analysis of the physical features of the Earth, has long been an integral aspect of both strategic</i> …

Physical Geography

Inaugural GeoYou Conference is latest to convene geospatial talent at Cortex

Organizers from

St. Louis

Survata launches online and offline customer survey tool, adds geospatial data

Collecting customer opinions, market research data, and feedback is fairly easy online. You install one of a dozen widgets and set some questions, then wait for the responses.<p>But getting a multichannel view of survey data, including offline sources, is a harder proposition.<p>Today, Survata has …

Online Life

How to optimize your company's big data for future use

By understanding the full value of data at its lowest level, you can position your company to more fully exploit data later.<p>Big data exploration …

Big Data

PrecisionHawk Brings Leading Drone LiDAR Solution to Market - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

PrecisionHawk, a provider of advanced commercial drone technologies, is making strategic moves to provide its customers with a drone LiDAR solution …

Drones

BRIEF-Oroco announces exploration contract with Auracle Geospatial

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Oroco Resource Corp OCO.V<p>* Oroco announces exploration contract with Auracle Geospatial<p>* Oroco Resource Corp - Entered into a …

Physical Geography

Trimble's Focus On Software And Services Is Paying Off

Trimble's reorganization of business segments around large industries and focus on providing vertically focused solutions is the right move.<p>Focus on …

Business

How We Designed CrateDB as a Realtime SQL DBMS for the Internet of Things

With the rise of Internet of Things, we are entering the era of “things data.” In it, IoT applications process data generated by millions of sensors …

Big Data

Descartes Labs, a geospatial analytics startup, raises $30M Series B led by March Capital

Startups

Descartes Labs raises $30 million Series B for its brand of geospatial analytics

Descartes Labs is announcing a $30 million Series B this morning in a large round led by March Capital. This comes just three months after one of Descartes’ largest competitors, Orbital Insight, closed its own $50 million Series C with Sequoia.<p>Both Descartes and Orbital are playing in the emerging …

Startups

Using Satellites to Monitor Progress toward the SDGs

The plummeting cost of satellite data in the past decade has made earth observation (EO) and geospatial information more attractive than ever for …

Sustainable Development Goals

NGA Wants Bleeding-Edge Tech and Talent—And It Will Open Up to Get Them

“We need an edge.”<p>That’s the message from Anthony Vinci, a former tech entrepreneur turned executive at the National Geospatial-Intelligence …

Innovation

Getting Started on Geospatial Analysis with Python, GeoJSON and GeoPandas

As a native New Yorker, I would be a mess without Google Maps every single time I go anywhere outside the city. We take products like Google Maps for …

Python Programming

Geospatial Queries using Pymongo in R

(This article was first published on <b> mlampros</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Since I submitted the <i>geojsonR</i> package I was interested in running …

Python Programming

ESRI User Conference 2017: The Value of Where

This IDC Perspective recommends more about geospatial competencies and how they could and should be part of enterprise data analytics strategy and …

Physical Geography

New OneMap app launched with live traffic information

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) on Thursday (Jul 21) rolled out a mobile app version of its integrated map system OneMap offering tips …

Physical Geography

Penn State Live: College of Earth and Mineral Sciences: NSF grant supports research into geospatial intelligence during civil rights era

During the civil rights movement, activist groups such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) used geography and geospatial …

Black Lives Matter

Japan Is Building Out Its Own Satellite Network That Could Replace GPS

A portable Garmin Global Positioning System (GPS) unit is displayed in a car in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007. Garmin Ltd. provides navigation, communications, and information devices, most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg News<p>Japan is …

Technology

Monsanto Case Study - Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Monsanto, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation. A Fortune 500 company, Monsanto is a …

Cloud Computing

Public lands, public data. Here's how some provinces are lagging

Canadians may have difficulty finding out how governments are allowing industry to explore, alter or remove resources from publicly-owned land, new …

Canadian News

Plan to Deliver Authoritative Pan-European Open Data Services Unveiled

Plan to Deliver Authoritative Pan-European Open Data Services Unveiled - 13/06/2017<p>Members of EuroGeographics have unveiled plans for pan-European …

Open Data

Risk analytics enters its prime

All the ingredients are in place for unprecedented advances in risk analytics. Now it’s up to banks to capture the opportunities.<p><b>With the rise</b> of …

FinTech

BAE Systems Enhances Geospatial Software by Adding Movement Intelligence Capabilities

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BAE Systems has integrated capabilities called Movement Intelligence, or MOVINT, into its GXP® line of software, helping …

Business Intelligence

Descartes unveils geospatial machine-learning platform

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Descartes Labs presented a new geospatial machine-learning platform to potential defense and intelligence customers June 4 at …

Machine Learning

Trimble Acquires NM Group For Utility 3D Visualization

Geospatial technology company Trimble has acquired NM Group for an undisclosed sum.<p>NM has created Caydence, a 3D mapping system for electric …

Business

Uber’s open source data visualization for advanced geospatial exploration

<i>I am sure the above 2 analytical presentations must be quite visually appealing to you as well. And why not, if the idea is to deliver intelligence</i> …

Data Visualization

Mauritius: Workshop Focuses On Geospatial Data and Open Mapping Techniques

[Government of Mauritius] A three-day workshop on Geospatial data, an initiative of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in …

Big Data

Leveraging your GPS data using Geospatial analytics

The advent of sharing economy has brought a sea change in the way urban populace commute locally. The Ubers, Lyfts and many other local players have …

Data Science