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  • MariaDB Joins Open Geospatial Consortium - August 18, 2022
    MariaDB Corporation has joined the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) following its acquisition of geospatial solutions provider CubeWerx. MariaDB is r [...]
  • MariaDB acquires Canadian Geospatial Company CubeWerx - August 18, 2022
    MariaDB, the renowned open source database, has acquired CubeWerx, a geospatial solutions company for an undisclosed amount to add cloud-native, scal [...]
  • Smart, Omnispace team-up to explore space-based 5G technologies - August 18, 2022
    Leading Philippine telco company PLDT’s wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is collaborating with U.S.-based Omnispaceà [...]
  • Woolpert launches Digital Innovations division - August 18, 2022
    Woolpert has established a Digital Innovations division to support its nearly decade-long partnership with Google. Woolpert Digital Innovations was e [...]
  • Toyota and Northwestern University Join Hands to Advance Clean Energy Transition - August 18, 2022
    Toyota Research Institute (TRI) and Illinois-based Northwestern University have joined hands to develop the world’s first nanomaterial “data fact [...]
  • HyperTrack raises $25 mil in Series A funding to deliver next gen tech for last-mile logistics - August 18, 2022
    HyperTrack, the leader in logistics APIs for post-dispatch ground truth, today announced it has raised $25 million in Series A funding led by WestBri [...]
  • Urgent Need of Data Protection Framework and Bill in India - August 18, 2022
    Cyberspace is a dynamic and complex environment of users, networks, information systems and services. Due to its anonymous and borderless character, [...]
  • Tech Neutral, Diverse Approach Critical for Global GNSS Backup - August 18, 2022
    Dr. Michael O’Connor, CEO and Christina Riley, Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Business, Satelles highlight the economic impact of r [...]
  • BC Transit unveils NextRide Automatic Location Technology in Terrace and Kitimat - August 17, 2022
    NextRide allows customers to see real-time bus locations along routes and identify what predicted arrival times are at any selected stop. Onboard, au [...]
  • Garuda Aerospace ventures into Africa - August 17, 2022
    Chennai-based drone startup Garuda Aerospace has partnered with Harare Institute of Technology and Nyangani Virtual University to offer drones-as-a-s [...]
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    GIS Lounge
  • Using GIS to Map Fly Fishing Destinations - August 18, 2022
    William Bakemeyeràdescribes how he used QGIS and open source data to create a fly fishing map. The post Using GIS to Map Fly Fishing Destina [...]
  • Remote Sensing for Carbon Offsetting - August 15, 2022
    Remote sensing and geospatial technologies are being harnessed for carbon offsetting efforts. The post Remote Sensing for Carbon Offsetting appeared [...]
  • QGIS from a Graduate Student’s Perspective - August 15, 2022
    Kent Campbell writes about how he has come to view the benefits of using QGIS as a graduate student. The post QGIS from a Graduate StudentâÂÂs P [...]
  • Mapping Heat Vulnerability from Satellite Data - August 9, 2022
    Satellites are being used to measure heat not only on urban heat islands, but also on farms and other locations where rising temperatures are having [...]
  • Mapping the Earth’s Freshwater Bodies - August 1, 2022
    Over 95% of the world's lakes, rivers, and freshwater reservoirs will be measured by a new satellite mission called Surface Water and Ocean Topo [...]
  • GIS and Map Contests - August 1, 2022
    Current map and GIS related competitions listed in order of the competition deadline. The post GIS and Map Contests appeared first on GIS Lounge.
  • Crowdsourcing Archaeological Data with Participatory GIS - July 29, 2022
    People with little or no training in archaeology or geographic computing systems can build GIS data using Humap's Placemaker. The post Crowdsour [...]
  • Using Open Source Geospatial Data in Journalism - July 28, 2022
    Geospatial data such as satellite imagery can be used by journalists to verify news stories. The post Using Open Source Geospatial Data in Journalism [...]
  • Elements of a Map - July 25, 2022
    A map is made up of elements such as the map frame, legend, and north arrow. The post Elements of a Map appeared first on GIS Lounge.
  • How to Add Data from ArcGIS Online to QGIS - July 22, 2022
    Adding data from an ArGIS Online Map Service or Feature Service into a QGIS map project is fairly easy and quick in most instances. The post How to A [...]
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    Google Maps Blog
  • Supporting Asian-owned businesses in your community - August 3, 2022
    When I was 5, our family moved from New York City to the countryside outside of the city. My brother and I were the only kids of Asian descent in our [...]
  • Googlers for climate: meet Lisa Arendt - August 3, 2022
    Based in Zürich, Lisa is Product Partnerships Manager for Maps. She helps partners to integrate their charging station locations into Google Map [...]
  • Three new Maps updates to help plan your next adventure - July 26, 2022
    WhoâÂÂs got those summertime feelings? If the warmer months have you feeling extra inspired â and excited â to get outside and exp [...]
  • I’m excellent at planning vacations — steal my tips - July 22, 2022
    I once read that the happiest part of traveling is the planning, and I couldnâÂÂt agree more. Before I board a plane, I spend hours researching [...]
  • Inside Scoop: National Ice Cream Day with Google Maps - July 11, 2022
    What better way to beat the hot summer heat than with ice cream? WeâÂÂre not the only ones who crave this sweet treat. In fact, of all the dishe [...]
  • Taking pride in our businesses - June 22, 2022
    A couple of years ago, my partner and I moved to Kentucky, not knowing anyone in the state. Before moving, I extensively researched local websites an [...]
  • 5 of our favorite Android widget features - June 15, 2022
    Widgets are a simple way to personalize any Home screen, putting the information thatâÂÂs most important to you â your inbox, the weather [...]
  • Get some fresh air outdoors with Google - June 8, 2022
    As temperatures heat up and summer officially begins across the United States, many of us are taking the opportunity to explore the great outdoors. I [...]
  • Street View turns 15 with a new camera and fresh features - May 24, 2022
    Fifteen years ago, Street View began as a far-fetched idea from Google co-founder Larry Page to build a 360-degree map of the entire world. Fast forw [...]
  • HBD to us! Let’s celebrate with Street View adventures - May 23, 2022
    Street View is turning 15, and the birthday nostalgia is hitting us hard. In 2007, we published our first Street View images of San Francisco, New Yo [...]
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    GIScience News
  • Continued multisource 3D point cloud acquisition at the AHK rock glacier - August 17, 2022
    While the impacts of global warming and current heat waves on glaciated areas have been in the focus of media reporting in recent weeks, also the dyna [...]
  • UndercoverEisAgenten on the road - August 11, 2022
    TheàUndercoverEisAgenten team isàstill on the roadàintroducing theiràmost recent results to the public and scienti [...]
  • Danziger Scholarship Applications Extended to Aug. 31 - August 10, 2022
    Do you know an African student hoping to do a PhD in GIScience at the University of Heidelberg? The Robert and Christine Danziger Scholarship deadline [...]
  • How to become ohsome part 13 - An ohsome way to check if OSM is up to date - August 9, 2022
    At long last, welcome to another addition of ouràHow to become ohsome-series! This one is special because we’re discussing a third-party ap [...]
  • HeiGIT at MSF Geo Week 2022 - August 2, 2022
    This June, MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) GIS Week 2022 was held in person again in beautiful Prague. Nearly the entire MSF team dealing wit [...]
  • Open GIScience PostDoc positions on understanding the relationships between “Urban nature experience, biodiversity and mental health” - August 1, 2022
    We call for applications to postdoctoral positions within the Heidelberg Mannheim Health and Life Science Alliance “Innovation Campus” for Inter-i [...]
  • ohsomeHeX lite-mode: Mobile friendly ohsomeHeX - July 20, 2022
    In the modern technological age, mobile application are necessary to reach out to the masses. Therefore, it’s critical for any web application to be [...]
  • ohsome Region of the Month: hiking-related tags & mountains - July 5, 2022
    Welcome back to a new installment of theàohsome Region of the Month blog series! This will be part two our posts on hiking related tags and t [...]
  • Data description paper: Individual tree point clouds and tree measurements from multi-platform laser scanning in German forests - July 5, 2022
    New data description paper on our tree point cloud dataset was just published Today, our data description paper was published in the open access Journ [...]
  • Social-Media-Daten für eine bessere Routenplanung freier Navigationsdienste - June 28, 2022
    Heidelberger Geoinformatiker machen im Projekt âÂÂSocialMedia2Trafficâ geokodierte Informationen nutzbar Navigationsdienste benoÃÂtigen [...]
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