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OS appoints the new head of Geovation – Carly Morris

The wait is over! One of my favourite organisations in the geospatial realm has a new head - Carly Morris. Ordnance Survey announced the...

What’s a LiDAR sensor doing on an iPhone anyway?

For our regular readers and the geospatial community in general, Light Detection and Ranging or LiDAR is part of common parlance. For everyone else,...

TomTom is collecting data from Uber to update its navigation maps

TomTom and Uber are joining forces to ensure our digital maps mirror real-road conditions. Uber has joined TomTom’s Map Editing Partnership (MEP) – a...
Google Maps COVID-19 hotspots

How Google Maps is helping users to avoid coronavirus hotspots

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to spread in many countries as economic activity revives, Google has ramped up its efforts to help people stay...
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Google Maps app is finally back on Apple Watch

This is a reunion that was three years in the making. When the Google Maps app suddenly disappeared from the Apple Watch in 2017,...
London Retail Covid19 Impact

London Retail Covid19 Impact

Measuring Covid19 Impact on Urban Retail Covid19 lockdown forced retail stores to close in order to avoid contagion. As a direct consequence, many of them...
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Coronavirus live updates: Interactive map tracks global cases in real-time

Don't Miss: Google Maps adds new COVID-19 travel alerts as cities reopen The global tally of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection has crossed the 14 million mark....
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Visualize above-ground and under-ground utilities with Esri’s new 3D Basemaps solution

Esri has released a new ArcGIS solution that leverages an organization’s existing data (LiDAR, building footprints, underground utilities, etc.) to streamline the creation and...

OS Data Hub and APIs to improve accessibility, usability of OS data

Great Britain’s national mapping agency Ordnance Survey (OS) has launched a new geospatial data platform to allow users to download open data products easily...
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How to predict covid19 impact on urban retail.

How to predict covid19 impact on urban retail. A geospatial risk evaluation model. As soon as the covid19 crisis broke out, lockdown forced retail stores...

Snap turns spotlight on location with personalized maps, local businesses, AR

In a nod to how geography plays a central role in building an interconnected social networking platform, Snap has announced a series of location-centric...

UP42 marketplace now offers high-res aerial data for UK

UP42, a developer platform and marketplace for geospatial data and analytics, is joining forces with the United Kingdom’s leading supplier of aerial photography, Getmapping....
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Google Maps adds new COVID-19 travel alerts as cities reopen

To stay safe in the COVID-19 era, it’s more important than ever to know how crowded public transport might be or if a trip...
Planet 50 cm imagery story b y Ishveena Singh

Planet goes live with 50cm imagery, plans for 12x revisit capabilities

The designer, manufacturer, and operator of the largest constellation of earth imaging satellites, Planet, has successfully enhanced the spatial resolution of its SkySat imagery...

Apple, Google, Bing update Maps to show ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza’

No sooner than Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser had renamed a street near the White House as ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza’, tech giants Apple,...

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