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Machine Learning

NASA makes a surprising discovery using AI to map non-forest trees

Powerful supercomputers and machine learning algorithms have led to the discovery of an unexpectedly large count of trees in the West African Sahara and...
AI-powered mapping drones are helping the US to fight wildfires

AI-powered mapping drones are helping the US to fight wildfires

Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones have quickly become vital components in the rapidly advancing technology for wildfire spotting and management. In California, Air Force...

Geodata for Financial Institutions (Part 1/2)

There is a lot of geodata publicly available. The Copernicus programme, for example, hosts 6 families of satellites (Sentinel 1 - 6) consisting of...

How the Danish government used AI on satellite data to identify slurry tanks?

For the past few years, I heard a lot about the potential of Deep Learning in the geospatial industry to automate analytics and interpretation...

How to map the impact of COVID-19 on your neighborhood using machine learning and...

Life amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has been somewhat surreal. Though I have been fortunate enough to be able to work from home during these...

AI, satellite data to predict blazes ahead of US wildfire season

With COVID-19 threatening to make the already stressful wildfire season worse across the western United States, scientists are turning to satellite imagery and artificial...
Google Maps update

How often do Google Maps get updated?

In 2005, Google launched an ambitious project to map the world. Today, more than a billion people use Google Maps every month. And every...
waymo simulation

How do you test a self-driving car during a pandemic?

COVID-19 has forced most businesses to adopt virtual workplaces and Google spin-off Waymo is no different. The autonomous car company may have temporarily suspended...
nasa coral video game

NASA has a video game to map coral reefs around the world

Did you know that coral reefs provide homes for as many species as a tropical rainforest? A poster-child for nature-based tourism, these large underwater...
AI GPS navigation digital maps

Qatar is banking on AI to improve GPS navigation for 2022 FIFA World Cup

The 22nd edition of the world’s biggest football tournament has been awarded to Qatar, the richest country in the world. But, despite having the...
Geospatial AI

Why Descartes Labs is convinced it can make geospatial AI your core business competency

As a spatial analytics firm that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect objects and patterns hidden inside petabytes of remotely sensed data,...

Meet IMGeospatial: The startup that uses AI and Remote Sensing to extract actionable intelligence...

Extracting actionable business intelligence is a challenge for many companies. Add spatial data to the mix and the challenge just got a whole lot...

HD Maps: Moving Towards a New Safety Standard in Autonomous Driving

Far from being a novelty, car safety has been an important subject since the 19th century. From the invention of the hydraulic brake system...

Want to enrich your maps with 186 million geo-positioned roadside objects?

Because you can. No kidding. Geoawesome startup Mapillary has just fueled its map features repository with more than 186 million roadside objects, so autonomous vehicles...

Expanding Mapping Capabilities with Deep Learning

Last year I wrote about how computer vision is helping us harness the power of machines to understand the world, and how for updating...

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