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These are the best mobile data collection apps for QGIS projects

A former archaeologist and ex-GISP, Kurt Menke is a geospatial generalist based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, US. He is also the founder of...
google maps api local context story by Ishveena Singh

Google Maps Platform intros local context, Cloud-based Maps styling

Google Maps API, launched only a few months after the Google Maps website in 2005, has completed 15 summers around the sun. And to...

3 open-source projects that could transform geospatial industry by 2025

“The remote sensing community has spent several decades asking for more data. To say now we have too much data would be really churlish,”...
OS open data story by Ishveena Singh

4 amazing OS open data products you can use right now

On April 1, 2010, Great Britain’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey (OS), started to make some of its mapping data and geographic information freely...

Open-source mapping platform Mapzen finds new home at Urban Computing Foundation

Open-source pioneer Mapzen may have shut down in 2018, but its code and service have continued to live and grow, receiving thousands of pull...
LandScan data free

LandScan USA ambient population data is now free for public use

As America starts to lift coronavirus shelter-in-place restrictions, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has made its high-resolution population distribution database, LandScan USA, open and...
Master's in GIS, Geo-informatics

Universities for Master’s in Geo-informatics/GIS

Are you thinking about pursuing Master's in GIS, Remote Sensing or Geoscience? Never think twice, we have made a comprehensive list of many universities...
India Observatory will help policymakers and village-level governments to visualize location-specific data on shared natural resources | By Ishveena Singh

Open platform India Observatory aims to support sustainable development in India

India’s village communities, policymakers, academicians and researchers can now sift through more than 1,600 layers of location-specific data to make informed decisions about natural...

Learn to analyze and map Geospatial Data in R with this online course

We all have read and heard about the “big data” revolution, and how it has completely transformed the way industries operate today. And when...

A peek inside Bing Maps API’s features, pricing structure and more

It has been a few months since Google Maps rather controversial pricing structure changes came into effect (Read: Insane, shocking, outrageous: Developers react to...

All you need to know about TomTom’s Mapping APIs

With the recent change in the Google Maps API pricing structure, the industry is abuzz with developers and industry professionals weighing in on alternatives...

How to Master Geospatial Analysis with Python

For a long time, there was no reference book available with the most-used geospatial Python libraries, nor one that marks the transition from Python...

“If Stripe is for payments and Twilio is for communications, Radar is for location.”...

Most apps that we use on a regular basis use location in one form or the other - weather, mobility, social media, camera, photos,...

Google Maps API pricing got you down? See these awesome alternatives

Come June 11 and using Google Maps API is going to get a whole lot expensive for those of you looking at more than...

Insane, shocking, outrageous: Developers react to changes in Google Maps API

The honeymoon is over, guys – or it will be, on June 11, 2018. Google is making sweeping changes to its Maps API products....

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