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#2018Highlight — Top 10 most read blogs

It is that time of the year when the chill is in the air and everyone is in the festive mood, eager to unravel 2019 with gusto and bid adieu to 2018. The Geospatial World website saw major high-points at various verticals. From catering only to a specific group, the website became favorites amongst masses as well. From a readership of 55,000 plus per month in 2017, it shot to 125,000 plus by the end of  2018, about 127% jump.

Here is your chance again to go through top 10 of our super hits amongst readers, all compiled in one blog just for you.

1Google Maps silently rolls out plus codes, a new addressing system

I was using Google Maps recently for a personal trip and noticed this feature called ‘plus codes’. I wondered why I did not find any mention of this in media. And I tried to explore a little bit into this  written by Harsha Vardhan. Read more…

213 major Artificial Intelligence trends to watch for in 2018  

Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, recently said that ‘AI can be our friend’ and is good for the society. From decision-making to computing to robotics to vehicles and even cosmetics, AI has left its mark everywhere and it will usher in the grandest social engineering experiment in the history of the world  written by Aditya ChaturvediRead more…

3What are the top upcoming projects from ISRO? 

From landing a rover on Moon, to doubling the number of PSLV launches to launching one satellite per month, ISRO has set an ambitious target for itself in 2018. Here is a list of top upcoming projects from ISRO in times to come written by Anusuya Datta. Read more…

4HD Maps: New age maps powering autonomous vehicles

The maps that are particularly built for self-driving purposes are usually called High Definition Maps or HD Maps. These maps specifically have extremely high precision at centimeter-level. Read this article to understand everything about HD Maps  written by Harsha VardhanRead more…

530 most promising Drone startups in India

Drone technology has a slew of applications and utilities. In the near future, its range will further expand and decisively shape our daily lives. From agriculture to smart cities to construction to surveying, drone technology is increasingly being deployed to enhance efficiency and productivity written by Mahashreveta Choudhary. Read more…

6How GDPR will impact location data

GDPR, the regulation, which emphasizes the importance of content, is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years, replacing an outdated data protection directive from 1995 written by Shilpi ChakravartyRead more…

7Satellite imagery for journalism: Why a picture is worth a thousand words

Satellite imagery has become an indispensable tool in journalism. Be it fact-finding or gauging the impact of a particular situation, reporting on climate events or conflict zones, because of the unbiased insights they provide, they are being extensively used by professional journalists today  written by Anusuya DattaRead more…

8Here are the major satellite launches for 2018

The year 2018 beckons us to new hopes, ambitions and opportunities and the expectation that this year is going to be better than the preceding years – more calm, more peaceful, less precarious and geared towards innovation, rapid progress and momentous strides in the field of space technology  written by Aditya ChaturvediRead more…

9The Game Changer of Geospatial Systems — Blockchain

Geospatial technology is increasingly becoming embedded in other systems like BIM, BI, BPE and so forth. Therefore, it is only some time before it embraces Blockchain technology written by Arup Dasgupta. Read more…

10Maps define ‘The Power of Where’

Only maps can accurately point out which are the most affected areas, enabling us to know why those areas have got most affected, what can be done to reduce the impact etc. GIS-based mapping is the answer to all. Maps define The Power of Where. written by Shimonti Paul. Read more…

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