GeoWrap: Sentinel-2B delivers first Earth images, most Geospatial ready country and others

GeoWrap: Sentinel-2B delivers first Earth images, most Geospatial ready country and others

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Do wearable devices have no market?

US: A new market research report released by AYTM Market Research suggests that the hype created around the wearable market is far from the truth.  For the report, AYTM polled 1,000 US internet users in February, aged above 18. In the poll, it was asked if these people ever purchased smart clothing or wearable devices…Read more.

UrtheCast raises CA$17.6 million to support OptiSAR constellation

Canada: UrtheCast announced that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Industrial Technologies Office will grant the company approximately CA$17.6 million ($13.08 million) in funding as part of its Strategic Aerospace & Defense Initiative (SADI) program…Read more.

SpaceX awarded contract for GPS III-3 launch services

US: The US Air Force has awarded the second competitively sourced National Security Space (NSS) launch services contract to SpaceX. The contract is awarded to launch a GPS 3 navigation satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida…Read more.

3D Repo joins Open Building Information Modelling program

UK: Cloud software solutions provider for collaborative Building Information Modelling (BIM), 3D Repo, has signed up to Open BIM Programme. An initiative of leading software vendors using the buildingSMART Data Model, Open BIM is designed to provide a universal approach to the collaborative design, realisation and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows…Read more.

New CloudCities brings procedural terrain and advanced search

US: CloudCities has announced an update to bring procedural terrains and advanced search features to the terrains. The new CloudCities is now available at cloudcities.io…Read more.

 

Sentinel-2B delivers first Earth images

Europe: The European Union’s Sentinel-2B satellite delivered its first images of Earth. The images offer a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme. With a swath width of 290 km, the satellite’s first acquisition began over the Baltic Sea and made a strip-like observation through eastern Europe, ending in northern Libya…Read more.

 

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Do you know which is the most Geospatial ready country?

Do you know which is the most Geosptial ready country? First ever exclusive study done by Geospatial Media and Communications. We evaluated, Geospatial readiness of 50 countries. Represnting 75% of the world’s population and 89% of  the world’s GDP.

Map shows real time hack attacks across the world

Cyber security firm Norse Corp has developed an interactive map that shows mass-hack attacks blast across the globe. The map explodes with colors and gives all details about the attack including the country of origin, target, types of attacks and real-time list of attacks.