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GeoWrap: Apple rolls out maps transit options for Paris, What does MapmyIndia’s eLoc do? and others

Waymo offers free rides in self-driving cars under ‘early rider program’

US: Google’s self-driving car program, Waymo, announced late Monday that it will give hundreds of Phoenix residents free rides in its self-driving Lexus SUVs and Chrysler Pacifica minivans. The decision was taken to seek passengers from diverse backgrounds and varied transportation needs…(Read more)

Airware and senseFly sign global partnership agreement for survey-grade aerial mapping

US: Solution providing company for turning aerial data into actionable business intelligence for enterprises, Airware, has signed a global distribution agreement with fixed-wing mapping drones producer, senseFly. The partnership is signed to bring the survey-grade eBee Plus to its enterprise customers...(Read more)

Cloud services Revit Live to take center stage at AIA architecture conference

US: Considering the usefulness of Cloud technology in yielding better design outcomes in architects, Autodesk will be highlighting the three emerging opportunities for cloud-connected BIM at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017. The conference will kick off from April 27-29 in Orlando, Florida…(Read more)

Europa Technologies celebrates Earth Day with release of global data suite

US: In tribute to Earth Day 2017, Europa Technologies has announced the latest major version (v2017.1) of its market-leading suite of global map data products. As a publisher of rich data for earth scientists, the British SME is proud to promote awareness of environmental issues across the world…(Read more)

East View Geospatial announces training data library for Geospatial Machine Learning

US: East View Geospatial (EVG) is building a library of highly accurate geospatial training data for use in supervised machine learning applications. The company is offering a sample foundation geospatial training data set developed during an R&D pilot in Papua New Guinea without charge…(Read more)

Exhibitions India Group to play host for conference on smart cities

New Delhi: To develop the cities of tomorrow, the Central govt. is planning to roll out 109 smart cities and upgrade existing cities under the Smart Cities Mission. To bring both public as well as the private sector together, the Exhibitions India Group will play host for the One Mega Event 2017 from May 10-12 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi…(Read more)


Apple Maps gets transit options for Paris

Apple is adding transit options to its Maps app. This will enable users in calculating itineraries using public transportation from Point A to Point B. It provides users with all real-time information about he train leaving a station as well as the next departures. Finally, it provides you with Autolib car sharing stations as well as the Vélib bike sharing stations.

What does MapmyIndia’s eLoc do? Rohan Verma gives you the details

In an exclusive interview with geospatial media, Rohan Verma Chief Technical Officer of MapmyIndia, explains what is eLoc, and how does it work.