GeoWrap: Automated cars won’t be allowed in India; FARO SCENE 7.0 introduced...

GeoWrap: Automated cars won’t be allowed in India; FARO SCENE 7.0 introduced and more

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FARO introduces SCENE 7.0 with real-time, on-site registration

US: FARO announces the availability of its FARO SCENE 7.0 software platform that offers the user high quality, high value functionality that is offered by its predecessor – SCENE 6.2. The unique value of SCENE 7.0 can be realized by diverse industries, including architecture…(Read more)

Automated cars won’t be allowed in India, says Road Transport and Highways Minister

India: India government has denied the possibility of having self-driven cars on Indian roads because it doesn’t want to promote any technology or policy that will make people jobless, said Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways…(Read more)

UrtheCast, Esri partner to bring imagery to life in ArcGIS

Spain: UrtheCast and its subsidiary, Deimos Imaging, announced to start a new UrtheCast imagery service which is powered by Esri: Kanvas. The service will enable all Esri users to access timely, reliable and quality assured imagery, directly into their apps and desktops…(Read more)

Indian city’s civic body completes GIS mapping of 2.5 lakh properties

India: Municipal Corporation of India’s Pune city (PMC) has completed almost 33% of the ‘geo’ enabled property tax survey to automate its entire property tax assessment function. PMC is expecting to complete the remaining work in the next six months…(Read more)

Trimble introduces new Android application for field surveying and data collection

US: Trimble introduced Trimble Penmap for Android, a cloud-connected application for field surveying and high-accuracy GIS data collection that works on mobile handhelds, smartphones and tablets. Trimble Penmap for Android focuses on core survey…(Read more)

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Can drones power offshore oil and gas operations?

Advancements in drone technology are increasing its applications too. One sector that can deploy this technology proactively is oil and gas. Drones can make offshore oil and gas operations safer and efficient with the help of secure and strong communications network…(Read more)

Google adds SOS Alerts in Search and Maps result

Google will start putting out emergency information about natural disasters, terrorism and other crises under its SOS Alerts service. The service will be broadcast under Google’s Search and Maps products. Searches for relevant terms like the name of the event…(Read more)