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GeoWrap: BIM market to reach USD 19,900.3 million by 2025; SDG growth report and more

BIM market to reach USD 19,900.3 million by 2025: Report

US: Credence Research has released the Building Information Modeling (BIM) market analysis and forecast report. The report predicted the market value at USD 3,976.6 million in 2016, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.3% during the forecast period from 2017 to 2025…(Read more)

Lyft launches new division to develop its own autonomous ride-hailing technology

US: Taxi hailing app Lyft is aiming to launch its new self-driving division that will develop its own autonomous ride-hailing technology. For the same the company has just signed a lease for a 50,000-square-feet facility in Palo Alto, where it plans to build out several labs and open testing spaces…(Read more)

Russia, China to establish pilot zone to test GLONASS, BeiDou navigation systems

Russia: Russia and China are set to establish a pilot zone to test the Russian GLONASS and Chinese BeiDou satellite navigation systems on passenger and freight transportation routes going through Kraskino – Hunchun and Poltavka – Dongning checkpoints on the border in Russia’s Primorsky Territory…(Read more)

Airbus releases elevation model for global orthorectification

France: Airbus Defence and Space has expanded its WorldDEM portfolio with the launch of WorldDEM4Ortho. Tailored for orthorectification of high and very high resolution optical and radar satellite data, WorldDEM4Ortho will enable corrections of all distortions induced by the topographical variations…(Read more)

Growth must accelerate to achieve SDGs, states the UN progress report

US: According to the latest progress report to achieve the Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs), the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated that to eradicate world poverty, we must address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies by 2030…(Read more)

Former ISRO Chairman U R Rao passes away at 85

India: Former ISRO Chairman and internationally renowned space scientist Professor U R Rao passed away today at his residence in Bengaluru. Rao, 85, was admitted in a hospital earlier this year because of the heart ailments…(Read more)


Landsat completes 45 years: Tracing the journey

Landsat is a name congruous with earth observation. And why not, given that it is the longest-running enterprise for acquisition of satellite imagery of Earth! To date, the Landsat Program, which is jointly managed by NASA and the US Geological Survey (USGS)…(Read more)

Blockchain and Geospatial Systems

blockchain in geospatial systemsOf late there has been a lot of interest in Blockchain technology and many researchers are looking at ways in which Blockchain can be used in geospatial systems. This is expected because geospatial systems have made very good use of computing technology right from databases to networks and the Cloud…(Read more)


Gareth Gibson gives a low-down on Trimble Catalyst

Trimble Catalyst is a revolutionary technology that features a subscription-based software GNSS receiver. It helps to Collect accurate data faster and easier by simply plugging in your smartphone…(See here)