GeoWrap: DigitalGlobe Q2 result up by 28.6%; Google Street View ventures into...

GeoWrap: DigitalGlobe Q2 result up by 28.6%; Google Street View ventures into outer space and more

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DigitalGlobe second quarter result up by 28.6%

US: DigitalGlobe has announced the financial results for the second quarter ended on June 30, 2017. The result shows a surge in the company’s revenue by 28.6% at $225.7 million. It has also shown a significant growth in the U.S. government’s revenue by 33.6% at $37.6 million…(Read more)

New OneMap app launched with live traffic information

Singapore: The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) on Thursday (Jul 21) rolled out a mobile app version of its integrated map system OneMap offering tips on routes and services across Singapore. The OneMap app, which is an extension of its existing desktop version,…(Read more)

GSI to procure geo-tech vessel with drilling facility

India: The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is planning to procure a geo-technical vessel which will have drilling facilities. “The geo-tech ship is expected to reach us in two years’ time. Order has been placed with a Singapore company,” GSI Director General M Raju said. “The ship will add to the existing fleet of three vessels with GSI…(Read more)

Planet wins second NGA satellite-imagery contract

US: After beating out contenders like UrtheCast, Orbital Insight and Sky Hawk Drone Services, Planet has won a second contract to provide satellite imagery to the U.S. National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA). For the first year, the seven-month pilot contract began in September…(Read more)

ADSIC contracts Proteus FZC to provide TCarta Marine Spatial Data Package

UAE: Remote sensing services provider, Proteus FZC, the subsidiary of TCarta Marine, a global marine-based geospatial products supplier has been contracted by the Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Center (ADSIC) to provide 2m Satellite Derived Bathymetry, 90m Bathymetric GIS Package and Marine Basemap for the Arabian Gulf…(Read more)

Blogs

Planet Doves capture new Doves being launched by Soyuz

Satellite imagery company Planet released a video of its flock of Doves being launched into space by a Soyuz rocket. Interestingly, the video has been prepared by stitching together a series of images clicked by its own Doves orbiting the sky…(Read more)

Google Street View ventures into outer space

After providing mesmerizing views of world landmarks, natural wonders, and several other points of interest on ground, Google Street View now makes a mark above ground. By successfully exploring the International Space Station (ISS) and capturing stupendous images of it,…(Read more)

Volvo likely to deploy its autonomous garbage truck by the end of 2017

The quantum of innovation that is happening in the autonomous vehicle industry is not only limited to human transportation alone, but is also changing our way of doing things. Be it the automated surveillancing system, driverless tractors in agriculture, automated mining system,…(Read more)

Videos

How Google mapping the International Space Station: Watch this video

Google Street View has mapped some pretty spectacular places, but the current collection takes us to new heights. Space, to be precise. We partnered with The Center for Advancement of Science in Space and The National Lab to map the International Space…(See here)

Now, experience NVIDIA GPUs’ superior virtual graphics on any device

Chip Carr of Nivida explains Nvidia GPU. It’s a technology with which users can leverage the full power of NVIDIA data center to deliver a superior virtual graphics experience on any device…(See here)

eBee Plus takes survey grade mapping to a new level

SenseFly Briton Voorhees Sales Engineer of senseFly explains eBee Plus a drone that takes survey grade mapping to new a level. eBee Plus provides large coverage for optimal efficiency. The Drone can map more square kilometers per flight. It provides high Precision on Demand. eBee Plus includes built-in RTK/PPK functionality…(See here)