GeoWrap: Esri UC kick starts; Geospatial technologies helping Indian army and more

GeoWrap: Esri UC kick starts; Geospatial technologies helping Indian army and more

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Nearmap announces mapping, construction solution for 3D content and oblique imagery

US: Nearmap announced a national survey program that provides true, high-resolution oblique imagery and derivative 3-D products. The program offers different products including its patented HyperCamera2 technology, which will revolutionize the oblique aerial imagery market…(Read more)

Esri’s ArcGIS 10.5 enterprise architecture powers DigitalGlobe’s Imagery+Analytics offering

US: To deliver a new subscription product offering involving imagery and analytics, DigitalGlobe has selected Esri’s ArcGIS 10.5 Enterprise architecture that enables organizations to subscribe to high-resolution imagery and analytics directly within their Esri environment and tools…(Read more)

Radiant.Earth elects Jerry Johnston to its Board of Directors

US: Radiant.Earth has elected Dr. Jerry Johnston to its Board of Directors. Johnston is a specialist leader in the location intelligence practice at Deloitte. “Dr. Johnston is a great addition to the Board. His extensive experience in building and sustaining enterprise technology solutions…(Read more)

Ordnance Survey releases open dataset and free map of Britain’s greenspaces

UK: To make it easier for people to locate and access greenspaces, the UK government has released a new database and interactive digital map that identifies accessible recreational and leisure greenspace in Great Britain. Delivered by Ordnance Survey (OS),…(Read more)

Geospatial technologies to help Indian army soldiers map minefields

India: Detection and disposing of mines has always been a risky affair for Army units operating along border areas. Hence, to avoid causalities, the Indian Army’s Directorate of Combat Engineering is set to acquire GPS-based minefield recording equipment…(Read more)

UrtheCast, Esri partner in bringing imagery to life in ArcGIS

Spain: UrtheCast has announced a broad partnership with Esri, starting with 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)

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Jack Dangermond kicks off Esri UC 2017 with inspiring talk on ‘Science of Where’

The world is undergoing a digital transformation and the ‘Science of Where’ is the fundamental digital language for understanding and managing our world, said Jack Dangermond, Founder and President of Esri at the opening plenary of the Esri UC 2017(Read more)

Applying the Science of Where through GIS

As the world is undergoing rapid transformation, the need for seeing GIS as the Science of Where is becoming more important. Esri User Conference 2017 began in San Diego today with the theme Applying the Science of Where. Jack Dangermond, gave the vision beyond this, and here is what this means…(Read more)

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New rules to halt Ola-Uber pool rides in Delhi

Traveling in Ola-Uber Pool services is soon going to pinch your pockets again as the Delhi government, based on City Taxi Scheme, 2017, may ban shared rides provided by cab aggregators in the Indian state Delhi. This means no more discounted rates on shared rides…(Read more)