GeoWrap: EU’s Open Data to be included in UN-GGIM; Esri map shows...

GeoWrap: EU’s Open Data to be included in UN-GGIM; Esri map shows rising sea levels and more

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FARO introduces next generation FARO QuantumS

US: FARO introduces the new FARO QuantumS FaroArm. This introduction extends FARO leadership in value and performance in the manufacturing inspection process through best in class performance and durability, enhanced ergonomics and extreme portability…(Read more)

EU revamps Open Data Portal homepage

EU’s Open Data portal has revamped its homepage. A single point of access to a wide range of data produced by EU institutions, agencies and other bodies, the new EU Open Data portal is a key element of EU open data strategy. The new EU Open Data portal is single point…(Read more)

European open data from official national sources to be included in UN-GGIM

European open data included in UN-GGIMUS: EuroGeographics, which represents National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities from the whole of geographical Europe, is providing its 1:1 million scale topographic open dataset, EuroGlobalMap…(Read more)

German Meteorological Office makes weather data public

Germany: Software developers and hobby meteorologists can now create new applications with data from the German Weather Service. These are provided as OpenData – only the name of the usage conditions sounds initially somewhat bureaucratic…(Read more)

Allianz and Flock to launch UK’s first pay-as-you-fly drone insurance

UK: Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), the corporate insurance carrier of Allianz SE, is working with InsurTech company Flock to develop digital insurance solutions for the growing drones or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market(Read more)

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Esri’s interactive map highlights rising sea levels

A US-based non-government organization, Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has published an interactive map tool in association with Esri that allows you to explore when and where chronic flooding will impact human societies. The map shows moderate sea rising in blue…(Read more)