GeoWrap: FCA to help in develop autonomous driving platform; UrtheCast Q2 results...

GeoWrap: FCA to help in develop autonomous driving platform; UrtheCast Q2 results and more

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FCA to join Intel, Mobileye to develop autonomous driving platform

US: BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye have signed an MoU with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. The development partners intend to leverage…(Read more)

exactEarth’s small vessel tracking service now supported from Weatherdock AG

Canada: exactEarth’s exactTrax small vessel monitoring technology is now incorporated into the VMS Track-Pro, the newest Class B AIS transponder from Weatherdock AG of Nuremberg, Germany, the company announced in a press release. VMS Track-Pro is the world’s first single-bracket…(Read more)

UrtheCast announces Q2 results, reports net loss of $0.03 per share

Canada: UrtheCast has announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017. Excluding the non-cash revenue related to the ISS cameras of $5.1 million recorded in the second quarter of 2016, revenues decreased by $4.0 million in the second quarter of 2017…(Read more)

UN-GGIM welcomes alignment of strategic framework with 2030 agenda

US: The UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) discussed implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during its seventh session. Senior officials and executives from national geospatial information…(Read more)

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Explore more about a place using Questions & Answers in Google Maps

You have entered a destination and the Google Maps has displayed the best way to reach there, but are we really done? Does this much information suffice, making you get, set and go? Most of the times, even after having the information about the best possible route at our disposal…(Read more)

IWMI provides rapid emergency response maps for Bihar, Assam floods

With heavy rainfall in the catchment areas in Nepal, the water level of rivers has been rising for several days. Around 13 of the 38 districts of Indian state Bihar has been affected by floods. These include West and East Champaran, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Darbhanga…(Read more)