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Hexagon awarded by Huawei for Safe City solution

China: Hexagon AB, a leading provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, received the “Best Developer Partner Award” and the “Business Win-Win Award” at Huawei Connect 2017. This expo and forum brings together global IT leaders with the industries that Huawei provides services to. With most of the world’s population dwelling in urban spheres, Hexagon and Huawei have partnered on the first end-to-end… (Read More)

Milestone in global forest monitoring from space achieved

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US: Deforestation, depletion in forest covers and continuous ecological degradation, as a result, is the 2nd biggest source of carbon emissions globally. It must be significantly reduced if global climate targets are to be achieved. Complete forest cover data is very important for countries to be able to report on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, in accordance with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Comprehensive forest data is now available for all countries… (Read More)

ISRO to establish a research facility in Guwahati

ISROIndia: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will establish research facility in Guwahati, the largest city in the North East Indian state of Assam. The centre will benefit academics, researchers and environmentalists. ISRO will set up the research facility to explore the possibility of using geospatial technology, including data generated through global positioning system (GPS), geographical information systems (GIS) and satellite remote sensing for fast paced development of Assam… (Read More)

Bentley Systems and Topcon join hands for Constructioneering Academy initiative

BentleySingapore: Topcon Positioning Systems, a pioneer in positioning instruments for survey and construction, and Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, announced today that they have joined hands to provide opportunities for construction industry professionals to learn best practices in constructioneering, a process of managing and integrating survey, engineering, and construction data, to streamline construction workflows… (Read More)

Bentley Systems OpenRail is the first to advance BIM for the full rail and transit lifecycle

Singapore: Bentley Systems’ CEO Greg Bentley introduced the OpenRail solution, comprising applications and services for the comprehensive planning, engineering, project delivery, and operations of rail and transit infrastructure. OpenRail’s foundation is Bentley’s connected data environment (CDE), shared by ProjectWise collaboration services and AssetWise operations services, and which for OpenRail nowbrings together digital components and digital context, through digital workflows… (Read More)

Geospatial World Forum is ‘must-attend’ event says AlphaBeta report

Geospatial World Forum 2018 - AI, IoT, BigData, Analytics, Geospatial, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, AI conferenceNew Delhi: Geospatial Media and Communications is proud to announce that a new report curated by AlphaBeta for Google titled “The Economic Impact of Geospatial Services”, has highlighted the pivotal role of the organisation’s flagship event Geospatial World Forum. According to the report, the event serves as a crucial platform to understand best practices and create opportunities for exchange of ideas between the government and the industry leaders. The report has provided… (Read More)

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The first high-resolution map of Africa by ESA illuminates its breathtaking natural diversity

Africa, the cradle of humankind from where ancient Homo sapiens originated and then dispersed all across the world, is geographically a very diverse continent and home to many species of flora and fauna. Natural resources and precious mineral reserves are also found in abundance in Africa. Prior to the arrival of European colonizers – who enslaved the African people, fragmented their homes, plundered natural resources, indiscriminately cleared forests for new settlements… (Read More)

Economic Impact of Geospatial Services: What We Need to Know

Geospatial is enabling the world economy and society, today. With location becoming all-pervasive in our everyday life, we are witnessing an exponential growth in the amount of spatial data being generated and captured. Geospatial analysis is increasingly being taken seriously around the world to derive new information and make informed decisions. From tracking traffic to saving people from looming catastrophes, Geospatial is enabling the world to move at a faster, more convenient and safer way… (Read More)