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GeoWrap: TomTom to power Apollo, Baidu’s autonomous driving platform; Matterport 3D Spaces now compatible with Google Street View and more

TomTom to power Apollo, Baidu’s autonomous driving platform

US: Baidu’s open autonomous driving platform, Apollo, enabling developers to access the latest TomTom HD Map data, to accelerate the production of autonomous driving products. TomTom AutoStream enables vehicles to build a horizon for the road ahead by streaming the latest map data from the TomTom cloud. By ensuring that the map used to power advanced driving functions is always the latest, TomTom AutoStream enhances driver comfort and safety. TomTom’s HD Map is a revolutionary digital…(Read More)

Matterport 3D Spaces now compatible with Google Street View

US: Matterport, an immersive 3D media technology company, has announced open betas for publishing to Google Street View and new camera firmware enabling faster space capture. These two significant initiatives are expected to create more business opportunities for Matterport’s thousands of customers across numerous industries, including restaurants, retail, travel and hospitality, real estate, and architecture, construction and engineering. With Matterport’s rollout of Google Street View…(Read More)

Esri UK map shows areas with the most charging points in Britain

UK: Preparing itself for the rise of electric cars, Esri UK has developed a map that shows locations of the most and least-prepared areas across Britain, that do not have electric car charging points, according to a report published in Dailymail. According to the map, Gloucester, East Lindsey, Newark and Sherwood, and Adur are the areas that have only one charging point. Whereas, the further 53 authority areas have no public charging points whatsoever. At the beginning of 2017, there were 10,986…(Read More)

ISRO begins 2018 hiring for the post of Junior Research Fellow

India: The ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) has released a notification for recruiting candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF). The fellowship will be initially for the duration of 2 years. On the basis of the performance, it may be extended further. Interested aspirants can apply at the official website – isro.gov.in before February 2. The number of posts will be 20. Those applying should have pursued ME/MTech/MSc or equivalent degree in first class with a minimum of 60 percent…(Read More)

Esri, UberMedia announce partnership to provide retailers with location specific data

US: Esri and UberMedia announced a partnership to provide retailers with location-specific mobile data. This data enables retailers to better understand where their customers are coming from, and the behaviors and movements exhibited in the path to purchase. Mobile data, enriched with Esri’s Tapestry, provides unique context to this data about customers that allows retailers to be more precise in the assortments, offers, and services they offer in their local stores and on customers’ devices…(Read More)


Geospatial Industry to touch $440 Billion at 13.6 % CAGR by 2020



Geospatial global market at $299.2 billion, growing at 13.6% CAGR to touch $439.2bn by 2020…(See Here)

Sanjay Kumar opens GeoBuiz Summit 2018

Here begins the GeoBuiz Summit 2018. Sanjay Kumar, CEO of Geospatial Media and Communication opened the event. A business to business platform, GeoBuiz Summit aims to demonstrate a comprehensive and collective view of the geospatial industry…(See Here)

Panel discussion – Geospatial Value and Impact in world economy; Market trends & business directions

Geospatial Value and Impact in world economy;



Watch Panel discussion on Geospatial Value and Impact in the world economy; Market trends…(See Here)


What is Geospatial Industry’s value and impact in world economy?

Geospatial industry’s valueWith 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. The Geospatial market was estimated at $400 billion in 2016. As per the Geo Buiz- Geospatial Industry Outlook and Readiness Index, which was released at Geo Buiz Summit, the pre-conference event of Geospatial World Forum…(Read More)

How is 4IR going to get geo-enabled?

4irThe world is on the brink of 4IR which is paving the way to a new set of applications, business models, and new revenue models for the geospatial industry. New technologies and innovations are merging the physical, digital and biological worlds in ways that will fundamentally transform mankind. The ability of machines, devices, sensors, and people to connect and communicate with each other is creating a level of interoperability, information transparency, technical assistance, and decentralized decision making…(Read More)