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Google Earth 8.0 for Android with 3D Imagery, Accurate Maps

Google has just announced a new update for the Google Earth app for Android. The new version is getting an update over the next week—with an enhanced 3D experience, quicker updates to the map,


2014 Open Data for Development Research Grants – Call for Proposals

The Open Government Partnership Open Data Working Group is interested in receiving research proposals for work exploring the technical and practical implications of Open Data. These grants are administered by


University of Kerala Announces Admission to PG Diploma in Geo-Information Science and Technology

UNIVERSITY OF KERALA Centre for Geo-Information Science and Technology (A centre of excellence supported by the DST and KSCSTE)               Announces admission to the            PG


Webinar: The Role and Impact of Geospatial Information in the Big Data Arena

GeoConnections is pleased to invite you to a webinar on “The Role and Impact of Geospatial Information in the Big Data Arena” Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 1:30-3:00 PM (Eastern Daylight

Conferences GIS Surveying

IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments 2014

2014 IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments European Space Agency, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, October 30 – 31, 2014 In cooperation with CSA, ESA, NASA WiSEE 2014

Remote Sensing

India and Mexico Sign MoU on Space Cooperation

In recent news, India and Mexico signed an MoU on space cooperation under which both sides will work together in remote sensing, satellite communication and areas relating to the peaceful use of outer


Revised Alabama Maps Feature New Design

Newly designed US Topo maps covering Alabama are now available online for free download   US Topo maps now have a crisper, cleaner design – enhancing readability of maps for online

Global Positioning System

Odisha to conduct DGPS Survey of 148 mines

The Odisha government will conduct DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System) survey in 148 iron ore and manganese mines to check illegal mining operations outside the leasehold areas. Director of mines Deepak Mohanty

Business Software

NCTech Set To Transform Laser Scanning Market with HDR Point Cloud Colourisation Software

Scottish company launches world’s fastest automatic high resolution HDR point cloud colourisation Breakthrough technology will mean end for stitching, processing images and manually clicking placement points NCTech has launched ColourCloudTM,

Remote Sensing

DGCA Issues Notice on Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Civil Applications

The Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India  has issued a public notice regarding the  use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)/ Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)