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HERE Unveils HD Live Map

January 5, 2016 – HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology, has unveiled HERE HD Live Map, the world’s most advanced cloud-based map asset commercially available for vehicles as of


China Released New Regulations on Maps to Boost Geographic Information Industry

China has released new regulations on maps to boost development of the geographic information industry. The new regulations includes, a new chapter on online map services, as well as new


Bluesky’s 3D Aerial Maps Inform Flood Risk Assessments for Planning Applications

Aerial photography and detailed 3D height models are being used to assess the risk of flooding, and help development projects progress through the planning process. Working with Betts Hydro, part


HERE to Explore Use of Big Data

The consortium of carmakers consisting of Audi, BMW and Daimler that owns digital map maker HERE said on Monday it would explore the use of big data to improve the


Google Maps Now Available Offline in India

Almost a week after announcing it in the US, last week Google has brought its Google Maps offline service to India. Google’s offline map makes the popular navigation and mapping tool


United States Forest Service Deploys the Avenza PDF Maps App for Fire-Fighting

PDF Maps app to aid firefighting and emergency response efforts The United States Forest Service (USFS) fights wildfires and other natural disasters in more than 155 national forests and 20


Esri Live Training Seminars on Utility Asset Inspection Using ArcGIS

Esri Live Training Seminars on Utility Asset Inspection Using ArcGIS  Thursday, April 16, 2015 Learn how to configure and deploy focused ArcGIS maps and apps that support common inspection workflows.


New US Topo Maps for Nevada Include Trails

Newly released US Topo maps for Nevada now feature selected trails. The data for the trails is provided to the USGS through a nation-wide “crowdsourcing” project managed by the International Mountain Biking

Geo Events

Snaps on the Map – New Ordnance Survey Photo Competition

Ordnance Survey has launched a brand new photography competition for 2015 and is looking for the very best photographs of Great Britain to feature on the covers of its iconic paper maps.

Business GIS

Government of South Australia Releases Geoscientific Data

The State Government has released a major package of geoscientific data in one of the State’s most underexplored provinces. Speaking today at the 8th annual Mining South Australia Conference in