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November 9, 2015

Strategic Partnership Inked with World Space Risk Forum

Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, November 9, 2015 — Euroconsult today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with the World Space Risk Forum (WSRF) whereby Euroconsult will assist in the WSRF's commitment to the creation of a comprehensive platform for the global space risk community. The alliance will primarily be focused on developing valuable

November 6, 2015

XpressSAR Receives NOAA License

November 6, 2015 — On 28 October 2015, the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an agency of the Department of Commerce, granted XpressSAR Inc. ( a license to operate a private, commercial, space-based, remote sensing system. XpressSAR consists of a constellation of four (4) X-Band synthetic

November 6, 2015

Sentinel-3A Set for Launch

November6, 2015 — Sentinel-3A's preparation is finished and the satellite will soon be shipped to the Russian Cosmodrome of Plesetsk, in Northern Russia for its launch on top of a Rockot planned end of this year. Carrying a suite of state-of-the-art instruments, Sentinel-3 is set to play a key role in Copernicus, the world’s largest

November 5, 2015

CyberCity 3D Creates 3D Interactive Maps to Help Cities Visualise their Future

Swindon, UK, November 5, 2015 — CyberCity 3D, the smart 3D building expert, has developed a 3D Smart Cities mapping platform to help municipal authorities and planners visualise their towns and cities in 3D.  Existing and future city plans, proposed developments and schemes, can all be visualised together with relevant data using a simple, out-of-the-box solution, with streaming to

November 4, 2015

FAA Administrator Opens UAS Registration Meeting

November 4, 2015 - FAA Administrator Opens UAS Registration Meeting. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta Remarks as prepared: Good morning, everyone. Thank you for taking the time to be here. Unmanned aircraft use has increased dramatically in recent years. With this surge in popularity has come growing concerns about their safe operation in our nation’s airspace.

November 4, 2015

Young GIS Professionals Encouraged to Apply to URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet

Des Plaines, IL, November 4, 2015 — URISA is pleased to announce the availability of the 2016 Vanguard Cabinet application. Applications are due by November 30, 2015. The Vanguard Cabinet (VC) is a URISA initiative which debuted in 2011 to engage young GIS practitioners (35 and under), increase their numbers in the organization, and better

November 4, 2015

Global Mapper and GM LiDAR SDKs v17 Released with Power Line Extraction and 3D Point Styles

Hallowell, Maine, November 4, 2015 — Blue Marble Geographics ( is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 17 of the Global Mapper Base Software Development Kit (SDK) along with the Global Mapper LiDAR Module SDK. This update, released in conjunction with version 17 of the standard version of Global Mapper, includes numerous data processing

November 4, 2015

URISA Leaders Recognized at GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015

Des Plaines, IL , November 4, 2015 — Nearly 450 GIS professionals - from 37 states, 3 Canadian provinces, and 8 countries - recently convened in Spokane, Washington for GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015. One of the highlights of the conference was the Awards Breakfast, during which a number of URISA leaders were recognized for their

November 4, 2015

OGC Seeks Participants for International GeoPackage Elevation Data Interoperability Experiment

November 4, 2015 —The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces a Call for Participation (CFP) in the OGC GeoPackage (GPKG) Elevation Extension Interoperability Experiment (GPKG-EE IE). The OGC GeoPackage Standards Working Group (SWG) has identified a need to store tiled gridded elevation data in a GeoPackage. GeoPackage is an open, standards-based, platform-independent, portable, self-describing, compact format

November 4, 2015

JUPEM Earns Global Recognition for Ground-Breaking Smart Mapping Project

November 4, 2015 — Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia (JUPEM) has received a prestigious Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award for their efforts to promote the use of geospatial information in Malaysia through a ground-breaking project called Geospatial Data Acquisition System (GDAS). The highly-regarded global award was presented to officials from JUPEM by Lai Chee

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