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Parallel Computing in Photogrammetry

The race between data production and processing capacity has been going on for many decades, with data production usually on the winning team. This is... (read more)

Data Management Services

Easy access to repositories of space-borne imagery and other geospatial data is becoming increasingly important now that sensors are able to produce p... (read more)
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Let’s Make the World a Better Place with Maps

Menno-Jan Kraak is the newly elected president of the International Cartographic Association (ICA). Cartographer Kraak is a professor in Geovisual Ana... (read more)

Opening up New Opportunities in High-precision GNSS

In a fiercely competitive landscape, there is considerable pressure on GNSS companies such as Hemisphere GNSS to be innovative and respond to the chal... (read more)
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3D Laser Mapping is a world-leading provider of mobile mapping and monitoring solutions. Designed to capture the world in 3D and deliver information for making decisions across an International client base for sectors such as built environment, construction, mining and forestry. The Company holds significant intellectual property rights. The Company is...

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Geomatics: Education is Key

Our society is facing many complex challenges. Climate change is related to many issues today’s governments are having to deal with. Think of food security, migration, social justice, urban planning and water supply – these are all topics that are under increasing pressure due to the eff... (read more)
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Supporting Polio Eradication with Pléiades Satellite Imagery

In September 2015, the World Health Organization announced that there had been no cases of wild poliovirus in Nigeria since 24 July 2014 and a full 12 months had subsequently passed without any new cases. That is extremely go... (read more)

Developing the Namibian NSDI

Namibia is establishing its National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) through the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA). It has been a deliberate decision by the government of Namibia to marry location information with statistics... (read more)
Alex Mudabeti, Roger Longhorn
About GIM International


GIM International is the independent and high-quality information online source for everything the global geomatics industry has to offer. We provide a wide variety of information about all the major topics in the business, such as mapping & surveying, geodesy, cartography, GIS, photogrammetry and remote sensing. Every geospatial technology professional will find what they are looking for. There’s the Quick News section, which brings you the latest updates and developments. This section is divided into specific themes, like Lidar and GNSS, which makes it very easy for you to find the content you are interested in. The Articles section provides deeper insights, including interviews with geospatial experts, columns and topical overviews related to the geomatics industry. At the top of this page, you will find a selection of everything GIM International has to offer such as the most important headlines and a number of blocks related to diverse topics from the world of geomatic engineering.

Geo database

Apart from offering news and insights about the art of land surveying, GIM International strives to be the state-of-the-art geo database for every geospatial professional. Our Companies Directory is a large database which contains over 3,000 geospatial companies, and every organisation has the possibility to publish their geomatics job vacancies in our special Jobs section. On top of that, GIM International represents a high-profile promotional platform for every GIS conference, UAV show or other geomatics-related event in the industry.

Global geomatics magazine

GIM International: cover May 2016 - Geomatics News, Articles, Jobs, Companies and moreGIM International was launched more than 25 years ago and since then has firmly established itself as the leading global magazine for geomatics. Every month, a new issue is produced and distributed in print to thousands of professionals in 170 countries worldwide. Each edition is likewise announced to thousands of our ‘digital readers’ when published in our online Readers Portal. Besides the regular English-language edition, GIM International is published four times a year in Spanish to increase its reach in the Latin-American marketplace. So whatever you are searching for, GIM International has it!

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Located in Shanghai, China, ComNav Technology Ltd. develops and manufactures multi-constellation, multi-frequency GNSS measurement engine boards and receivers for ultimate high-precision positioning applications. It is the very first Chinese company to develop, design and produce combined GNSS boards. With its fast-paced business growth, ComNav is making waves in the global...
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