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Gradual Distribution of Space Power among Nations of the World

The first permanent Earth observation (EO) satellite, initially called Earth Resources Technology Satellite 1 but today better known as Landsat 1, was... (read more)

The Parallels between Surveying and Journalism

Wim van Wegen, content manager of 'GIM International', recently attended the Year in Infrastructure Conference in the UK, organised annually by B... (read more)

There’s No I in Survey

Terrestrial laser scanners were introduced to the mining industry as a smart tool for surveyors – a high-technology method for obtaining data mo... (read more)

The Rapidly Changing Way We Visualise Our Environment

The geospatial industry is expanding rapidly. New and pioneering players are entering the market, and new technologies are finding their way into the... (read more)

It’s Time to Shift to GPS Accuracy and Reliability – Just Like the Scots

A short provision in the larger Islands Act bill passed by the Scottish Parliament in July 2018 now requires government mapmakers to put the Shetland... (read more)

3D City Modelling Takes Development and Transformation of Urban Areas to New Level

A 3D city model enables city councils and urban planners to go beyond traditional city development and share their vision with their citizens and stak... (read more)
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In a recent article called ‘How Can We Attract Students to Geomatics?’, Ian Brown raised the question of the role of geomatics in modern education and how we can rouse interest in students to become part of the GIS expert community. In this column, Andrey Pirogov from Racurs takes the discussion a step further. While speaking at the Business Day during the conference for Russian Esri users a few weeks ago, I asked the audience who actually makes the decision about introducing GIS int... (read more)
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ComNav Technology develops and manufactures GNSS OEM boards and receivers for applications demanding high-precision positioning. Its technology is already being used in a wide range of applications such as surveying, construction, machine control, agriculture, intelligent transportation, precise timing, deformation monitoring and unmanned systems. With a team dedicated to GNSS technology,...
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