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Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities and Sustainable Urban Systems

Urbanisation is undoubtedly one of the most fundamental trends of the past two centuries. Between 1950 and 2014, the share of the global population li... (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)

How Can We Attract Students to Geomatics?

Outside of our community, and arguably even within our wider community, the term ‘geomatics’ is unfamiliar and ill defined, writes Ian Bro... (read more)

Vegetation Management for Utilities Using Lidar Data

Vegetation and utility management of distribution and transmission lines has become one of the key applications related to Lidar and photogrammetry. T... (read more)

Making a Difference

Natural disasters cause massive disruption to societies and overburden national economic systems. However, Earth observation could contribute to provi... (read more)

African Challenges and GIS Technology

Generalising about Africa is dangerous. With 47 countries (or 53 if you use the UN list and include island nations such as Cape Verde, Madagascar and... (read more)
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The Future Role of Geoinformation

I recently attended a seminar on the application of 3D, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for local authorities in The Netherlands. A couple of years ago, VR and AR were announced to much fanfare as the next big thing that would revolutionise the surveying profession. But not much has actually happened since then. Well, maybe I am exaggerating a little, but the proclaimed transformation to an immersive or interactive environment has not taken place on such a scale as to send massiv... (read more)
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Founded in the beautiful city of Suzhou in 1958, over the past 60 years FOIF has evolved into a high-tech company with multiple solutions from the earlier optical field. During these years, FOIF has constantly promoted technical reform while maintaining its competitive ability. In 2017 FOIF became one of the...
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GIM International is the independent and high-quality information source for everything the global geomatics industry has to offer, online and offline! We provide information about all the major topics in the business, such as mapping & surveying, geodesy, cartography, Lidar, GIS, photogrammetry, UAV/UASGNSS, remote sensing and more. The Articles section provides deeper insights, including interviews with geospatial experts, columns and topical overviews related to the geomatics industry. The print edition is distributed to thousands of professionals in 170 countries worldwide, every month. Each edition is likewise announced to thousands of our digital readers when published on the magazine page.
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