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An extensive archive of all articles published on GIM International

What is GNSS Spoofing?

What is GNSS Spoofing?

With spoofing attacks on the rise, survey-grade GNSS receivers need to be protected by interference mitigation technology utilizing the latest security techniques to ensure reliable positioning. The s...

Today’s Challenges Put 3D Mapping Technology Centre Stage

Today’s Challenges Put 3D Mapping Technology Centre Stage

In this interview Bobbie Kalra, founder of the rapidly growing Indian company Magnasoft, talks about digital twins and the future of the geospatial industry. Digital twins form the basis for the digit...

Creating a Smart Nation: the Geospatial Approach

Creating a Smart Nation: the Geospatial Approach

These five practical examples from Israel illustrate the role of governments, spatial data and technologies in developing a smart nation. The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings about new advancement ...

The Future of Geospatial

The Future of Geospatial

The geospatial community will continue to thrive, but its success is conditional on its members being able to express and rationalize what they do, why, how and for whom, according to Vanessa Lawrenc...

Emerging from COVID-19

Emerging from COVID-19

Which exciting opportunities lie ahead as the geospatial industry emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic? And what other influences are shaping the future of our sector? The geospatial industry has been m...

Key Global and Technology Drivers Impacting Surveying

Key Global and Technology Drivers Impacting Surveying

As the FIG commission chairs near the halfway point in their terms, they reflect on the global and technological drivers influencing their work. This article describes the breadth of work across the F...

Why Geospatial is on the Cusp of a New Age

Why Geospatial is on the Cusp of a New Age

Despite COVID-19 and Brexit, the UK geospatial sector has actually increased its operational capacity rather than suffering a downturn, according to James Kavanagh, director of global land & resources...

Geospatial Industry Cautiously Optimistic Despite Pandemic

Geospatial Industry Cautiously Optimistic Despite Pandemic

The results from our annual industry survey are in! Based on our readers' comments, there are plenty of bright spots helping to keep spirits high. This year’s annual GIM International industry surve...

How Geospatial AI Leads to Smart Urban Ecosystems

How Geospatial AI Leads to Smart Urban Ecosystems

The possibilities of geoAI for monitoring Mother Nature are limitless according to Dr Nadina Galle, ecological engineer and entrepreneur dedicated to applying emerging technologies. The use of satelli...

Unlocking the Full Potential of UAVs for Advanced Mapping

Unlocking the Full Potential of UAVs for Advanced Mapping

In this edition of ‘Ask the Specialist’ the question is: how can we unlock the full potential of drones for advanced mapping operations? For our ‘Ask the Specialist’ features, we invite reader...