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Nokia Here research brings map data to life (video)

Nokia Here research brings map data to life (video) | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
Nokia Here collection vehicles aren't the only way the Finnish giant is gathering data about our highways and city streets. The company's researchers are
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Tiny New Satellite Produces Beautiful Global Vegetation Map - Wired Science

Tiny New Satellite Produces Beautiful Global Vegetation Map - Wired Science | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
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Mapping Giant Esri Adds Real-Time Traffic Information From Nokia’s Here | TechCrunch

Mapping Giant Esri Adds Real-Time Traffic Information From Nokia’s Here | TechCrunch | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
While Nokia continues to plug away at picking up more consumer users of its new Windows Phone-powered smartphones, it's also looking for more licensees for its Here location data business.
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Exhibition showcases artist’s highly intricate, hand-drawn maps

Exhibition showcases artist’s highly intricate, hand-drawn maps | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
Incredible maps take on subterranean London, Thomas More's 1516 book Utopia.
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Google refreshes Maps and Earth with 800,000 megapixels of new satellite imagery

Google refreshes Maps and Earth with 800,000 megapixels of new satellite imagery | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
It's not easy being a satellite; permanent imaging gear becomes outdated mere months after launch, and Mother Nature is constantly caught photobombing
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Google Maps Engine Lite beta lets amateurs craft their own location sets

Google Maps Engine Lite beta lets amateurs craft their own location sets | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
Pros have long had access to Google Maps Engine if they need to highlight anything from local stores to natural resources. Today, Google is catering to
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BombSight: Explore The Map Of Bombs Dropped On London During The WW2

BombSight: Explore The Map Of Bombs Dropped On London During The WW2 | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
During the Second World War, air raids were common and both sides faced lots of them. Bombs would be dropped by airplanes in army and civilian area alike and many major cities suffered immense damages.
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Programa informático junta Portugal e Espanha no combate aos fogos

Programa informático junta Portugal e Espanha no combate aos fogos | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
TeK Notícias Telecomunicações - Smartphones, geolocalização e realidade aumentada são algumas das tecnologias usadas na plataforma que Portugal e Espanha estão a desenvolver, para melhorar a eficácia no combate a incêndios florestais.
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Google Maps indoor navigation: yeah, it works at CES

Google Maps indoor navigation: yeah, it works at CES | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
Google Maps 6.0 brought a promise of indoor navigation back in November of last year, but outside of a few dozen airports, transit hubs and retail
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Is This the Ultimate Map of the Internet? [PICS]

Is This the Ultimate Map of the Internet? [PICS] | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
No, the Internet doesn't travel through the air. Nor does it live in one big, epic cloud. In fact, chances are it's traveling under your feet right now. To demonstrate the traje...
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IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video) | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
Interior navigation is only just coming into its own, but IndoorAtlas has developed a technology that could make it just as natural as breathing -- or at
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Fujitsu, NICT create indoor navigation for the blind using ultrawideband, Android phones, kind hearts

Fujitsu, NICT create indoor navigation for the blind using ultrawideband, Android phones, kind hearts | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
There's no shortage of navigation outdoors, and even a little bit of help indoors, but there's been precious little aid for the blind indoors -- leaving
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New map shows how the Internet will travel underwater in 2013

New map shows how the Internet will travel underwater in 2013 | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
A beautifully done map shows how the Internet traverses the open ocean.
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MapBox Plans to Bring You Super-Fresh Satellite Imagery | Wired Science | Wired.com

MapBox Plans to Bring You Super-Fresh Satellite Imagery | Wired Science | Wired.com | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
I really love both maps and images of Earth from space, so when I learned of MapBox's plan to deliver satellite imagery that is just hours old from all over the planet, I thought they must have done this just for me.
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Microsoft shows off 3D imagery, architecture trivia for Windows 8.1 Maps

Microsoft shows off 3D imagery, architecture trivia for Windows 8.1 Maps | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
We didn't exactly get the most in-depth look at it, but Microsoft has just teased a few new features that you'll be able to find in the new Windows 8.1
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Escape a Tornado While on the Road by Knowing How Tornadoes Move

Escape a Tornado While on the Road by Knowing How Tornadoes Move | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
We all know to duck for cover in a basement or other secure location when we're at home and a tornado strikes.
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Google Launches Google Earth Pro 7.1 With New Viewshed Visualization Tool And Improved Printing Options | TechCrunch

Google Launches Google Earth Pro 7.1 With New Viewshed Visualization Tool And Improved Printing Options | TechCrunch | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Satellite Imagery Company Skybox Teams Up With MapBox For Analysis And Annotation Of Data | TechCrunch

Satellite Imagery Company Skybox Teams Up With MapBox For Analysis And Annotation Of Data | TechCrunch | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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How GPS Works [MakeUseOf Explains]

How GPS Works [MakeUseOf Explains] | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
As an avid gamer, I’m surprised by the correlation between GPS-like features in modern video games and the proliferation of GPS technology in mundane life.
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Google Adds 20+ Museums To Indoor Google Maps, Says More On The Way | TechCrunch

Google Adds 20+ Museums To Indoor Google Maps, Says More On The Way | TechCrunch | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
Following the debut of indoor maps in Google Maps back in November, Google announced today that it's adding the indoor maps for over twenty U.S. museums to its Maps app on Android.
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Nokia patents haptic system to simulate linear motion, assist with navigational route guidance

Nokia patents haptic system to simulate linear motion, assist with navigational route guidance | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
The crew in Espoo have just added a new patent to the arsenal that promises to add a refined level of haptic feedback to the user experience. Fundamental
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CSR sharpens indoor and in-car navigation with SiRFstarV, SiRFusion and SiRFprimaII

CSR sharpens indoor and in-car navigation with SiRFstarV, SiRFusion and SiRFprimaII | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
It's been a while since we last heard from CSR, but that changed earlier this week, when the company unveiled its new SiRFprimaII and SiRFusion
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Pixels to be superseded by vector technology in new video codec | EOSHD.com

Pixels to be superseded by vector technology in new video codec | EOSHD.com | Geographic Interesting Subjects | Scoop.it
There's just been some pretty startling research published by a university in the UK which could herald the biggest change to imaging since the switch
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