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SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens is here

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Trimble Dimensions 2016 took off at Las Vegas today. The keynote sessions that happened in the morning session saw a huge gathering of Trimble users joining the event. And one thing that stole the show is the SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft Hololens that was demonstrated that showcased the commitment of Trimble to the concept of mixed reality.
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Celebrate the legendary leaders of the geospatial industry at GWF 2017’s Hall of Fame

Geospatial Hall of Fame is a unique platform to celebrate and recognize the living legends of the geospatial industry.
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Geospatial Hall of Fame: Celebrating incomparable leaders

Join the celebrations - http://geospatialworldforum.org/hall-of-fame.html A $500 billion industry. 10 founding figures. Do you know their story? ■ What i
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New technology offerings from Trimble Dimensions 2016

Dimensions User Conference 2016 held from 7-9 November at Las Vegas saw some game-changing announcements from Trimble. We were glad to be a silver sponsor and actively engage with the Trimble technology teams to understand the latest developments which we will be soon unfolding through videos.
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Google pulls the plug on crowdsourced map editing tool Map Maker

Google has decided to retire its mapping and map editing tool, Map Maker, starting March 2017. Since 2008, Google has been using crowdsourced information from the Map Maker community to improve the Google Maps experience for users across the world. But now, the standalone product is all set to graduate and be integrated directly into Google Maps.
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Mapping the Trump Victory: Where Donald Trump’s Votes Came From

“Donald Trump just blew up the electoral map”. That was the Washington Post headline as the self-styled Republican nominee stunned experts and media projections and calculations to sweep the US Presidential elections on November 9. As media houses in the West still struggle to come up with what went wrong with their projections, we tried to put together some of the interesting points mapping the Trump victory — explaining the kind of support Donald Trump received from across the country.
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How much Arctic ice have you melted?

For the first time, researchers studying changes in the Arctic have linked individual carbon footprints to the rapid loss of the region’s sea ice.
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When Trump Tower became ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps

When Trump Tower became ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Google Maps fell victim to cyber vandalism when Donal Trump's downtown New York building, Trump Tower, was renamed as ‘Dump Tower’ by someone
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Why NASA is vital for battling climate change

Why NASA is vital for battling climate change | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Why NASA is vital for battling change and why Donald Trump’s call to scrap or reduce funds for NASA’s earth observation mission is alarming
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Google Toilet Locator comes to India in Google Maps

Google Toilet Locator comes to India in Google Maps | Geospatial | Scoop.it
India's Ministry of Urban Development is joining forces with Google Maps to help people locate a clean toilet nearby in the quickest way possible
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GeoBIM Europe 2016: Disruptive model needed for BIM technology

GeoBIM Europe 2016: Disruptive model needed for BIM technology | Geospatial | Scoop.it
GeoBIM Europe 2016 discussed how Europe can leverage geospatial solutions to reach the next level of infrastructural development
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Under Trump, NASA’s earth science and climate change missions hang in balance

Even as US President-elect Donald Trump appeared to have somewhat mellowed down over his climate change denial, there are already apprehensions that NASA’s $2-billion annual budget for earth science could be his target.
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Here’s how Hexagon Geospatial is leading GIS adoption in India

Hexagon Geospatial is at the forefront of implementation of GIS technologies in India. With its offerings related to image recognition and processing, to web GIS and now to cloud GIS, it is truly setting up the pace of adoption of GIS in India. Here are four examples from across India, where Hexagon Geospatial‘s technology offerings are being used to address critical challenges.
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GeoSmart Asia 2017: Join us from August 22-24, in Malaysia

GeoSmart Asia 2017: Join us from August 22-24, in Malaysia | Geospatial | Scoop.it
A must to attend event for GIS, Surveying, Remote Sensing and UAV professionals. Join us for an informative Geospatial Forum and understand the various applications of geospatial technology.
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Celebrate the legendary leaders of the geospatial industry at GWF 2017’s Hall of Fame

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DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 launch is successful

DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 launch is successful | Geospatial | Scoop.it
DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 launch is successful; dramatically extends DigitalGlobe's position as the industry leader in earth imagery
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Apple plans for augmented reality

Apple plans for augmented reality | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Apple plans for augmented reality are confirmed now with the US Patent Department granting it patent on “augmented reality maps”
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Deputy Mayor for London Rajesh Agrawal at India-UK Tech Summit

Deputy Mayor for London Rajesh Agrawal at India-UK Tech Summit | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Deputy Mayor for London Rajesh Agrawal calls out to Indian technology companies at India-UK Tech Summit to invest in the UK
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Map shows how many people live in different areas of the Earth

Map shows how many people live in different areas of the Earth | Geospatial | Scoop.it
How many people live on Earth? And how many of them live in different areas of the world? Understanding how human population is spread out across the globe is important to understand the planet’s supply
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ebay Holiday Heat Map for 2016 shows most popular gifts across US

ebay Holiday Heat Map for 2016 shows most popular gifts across US | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Online shopping giant eBay’s interactive heat map shows the most popular purchases in each North American state this holiday season
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Best drones of 2016: Which drone or UAV to buy

Best drones of 2016: Which drone or UAV to buy | Geospatial | Scoop.it
If the gadget lover in your family is looking for awesome aerial shots, grab him one of these drones
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How machine learning and Google Maps API won Trump the presidency

US President-Elect Donald Trump’s campaign offered little to nothing about how he wants to tackle the country’s technology policy — leaving the Silicon Valley hanging in a dangerously uncertain position. Nonetheless, the technology world can take some comfort (or not) in knowing that the greatest upset in modern political history was caused by big data, machine learning and location technologies.
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Satellites peep into North Korea’s prison camps

New satellite imagery of North Korea’s network of political prison camps obtained by the Amnesty International shows the regime in Pyongyang is continuing to expand its repression of dissidents.
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Hyundai’s Ioniq autonomous concept car features hidden LiDAR, sensors

Seoul-based automobile manufacturer, Hyundai, unveiled its autonomous Ioniq concept vehicle last week at the LA Auto Show. According to Hyundai, the concept of self-driving Ioniq is that it has a hidden LiDAR system in its front bumper instead of on the roof, which enables the device to look like any other car on the road. The car is designed to look less like a self-driving car and more like the rest of its line-up.
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Punjab, Haryana, and Gujarat take limelight at CII Agro Tech 2016

Punjab, Haryana, and Gujarat take limelight at CII Agro Tech 2016 | Geospatial | Scoop.it
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Agro Tech 2016, concluded on Tuesday in Chandigarh. The fair attracted myriad participants, investors and farmers from different states across the country. The fair proved to be testimony to many
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Challenges faced by GNSS industry in India: An overview

Challenges faced by GNSS industry in India: An overview | Geospatial | Scoop.it
The scope for application of GNSS is quite wide in India, but the scenario for GNSS receiver development is anything but rosy
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