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Every day, according to IBM, the world produces 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. That's a 2 and a 5 followed by 17 zeroes. Last year, Chris Whong took 50 gigabytes out of this avalanche and translated it into an interactive map that explained why the reams of information...

source: Crain's New York Business

In Syria, Kurdish fighters use Google Earth — which exists in "the cloud" and is comprised of unclassified satellite imagery, and looks nearly two-dimensional compared to Vricon — to call in GPS coordinates for U.S. warplanes....

source: Huffington Post

Geographic information systems and location based services have the power to change the world through significant commercial and socioeconomic initiatives, so it is ironic that their global application and economic value are severely limited by the world's constant change....

source: Directions Magazine

According to Euroconsult's newly released report, "Satellites to be Built & Launched by 2024," 140 satellites with launch mass over 50 kg will be launched on average each year over the next decade for governments and commercial...

source: GIS User

Not long ago, obtaining data for a GIS-based project was an arduous task. Because great time and effort was involved with either creating your own data or obtaining data that someone else created, you had to think carefully about the quality of the data that would go into...

source: Directions Magazine

On July 25, China launched two modernized BeiDou satellites. Although the nomenclature is still uncertain, the Joint Space Operations Centre/North American Aerospace Defense Command identifiers for the satellites are BEIDOU-3 M1 and BEIDOU-3 M2. The satellites have been...

source: GPS World


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