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Goodbye, Michael Jones, the man who gave the power of maps in our hands
Blogs

Goodbye, Michael Jones, the man who gave the power of maps in our hands

Michael Jones, founder of Google Earth, passed away on January 18. This a tribute to the man who gave the…
HERE spearheads private mapping offering empowering enterprises to build custom maps
GIS & Mapping

HERE spearheads private mapping offering empowering enterprises to build custom maps

HERE Technologies, a leading location data and technology platform, has announced the introduction of a unique mapping-as-a-service offering. The HERE…
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Digital Maps to hold the future of smart cities, autonomous cars, and much more
Artificial Intelligence

Digital Maps to hold the future of smart cities, autonomous cars, and much more

Cartography is painstaking and challenging work. Years ago, mankind decided to challenge the sea and explore the unknown world and…
Why maps point North on top?
BIM & 3D

Why maps point North on top?

Even though historically maps have pointed to other directions, why maps point North on top is largely because of the…
3 Advantages of Paper Maps Over Digital Maps
Cartography

3 Advantages of Paper Maps Over Digital Maps

By: GIS Geography · Last Updated: December 25, 2020 Advantages of Paper Maps In the digital cartography age, it’s easy…
Low-cost AWS Location Service may queer the pitch for Google Maps
Blogs

Low-cost AWS Location Service may queer the pitch for Google Maps

The move by Amazon Web Services to launch a new service that lets developers add maps and location-based features to applications…
“If our maps help shape the coverage, I’m thrilled” – GeoHipster
Geohipsters

“If our maps help shape the coverage, I’m thrilled” – GeoHipster

Steven Romalewski | Credit: CUNY Graduate Center Steven Romalewski directs the Mapping Service at the Center for Urban Research at…
Google Maps now lets anyone upload Street View photos using just a smartphone
GIS & Mapping

Google Maps now lets anyone upload Street View photos using just a smartphone

Google has announced the launch of its updated Street View for Google Maps on Android, which lets anyone contribute to…
Using Maps and GIS as Research Aids in Genealogy
gis

Using Maps and GIS as Research Aids in Genealogy

Standing atop Crook Peak, the last high point as the Mendip Hills march west into the Bristol Channel, about 20…
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