GIS Industry News

Press releases and geospatial industry news from GIS companies.

LIDAR Market revenue will reach $1.5 billion by 2024

As per the report “LIDAR Market by Product (Terrestrial/Static, Aerial, Mobile, Short-range), and By Application (Corridor mapping, Seismology), Industry Trends, Estimation & Forecast, 2016-2024”, the global LIDAR market was valued at $332.2 million in 2016, and is projected to reach $1.4 billion by 2024, […]

Collaborative urban planning anywhere in the world: Agency9 release free global 3D world in CityPlanner

Agency9, famous for its technology in large scale streaming and 3D visualisation solutions, announces the release of free global 3D terrain and buildings in CityPlanner – its cloud solution for collaborative urban planning on the web. “Agency9 currently serves many […]

Maptitude Team Supports AAG Proposal for AP High School Course in Geographic Technology

NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS (USA) -NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS (USA) – The American Association of Geographers (AAG) has recently submitted  a proposal to the Director of AP Curriculum and Content  Development to introduce a new Advanced Placement Course into US  High Schools: AP Geographic […]

Remote GeoSystems Donates LineVision Software to Official Drone Operators for Hurricane Harvey and Irma Response and Assessment

FORT COLLINS, Colorado/FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – To assist with Hurricane Harvey and Irma emergency response and damage assessments efforts, Remote GeoSystems, Inc. is pleased to announce the donation and free availability of LineVision™ software licenses to official agency, volunteer and non-profit drone operators. […]

Arithmetica Announces New License Options Ahead of Pointfuse V3 Launch   

Arithmetica, the company behind Pointfuse point cloud conversion software, has announced a new monthly licensing option for Pointfuse V3 which will be released later this month.  Suited towards project-specific usage, Pointfuse now offers a monthly licensing option.   Pointfuse V3 […]

Aerial Mapping Company Bluesky Celebrates 2017 Flying Success

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is celebrating following its most successful flying season to date. As temperatures soared, Bluesky took to the skies deploying three dedicated survey aircraft. To date, Bluesky has captured more than 70,000 square kilometres of aerial photography […]

Disaster OpenRouteService now active in the Caribbean, North America (incl. Mexico) and Bangladesh

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is currently coordinating OSM mapping activities as response to Hurricane “Irma” which is affecting the islands of the Caribbean and Florida, as well as to the severe floods in Bangladesh. Besides these two heavily affected […]