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05 Jul
smart city

Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) For Smart Cities

Smart city is the city of tomorrow, which tries to identify a smarter option from legacy system for maximizing the end-user satisfaction and accelerating urban socio-cultural and economic development. Smart city is knowledge based city functioning on most latest and updated information on automated decision-making and rapid action for individuals.

25 Jun
GIS-software-heatmap

The GIS Software Landscape

The GIS software options out there seem endless. ArcGIS, QGIS, GRASS GIS, SuperGIS, SAGA GIS, JUMP GIS… The range of GIS products to choose from can get a bit “ridiculous” at times. Don’t worry. You map out solutions to real-life problems every day. You just need someone to map out the GIS software landscape for you.

13 May
Artificial Intelligence and GIS

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning…What’s the technology behind it? And what are their applications in the geospatial industry?

You hear these buzzwords almost every day but what is the actual meaning of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning… Are these terms related and overlapping? What’s the technology behind it? And what are their applications in the geospatial industry?

07 May
GIS_portal

A Top 10 List of Useful Geospatial Data Portals

These are 10 useful Geospatial Data portals, We have decided to list 10 of those that we have found most useful, rich with content, easy to use, and with metadata that is available and understandable. In considering such a list, we realize that “most useful” really depends on the application that one is using GIS for, but the following sites should be useful for users in many disciplines. Some allow for data to be streamed from web servers into your GIS software, and all allow data to be downloaded.

30 Apr
Land-viewer

This web tool will let you find and analyze any satellite imagery in under 10 seconds

The platform offers the fastest engine to search and process satellite and areal imagery I’ve ever seen. On the top, it features a massive set of filters and algorithms to analyze the data at any scale. Now, all these features are available for free to the general public. The company recently launched a new, impressive web-based tool where anyone can access, analyze and download satellite images for free.

25 Apr

Check out Esri’s Landsat Explorer web app

Explore the planet more deeply with Esri’s new Landsat Explorer web app! Use the app to both visualize our planet and understand how the Earth has changed over time. Now you can instantly analyze more than 500,000 Landsat 8 and GLS scenes, offering global coverage with over 500 new scenes added every day. The app is free, with no download or installation required.

23 Apr

These 5 tools will let you master map projections

These 5 tools will let you master map projections By Aleks Buczkowski  Understanding and choosing the right map projection can be tricky. For GeoGeeks it is painful to see the unconscious overuse of Mercator. If you want to change something, start with yourself. These set of tools will let you master map projections, their characteristics, compare […]

18 Apr

The New Google Earth

Google Earth has been reborn.Google unveiled a completely redesigned Google Earth and it does away with the single worst thing about the previous version of the software. Out now for desktop and Android, it no longer requires a separate download — it’s available directly in Chrome. SEE ALSO: Google Maps can now take you deep […]