Tip – GIS Companies and Geo Twitters To Add To Your Social Bookmarks

There’s lots of cool things about Twitter including a TON of third-party add-ons but what makes it very useful is the people!

There’s plenty of GIS companies, Geo-bloggers, and Geo technology professionals that you can follow including @esri, @erdas, @terrago, @gotgeoint, @gisuser, @lbszone, @loopt, @navteq, @bentleysystems, @mappsgeo and many other GIS companies and Geo professionals (including me @gletham)… Read on below for pointers to 12 "Geo" Twitters that you might wish to add to your followers.


@Yahoogeo – Updates from the team at Yahoo! Geo Technologies. Tweets directly from the team in support of http://www.ygeoblog.com/
@fireeagle provides Updates from the team at Fire Eagle – see http://fireeagle.yahoo.net/
@terrago Updates from Atlanta-based TerraGo Technologies, the GeoPDF people! – see http://www.terragotech.com/
Looking for Android related Twitterers? Try following @androffice, @androidhackz
@esrieduc Another official ESRI Twitter supporting the ESRI UDUC event http://www.esri.com/educ
@ESRI The official ESRI Corp  Twitter account providing regular news updates from Redlands CA supporting http://www.esri.com/
@National_Geo looks like an office Twitter account from NGS but its tough to tell! Relatively little activity!
@brightkite supports the popular location-aware social networking resource from Brightkite (which I always misspell as brightkyte!) supports http://brightkite.com/
@BentleySystems The official Twitter for Bentley… relatively quiet on the "geo" front these days but still one to consider following!
@edparsons Ed is the UK-based geospatial technologies for Google who blogs from http://www.edparsons.com/
@navteq If you use NAVTEQ data or are interested in developing apps, particularly for mobile then you need to follow navteq’s official developer twitter. Maintained by a loyal member of the NN4D team (Greg) and supporting http://developer.navteq.com/
@JimBarry ESRI developers (as well as Rutgers grads!) and those involved with the ESRI Developer Network (EDN) will want to follow Jim! supporting http://edn.esri.com/

See Also these related articles:

Is Your GIS/Geo Technology Company Really Taking Advantage of Twitter and the Latest in Social Media

12 Cool Twitter Add-Ons for the 2008 Holiday Season + my Twitter Tool box and mobile clients


Twitter Button from twitbuttons.com

be sure to follow us on Twitter @gletham, @gisuser, @lbszone – For more Geo Twitter leads, check out the huge list of people I follow

Of note… stay tuned for PArt 2 in this series – if you Tweet of know of an awesome "Geo" Twitter to mention please drop me a line or tweet me! 


Editor’s Picks


Aibot X6 uses Leica Nova MultiStation for accurate geospatial data without GNSS

(Norcross, GA /Kassel, Germany, 1 October, 2014) – At this year’s INTERGEO in Berlin, Leica Geosystems and its sister company, Aibotix, will present a solution for accurate positioning of the Aibot X6 without GNSS. The UAV can be tracked accurately with the Leica Nova MultiStation to define the exact position. Using the Aibot X6 together with the Nova MultiStation can inspect top surfaces of aircrafts in hangars, enabling users to rely on its proven functionality without the support of GNSS. The UAV, equipped with Leica Geosystems’ 360° prism, flies over the aircraft and takes high-resolution images of its surface. This solution helps, for example, to ascertainlightning strikes and effectively document […]

ESRIUC Notes – Top 10 new features in ArcGIS 10.2

I’m a big fan of Top 10 lists, and I’m also a fan of the annual ESRIUC, so when there happens to be a Top 10 list featured on stage at the event I tend to take note! This year the list focused on the top new features in ArcGIS at R 10.2. ArcGIS product […]

More Posts from this Category

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>