Azavea’s open source GeoTrellis framework is a recipient of three Google Summer of Code fellowships, a global competitive program that offers students stipends to write code for open source projects.
June 17, 2014 – Today the Obama Administration is upgrading Research.Data.gov to include, for the first time in one place, machine-readable data on over 700 Federal R&D facilities that may be utilized by external entrepreneurs and innovators to research, prototype, and test new technologies. These facilities, operated by agencies like NASA, the Department of Energy (DOE), and […]
Sunnyvale, California – May 19, 2014 — Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV), the leader in personalized navigation, announced today that its free U.S. Scout for iPhone app will use the crowd-sourced and free OpenStreetMap (OSM) for all map data. OSM, the “Wikipedia of Maps,” offers users a more accurate and up-to-date map than what is available via commercial maps. The rollout of […]
19 May 2014 – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Membership seeks organizations and individuals to participate in the development of the next major version of the OGC City Geography Markup Language (CityGML). See the Call for Participation at http://www.opengeospatial.org/ standards/requests/119. CityGML is a comprehensive open data model framework and XML-based encoding standard for the modeling, storage, and exchange […]
More than 1,500 users have downloaded pan-European data from EuroGeographics since its 1:1 million scale topographical database, EuroGlobalMap was released as as Open Data. A survey examining how EuroGlobalMap is being used revealed a wide range of applications including air traffic analysis, emergency services accessibility studies, mobile mapping, demographic and socio economic analysis, hydrology […]