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.
Aerospike Open Sources Visionary Database That Operates at In-Memory Speed and Global Scale With Enterprise-Grade Reliability – Aerospike empowers developers to build a new class of applications that were not considered technically or economically feasible
Open Source GIS Platform Expands Database Options for Enterprise Customers
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 […]
Splunk Launches Open Data Analytics for Regulations.gov to Answer President Obama’s Call to Harness the Power of Open Data
Scout Launches the First Global Navigation SDK based on OpenStreetMap that is Available to Any Developer • First widely-available maps and navigation SDK to include advanced online and offline capability • Strava signs on to use Scout Maps API
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 […]
Part of a global open data network Philadelphia joins Osaka, Seoul, Sheffield, Hawaii, Chicago, Dubai, Paris, Moscow, Buenos Aires, and others.
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 […]