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Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Does GIS have a history?

There are a number of ways to read this question of history. In terms of a record of its evolution, incremental innovations and leading minds, that history is rich and well documented. The meaning here is two-fold for both the ability of GIS to catalog and present the insights that have been gleaned from the

Monday, April 11th, 2016

What does the consortium model of HERE tell us about the future of mapping?

The continuing evolution of HERE maps under the consortium of automakers AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG promises the accelerated deployment of real-time maps. This new group took ownership in early December, and they have been actively recruiting technology companies such as Amazon and Microsoft to partner and invest in a next-generation mapping platform.

Monday, March 14th, 2016

What level of interaction do we expect from maps, apps and geospatial experiences?

The evolution of mapping and geospatial information from 2D maps to interactive applications and finally to virtual reality (VR) experiences is one that is ongoing and yet each of these modes of delivery and interaction will be advancing in parallel for a very long time. It’s not an evolution where subsequent forms have replaced all