Co-creating Geospatial Economy in a Digital World

Author: Remco Takken

AI key to make future roads safer

October 21, 2021

The AI for Road Safety initiative brings together the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety and Envoy on Technology offices in a new partnership for global action with WGIC Partner ITU, the International Telecommunication Union.

Bentley company expands in transportation infrastructure

October 19, 2021

The Cohesive Companies, a wholly-owned but independently
operated digital integrator business unit of WGIC Member Bentley Systems, announced its acquisition of OXplus, a rail asset management specialist headquartered in Veghel, the Netherlands.

ITF presents case of ‘Mobility as a Service’

October 14, 2021

The International Transport Forum (ITF) is working on how best to set up a MaaS ecosystem to reap the benefits of this potentially game-changing approach to transport systems.

buildingSMART Awards 2021 winners

October 13, 2021

buildingSMART International published the full list of winners and special mentions for their Awards Program 2021.

ISI and E-geos detect and track ‘dark ships’

October 12, 2021

ISI (ImageSat International) and WGIC member e-GEOS/ Telespazio are introducing a SAR-EO Maritime Surveillance service offering, leveraging the Electro Optical-SAR earth observation satellite constellation.

Cyient appoints Rajaneesh Kini as SVP and CTO

October 6, 2021

Cyient, a global engineering, manufacturing, and digital technology solutions company, announced the appointment of Rajaneesh Kini as Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer.

New resources and content in Racial Equity GIS Hub

October 4, 2021

The Racial Equity GIS Hub includes data layers, maps, applications, training resources, articles on best practices, solutions, and examples of how Esri users from around the world are leveraging GIS to address racial inequities.

Fugro partners with IOC-UNESCO

October 1, 2021

WGIC member Fugro has signed a partnership agreement with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (IOC-UNESCO) to improve the coordination of and access to global ocean science data.

ITU report: need for people-centred solutions to achieve universal connectivity

September 29, 2021

More than a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic, amid global demand for broadband services, the ITU’s Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development has reaffirmed its call for digital cooperation, innovation with information and communication technologies, and collaborative approaches to secure universal connectivity and access to digital skills.

Trimble announced Beta Launch of SketchUp for iPad

September 23, 2021

SketchUp for iPad is a new product that enables interior designers, architects, engineers and construction professionals to create, edit and collaborate on SketchUp models from anywhere, at any time.