WGIC’s Horizons blog covers all the key developments from our members, innovative applications of geospatial technologies for global challenges, and more…

From the council

WGIC participating in COP-27: Interview with Executive Director Barbara Ryan

WGIC brings the collective voice of global geospatial industry to the Conference of Parties (COP): Barbara Ryan

In this interview, the World Geospatial Industry Council’s Executive Director, Barbara Ryan, shared the details of WGIC’s participation in this year’s Conference of Parties (COP27). She highlighted the role of WGIC and its members in addressing the climate action at the two key venues, the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) and Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), and elaborated on the key outcomes from both events.

Read More »

Industry insights

Spatial Digital Twins Assessment – the Current Situation

The assessment of the digital twin technology development level allows a clearer understanding of the challenges, trends, and capability and capacity for its deployment. Reliable insights on this help to better understand the challenges of this new technology to address them effectively. In brief, these are the aspects of the current spatial digital twin assessment covered in the World Geospatial Industry Council’s (WGIC) recently released policy report.

Read More »

Member corner

SI Analytics on joining the WGIC

In its first year as a WGIC Member, SI Analytics has been actively following the proceedings, but, being a newcomer, ‘from a safe distance’. CEO and Founder Mr Taegyun Jeon shares his thoughts.

Read More »

Space and remote sensing news from Esri

The latest news on Skytec selecting Esri technology to power their precision conservation management application, and Orbital Insight’s Integration with the ArcGIS platform to streamline satellite and sensor imagery analysis.

Read More »