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

Satellogic joins International Disasters Charter

September 22, 2021

WGIC Member Satellogic is now providing satellite imaging data from its constellation to the International Charter Space and Major Disasters for use in monitoring and response activities.

An open database of geo-data for the SDGs

September 20, 2021

A new SDG Big Data Platform by The International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS) aims to integrate Big Earth Data for monitoring and prediction of the Sustainable Development Goals and it provides decision support for its implementation.

Woolpert Acquires AAM

September 15, 2021

Woolpert has acquired WGIC Corporate Member AAM, a global geospatial services company that specializes in aerial mapping, surveying, GIS, and the development of innovative geospatial processes and technologies.

Trimble Announces New Share Repurchase Program

September 13, 2021

Last month, Trimble announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing up to $750 million in repurchases of the Company’s common stock.

IIC Technologies contributes towards IHO S-100 Standard uptake

September 10, 2021

During 2020 and 2021 IIC Technologies’ Innovation Team has worked with the Korean Hydrographic and Oceanographic Agency (KHOA), together with other organisations (PROST, KRISO) and successfully progressed some of the key elements of the S-100 implementation.

WGIC acknowledged in new UN-GGIM PSN report

August 30, 2021

The 11th session of the UN-GGIM saw the release of ‘Geospatial Industry Advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’, the latest report by UN-GGIM’s Private Sector Network.

EU Space 4 green and digital transition

August 27, 2021

Galileo and EGNOS contribute to the rollout of sustainable transport modes by reducing aviation emissions, and optimizing routes on land and at sea. At the same time, when working in synergy, EGNSS and Copernicus can contribute to smart and sustainable farming techniques.