13 Jul

Vricon Spotlight

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinVricon is on a mission to map the world in 3D. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Vricon started in 2015 and has been growing ever since. Vricon offers decision makers in the military, intelligence, telecommunications, and other major industries access to...
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6 Jul

Map of the Week: Hashtags in the City

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin If you have ever used any social media platform such as Instagram or Twitter, then hashtags are probably no stranger to you – everyone is using them nowadays to not only organize their posts but also reach out to...
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5 Jul

Plan International Spotlight

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinDo you feel safe in your city? As society turns its eyes toward assault and safety concerns, we’re learning just how uneasy many women feel in their daily lives: at work, at home, and even just walking down the street....
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28 Jun

Mapillary Spotlight

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWelcome to the future of Mapping. Mapillary is a startup which uses crowdsourced data to develop a rich, real-time street map of the world. The company believes that individuals and groups within a place are more qualified than any greater...
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22 Jun

Map of the Week: Gun Violence

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin On June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed and 53 more were wounded in a shooting at Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. At that time, it was the deadliest contemporary mass shooting by a single shooter in the...
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15 Jun

Boundless Spotlight

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin Due to increased advancements in geospatial data and analysis, GIS technology has developed rapidly over the past few decades. Boundless is one company that has been working closely with GIS and watching it thrive. For the last 14 years,...
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8 Jun

Map of the Week: London Tube Map

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinHave you ever felt defeated by the crowded subway while traveling in big cities? The London Underground, also known as the Tube, has eleven lines that cover 402 kilometers and serve 270 stations. It is the world’s oldest underground railway...
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1 Jun

Map of the Week: Free to Be Sydney

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin Inspired by an increased attention to women’s assault allegations and safety concerns, Free to Be Sydney created a map where women in Sydney, Australia can pinpoint and share their “happy” and “sad” experiences on the city streets. The initiative...
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