There is a latest imagery update by Google for its geo products. As usual, Pakistan keeps getting the high resolution satellite imagery update. Current update can be either seen through official KML file in Google Earth. You can also subscribe to Follow your World tool to get updates about any satellite imagery updates in your…

Read more…

After a long gap since we had a debut mapping party in Lahore at FAST-NU in early 2010, here comes the party season for this year. This year party season includes three mapping parties that are going to be in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi on 7th, 9th & 10th June respectively. These mapping parties basically…

Read more…

Map data at Google Maps, Google Earth and Google Maps Mobile comes from various data sources. These sources include the official map data for most of the countries that usually comes from their survey departments. Google is now replacing the purchased/hired map data with their intellectual proprietorial data coming through contributions from Google Map Maker. Since Google Map…

Read more…

We brought you series of four videos titled Geospatial Revolution that explains you that how geospatial data plays a vital role in daily life. The raid in hunt of Osama Bin Laden in first week of May brought most of the commercial satellites into motion to take the immediate captures. GeoEye’s satellite IKONOS captured the…

Read more…

Pakistan has seen extensive mapping since Google Map Maker was first launched in mid 2008. Lahore is a city that has been featured many times as an example of this rapidly successful initiative. Following video provides an overview of Lahore being mapped from 23 June 2008 to February 2009 [1]. Just in one year, Pakistan…

Read more…

We wrote about 3 episodes of Geospatial Revolution that is a public knowledge project by PennState Public Broadcasting. The fourth and final episode is here. This episode has also been divided into four chapters. – Monitoring a changing climate – Preventing Hunger – Tracking Disease – Mapping Power to the people You can watch all…

Read more…

* A milestone, all thanks to Bin Laden’s death perhaps that Google has “pre-announced” satellite imagery update for first time ever. This imagery update as expected includes the updated imagery for Abbottabad town of Pakistan that has gained attentions in recent days. This latest imagery update of Abbottabad, Pakistan is courtesy of GeoEye who released…

Read more…

The latest satellite imagery update for Google mapping products is here. The updates actually was released on 18th April 2011 while it was announced at Google Lat-Long blog only on 26th April 2011. You can download this KML (Google Earth format) file and surf the updated areas marked in red rectangular. The satellite imagery again…

Read more…

Today Google released updates for Google Map Maker. Official announcement at Google Official Blog reveals the most awaited opening; Map Maker for United States of America and Map Your World announcement forum lists out the number of useful interface updates and exciting tools. The Google Map Maker update that has been named as Columbus Redux announces the following…

Read more…

While exploring through latest satellite imagery updates, it was amazing to discover the noticeable development progress for New Islamabad International Airport (Officially Gandhara International Airport). As usual, limited information access to public by government and so limited coverage by media, the exact location and progress of the airport has been a myth. The latest satellite…

Read more…