Recent Geonews

OpenLayers 3.0 Released

This is major news. The open source OpenLayers library is one of the most widely used web mapping software. After a complete overhaul of the venerable 2.x branch, OpenLayers 3.0 has been released.

From the announcement: “This release includes a ton of new features such as an easier to use API as well as improved vector rendering and image manipulation. [...]

While the new official website is much nicer and modern, I expect more content (e.g. documentation) in the future.

Batch Geonews: Google Drone Delivery, Galileo Satellites Failures, 100 New 3D Cities for Bing Maps, 1M NYC Buildings in OSM, and much more

Here’s the recent geonews in batch mode.

On the open source / open data front:

On the Google front:

In the everything-else category:

In the maps category:

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Batch Geonews: WorldView-3 Launched, UK to Allow Autonomous Cars, ArcGIS Pro, MapBox GL, and much more

This is an unusually long edition of the geonews in batch mode, covering all of our Summer break.

On the Esri front:

On the remote sensing front:

On the software front:

Discussed over Slashdot:

In the everything-else category:

In the maps category:

Open Source / Data Geonews: the 10 Years of OpenStreetMap adn Related News, WebGL Earth 2, and much more

Still catching up the geonews that showed up during our holiday break, here’s the open source / open data geonews in batch mode.

Open source geospatial software:

Open data:

Everything else open:

Google Geonews: Google Selling its Aerial Imagery, New Explore Feature in Google Maps, Ebola Map, London in 3D, and more

Starting to catch up the numerous geonews of the past weeks covering our Summer break. Here’s the recent Google-related geonews.

From official sources:

From other sources: