Articles in the GIS News Category

Mar 2024 | No Comment

Dharavi redevelopment to kickstart with survey
The Dharavi Redevelopment Project Pvt Ltd (DRPPL), a joint venture between the government of Maharashtra and the Adani Group, recently announced that a survey would be launched to collect data from the lakhs of slum dwellers living in Dharavi. The data will …

Mar 2024 | No Comment

ESB Networks and Neara partner to reduce risk of climate-related power cuts
Ireland’s Asset Owner and Distribution System Operator, ESB Networks, has partnered with Neara, the leading AI infrastructure modelling platform, to mitigate the impact of extreme weather events on energy supply and speed up the clean …

Feb 2024 | No Comment

Data privacy risks in childtargeted Android apps worldwide
With many children’s apps lacking transparency in the data-safety and privacy practices, these apps may also be engaging in invasive practices, potentially exposing children to exploitative advertising and even criminal activity. Incogni analyzed the 10 most popular child-targeted apps from 59 …

Jan 2024 | No Comment

Geospatial AI to address climate change
IBM has released its latest geospatial artificial intelligence (AI) initiative to address climate change. These efforts involve collaborations across various regions and uses advanced AI models designed for geospatial applications.
Central to these initiatives is IBM’s geospatial foundation model, developed jointly with NASA. These models aim to generate environmental insights and …

Nov 2023 | No Comment

Lytx expands AI-powered geospatial solutions
Lytx® Inc. has announced the rollout of its Weather Hazard Alerts, available to all clients as a project within the Lytx Lab tab in their accounts. Weather Hazard Alerts allow fleet managers the option to get notifications based on geospatial criteria and National …

Oct 2023 | No Comment

Tirupati, India Smart City Project
NEC Corporation India has launched the latest Smart City project in Tirupati, India.
It is implementing ICT solutions throughout the city and setting up a City Operations Centre (COC) in Tirupati. The ICT solutions, including integrated services and a Unified Command and Control Centre, …

Sep 2023 | No Comment

IBM and NASA Open Source Largest Geospatial AI Foundation Model
IBM and open-source AI platform Hugging Face has announced that IBM’s geospatial foundation model – built from NASA’s satellite data – will be available on Hugging Face. It will be the largest geospatial foundation model and …

Aug 2023 | No Comment

Saudi Arabia charts the first-ever coastal tourism map of Red Sea
Tourists traveling to The Red Sea Project can expect better mobility and accessibility options as Saudi authorities are developing the Kingdom’s first geographical navigation map that charts the scope of marine tourism in the coastal area.
The …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

Singapore pledges S$10 million to the ITU P2C Digital Coalition
Recognising the importance of ensuring that all countries are able to participate in and benefit from the growth of the global digital economy, Singapore is pledging S$10 million to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Partner2Connect (P2C) Digital Coalition …

Jun 2023 | No Comment

India’s first water bodies census released by Ministry of Jal Shakti
The Ministry of Jal Shakti has released the report of India’s first water bodies census, a comprehensive data base of ponds, tanks, lakes, and reservoirs in the country. The census was conducted in 2018-19, and enumerated more than 2.4 million water …