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eCARTO News May 2013

eCARTO News capture the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to the editor of eCARTO News.

General News

Crowd Sourcing

  • Idol Tweets: Mapping the Social Space with Twitter – blogs.scientificamerican.com
  • Crowdsource your carbon: power plant mapping project seeks location, CO2 data – gigaom.com
  • Reports: Facebook Is Buying Social Mapping/Traffic App Waze For Up To $1B To Court Mobile Users – techcrunch.com
  • OpenStreetMap: The Maps In Your Apps Are About To Get A Lot Better – readwrite.com
  • Mapping the world with Tweets – ideas.foreignpolicy.com
  • DIY cartography: Hands on with MapBox’s new open-source ‘iD’ editor in OpenStreetMap – digitaltrends.com

Environmental Mapping

Cartography for the Health Industry

Resources and Technology

  • Augmented Reality Sandbox – idav.ucdavis.edu
  • Mappt the new app for mapping and data collection – gisuser.com
  • eSpatial launches free version of its mapping service – blogs.computerworld.com
  • NASA’s goggle-eyed SPHERE robots create 3D maps on the fly – gizmag.com
  • The Value of Free Mapping Tools for Business Analysis – prleap.com
  • GrayQb: A new tool for radioactive contamination mapping – phys.org/news
  • New ‘game-changing’ video mapping system for events launched – eventindustrynews.co.uk
  • Data Points Makes For Surprisingly Fun Number Crunching – adpulp.com

Cartography – Applications

  • City of Greater Geelong consolidates asset capture programs into one single capture program by leveraging 3D panoramic imagery - geomatic.com.aux
  • Google Maps 3D Street View images of coral reef – insidermediagroup.com
  • Boot up: Apple v photos, Amazon’s 3D phone?, ninja Google searching and more – www.guardian.co.uk
  • Titan Topo Map – tomsastroblog.com

Mapmaker of Renown

  • Frederick J. Doyle, photographic mapping specialist for NASA, dies at 93 – washingtonpost.com

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