Geomatics Industry News

Geomatics is a rapidly growing industry that combines a variety of disciplines including GIS, surveying, remote sensing, geographic information, cartography, and photogrammetry. It is used for a variety of applications such as mapping and navigation, urban planning, conservation and resource management, land acquisition, and construction.

The geomatics industry is constantly evolving and improving, thanks to advances in technology and the increasing demand for data and location information. Companies in the geomatics industry are actively seeking new ways to use data and technology to create more efficient, accurate, and cost-effective solutions.

The “Geomatics Industry News” section of our site includes various Canadian geomatics industry related information on GIS surveying, remote sensing, geographic information, cartography, and photogrammetry. See the various pages listed further below for more information …

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GIS Ambassador Program

Spatial Thinking is critical to Problem Solving

Geospatial professionals, educators & students encouraged to help youth develop problem-solving skills using technology through the GIS Ambassador Program ...
The GPS Group

New Venture Focuses on Image Processing & the UAS Industry

A group of geospatial veterans have identified the need to address the global commercial UAS/drone mapping market and have formed The GPS Group to meet the needs of this rapidly expanding segment within the geospatial and mapping industry. The GPS Group helps companies who are seeking to add insight and clarity to the geospatial products they develop for themselves and their clients. The GPS Group specializes in custom image processing services for UAV / drone operators who are looking for a higher standard of accuracy for their terrain and orthoimagery products.
GISCI - GISP Certification

GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam for the GISP Certification

The GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® is open to all individuals interested in attaining the GIS Professional certification. GISCI will offer the Exam to individuals independent of the application for the portfolio review process. This means that GISP applicants can start the certification process by completing an application and taking the examination any time prior to attaining the professional experience required for the professional portfolio.
Explore The Power of Maps - Geography Awareness Week

Explore The Power of Maps – Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Week (GeoWeek) is celebrated every third week of November. Celebrate and explore the power of maps November 15 - 21, 2015. Spatial thinking through maps is one of the most important skills that students can develop as they learn geography, Earth and environmental sciences, and so much more.
Questions to ask before buying a laser scanners

Questions You Should Answer Before You Buy A Laser Scanner

Choosing 3D laser scanners should be a quantitative process with significant ramifications for your project deliverables, project workflow, resources, personnel, time and cost. The initial step is to define your deliverable’s specifications and the necessary workflow to create the 3D model, and then match these with the laser scanner specifications. Before making the final decision to invest in laser scanning technology, be sure to ask the following seven questions to ensure that you have a clear understanding of how the 3D laser scanner specifications, workflow and upfront cost will impact your long-term operations and productivity.
Should you apply for GISP?

the Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP)

Over the past few years the term GISP (geographic information systems professional) has become popular as more and more young professionals look for a way to show that they have become more established in their geomatics careers. Find out what you need to qualify for a GISP & why you should.
worldview geospatial mapping

Mount Royal University Unveils New-Age Mapping Tool

Calgary-based experts are charting a bold new course in geographic education by introducing geospatial software designed for the next generations of tech-savvy learners. The software package, developed with support from TECTERRA, creates 3D maps combining multiple data streams (such as traffic flows, wildlife migration patterns and watersheds) on one digital platform to see how they interact with each other.
E-Book for International Geospatial Job Seekers

E-Book for International Geospatial Job Seekers

The International Employment Guide to Geospatial Careers in Canada is an e-book designed for international geospatial job seekers looking to move to Canada to work in GIS, remote sensing, surveying, geodesy, and geomatics engineering. This guide brings together a wealth of information and expert advice in one easy-to-read manual.
Working with a Leica Total Station

5 most viewed Total Stations

Geo-matching .com is a great website that features a variety of the latest equipment used in the geomatics sector, including total stations. This online service is a great way that allows users to compare various geomatics related product and read other reviews from actual people in the Geospatial sector in order to help them make a well balanced purchase decision. Is interesting to see the top total stations viewed in February from the geomatics community on changed since the last time we posted.