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General Geographic Information Systems Technology

Using Geoportals to Improve Decision-Making in Developing Countries

Geoportals are digital platforms that provide easy access to geographic information and related services. These platforms are becoming increasingly important for developing nations, as they can help decision-makers access the data they need to make informed decisions about land use, infrastructure development, and natural resource management. In this article, we will explore the importance of geoportals for developing nations and provide examples of how these platforms are being used to support sustainable development.

Land Surveying Technology

The End of an Era? How Emerging Technologies are Redefining the Role of Land Surveyors

Land surveyors have long been a critical part of the construction and development process, responsible for accurately mapping and measuring land in order to determine property boundaries, create building plans, and ensure that structures are built to code. However, as emerging technologies continue to advance, many are beginning to question the future of the land surveying profession and whether or not it will be replaced by technology.

News Technology

GPS Will Soon be Long-Gone

Virtual positioning systems are a technology that allows users to determine their location and orientation in virtual or augmented reality environments. They offer advantages over GPS such as increased accuracy and versatility, as they can be used in a wide range of environments and situations. Potential applications for virtual positioning systems include transportation and gaming. As the technology continues to develop, it may eventually replace GPS as the dominant technology for positioning and navigation.