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Map Markup Language (MapML) is a project initiated by the W3C Maps for HTML Community Group. MapML extends the use of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) web map services by offering a hypertext for Web maps that is analogous to what HTML is for Web pages. Background By defining innovative geoprocessing operations using the web infrastructure, …

Publishing Imagery in the Amazon Cloud with CubeWerx OpenImageMap

When it comes to Big Data, aerial and satellite imagery is as big as it gets. But with the rise of cloud computing, and new tools built specifically to take advantage of its capabilities, the task of turning all that data into information is getting a lot easier. Managing and publishing large volumes of aerial and satellite …

Open Source or Software as a Service?

Thinking of going open-source for geospatial web services? Why managed services based on open standards might be a better decision for your organization. The advantages and benefits of open-source software solutions are firmly established and well-known. The movement has matured from its early, radical beginnings as a social movement into a highly effective and widely …

Imagery collaboratives deliver Big Data at big savings to small groups

Let’s face it: collecting and managing high resolution geospatial imagery is expensive and difficult. There are good reasons why only the largest, most monolithic organizations collect their own imagery. Smaller organizations have many of the same requirements as larger entities, but they often lack the budget necessary to implement solutions. Lower cost drone-acquired data is …

CubeWerx has a long and rich history working with the Open GIS Consortium (OGC), helping to develop the standards that are the backbone of interoperability in our industry. We’ve added a new page to our website detailing some of this history. Check it out!  

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