News tagged with mapping technology

Google cameras map popular Grand Canyon trails

(AP)—Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and to British Columbia's snow-covered slopes by snowmobile.

dateOct 24, 2012 in Internet
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Sharp begins production of 5-inch full-HD LCD panels

Sharp Corporation has started production of 5-inch full-HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels, 443 ppi) LCD panels for smartphones with a pixel density among the highest in the world. Production began at the end of September and full-scale ...

dateOct 01, 2012 in Hardware
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Counting penguins from space

A new study using satellite mapping technology reveals there are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than was previously thought. The results provide an important benchmark for monitoring the impact ...

dateApr 13, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Multibeam sonar can map undersea gas seeps

A technology commonly used to map the bottom of the deep ocean can also detect gas seeps in the water column with remarkably high fidelity, according to scientists from the University of New Hampshire and ...

dateOct 06, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Dynamic maps aid epidemiological investigations

A team of researchers has developed a dynamic mapping tool to gain a more nuanced view of the links between diseases and environmental exposures. The application of the method is illustrated by a number of examples of associations ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Health
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