Using its free OS OpenData, the mapping agency translated 50-metre chunks of Britain into blocks in one of the biggest real-world Minecraft maps ever made.
Working at a site off Oahu once used as a marine munitions dump, the Army's Roumrs ROV has cleared dozens of pieces of exploded ordnance.
Ordnance Survey is backing GeoVation, a competition to win cash for ideas that make the map of the future
British governmental mapping company Ordnance Survey has re-created the entirety of Great Britain in Minecraft using real-world data.
ViewRanger wants you to get out in the snow, with a sat-nav app that uses Ordnance Survey maps to keep you from getting lost in a drift, and support for glove-friendly touchscreen phones
Boeing test-markets a directed-energy device for ordnance disposal, set on a mobile platform traditionally used for anti-aircraft missions.
The United Kingdom's denizens now can add detail such as paths and businesses to Google's online maps service. But remember: it's free labor for Google.
The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.
Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.