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Mapping the human face in 900 megapixels

A custom robotic camera that snapped 600 images over the course of half an hour captures detailed portraits of the face that show eyelashes, stray hairs, and pores in all their macro glory.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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White House embarks on climate change mapping project

The government makes maps and data sets from NASA, NOAA, the US Geological Survey, and more available to the public, so that new tools can be created to help communities plan for extreme weather.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Google's Project Tango whips up new mapping tech

Take the latest in computer vision, power it with custom-built hardware and chipsets, and put Google behind the wheel. Welcome to Project Tango, an attempt to revolutionize mobile mapping.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Mapping agency builds all of Great Britain in Minecraft

British governmental mapping company Ordnance Survey has re-created the entirety of Great Britain in Minecraft using real-world data.

By Sep. 27, 2013

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Industrial robots star in projection-mapping video

'Box' is an amazing live performance, mixing robotics, computer graphics, and choreography.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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Apple patent filing maps out smarter mapping app

A freshly published patent application describes a more advanced mapping app that can display a variety of layers with but a touch of your fingers.

By Dec. 19, 2013

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Nokia's business in 2014: Patents, mapping, network gear

After it sells its phone business to Microsoft, Nokia will concentrate on its Here mapping services, its NSN network-equipment business, and licensing its technology and patents.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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Norwegian government stops Apple's aerial mapping of capital

The National Security Authority cites security concerns over the company photographing military buildings in Oslo.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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Social algorithms and social mapping

In 2012, we saw social components woven deeper into the fabric of the Internet and a dramatic increase in mobile usage.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Microsoft reveals 3D mapping, Bing voice controls

Microsoft shows off new 3D-mapping capabilities and voice command integration for Bing at its Build conference in San Francisco. Bing VP Gurdeep Singh Pall demonstrated the features by asking voice search "who is the architect," while looking at a museum on a map demo. The answer quickly popped up.

Jun. 26, 2013