Day: February 12, 2021

ISRO Joins Hands With MapmyIndia to Take on Google Maps With Homegrown Mapping Portal

Indian Space Research Organisation and location and navigation technology solutions provider MapmyIndia announced an initiative to partner together to offer India’s best, and fully indigenous, mapping portal, and geospatial services.

It combines the power of MapmyIndia’s digital maps and technologies with ISRO’s catalogue of satellite imagery and earth observation data, according to MapmyIndia’s CEO and Excutive Director, Rohan Verma.

He termed it a path-breaking milestone in India’s journey towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat, wherein Indian users would not be dependent on foreign organisations for maps, navigation, and geospatial services, and leverage made-in-India solutions instead.

“You don’t need Google Maps/Earth any longer”, Verma said in the headline in an article on LinkedIn.

According to ISRO, the Department of Space (DoS) – ISRO comes under it – has joined hands with MapmyIndia to combine their geospatial expertise and build holistic solutions by leveraging their geoportals.

DoS entered into an MoU

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For All Mankind Time Capsule AR App Bridges the Hole Between Season 1 and Season 2

For All Mankind now has an AR expertise. Apple and collection co-creator Ronald D. Moore have unveiled For All Mankind Time Capsule, an augmented actuality app — now accessible on iPhone and iPad — that explores the decade-long hole between seasons one and two of the Apple TV+ present. Season 1 led to 1974, and For All Mankind season 2 picks up in 1983. For All Mankind Time Capsule is instructed by means of the eyes of teenage Danny Stevens, the son of astronauts Gordo (Michael Dorman) and Tracy Stevens (Sarah Jones). In it, you’ll discover a field full of interactive keepsakes, stuffed with particulars about his life and the For All Mankind universe.

“This was one thing that got here up very early within the improvement of For All Mankind,” Moore instructed reporters over video convention. “Like actually after we had bought the present For All Mankind, considered one

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