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GeoWorks March Newsletter

Want to know what we’re working on here at GeoWorks? Read our full newsletter here: https://geoworks.sg/geoworks-newsletter-2/ Contact us here: https://geoworks.sg/contactus/  

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Meet a GeoWorks GeoPartner: Foursquare – Evolving from a Popular Consumer App to a Location Data and Technology Platform Serving B2B Enterprises

Many Singaporeans would be familiar with Foursquare – the mobile application that makes personalised recommendations of the best or most popular nearby amenities such as food or entertainment outlets, based on a user’s location and search data. However, Foursquare is much more than just a lifestyle app – it is actually a location intelligence company…

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Singapore-based UNL raises $2m to create smart addresses

UNL has raised US$2 million in the early stage of funding for its upcoming innovation that they’re currently working on. UNL is building what it calls the “internet of places” to make e-commerce accessible for everyone, including the 4 billion people without an address. Read the article to find out more.   GeoTech Company Featured:…

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Singapore’s National Supercomputing Resources Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

Singapore scientists can now tap into the country’s unique supercomputing resources for COVID-19 research through a special Call for Projects (CfP) put out by the National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore. The COVID-19 Special CfP comes outside of normal CfP cycles, which happen twice a year. This provision allows researchers who are involved in COVID-19-related research…

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Singapore Land Authority Launches 3D Singapore Sandbox at GeoWorks

For the first time, nationwide 3D geospatial data will be made available for testing innovative solutions Singapore Land Authority announces the launch of 3D Singapore Sandbox today, a first-of-its-kind collaborative environment for technology industry partners and developers. This initiative aims to encourage the use of 3D city models and geospatial data to develop and test new…

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TNO’s Vision for Sustainable Urban Development

TNO, a GeoWorks GeoTech from Amsterdam demonstrated their Urban Strategy platform for Urban Digital Twinning at a seminar at GeoWorks on 10th March 2020. TNO and GeoWorks collaborate and work together on traffic and transport and industry connections. Jeroen Borst, TNO’s Program Manager Digitalisation, gave a talk on how its Urban strategy platform enables cities…

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Women Who Code Monthly Social Coding @ GeoWorks

Save the date ladies! On the first Friday of each month, Women Who Code Singapore meets at GeoWorks to bring you the event “WWCode social coding @ GeoWorks”. Here at GeoWorks, we truly take the “work” out of networking as participants spend the first half an hour relaxing and chatting with like-minded women coders. Take…

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OneMap’s “Find PHPC Nearby” query is available now!

You can now search for PHPC (Public Health Preparedness Centres) with OneMap’s “Find PHPC Nearby” query, within a 2 km radius. PHPCs provide special subsidies for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents diagnosed with respiratory illnesses (e.g. common cold). Download/update OneMap on: Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details… iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/onemap-sg/id1244720012… FAQs on the PHPC subsidy programme: https://www.flugowhere.gov.sg/faq

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Volocopter Series C funding

Volocopter has managed to extend its Series C funding to $94 million with the aid of lead investor DB Schenker. In turn, Volocopter intends to use this capital to certify its VoloCity aircraft for commercial operation.   GeoTech Company Featured: Volocopter Publisher: TechCrunch Article Link: ClickHere Press Release: ClickHere  

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