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USGIF Names 2015 Lundahl-Finnie Lifetime Achieveme...

ByUSGIF
on 26 June 2015

Washington, D.C., June 26, 2015 —This morning, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation...

Sidwell Awarded Esri(R) ArcGIS Online Specialty De...

BySidwell
on 24 June 2015

June 24, 2015 — The Sidwell Company, the national industry leader of GIS solutions for Local Go...

BlackSky Global Reveals Plan to Image the Planet i...

ByBlackSky Global
on 21 June 2015

SEATTLE, June 16, 2015—BlackSky Global, a satellite imaging company, today...

Satellite Imagery Tasking Now Available via SpyMeS...

ByOrbit Logic
on 19 June 2015

GREENBELT, Md., June 19, 2015—With yet another first-of-its-kind capability, Orbit Logic announ...

Booz Allen Hamilton and the Impact of Data Science...

ByBooz Allen Hamilton
on 19 June 2015

McLean, Va., June 19, 2015 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) senior data science and incident r...

Boundless Certifies Latest QGIS Release with OpenG...

ByBoundlessGEO
on 18 June 2015

New York, NY & Washington, DC, June 18, 2015 — Boundless, the leading provider of open source ge...

Australian Defence Force Commences Training Exerci...

ByAeroVironment
on 17 June 2015

PARIS, At Paris Air Show, June 17, 2015—AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced...

Esri and NT Concepts Help Transition Google Earth...

ByESRI
on 17 June 2015

Redlands, California, June 17, 2015  — In coordination with Google, Esri is providing replaceme...

Sentinel-2A Satellite Ready for Launch from Kourou

ByAirbus Defence & Space
on 17 June 2015

June 16, 2015—Sentinel-2A, Europe´s next Copernicus satellite in Space, is being readied by engineer...

LEAD’AIR Finalizes the Design for UAM - Unmanned A...

ByParul Dubey
on 16 June 2015

June 16, 2015 —  LEAD’AIR, the US manufacturer of the renowned MIDAS aerial camera systems and...

Avenza's PDF Maps app 2.5: Go-To App for Experts &...

ByAvenza Systems
on 16 June 2015

TORONTO, June 16, 2015 — Avenza Systems Inc., a leading developer of cartographic software –includin...

GeoNorth Expands Capabilities and Formerly Announc...

ByGeoNorth
on 12 June 2015

Anchorage, Alaska, June 12, 2015 —  GeoNorth, LLC (www.geonorth.com), specializing in the devel...

Federal Aviation Administration Grants Section 333...

ByEagleView
on 12 June 2015

Bothell, Wash., June 12, 2015 — The Property Drone Consortium (PDC), a collaboration of insurance ca...

Pictometry to Host FutureView 2015 User Conference

ByEagleView
on 11 June 2015

Bothell, Wash., June 11, 2015 — EagleView Technology Corporation, a leading technology provider...

Bluesky National Tree Map Supports Research into S...

ByBluesky
on 10 June 2015

Leicestershire, UK, June 10, 2015—An aerial map of trees is helping scientists to understand th...

Perspectives

Is the geospatial-intelligence sector at the heart of the geospatial revolution?

30 June 2015

At last week’s GEOINT Symposium, organized by the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, the keynotes and many of the sessions continued...

How are 3D maps spurring innovation and economic activity?

09 June 2015

Detailed 3D mapping is much more readily accessible thanks to a wide variety of new sensors, high-performance processing tools, automation...

Do you fear the takeover of artificial intelligence in the geospatial marketplace?

19 May 2015

Artificial intelligence is present and growing in adoption in workflows that require the processing of large imagery datasets. Algorithms that...

How has cloud computing added friction in the geospatial software space?

05 May 2015

As cloud computing is increasingly becoming the platform for software delivery, accompanied by software subscriptions and software as a service...

Will high-altitude UAS rewrite the game for remote sensing?

14 April 2015

The unmanned aircraft system (UAS) era of Earth observation has started, and the momentum is gaining. Even though regulations are...

Features

DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 Imaging Satellite Pioneers Global Sensing

China's Beidou System Gets a Commercial Partner in Alibaba

Improving Global Carbon Estimates with LiDAR

Interviews

TerraGo Opens Things Up with OpenGeoPDF

TerraGo Opens Things Up with OpenGeoPDF

25 November 2014

For a decade now, TerraGo has worked with an understanding that as uses of geospatial data grow, the number of...

Surrey Satellite US is Poised to Start Manufacturing Satellites Amidst Growing Demand

Surrey Satellite US is Poised to Start Manufacturing Satellites Amidst Growing Demand

18 August 2014

The small satellite market has been heating up over the past few years, with many new companies looking to launch...

Hexagon Geospatial Re-packages to Hit Producers, Providers and those that Extend the Platform

Hexagon Geospatial Re-packages to Hit Producers, Providers and those that Extend the Platform

08 August 2014

The geospatial technologies of Intergraph are now part of Hexagon Geospatial, providing a unified approach that aims to meet industry...

Columns

Geospatial Big Data - The Next Petroleum

Geospatial Big Data - The Next Petroleum

ByVagner Sacramento
on 17 March 2015

One of the hottest topics recently in the world of IT, and in business in general, is just how the...

Exploring the Issues of Drones and Privacy

Exploring the Issues of Drones and Privacy

ByHarold Schuch
on 24 November 2014

Fears are often illogical, but their promotion can convert them to legal realities. Is there reason to fear drones? Can...

The “Importance of Now” in Spatial Functions across the Real-Time Enterprise

The “Importance of Now” in Spatial Functions across the Real-Time Enterprise

ByAlex Philp
on 04 November 2014

One of the greatest challenges in location analytics is the optimization and acceleration of the relational database model. Significant numbers...