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  • Imagery works for growing city

    Location content provider Nearmap has partnered with the City of Durham, North Carolina, Public Works Department to upgrade its imagery on numerous projects. Using real-time imagery from Nearmap in the field, the department... read more

  • Esri co-sponsors HACKtheMACHINE for U.S. Navy

    Esri is cosponsoring HACKtheMACHINE, the United States Navy’s Digital Experience presented by the Naval Sea Systems Command in Seattle, Washington, Sept. 21–23. The Naval Sea Systems Command is hosting the event to drive... read more

  • Dewberry provides data analytics for Houston post-flooding

    Data collection and analysis will support disaster-related projections and planning. Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been selected as a consultant to Civis Analytics to perform comprehensive data analytics, including flood... read more

  • City emergency support improved with Nearmap imagery

    The Shelby County, Tennessee, Emergency Communications District has implemented Nearmap high-resolution aerial imagery to geocode and plot new addresses and developments into the 911 mapping systems. The mapping systems help fire and rescue,... read more

  • GIS is key to developing smart cities and buildings

    GIS is growing in importance to urban development, whether for environmental impact studies, geofencing or building information modeling (BIM). Sharing GIS data with developers is critical to a coordinated approach to smart city growth. read more

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Hotspot Map: Hotspots indicate some form of clustering in a spatial distribution. In this Incident Analyzer screenshot, the map layers are toggled on, showing how the hotspot layer provides insight into distribution and frequency of incidents. (Image: Hexagon)

Rebrand GIS to better showcase its power

September 20, 2018 0 Comments

GIS specialists are much more than mapmakers. Make sure your organization and customers understand how spatial analytics can help them succeed. By Adam Carnow Most non-GIS users hear the term “G-I-S” and think “M-A-P;” that is, they think of GIS, and GIS practitioners, as mapmakers. Most GIS practitioners have unknowingly perpetuated this image. Ask any GIS practitioner what they do... read more

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An inside look at fighting crime with GIS

September 12, 2018  - By 0 Comments

June’s Geointelligence Insider article on Jack Maple was the human interest article. One of the readers of June’s article had the opportunity to meet Jack Maple. I appreciate the feedback. This... read more

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Airbus, Orbital Insight partner on OneAtlas analytics platform

September 20, 2018  - By 0 Comments

Europe-based Airbus Defence and Space has entered into a partnership with Orbital Insight, a U.S.-based geospatial analytics company, to build a suite of geospatial analytics services and tools. The agreement... read more

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Rebecca Lasica, director of enterprise platforms and partners at Harris Geospatial Solutions, offers a rundown on the company’s PrecisionPass solution at Xponential 2018. According to the company, PrecisionPass enables UAV pilots to quickly determine in the field if a data collection meets the required criteria or if it needs to be collected again.

Harris showcases PrecisionPass solution at Xponential 2018

August 2, 2018  - By 0 Comments

Rebecca Lasica, director of enterprise platforms and partners at Harris Geospatial Solutions, offers a rundown on the company’s PrecisionPass solution at Xponential 2018. According to the company, PrecisionPass enables UAV pilots to quickly determine in the field if a data collection meets the required... read more

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