About Tracy Cozzens

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Tracy Cozzens has served as managing editor of GPS World magazine since 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.

Posts by Tracy Cozzens

VTOL drone company Wingtra partners with Pix4D Posted on 14 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

Professional drone company Wingtra is partnering with photogrammetry company Pix4D. Pix4D’s software suite is now available to WingtraOne users, both directly and via Wingtra’s distributors. WingtraOne, Wingtra’s main product, is a vertical take-off and... Read more»

Esri tracks wildfires with interactive map Posted on 12 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GNSS/GPS & Mapping & Technology categories.

Using live data from USGS and Waze, a new Esri interactive map visualizes active wildfire locations and traffic alerts for Northern California. The map incorporates a new mapping technique to group... Read more»

DigitalGlobe releases images of Northern California wildfires Posted on 12 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

DigitalGlobe has released high-resolution satellite images of the wildfires burning in Northern California. These wildfires have killed at least 21 people, destroyed at least 3,500 structures, and burned more than... Read more»

Research project reveals Old Faithful secrets Posted on 12 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GNSS/GPS & Mapping & Technology categories.

University of Utah scientists have mapped the near-surface geology around Old Faithful. Read more»

GPS.gov helps with wrong addresses on personal devices Posted on 12 Oct 2017 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Members of the public often turn to GPS World and Geospatial Solutions for help when their personal device gives them incorrect mapping information. GPS.gov has set up a page that... Read more»

Topcon announces connectivity enhancements with Bentley Systems Posted on 10 Oct 2017 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Topcon Positioning Group announces advances in its direct communication between the Bentley Systems design applications and the Topcon suite of software solutions with the release of MAGNET 4.3.1. The MAGNET... Read more»

DigitalGlobe selects Raytheon as satellite imaging payload provider Posted on 10 Oct 2017 in the GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

Solution doubles DigitalGlobe’s capacity to collect 30-centimeter commercial satellite imagery. Raytheon Company has been selected by DigitalGlobe as the next-generation WorldView Legion satellite imaging constellation payload provider. Under the contract, Raytheon... Read more»

Apply now for methane leak detection technology competition Posted on 10 Oct 2017 in the GIS News categories.

Just over three weeks remain to apply to the Mobile Monitoring Challenge (MMC), led by Stanford and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) with technical advice from ExxonMobil. There’s a big push... Read more»

Insitu demos UAV/GIS system for fighting wildfires Posted on 09 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

Following successful test flights, Insitu’s ScanEagle helps combat Oregon wildfire. UAV company Insitu and Esri have successfully completed test flights on a new way to support firefighting efforts using software for firefighters and first... Read more»

Hexagon acquires 5D visualization company Luciad Posted on 09 Oct 2017 in the GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

Hexagon AB has acquired Luciad, a Belgian-based software company specializing in the visualization and analysis of real-time geospatial information. Luciad’s visualization technologies support live connections to dynamic sensor feeds in a... Read more»