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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

How lidar boosts the value of mobile mapping Posted on 23 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

Velodyne presents business cases of lidar solutions in forestry, utilities and surveying at AUVSI’s Xponential. Frank Bertini, UAV and robotics business manager at Velodyne Lidar (booth #1420), will deliver a... Read more»

Drone aids archaeology in Scotland Posted on 22 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

The National Trust for Scotland commissioned Glasgow-based GeoGeo to carry out a drone survey of the inner Hebridean islands of Canna and Sanday in November 2018. Using an ultra-high-definition camera,... Read more»

Correcting the census: Household sizes in Maptitude 2019 Posted on 17 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & More & Products/Services Showcase & Technology categories.

Household size distributions are critical inputs to many business analyses, but may not be correctly derived from U.S. Census data, according to Caliper. The Census counts people at their geographic... Read more»

SimActive software used with eBee X for shoreline mapping Posted on 17 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, announced that Correlator3D is being used for mapping projects in Brittany, France, by Altimedias. An eBee X equipped with senseFly S.O.D.A. 3D camera... Read more»

Global Mapper app now on NGA’s IGAPP store Posted on 17 Apr 2019 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Global Mapper Mobile is now available to U.S. government agencies through the Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program (IGAPP). The mobile app is provided by Blue Marble Geographics. Administered by the National... Read more»

Trimble launches high-accuracy field device for GIS Posted on 17 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Mobile Devices & Technology categories.

The Trimble TDC150 handheld is a new field computer designed for GIS data collection, inspection and management activities. The TDC150 provides users with a rugged device that has the flexibility of... Read more»

3D mapping of Notre Dame will help restoration Posted on 15 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Lidar & Technology categories.

Detailed 3D maps of the iconic and historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris hold out hope for accurate reconstruction after it was devastated by a massive fire April 15. Both... Read more»

Farmers on Climate FieldView can access satellite imagery Posted on 08 Apr 2019 in the GIS News & Imagery & Products/Services Showcase & Technology categories.

Airbus Defence and Space and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, have announced a global agreement to deliver frequently updated satellite imagery from Airbus to farmers through Climate FieldView,... Read more»

Copernicus Masters 2019 submissions now open Posted on 05 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

The Copernicus Masters competition awards applications and solutions that use Copernicus data to tackle important challenges. Submissions for the 2019 awards opened on April 1. The demand for Earth observation... Read more»

WingtraOne offers RedEdge-MX vegetation camera option Posted on 03 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Technology categories.

The WingtraOne vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) fixed-wing mapping drone now carries the RedEdge-MX multispectral sensor for vegetation mapping. The WingtraOne is a VTOL drone that allows for flexible take-off... Read more»