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

Team to collect Arctic surveillance data for NGA Posted on 11 Dec 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded GeoNorth Information Systems (GNIS) a five-year, $15 million contract for persistent surveillance services of the Arctic region. Lockheed Martin will provide a scalable... Read more»

Boundless receives nod from U.S. Army for desktop GIS software Posted on 05 Dec 2018 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Certificate of Networthiness accreditation affirms U.S. Army’s use of Boundless Desktop for battlespace awareness in warfighter missions. Boundless Desktop has received the U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness (CoN), an accreditation that... Read more»

Global Mapper SDK updated for greater geospatial intelligence Posted on 03 Dec 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Imagery & Technology categories.

Version 20 of the Global Mapper Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available, along with the accompanying Lidar Module SDK. Mirroring the most important capabilities of the desktop version of... Read more»

SimActive software speeds large-scale photogrammetry project Posted on 27 Nov 2018 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Photogrammetry software Correlator3D was used for a large-scale project by First Base Solutions, announced software developer SimActive Inc. The software allowed the processing of 50,000 large-format images at 200 megapixels, collected at... Read more»

NASA releases satellite damage map of Camp Fire Posted on 26 Nov 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

The Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena has produced a map showing the damage caused by the Camp Fire in Northern California.... Read more»

Virtual Surveyor eliminates need for third-party apps for data processing Posted on 13 Nov 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

Drone surveying software Virtual Surveyor now eliminates the need for clients to use third-party applications to prepare data for processing. Released this week, Virtual Surveyor 6.1 now handles on-the-fly projections that previously... Read more»

Bentley Systems to acquire AIworx for machine learning, IoT Posted on 13 Nov 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

Bentley Systems has entered an agreement to acquire Quebec City-based AIworx, provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services. Bentley Systems is a global provider of software... Read more»

NASA program for UAVs in cities turns to NextNav Posted on 13 Nov 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

NextNav’s Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS) service has been accepted for use by NASA. NASA will use NextNav’s MBS network as part of its CERTAIN (City Environment for Range Testing of Autonomous... Read more»

DigitalGlobe provides satellite imagery of Paradise fire Posted on 12 Nov 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

  Update: The Camp Fire is now the deadliest fire in California history, claiming more than 50 lives. DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite collected new imagery of the deadly Camp Fire near... Read more»

CHC Navigation introduces Alpha3D mobile mapper Posted on 12 Nov 2018 in the GIS News & More & Products/Services Showcase categories.

CHC Navigation has launched the Alpha3D Mobile Mapping solution, which provides a combination of sensor technologies and the company’s core GNSS expertise. The Alpha3D is a high-performance, vehicle-independent mobile mapping... Read more»