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

Nearmap releases new aerial imagery inside MapBrowser interface Posted on 15 Nov 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Products/Services Showcase & Technology categories.

Vertical aerial maps extended to include uninterrupted panorama imagery and measurable oblique images Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, announces the release of new forms of... Read more»

A search engine for the planet? Try the demo Posted on 15 Nov 2017 in the Featured Stories & GSS Monthly & Imagery & Technology categories.

Where are all the windmills on Earth? Or oil derricks? How about baseball stadiums? You could scan through the millions of satellite images snapped by hundreds of satellites now circling... Read more»

Ground system ready for Joint Polar Satellite launch Posted on 09 Nov 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Technology categories.

Newest version of Raytheon’s Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System is now operational Raytheon’s next-generation Common Ground System for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS CGS 2.0) is now... Read more»

GeoSLAM launches ZEB-REVO RT at fall exhibits Posted on 01 Nov 2017 in the BIM & Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Lidar & Technology categories.

The ZEB-REVO RT is the next generation of the ZEB-REVO, GeoSLAM’s lightweight handheld laser scanner that allows the rapid and simple mapping of complex, indoor and multi-level spaces. The ZEB-REVO... Read more»

SimActive automates direct georeferencing Posted on 31 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & GNSS/GPS & Technology categories.

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, has launched an automated solution for direct georeferencing from real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning. Within the new workflow feature, users can achieve get high... Read more»

USGS tool allows users to explore mountains worldwide Posted on 24 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Imagery & Mapping & Technology categories.

A new tool that gives users a detailed view of the world’s mountains is now available from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The Global Mountain Explorer can help users ranging from... Read more»

Esri ArcGIS helps firefighters with mutual response Posted on 23 Oct 2017 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

The International Association of Fire Chiefs, Intermedix and Esri have signed an agreement to build the National Mutual Aid System or NMAS. The NMAS will be the next-generation version of... Read more»

Orbital Witness wins Airbus’ Global Earth Observation Challenge Posted on 23 Oct 2017 in the GIS News & Imagery & Mapping & Technology categories.

Airbus has named Orbital Witness the winner of its Global Earth Observation Challenge. Orbital Witness will receive a voucher worth €50,000 for the acquisition of satellite data and will benefit... Read more»

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»