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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

Maptitude for Redistricting ready for 2020 cycle Posted on 13 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Maptitude for Redistricting is designed specifically for anyone involved in or preparing for the 2020 redistricting cycle, from novice to professional users. Maptitude for Redistricting 2019 has new partisan competitiveness... Read more»

Phase One offers 3 high-performance, high-altitude lenses Posted on 04 Jun 2019 in the GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

Phase One Industrial has expanded its RS and RSM lens offering with three new high performance lenses for high-altitude aerial photography and long-range aerial and ground inspection applications. The 300mm... Read more»

USGS, scientists test drone-based river analysis Posted on 04 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and independent scientists gathered in Auburn, Maine, to evaluate the use of sensor-mounted unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to gauge stream stage, velocity, bathymetry and discharge.... Read more»

Ocean mapping, exploration inventions honored with XPRIZE Posted on 03 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & UAS/UAV categories.

With more than 80 percent of the world’s oceans unmapped, the deep ocean is one of the last unknown areas on Earth. On May 31, teams with unique exploration solutions... Read more»

Thermal drone designed for efficient solar farm inspections Posted on 15 May 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

The new senseFly Solar 360 UAV is designed to enable the automated and efficient inspection of solar farms. SenseFly has introduced its senseFly Solar 360. Created in collaboration with software... Read more»

New version of Global Mapper SDK supports S-52 marine chart symbology Posted on 10 May 2019 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Blue Marble Geographics has released a new version of the Global Mapper software development kit (SDK), providing software engineers with the means to embed the latest geospatial technology into their... Read more»

GE Aviation brings advanced avionics computing to unmanned vehicles Posted on 30 Apr 2019 in the GIS News & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

GE Aviation has introduced a new advanced avionics computer specifically built for military and commercial unmanned vehicles. This new computer provides an open architecture design that integrates vehicle management and... Read more»

Raytheon system downs multiple drones in U.S. Air Force exercise Posted on 30 Apr 2019 in the GIS News & More & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

Raytheon Company’s advanced high-power microwave and mobile high-energy laser systems engaged and defeated multiple unmanned aerial system targets during a U.S. Air Force demonstration. The mature HPM and HEL technologies... Read more»

3DR and Wingtra partner on aerial surveying solution Posted on 30 Apr 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

Wingtra and 3DR, producer of the Site Scan drone data platform, have signed a partnership agreement to benefit the mining and surveying industries. Wingtra’s VTOL drone WingtraOne and Site Scan... Read more»

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, delivered a featured presentation on... Read more»