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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

SpaceDataHighway starts full Copernicus service Posted on 19 Mar 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

The Airbus-operated SpaceDataHighway has begun regularly relaying data from the Sentinel-2A satellite, after the successful end of the commissioning period. This marks the start of the SpaceDataHighway service using all... Read more»

Sygic adopts what3words address system for fleets Posted on 19 Mar 2018 in the GIS News & Mobile Devices & Technology categories.

Sygic is partnering with innovative addressing system what3words. Sygic business solutions and consumer apps are used by more than 200 million drivers and 2,000 fleets worldwide including Amazon. Sygic is... Read more»

SimActive launches free data-processing service using Correlator3D Posted on 16 Mar 2018 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, is offering a new free data-processing service using Correlator3D. New users can upload their first UAV, satellite or aerial image project to obtain... Read more»

Viametris mobile backpack scanner includes panoramic camera Posted on 16 Mar 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Mobile Devices & Technology categories.

Mobile-scanning company Viametris has launched the bMS3D backpack mobile scanning system, which features an embedded 360° camera. Narrow streets and pedestrian zones are considered hurdles when it comes to mobile scanning. The... Read more»

6 story maps show how data can illustrate the world Posted on 15 Mar 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS Software & GSS Monthly & Opinions & Technology categories.

Story maps combine geographic data with  multimedia to tell a story and present information in a useful, interesting way.  While many story maps are designed for general, non-technical audiences, some story... Read more»

Wingtra launches WingtraOne PPK precision mapping drone Posted on 14 Mar 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GNSS/GPS & Imagery & More & Products/Services Showcase categories.

Wingtra has officially launched the WingtraOne PPK high-precision mapping drone. Wingtra said its drone, which features vertical take-off and landing, is designed to set a new benchmark for large-scale surveying and mapping applications.... Read more»

GEO Business expands for 2018, registration now open Posted on 14 Mar 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

GEO Business, the United Kingdom’s largest geospatial exhibition and conference, has announced that registration is now open. The GEO Business show has grown every year since its inception, and the... Read more»

Esri FedGIS Conference showcases spatial analytics for government action Posted on 14 Mar 2018 in the GIS News categories.

Esri will be hosting the 21st annual Esri Federal GIS (FedGIS) Conference March 20-21 at the Walter E. Washington Center in Washington, D.C. All federal government agency workers are invited to join... Read more»

USGIF extends partnership with DigitalGlobe Foundation Posted on 13 Mar 2018 in the GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

USGIF’s 14 accredited collegiate programs granted DigitalGlobe imagery access The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has furthered its partnership with the DigitalGlobe Foundation. Together, they will grant 14 schools... Read more»

GEOINT 2018 features top US defense speakers Posted on 13 Mar 2018 in the GIS News categories.

The GEOINT Symposium, hosted annually by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), returns to Tampa, Florida, April 22-25. The annual symposium gathers the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities as... Read more»