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TAG: Big Data

Predictive analytics: A helping hand for first responders

May 5, 2016By

From bioterrorism to natural disaster emergency management, predictive analytics used with geospatial tools and Big Data is proving to be a powerful new intelligence tool that may help counter global threats. read more

Hexagon and Huawei partner to deliver smart city solutions

January 11, 2016By

Hexagon AB has entered a strategic partnership with Huawei to deliver smart city solutions. With most of the world’s population living in cities, safety and infrastructure challenges are at an all-time high. Hexagon and Huawei are working together to meet this global challenge by integrating Huawei’s communications hardware with Hexagon’s safety and infrastructure software solutions. The combined solution improves interagency... read more

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USGIF Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients

September 10, 2015By

The annual scholarship program supports students studying geospatial sciences.   The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) presented scholarships to 24 students as part of its annual Scholarship Program. USGIF awarded $99,000 in scholarship funds this year, bringing the total funds awarded since the program launched in 2004 to $891,000. Through its scholarship program, USGIF is dedicated to assisting promising... read more

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INTERGEO Conference in Stuttgart Looks to Future

June 3, 2015By

  The conference program and registration for INTERGEO 2015 are now live. Register before July 31 to benefit from the early-bird booking rate. The conference will be open with keynote speeches by Chris Cappelli (Esri Inc.) on “The Age of the Location Platform: How Mapping and GIS are Transforming the Work Environment” and Prof. Georg Gartner (TU Wien, Vienna University of Applied Sciences),... read more

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Big Data Reveals Patterns of Urban Bacteria

February 12, 2015By

A Big Data project in New York last summer set out to map germs on the city subway system, reports the Wall Street Journal. The scientists, from Weill Cornell Medical College, identified hundreds of types of bacteria in the transit system as a way to study the microbiology of urban environments. In the 18-month study, researchers found germs that can cause bubonic plague... read more

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