TAG: data analytics

Analysis of satellite imagery shows reduced NO2 in China, Italy

March 23, 2020By
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Descartes Labs, a geospatial data analytics company, is using satellite imagery analysis to examine how the coronavirus reduced nitrogen dioxide (NO2) emissions in China. NO2 is produced by vehicles, power plants and heavy industries such as cement manufacturing, which were shut down during the coronavirus epidemic. Descartes Labs shared its visualization in a Facebook post. The visualization maps a time... read more

Vexcel Imaging to acquire image resources from Verisk

February 7, 2020By
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Vexcel Imaging, a provider of aerial imagery data, large-format aerial cameras and photogrammetry software, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the imagery sourcing group from Verisk’s Geomni business. The acquisition will combine Geomni’s imagery surveying and content-related teams and assets into Vexcel. Verisk, a data analytics provider, will be a minority owner in Vexcel with full access to all... read more

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Book on open source GIS coming in May

January 30, 2018By

A new book on open-source geospatial information systems (GIS) will be published in May. Information on the book is available on Emerging Trends in Open Source Geographic Information Systems, by Naveenchandra N. Srivastava  of the Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo-Informatics, India. Open access to information of geographic places and spatial relationships provides an essential part of the analytical processing of... read more

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Esri honors Microsoft for innovation in location strategy

March 7, 2017By

Esri has awarded Microsoft Corporation with the New Technology Integration Award at the Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs. The award honors a company in Esri’s Partner Network for taking map visualization and location analytics to the next level by integrating ArcGIS in a new or innovative way. Microsoft was recognized for integrating Esri’s ArcGIS Maps into Microsoft Power BI, a... read more

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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