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Esri acquires ClearTerra location data extraction technology

February 23, 2018By
The LocateXT extension for ArcMap is used to extract locations from unstructured data (messages, reports, briefings) into a geodatabase feature class. (Image: ClearTerra)

New Capabilities Provide Support for Unstructured Data in the ArcGIS Platform Spatial analytics company Esri has acquired technology from ClearTerra, a company that offers geospatial and activity-based intelligence tools. The acquisition will provide ArcGIS platform users the ability to easily discover and extract geographic coordinates from unstructured textual data like emails, briefings and reports, instantly generating intelligent map-based information. This capability will make... read more

South Korea defense agency selects SimActive’s Correlator3D

January 17, 2018By
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The Republic of Korea Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has selected SimActive’s Correlator3D software. The agency’s use of the software will include processing UAV and satellite imagery. The transaction was facilitated through a SimActive partner in the region, GeoFocus Inc. “The software was originally developed for military clients, which is reflected in the processing speed and rigorous mapping standards the technology adheres... read more

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Boundless partners with global special forces foundation

September 6, 2017By
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Boundless has partnered with the Global SOF Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that aims to build and grow an international Special Operations Forces (SOF) network of military, government, commercial and educational stakeholders. The foundation fosters SOF objectives and partnerships to confront both global and networked threats. “We’re honored to partner with an organization that supports national and international Armed Forces... read more

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LizardTech certified by US Army for GeoExpress and Express Server

January 10, 2017By

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, has received Certificates of Networthiness (CoN) for GeoExpress 9.x and Express Server 9.x from the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM). The CoN signifies that GeoExpress and Express Server are configured to the current Army Golden Master (AGM) baseline and comply with all U.S. Army and Department... read more

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Incident software honored with Intergeo award

October 21, 2016By
Hotspot Map: Hotspots indicate some form of clustering in a spatial distribution. In this Incident Analyzer screenshot, the map layers are toggled on, showing how the hotspot layer provides insight into distribution and frequency of incidents.

The Incident Analyzer Smart M.App, by Hexagon, won the Wichmann Innovations Award 2016 for Best Software on Oct. 13 at Intergeo in Hamburg, Germany. The Smart M.App helps a variety of industries visualize trends and identify correlations in mapping incident data. Incident Analyzer provides an intuitive, user-friendly environment for consuming incident data in a dynamic information experience, according to Hexagon.... read more

Geodetics introduces mobile mapping system with lidar, GPS

September 22, 2016By
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Geodetics Inc.’s newest mobile mapping product, Geo-MMS, is a fully integrated lidar mapping payload for integration with unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The Geo-MMS includes an inertial navigation system coupled with a lidar sensor. Raw data from the integrated GPS, inertial measurement unit (IMU) and lidar sensors are recorded on the internal data-recording device and can be post-processed using Geodetics’ lidar tool... read more

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U.S. Navy awards defense contract to Esri for support services

August 2, 2016By

SeapPort-e, the U.S. Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services, has awarded Esri a defense contract for its geographic information system (GIS) technology services. SeaPort-e provides a standardized, efficient means of soliciting services and support from businesses small and large. This indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract simplifies the acquisition process for the federal government by facilitating multiple task orders for... read more

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GammaTech introduces customizable, rugged PC

July 6, 2016By
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GammaTech Computer Corp.is offering a new all-in-one computer, the Durabook V10BB. The unit is a highly customizable, ultra-rugged, all-in-one computer designed specifically for military and homeland security applications. The unit is compliant with multiple military standards and IP67 specification to meet extremely harsh conditions while providing highly reliable CCCI and battle management capabilities. The V10BB can be tailored to meet specific applications or requirements... read more

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Arcturus VTOL UAS deployed with the Mexican Navy

May 2, 2016By

Arcturus UAV reports the Mexican Navy has deployed its T-20 Jump fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) UAV for unspecified operations in Mexico. The customer took delivery of the VTOL system in March. The announcement was made at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2016. The T-20 Jump is a VTOL variant of Arcturus UAV’s catapult launched T-20 platform. It operates without any special... read more

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MediaMapper Mobile featured at GEOINT App Store

March 7, 2016By
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Red Hen Systems‘ MediaMapper Mobile app for Android is available for download at the GEOINT App Store at no cost to credentialed U.S. government employees, first responders and the Department of Defense. It is the second app developed in the private sector to be added to the store. MediaMapper Mobile shows users where they have been, what they have seen, and... read more

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