TAG: military

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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OpenSensorHub: Tackling a modern geospatial ‘Tower of Babel’

January 7, 2016By
Art Kalinski, GISP

The SWE standards, now in version 2.0, have been adopted worldwide supporting scientists, emergency responders and the military. Although SWE opened the door to geospatial integration, much work still remains to clear the path for use of geospatial-capable devices via the Internet. read more

Report: Commercial UAV market to reach $2 billion by 2022

November 9, 2015By
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  The global commercial UAV market size is expected to reach $2.07 billion USD by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. Increasing applications in agriculture and law enforcement are expected to drive the commercial UAV industry growth over the forecast period. Commercial drones are finding applications across various industry verticals globally. Every industrialized country in... read more

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Is GEOINT Too Exclusive?

August 6, 2015By
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Time for a Revolution — or Evolution In July at GEOINT 2015 I was talking with long-time colleague Dr. Todd Bacastow. Many of you may know him as the retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and Penn State professor heavily involved in the Geospatial Intelligence Certificate program and the lead for the GEOINT Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series focused on GEOINT. He... read more

Handheld Group Launches Nautiz X8 Device for GIS

September 23, 2014By
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Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has launched the Nautiz X8 rugged PDA. The Nautiz X8 is a handheld computer with superior processing power, screen performance and battery life, the company said. It is built for tough field conditions primarily in GIS, land surveying, public safety, forestry and the military. The Nautiz X8 is built to enable efficient and reliable data collection in... read more