TAG: open source

A look at LocationTech open source geospatial solutions

December 21, 2017By
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LocationTech open source project provides core technology for geospatial big-data analytic solutions. LocationTech has released five open source projects that provide core technology used to build geospatial big data analytics solutions. A working group of the not-for-profit Eclipse Foundation, the LocationTech community builds software for geospatial technology. The Eclipse Foundation enables collaboration on open source software. Besides geospatial technology, the foundation’s 300-plus open source projects include tools... read more

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NGA awards Boundless $36 million contract for GEOINT services

April 18, 2017By

Boundless has been awarded a $36 million contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the primary source of GEOINT for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community. The new contract supports NGA GEOINT Services and purchases services required to package, deliver, maintain and patch accredited open-source geospatial software packages. NGA delivers geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT, that provides a... read more

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Predictive analytics: A helping hand for first responders

May 5, 2016By
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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

Harris collaborates with Boundless for open-source geospatial technology

January 7, 2016By
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  Harris Corporation has expanded a collaboration with Boundless to further extend its capabilities in open-source geospatial technology. This partnership makes it easier and more cost-effective for customers to access, manage and share the huge amount of location-based data available from devices, sensors and satellites, the companies said. Most recently, Harris has developed a geospatial data warehouse called One Object One... read more

GeoQ: Robust homeland security tools for first responders

November 5, 2015By
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When I was the GIS manager of the Atlanta Regional Commission, the most rewarding and important work we did was geospatial support for our first responders. The culmination of this effort was creation of a portable GIS that we could set up in the field on short notice anywhere in the region to provide situational awareness for first responders. The... read more

Boundless Releases OpenGeo Suite 4.6 to Improve Performance

May 12, 2015By

Boundless, a provider of spatial IT solutions, has released OpenGeo Suite 4.6, the newest version of its powerful enterprise geospatial software platform. OpenGeo Suite 4.6 is open-source geospatial software that powers web, mobile and desktop maps and applications across large and small organizations. New capabilities and enhancements in Version 4.6 include: Enhanced OpenGeo Suite Composer, which allows anyone to build and... read more