About Tracy Cozzens

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Tracy Cozzens has served as managing editor of GPS World magazine since 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.

Posts by Tracy Cozzens

Viametris launches new version of urban and road scanner Posted on 03 Jul 2019 in the GIS News & Lidar & More & Products/Services Showcase & Technology categories.

Viametris has launched the second-generation version of the vMS3D, its urban and road lidar scanner. The second-generation version of the 3D mobile vehicle scanner has been redesigned to be more compact.... Read more»

Raytheon, AirMap work on integrating drones into national airspace Posted on 03 Jul 2019 in the GIS News & UAS/UAV categories.

Raytheon Company has signed a strategic agreement with AirMap, an airspace intelligence platform for drones, to collaborate on projects to safely integrate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into the national airspace... Read more»

Landviewer’s new change detection tool runs in a browser Posted on 19 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Imagery & Technology categories.

A major use of remote sensing data is to compare images of an area taken at different times and identify the changes it underwent. With a wealth of long-term satellite... Read more»

Maptitude for Redistricting ready for 2020 cycle Posted on 13 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Maptitude for Redistricting is designed specifically for anyone involved in or preparing for the 2020 redistricting cycle, from novice to professional users. Maptitude for Redistricting 2019 has new partisan competitiveness... Read more»

Phase One offers 3 high-performance, high-altitude lenses Posted on 04 Jun 2019 in the GIS News & Imagery & Technology categories.

Phase One Industrial has expanded its RS and RSM lens offering with three new high performance lenses for high-altitude aerial photography and long-range aerial and ground inspection applications. The 300mm... Read more»

USGS, scientists test drone-based river analysis Posted on 04 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and independent scientists gathered in Auburn, Maine, to evaluate the use of sensor-mounted unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to gauge stream stage, velocity, bathymetry and discharge.... Read more»

Ocean mapping, exploration inventions honored with XPRIZE Posted on 03 Jun 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & UAS/UAV categories.

With more than 80 percent of the world’s oceans unmapped, the deep ocean is one of the last unknown areas on Earth. On May 31, teams with unique exploration solutions... Read more»

Thermal drone designed for efficient solar farm inspections Posted on 15 May 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

The new senseFly Solar 360 UAV is designed to enable the automated and efficient inspection of solar farms. SenseFly has introduced its senseFly Solar 360. Created in collaboration with software... Read more»

New version of Global Mapper SDK supports S-52 marine chart symbology Posted on 10 May 2019 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Blue Marble Geographics has released a new version of the Global Mapper software development kit (SDK), providing software engineers with the means to embed the latest geospatial technology into their... Read more»

GE Aviation brings advanced avionics computing to unmanned vehicles Posted on 30 Apr 2019 in the GIS News & Technology & UAS/UAV categories.

GE Aviation has introduced a new advanced avionics computer specifically built for military and commercial unmanned vehicles. This new computer provides an open architecture design that integrates vehicle management and... Read more»