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TAG: cloud

DJI’s privacy mode enables flight without internet data transfer

October 9, 2017By

DJI has launched a new Local Data Mode that stops internet traffic to and from its DJI Pilot app, providing enhanced data privacy assurances for sensitive government and enterprise customers. Local Data Mode will be available in the next update on the DJI Pilot app on CrystalSky and for select Android tablets. When an operator activates Local Data Mode, the app... read more

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Agency9 releases free global 3D world in CityPlanner

September 7, 2017By

Agency9 has released free global 3D terrain and buildings in CityPlanner, its cloud solution for collaborative urban planning on the web. Agency9 is a provider of software for online 3D visualization of geographic information and maps. “Agency9 currently serves many customers with web-based 3D visualization tools in CityPlanner. With the release of the free global 3D world in CityPlanner, we aim... read more

Esri offers on-demand deployment and managed cloud services

December 1, 2016By

At this year’s AWS re:Invent, Esri announced that customers can now deploy select ArcGIS licenses from Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace instantly, using a pay-per-use pricing model available through hourly or annual subscriptions. AWS re:Invent is being held Nov. 28–Dec. 2 at the Venetian and the Mirage in Las Vegas. Automated software provisioning allows users to launch new projects, respond to... read more

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SimActive enables processing in the cloud

November 29, 2016By

Correlator3D photogrammetry software is officially supporting processing in the cloud. Users can subscribe to an online computing service, such as Amazon EC2, and run Correlator3D on a virtual machine, according to developer SimActive Inc. The main advantage is the capability to use multiple licenses as required. It permits an on-demand deployment of the software on several processing machines, without any computer hardware.... read more

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Skyline PhotoMesh 3D: On-the-fly models while flying

July 7, 2016By

During my tenure as the GIS manager for the Atlanta Regional Commission, I had the opportunity to work with many first responders, primarily police, fire and E911. I always promoted the capabilities of GIS to develop a common operational picture. However, most first responders were not interested in becoming GIS experts, especially with traditional GIS software and ortho imagery. They... read more

Blaze Terra Extension Enables Access to WAMI

March 9, 2015By

Eternix Ltd., provider of software for GIS visualization and editing in 3D, has released its first WAMI extension, enabling Blaze Terra users to access WAMI data through cloud-based services. WAMI — Wide Area Motion Imagery — is an advanced sensor-based technology that has been gaining popularity since its adoption by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OCG). Blaze Terra’s advanced GIS environment allows real-time decision makers working... read more

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Lockheed, Esri Cloud Deployment Enables Government GIS Sharing

February 17, 2015By

Lockheed Martin and Esri have deployed commercial software to the Amazon Web Services Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) environment for the first time with an intelligence community customer, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The move enables government agencies to better share geospatial intelligence. The deployment of the portal for Esri’s ArcGIS geographic information system (GIS) provides a single environment for analysts to securely organize... read more

Esri Managed Cloud Services Achieves Federal Security Milestone

February 11, 2015By

Esri Managed Cloud Services (EMCS) has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) compliance at the moderate level, Esri president Jack Dangermond announced during the Esri Federal GIS Conference in Washington, D.C. EMCS is the first program tailored specifically for a GIS to offer a cloud environment compliant at the FedRAMP moderate level, meaning it satisfies the stringent security requirements... read more

Trend- and Media-Forum at InterGeo Features Innovation, China

October 3, 2014By

The Trend- and Media-Forum at InterGeo 2014, held October 7-9 in Berlin, showcases international trends and visionary presentations. Highlights include the daily JobSHAKER career event and the first cooperation with Chinese media platform 3sNews. The InterGeo Trend- and Media-Forum works with renowned companies and publishing houses to explore interdisciplinary questions and initiate dialogue and debate. With a range of presentations, workshops, award... read more

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Trimble Launches InSphere Data Marketplace of Geospatial Data

September 5, 2014By
The Trimble InSphere Data Manager provides efficient geospatial data management for an entire organization. Photo: Trimble

Trimble has introduced a new Data Marketplace service for the Trimble InSphere geospatial information management platform. The InSphere Data Marketplace allows geospatial professionals to quickly search, locate and obtain spatial data on demand. InSphere users can now find and use additional free and premium spatial data layers, including aerial and satellite imagery, terrain, elevation and topographic maps, building footprints and other third-party... read more