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IBM Launches Humanitarian Initiatives to Help Contain Ebola Outbreak in Africa

Tuesday, October 28th 2014

Taps data and citizen engagement against the spread of disease Oct 27, 2014 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched several initiatives to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa. They include a citizen engagement and analytics system in Sierra Leone that enables communities affected by Ebola to...

Blue Water Satellite To Develop Spectral Imaging Tools Using Google Maps For Work Cloud Mapping

Monday, October 20th 2014

Blue Water Satellite (BWS) a Toledo, Ohio, company that uses satellite and other spectral imagery and patented image processing to monitor the world's land and water resources announced its collaboration with Google Maps for Work. Working with the Google Maps for Work, BWS is providing feedback...

Trimble Horizon—a New Cloud Platform for Field Service Management

Thursday, October 16th 2014

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its new cloud-based platform for field service management—Trimble® Horizon. Trimble Horizon will be the core platform for its Field Service Management (FSM) suite of solutions and services. Built upon Trimble’s robust hosting and infrastructure framework,...

ARC: Driven by New Technologies and Bigger Systems, the GIS Market Reaches New Heights

Monday, October 13th 2014

Cloud computing, mobile devices, and more and newer data capture technologies are driving the geographic information system (GIS) market to new heights on year-over-year growth.  The worldwide market for GIS is seeing strong growth, which is expected to continue next year, according to a new ARC...

Orchestrate Adds Geospatial Search to its Database Service

Wednesday, October 8th 2014

  With the Addition of Geospatial, Orchestrate Now Delivers a Truly One-Stop Hosted Solution for All of a Developer’s Database Needs   Orchestrate (, the all-in-one database service for application development, today announced that it has introduced geospatial search to its...

Ventana Research Announces Technology Innovation Award Winners for 2014

Wednesday, September 17th 2014

Ventana Research today announced the 28 winners of the 2014 Technology Innovation Awards. These Awards, presented annually, identify the technologies that have had or have the potential to have the most striking positive impact on business and honor their providers. The awards thus recognize...

Trimble Puts More Spatial Data in the Hands of Geospatial Professionals with its New InSphere Data Marketplace

Thursday, September 4th 2014

Additional Enhancements to InSphere Applications Streamline Geospatial Data Access Sept. 3, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new Data Marketplace service for the Trimble® InSphere™ geospatial information management platform. The InSphere Data Marketplace allows geospatial...

The Internet of Things Will Drive Wireless Connected Devices to 40.9 Billion in 2020

Wednesday, August 20th 2014

According to an updated market forecast from ABI Research, the installed base of active wireless connected devices will exceed 16 billion in 2014, about 20% more than in 2013. The number of devices will more than double from the current level, with 40.9 billion forecasted for 2020. Principal...

High-altitude Balloons Give Students and Entrepreneurs a Way to Launch and Track Their Own Floating Space Satellites

Tuesday, August 19th 2014

Rockzip Highballoons has already reached one third of its goal for the Kickstarter campaign in only six days US aerospace start-up, Rockzip Highballoons, in just 6 days has raised over 30% of the needed $15,000 from 125 crowdfunding backers to commercialize its first model of highballoons...

FACT SHEET:  White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Demo-Day

Tuesday, July 29th 2014

The White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative was launched by the Administration in the wake of Hurricane Sandy to find the most effective ways technology can empower survivors; first responders; and local, state, tribal, territorial, and Federal governments with...

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