News and Analysis
Last week in Tampa, Florida, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) convened the postponed 2013 GEOINT Symposium. The event drew close to 5000 attendees and over 270 exhibitors. Directions Magazine offers a recap of the event through numerous reports....Read more
At the GEOINT Symposium in Tampa, a special session on national security was convened with representation from various sectors of local government. The workshop was led by Maj. Gen. William Reddell, The Adjutant General (TAG) for the State of New Hampshire. He is a...Read more
U.S. Patent No. 8,700,060 granted yesterday is titled "Determining a location of a mobile device using a location database." It uses Wi-FI data to locate a device in any environment.
Here's the abstract:
Methods, program products, and systems for determining...Read more
Census Explorer, a new online tool that displays demographic information on maps of states, counties, and neighborhoods, is powered by Social Explorer, a data visualization tool developed by NSF-funded sociologist Andrew Beveridge.
Teaching and Learning Tools
MangoMap Offers QGIS Tutorial
MangoMap is online mapping solution so I think the newly announced series of tutorial videos for QGIS is just a marketing/lead collection effort (like the company's book). The first one is up and a new...Read more