Wednesday, December 4th 2013
A seminar hosted by Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Fairport, [NY] focused on the need to replace scientists nearing reaching retirement age and on new jobs in the expanding field of geospatial science.
“The jobs are very plentiful and the students are in great, great demand,” William Destler,...
Monday, November 25th 2013
Eighteen person Paracosm has 15 employees in Gainesville, FL and three in Silicon Valley. The company, founded last January, plays in the 3D space.
Paracosm processes data from 3-D scanners, such as the PrimeSense camera and Xbox Kinect, to create 3-D models that can be viewed on...
Friday, November 22nd 2013
SkySat-1 from Skybox Imaging, "an emerging provider of timely high-resolution satellite imagery and full motion video" launched successfully yesterday from a Russian launch site. According to the report:
After much anticipation, Skybox Imaging (NSG: SKYB) of Mountain View, California today...
Thursday, November 21st 2013
And, yes, he won a Bold Award! He was one of seven winners from the 19 finalists. As reported:
Joshua Campbell, a State Department geographer, won for building a process to create and share free geographical data.
And a shout out to the NOAA team, who also used geospatial:
Wednesday, November 20th 2013
The Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium or LARIAC, now 10 years old, is an “internationally recognized model of regional cooperation.” The group is planning for its fourth and most ambitious product for next year: a $4 million project. The group includes 20 county departments, 26...
Tuesday, November 19th 2013
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's Project GeoAnalytics, for which a Request for Information was posted late last week, would be a data-rich map that combines the physical location and characteristics of a place with supporting information about its people, weather, political leanings...
Friday, November 15th 2013
I don't watch much on YouTube. Oh, I'll click on the odd cat video shared on Facebook or the occasional touching running video like the junior high cross county kid running with the deer, but I'm hardly hooked. I'd never heard of Vsauce until George "pushed" him on me.
George is a reseach...
Tuesday, November 12th 2013
DigitalGlobe supplied the following image to Getty Images
Monday, November 11th 2013
Kevin Pomfret of the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy makes the arguement in an Op-Ed at NextGov:
Put simply, the United States does not appear to have the high-level, broad-based government support necessary to retain its leadership position in geospatial technology.
Thursday, November 7th 2013
AvidGeo + LocationTech
The 2013 AvidGeo Conference, held today, was also a stop on this fall’s LocationTech tour. AvidGeo is a Boston area meetup group organized by Guido Stein (@GuidoS).
The day was divided into three parts. The morning session, which I attended, included several keynotes,...