Dr. Frank Kelly was recently appointed the director of the USGS's EROS Data Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Editor in chief Joe Francica speaks with Dr. Kelly on the mission of EROS especially in light of impending budget cuts. Kelly also provides his insights on the relationship with the commercial earth observation satellite providers, and expectations for the Landsat Data Continuity Mission and Landsat 8.
TruePosition released testing results of its indoor location technology in April. These tests put the company squarely into the Federal Communication Commission explorations of indoor locating for emergency response. Directions Magazine interviewed Rob Andersen, chief technology officer of TruePosition, about the company’s technology and plans for the future.