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Monday, October 20th 2014
Scene Sharp USA | Cleveland, Ohio
Scene Sharp Technologies Incorporated™ is pleased to announce that Engesat Satellite Images has been signed as a distributor of Fuze Go™ image fusion software in Brazil. Based in Curitiba, Engesat will sell Fuze Go MS Sharp and SAR Sharp software to its geospatial customers in Brazil and throughout South America.

“Engesat is a major source of satellite imagery products in...

| Toledo, OH

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 to the team to help improve Google's image processing capabilities. By implementing Google...

bluesky International Limited | Coalville, Leicestershire, England
A multi million pound contract to produce the largest ever LiDAR survey undertaken by an electricity distribution network operator in the UK has been awarded to ADAS and Bluesky International. The companies have been contracted to conduct an aerial 3D LiDAR survey of the whole of UK Power Networks’ High and Extra High Voltage (HV & EHV) overhead power lines, which extend to over 30,000...

| Boise, ID

The service provides one-stop access to county information

Access Idaho has debuted an online service at that makes obtaining parcel data for Idaho counties more convenient and flexible.

The service provides one-stop access to county parcel data sets and instantly delivers information via electronic file downloads. As a result, correct and...

Friday, October 17th 2014
Esri | Redlands, CA

The United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and Esri today announced a new winner in the UN Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge. The competition challenged developers to create apps that support the UNISDR Making Cities Resilient: My City is Getting Ready. Guardian Evacuations—an app written by Leon Storey and Gareck Packer that gets people to their closest...

| Champaign, IL

CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies receives a Major Research Instrumentation grant from the National Science Foundation

The earth and environment are facing a changing climate and the accelerated degradation of natural resources, issues that create a host of societal problems. Advancing geographic information science and systems (GIS) and related applications in...

Thursday, October 16th 2014

In August at the Fourth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), the Committee called for the adoption of common standards so that geospatial data can be seamlessly shared and used around the world. The Committee recognized the important work done by three international standards development organisations: the Open...

| San Carlos, CA

October 15, 2014. SkyIMD combined UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and manned aircraft technologies on the Happy Camp Complex wildfire to reduce workloads and increase team effectiveness in ways previously not possible. SkyIMD installed a lightweight UAV gimbal on a normal manned Air Attack aircraft.

Live in the cockpit, wildfire visualization (see video) provided: 1) Instant...

| Chicago, IL

Law Enforcement Agencies, Corporate Security Groups and News Outlets Turn to Company’s Patented Software Platform for Real-Time Location-Based Social Media Monitoring

Oct. 15, 2014 - Geofeedia, the pioneer in location-based social media intelligence, today announced that it has closed a $3.5M Series A round of financing led by Hyde Park Venture Partners. Blue Vista Ventures and...

Trimble Navigation Ltd | Sunnyvale, CA

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, Trimble Horizon supports the following capabilities:

·         Solutions – Trimble’s...

| Menlo Park, CA

From Facebook's product news. by Naomi Gleit, VP of Product Management, Sharon Zeng, Product Manager & Peter Cottle, Software Engineer

In times of disaster or crisis, people turn to Facebook to check on loved ones and get updates. It is in these moments that communication is most critical both for people in the affected areas and for their friends and families anxious for news.


GeoLearn | Kansas City

Professional Association for Land Surveying Professionals Chooses Online Education Company for Delivering Continuing Education Via the Internet

With GeoLearn's abilities, MSPS can provide more options to its members who seek continuing education opportunities. By accessing the online learning portal through the MSPS website, professional land surveyors and their staff can...

GIS People | Australia

A long time coming and fully developed in close collaboration with their first client and PwC, Gruntify ( has launched in Alpha version and is set to become the ultimate map app suite for managing assets.

Asset management and defect remediation is estimated to cause over $3 billion in damages per year to Australia Government-owned assets alone. Graffiti, litter,...

Oct. 14, 2014 - The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency released gamification software code earlier this month to its organizational account on GitHub, an open-source, collaborative software development environment. 

The software gives awards or badges to users and operates as a standalone application or can be integrated with other Web-based applications to increase learning,...

Oct. 10, 2014 - The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency awarded ten contracts to eight companies this year to provide support to the agency’s foundation geospatial intelligence. 

Foundation data makes up the foundational layer for NGA operations to successfully meet the challenges of today’s requirements and crises, as well as the day-to-day operations of tomorrow. 


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