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DroneDeploy Partners with SLANTRANGE and Sentera to Provide Accurate Crop Health Analysis Using Near-Infrared and Multispectral Sensors
SAN FRANCISCO, CA –  DroneDeploy, the leading drone software...
URISA Board Candidates Announced
Des Plaines, IL – URISA’s Leadership Development Committee recently...
OGC Publishes Results of International Arctic Spatial Data Pilot
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce...

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Friday, July 21st, 2017

DroneDeploy Partners with SLANTRANGE and Sentera to Provide Accurate Crop Health Analysis Using Near-Infrared and Multispectral Sensors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA –  DroneDeploy, the leading drone software platform, today announced new capabilities to help growers perform more accurate plant health analysis and process high-quality maps during all stages of crop growth. Growers can now use DroneDeploy to create field maps using sensors designed for agriculture, including Sentera near-infrared and SLANTRANGE calibrated multi-spectral sensors.

Friday, July 21st, 2017

URISA Board Candidates Announced

Des Plaines, IL – URISA’s Leadership Development Committee recently presented its recommended slate of candidates to the URISA Board of Directors. The Board approved the slate, listed below, for its 2017 election. Those elected will begin their three-year Board terms following  GIS-Pro 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida this October. URISA is pleased to present the following list of

Friday, July 21st, 2017

OGC Publishes Results of International Arctic Spatial Data Pilot

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce the publication of results from the Arctic Spatial Data Pilot (Arctic SDP). The results, including reports, demonstration videos, and interviews, are available at www.opengeospatial.org/pub/ArcticSDP/index.html. Additionally, the OGC is now exploring options for the next phase of the Pilot. The Arctic SDP, an 18 month project, was

Friday, July 21st, 2017

LizardTech and Extensis Optimize Digital Asset Management for Geospatial Data

US: LizardTech and Extensis have announced the availability of Extensis Portfolio 2017, the first digital asset management (DAM) solution optimized for geospatial data. Portfolio 2017 enables users to easily organize, access and share geospatial datasets – including compressed MrSID files – along with associated graphics and documents. Portfolio 2017 gives users across the enterprise instant access

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Oregon’s First UAS Summit & Expo Set for August in Bend

BEND, Ore.- Emerging trends and technologies shaping the unmanned aircraft systems industry in Oregon will highlight the state’s first UAS Summit & Expo, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 10 at the Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend. The Oregon UAS Summit & Expo is free. Industry-related suppliers and vendors who attend the event will have an opportunity

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Maritime Satellite Connectivity Moves to High Gear via HTS Adoption

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- NSR’s Maritime Satcom Markets, 5th Edition finds that satellite leasing revenues for the maritime VSAT mobility market are projected to exceed $1 Billion by 2026.  With over $400M in leasing revenues in 2016 from FSS and HTS offerings, the steady roll-out of the ‘connected vessel’ over the next decade is being powered by

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Airbus Built Sentinel-5 Precursor Satellite Ready for Launch

Stevenage 20/07/2017 – Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor is ready to leave Airbus’ Stevenage site for launch on a Rokot rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.   Sentinel-5 Precursor is part of the global monitoring programme “Copernicus”, a joint European Commission–ESA undertaking which aims to acquire continuous and accurate Earth observation data and provide services

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

NGA to Join Army, Air Force, NASIC and DHS at Upcoming GEOINT & Open Source Analytics Summit

On September 19-20, senior leaders within DoD, the IC, Federal Agencies and Industry and academia will convene in Alexandria, VA, for two days of off the record briefings and informal discussions at Defense Strategies Institute’s 2nd GEOINT & Open Source Analytics Summit.  The Summit seeks to find solutions to the challenges promoted by the integration

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

AltaLink to Create 3D Base Map of Power System

AltaLink has recently awarded a multi-year contract to NM Group for creating a 3D base map of their entire power network that will be maintained through innovative technologies. The strategic partnership will create an accurate asset library for 13,000 km of high voltage network, to validate line ratings and ensure system reliability. The project will

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

GIS-Pro 2017 Supports GISP Certification Goals

Des Plaines, IL – URISA’s GIS-Pro 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida will provide an opportunity to enhance GISP applications (or recertification) and prepare for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam®. Since 1963, URISA has been fostering excellence in GIS, by connecting people and resources in our geospatial community. URISA’s annual GIS-Pro event is THE conference

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