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Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Unravelling a Geological Mystery Using Lasers From Space

It’s a mystery that has stumped geologists for more than a century. Now, thanks to new technology – including satellite laser imagery – researchers may be one step closer to understanding the origins of an archetypal landform: the drumlin hill. “Drumlin hills are the most studied and yet the most enigmatic ice age landform,” says

Monday, March 28th, 2016

What do we learn from our sensors?

The engineering mind might answer the above question with details on what each specific sensor is tuned to measure along with figures from specification sheets with limits, resolution, response time and other characteristics. The more artistic mind, say that of a social scientist or storyteller, might speak to the data patterns and the insight that

Monday, March 14th, 2016

What level of interaction do we expect from maps, apps and geospatial experiences?

The evolution of mapping and geospatial information from 2D maps to interactive applications and finally to virtual reality (VR) experiences is one that is ongoing and yet each of these modes of delivery and interaction will be advancing in parallel for a very long time. It’s not an evolution where subsequent forms have replaced all

Monday, February 29th, 2016

How far have we progressed against the Digital Earth vision?

If you’re like many geospatial professionals, the Jan. 1998 speech by then-Vice President Al Gore at the California Science Center sparked a broader awareness of what all aligned geospatial technologies could one day become. The title, “The Digital Earth: Understanding our planet in the 21st Century,” set the tone for a talk with its roots

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

GeoEye Expands Tampa Office to Address the U.S. Military’s Growing Demand for Geospatial Predictive Analytics

GeoEye, Inc., a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced the expansion of its Tampa office to support the growing demand for its services across the U.S. military. This growing presence builds on the tremendous success GeoEye customers have had using its advanced analytic assessments to discover geospatial patterns that allow our warfighters and