About Tracy Cozzens

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Tracy Cozzens has served as managing editor of GPS World magazine since 2006., and also is editor of GPS World’s sister website, Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.

Posts by Tracy Cozzens

Here there be dragons: GIS explores the unknown Posted on 12 Jul 2017 in the From the Magazine & Opinions categories.

Here there be dragons. That phrase (or a variation of it) was used by early mapmakers to designate the unknown — and alert sailors to the danger of traveling into uncharted... Read more»

Esri UC: How CityEngine powered Disney’s Zootopia Posted on 10 Jul 2017 in the Latest News & Mapping categories.

Brandon Jarratt took GIS professionals behind the scenes of animated city creation at the Esri User Conference, being held this week in San Diego. Jarratt served as general technical director for... Read more»

‘Maps are alive’: Highlights from the Esri UC plenary Posted on 10 Jul 2017 in the Latest News & Mapping categories.

“Maps are alive,” declared Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president, on the plenary stage at the world’s largest GIS event. The 38th annual Esri User Conference is taking place July... Read more»

ESA: Space debris enters ‘more feared exponential trend’ Posted on 23 May 2017 in the From the Magazine & GNSS & Opinions categories.

In April, the European Space Agency (ESA) hosted the 7th European Conference on Space Debris at ESA’s Satellite Control Centre in Darmstadt, Germany. There, international experts discussed ways to head... Read more»

Backpacks for enhanced work travel, efficiency Posted on 12 Apr 2017 in the From the Magazine & Opinions categories.

It’s conference season again. Every year I struggle with the best way to tote my MacBook Pro, DSLR camera and all the acoutrements I haul around as part of my... Read more»

New antennas meet NB-IoT standard Posted on 29 Mar 2017 in the Latest News & OEM categories.

Narrowband IoT (NB‑IoT) is a new way of communicating with the “things” in Internet of Things that was standardized by 3GPP in June 2016. The latest mobile broadband standard, NB-IoT... Read more»

What have you been up to in the world of PNT? Posted on 29 Mar 2017 in the Mapping & Opinions & Survey & UAV/UGV categories.

Do anything interesting today? Specifically, did you do something interesting involving positioning, navigation or timing (PNT)? GPS World is always on the look-out for case studies — stories of how... Read more»

Udee backpack could answer protection needs for mobile workers Posted on 03 Mar 2017 in the Latest News & Machine Control/Ag & Mobile & Survey categories.

A new backpack could be the perfect answer for field workers, remote workers and people who travel with expensive equipment. The Udee backpack has 19 features, and was made possible through... Read more»