Innovation

GIS Guide to Public Domain Data Explains Sources and Quality of Spatial Data

June 13, 2012By

Esri Press announced they have published The GIS Guide to Public Domain Data that provides GIS users with detailed information about the sources and quality of spatial data available in the public domain and the policies that govern its use. read more

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DataAppeal Announced Update to 3D GIS Data Visualization Tool

June 13, 2012By

DataAppeal announced an update to its web-based GIS data visualization software. The new functionality allows users the option of layering multiple maps to compare them and also a new color gradient feature to quickly see common data points. read more

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GeoEye to Receive Payment of $111 Million from the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

June 8, 2012By

GeoEye, Inc. announced that it has successfully passed a major milestone for the development of the GeoEye-2 satellite under the EnhancedView program. GeoEye's completion of this milestone triggers the $111 million cost-share payment from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). read more

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Where’s the Beef? If I’m an Investor, Where Do I Place My Money in the Geospatial Industry?

June 1, 2012By

If I'm an investor, where do I invest my money in the geospatial industry? In other words, where's the most upside in the geospatial industry over the next few years? GIS software? GIS data? GIS Services? Satellite imagery? read more

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Innovation: Coming Soon

June 1, 2012By
FIGURE 1. GNSS tracking stations in the IGS real-time network.

The International GNSS Real-Time Service
The International GNSS Service has embarked on a project to provide a high-accuracy GPS satellite orbit and clock data service in real time. The service will also provide 1-Hz data streams of GPS and GLONASS data from a network of global continuously operating reference stations. The IGS real-time data and orbit and clock products will be of immense benefit for geoscience studies and a host of other science and engineering applications. A team of authors associated with this project discusses the genesis and status of the real-time service and the plans to provide an initial operating capability. read more

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Blue Marble Releases Global Mapper 13.2

May 17, 2012By

Blue Marble Geographics announced the release of Global Mapper version 13.2. This release features updated DigitalGlobe premium imagery with improved access to new DigitalGlobe servers. read more

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CMT Release iCMTGIS II App for the Apple iPAD

May 4, 2012By

CMT Release iCMTGIS II App for the Apple iPAD, one of a series of apps the company is presenting to the iPAD and iPhone users in 2012. read more

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Esri Releases Free Business Analyst Online Mobile App for Android Smartphones

May 4, 2012By

Esri announced the release of a free Business Analyst Android app for retail and commercial real estate professionals, allowing them to access demographic data anywhere with the Esri Business Analyst Online (BAO) application. The application is designed for anyone who needs access to population and consumer marketing data on the go. read more

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