It’s an exciting era for those in government. Vivid satellite images, airborne drones and 3D technology have unlocked another realm of possibility for public service.
Posts Tagged: Imagery
The federal government is increasingly adopting industry best practices for earth observation and imagery workflows to improve service delivery and support the administration’s goals and other federal initiatives. At our recent event, three experts shared their takes on the ways imagery is modernizing workflows to enhance decision-making.
Cities can easily use new technologies to manage large crowds. Learn how from this featured blogger.
Imagery analysis methods like change detection help provide critical data for environmental monitoring and natural resource management. Beach erosion, melting ice caps and forest fires are a few examples of the types of change detection analysis that imagery can support.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has built a device that aims to help NASA locate recording platforms meant to capture spacecraft decelerators’ image data, DoD Live reported Thursday. ARL’s Flight Imagery Recorder Locator contains a satellite communications moden, GPS receiver, dual-band antenna and batteries, according to the article. Rex Hall, an ARL project lead engineer,… Read more »
The U.S. government’s current regulations on satellite images DigitalGlobe can provide to commercial vendors are “outdated” and are not reflective of the current economic picture, the company’s chief technical officer told Defense News. Walter Scott also told the publication the company believes the U.S. can maintain a technological advantage over foreign-owned companies if the government… Read more »
We’re hosting a free webinar this Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT. Register now. In the hour-long webinar, we’ll explain why images and infographics are so important on social media, show examples of great communication via imagery, and – most importantly – explain why some images perform better than others. We’ll also leave… Read more »
This was originally posted on the Measured Voice blog. Our data shows that social media posts with images almost always perform better than posts without images. If you aren’t already, you should start sharing images with your audience. They can be a powerful way to communicate, but only if you do it right. Images take… Read more »
This blog entry was originally posted on [acronym] Online, blog dedicated to those in the public sector working within 2D and 3D digital design. Visit [acronym] Online on GovLoop, too. When you think about geospatial technology, more often than not what comes to mind are maps, earth images, and so on. But, in fact, more… Read more »
This blog was originally posted at http://acronymonline.org – a blog for AEC, GIS, and public sector digital design professionals. A recent article in the Los Angeles Times, Stopping Crime Before it Starts, explores the practice that sophisticated analysis of data can sometimes tell law enforcement where criminals are headed. The notion, known as ‘predictive policing’… Read more »