Posts Tagged: Satellite

DigitalGlobe CTO: Current Satellite Imagery Regulations ‘Outdated’

The U.S. government’s current regulations on satellite images DigitalGlobe can provide to commercial vendors are “outdated” and are not reflective of the current economic picture, the company’s chief technical officer told Defense News.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 »

NASA, USGS to Explore Landsat Data Collection Tech

The U.S. Geological Survey and NASA are seeking ideas for new approaches to developing spaceborne technology intended to provide both agencies continuous data on the Earth’s landscape for at least two more decades. NASA will officially launch the sustainable land imaging architecture study at a public forum Wednesday at the agency’s Webb Auditorium in Washington,NASA… Read more »

Geospatial Technology Opens the Door to Greater Efficiencies at DoD

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 »

Predictive Policing and the Role of GIS

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 »

Integrating your GIS data with AEC design software

Originally posted by Jim Helou at http://www.DLT.com/GIS My prior posting discussed imagery (either satellite or LIDAR) as a standalone solution in the AEC world. Today we’re going to dig a bit deeper into the integration of imagery into some of today’s most powerful AEC software tools. Once you’ve gone through the time and expense of… Read more »