INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- NGA Director Signals “Seismic Shift” in Geospatial Intelligence
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Director Robert Cardillo addressed the International Space Symposium last week in Colorado Springs, Colo., sharing some of his objectives and initiatives that will help transform the agency.
- Plans Gel for Landsat 9 and Landsat Data Usability
Plans are under way for Landsat 9, continuing the legacy of the U.S. satellite imagery resource. In addition, there are dollars in President Obama’s budget to expand Landsat data’s usability and accessibility.
- Open Call for Remote Sensing Applications Yields 20 Concepts
The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology promoted a remote sensing applications competition to use imagery from DubaiSat-2 and received 20 concepts. Now the concepts are being further developed for presentation to a panel of judges that will assess their benefits, creativity and innovation.
- Open Terrain Data Effort Under Way
Stamen Design, with grant funding from the Knight Foundation, recently developed the first publicly compiled and open-licensed terrain data set for the globe. Although other free and open terrain data exist, this data set is intended to fill in gaps and allow users to help improve its coverage and resolution.
- Automated Target Classification and the Latest Optech Airborne Sensors at ASPRS 2015
- Visitor Registrations Flood In for GEO Business 2015
- Airbus Defence and Space selected by CNES to Build MERLIN – the First Franco-German Earth Observation Satellite
- AXIS GeoSpatial LLC Purchases the Leica Nova MS50 Solution