Technology Will Drive Tomorrow’s Homeland Security

April 21, 2011 by  
Filed under 2011, Columns, Defense Watch, Defense Watch, Mar-Apr

By André Doumitt, CEO of Geosemble Technologies (, El Segundo, Calif. The Department of Homeland Security’s  all-encompassing mission is “to prevent and deter terrorist attacks,    protect against and respond to threats and hazards to the nation, and    secure our national borders”.  Such scope makes it clear that technology  must play a central role in meeting that challenge. New sensing,    monitoring, [...]

LiDAR Supplies High-Resolution Data to NGA

February 25, 2011 by  
Filed under 2011, Columns, Defense Watch, Jan-Feb

By Katherine G., Steve H., and Seana M., imagery scientists in the Office of Sciences and Methodologies, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (, Bethesda, Md. As rebuilding efforts and military operations continue in Iraq and Afghanistan, the demand for high-quality terrain data has increased steadily. To meet the demand, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has incorporated the [...]