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March 20, 2014

Army at “Tipping Point” of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

"We're on the tipping point of unmanned aerial systems' ability to deliver capability to the soldier," said Col. Thomas von Eschenbach.

March 20, 2014

Bolivia Experiences Excessive Flooding

Residents of Bolivia’s low-lying Beni region are accustomed to flooding, but the floods Bolivians faced in February 2014 were unusually severe.

March 19, 2014

Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Demonstrator Completes 1st Flight

SEATTLE, March 5, 2014—Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) demonstrator recently completed its first flight to verify airworthiness, an important milestone toward providing a low-risk and cost-effective maritime surveillance solution designed for search and rescue, anti-piracy patrols and coastal and border security. Boeing teammate Field Aviation conducted the successful testing during a four-hour flight

March 19, 2014

Esri Announces Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014

Redlands, Calif., March 10, 2014—Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, unveiled The Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014, calling all developers to create an app using the Esri ArcGIS Platform to help communities, see, understand, and prepare for climate risks. Esri will provide up to three winners with more than $15,000 in cash prizes

March 19, 2014

Leica Geosystems Launches ComGate10 Wireless Router

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, March 5, 2014—Leica Geosystems has announced the launch of its first wireless router for continuous monitoring, the Leica ComGate10. As integral part of Leica Geosystems’ mobile communication solution M-Com, ComGate10 is the first plug and play router on the market that offers users fast and fail-safe wireless data transfer, with the added benefit

March 19, 2014

Optech Announces New HydroFusionTurbid Water Module for CZMIL

Toronto, March 10, 2014—Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of high-accuracy lidar 3D survey systems and productivity-enhancing workflow software, is pleased to announce the release of the HydroFusion Turbid Water Module, a powerful new tool that enables the Optech CZMIL Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar to collect bathymetry data in

March 19, 2014

Ellen McCarthy, NGA Chief Operating Officer, to Keynote Speed Mentoring Event

Arlington, Va., March 4, 2014—The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) is partnering with the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to host the Speed Mentoring event on March 25, 2014, beginning at 5:30 pm at the Marriott Key Bridge, Arlington, Va. Ellen McCarthy, NGA Chief Operating Officer, will keynote the event. Before joining NGA, McCarthy

March 19, 2014

Esri Honors Outstanding Partners

Redlands, Calif., March 10, 2014—Each year at the Esri Partner Conference (EPC), Esri presents awards to acknowledge those partners that are aligned with its mission to advance the use of GIS and apply best practices to address real-world problems. The Esri Partner Conference provides attendees with the environment to develop the strategies, skills, and contacts.

March 19, 2014

GIS Certification Institute Announces Third Annual Map Contest

Des Plaines, Ill., March 1, 2014—This year's contest will require an entrant to produce a high quality map of a portion of the U.S. National Bridge Inventory. This will require parsing and geocoding ASCII files in which the NBI is stored, as well as the production of a quality map which could be viewed on

March 19, 2014

URISA Issues Call for Presentation Proposals for the 2014 Caribbean GIS Conference

Des Plaines, Ill., March 6, 2014—URISA is now accepting presentation proposals for its Seventh Caribbean GIS Conference, taking place October 27-30, 2014 in Curacao. Submissions are due by May 5, 2014.

Since 2001, URISA has presented successful conferences focused on the effective application and management of GIS and other information technologies within the Caribbean.  Previous conferences