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January 15, 2014

Unmanned Aircraft Observations May Save Elephants

After 17 elephants were killed by a speeding train in West Bengal, India, the nation’s railways and environment ministries are considering deploying unmanned aircraft systems to help prevent such tragedies.

January 8, 2014

Esri Press Publishes The GIS Guide for Elected Officials

Redlands, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014—The GIS Guide for Elected Officials from Esri Press shows how geographic information system (GIS) technology helps government officials analyze and model location-based information to make better decisions on behalf of their constituents. The book is a valuable resource for government officials who want to better understand how to use GIS

January 8, 2014

Intergraph Launches Intergraph Geospatial 2014

Huntsville, Ala., Jan. 6, 2014—Intergraph® has launched Intergraph Geospatial 2014, a comprehensive portfolio of industry-leading technologies. Building upon the foundation introduced in 2013, this release provides enhanced analytical tools, mobile support and tremendous cost savings associated with managing big data. With an ongoing focus on a fully united, modern and dynamic product portfolio, this powerful

January 8, 2014

ASPRS Appoints Dr. Michael Hauck as Executive Director

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 6, 2014—ASPRS announces the appointment of Dr. Michael Hauck as the incoming ASPRS Executive Director.  Outgoing Executive Director, James Plasker, announced his retirement from ASPRS, effective January 10, 2014.  Hauck becomes only the fourth Executive Director in the past 47 years of the organization’s history.  Both incoming and outgoing Executive Directors look

January 8, 2014

GeoCue Announces LP360 2013.2 Webinar

Madison, Ala., Jan. 6, 2013—Lewis Graham, chief technical officer of GeoCue Corp., will present an upcoming webinar on the new features of LP360 2013.2. This version of LP360 is a major update that contains some exciting and useful new features. One major new improvement is the re-engineered core of our Point Cloud Task (PCT) engine

January 8, 2014

International LiDAR Mapping Forum to Showcase Bathymetric Content at 2014 Event

Portland, Maine, Jan. 7, 2014—Want to learn all about cutting-edge LiDAR technologies and best practices for mapping shorelines and shallow water? The International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), taking place Feb. 17-19 in Denver, Colo., is offering a first-hand look at the latest techniques and technologies and the expanding roster of applications for 3D bathymetric models

January 8, 2014

Quantum Spatial Senior Vice President Tony Follett Retires

Anchorage, Alaska, Jan. 2, 2014—Quantum Spatial Senior Vice President and Alaska Region Manager Tony Follett has retired after 40 years with the company. During his tenure he was involved in all facets of the business with a particular focus on photogrammetry, surveying, and geospatial project management. Tony was responsible for operations in Alaska, Western Canada,

January 8, 2014

GCS to Develop Big Data Business around IBM Watson

MISSOULA, MONT., Jan. 7, 2014—GCS, a geoanalytics company, has hired Rob Kinnear as Director of Strategic Partnerships. Among Kinnear’s primary responsibilities will be the development of new markets for custom Big Data solutions built on top of the IBM Watson cognitive computing technology. Kinnear brings an ideal background to the challenges of his new position.

January 8, 2014

PennDOT Integrates ArcGIS for Modernized Field Data Collection

Redlands, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014—Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently completed a project to manage its road asset and bridge inventory data with Esri technology. The successful implementation received special acknowledgment from Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett last August. With its vast network of aging bridges and roads in need of maintenance, Pennsylvania needed to overhaul

January 8, 2014

DigitalGlobe Announces Top Satellite Image of 2013

A GeoEye-1 image of Mount Vesuvius was named the top satellite image of 2013.