MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 13, 2015—Geographic Services, Inc. (GSI) announced today that the Company has been selected to showcase their Geographic Names (Geonames) and Human Atlas™ secure cloud-based GIS applications at the USGIF Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program (IGAPP) Industry Day on October 20, 2015. The event will bring together application developers and personnel from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
GSI’s Geonames app is a mobile application which provides online and off line access to GSI’s patented phonetic search engine for geographic names, DataFlex™, as well as worldwide Geonames data coverage. Human Atlas™ is a web based application and supporting APIs, which enable analysis of human relationships at the local level.
Keyvan Rafei, GSI’s President and CEO stated, “We are delighted to have been selected as an IGAPP Panel participant, and for the opportunity to discuss not only our capabilities, but our vision for future app development. We are excited to provide a broader service to the Federal customer base with our cloud based solutions.”
About Geographic Services, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Geographic Services, Inc. (“GSI”) http://www.geographic-services.net/ is a leading geospatial intelligence solutions provider. GSI is committed to supporting our customers’ mission by providing knowledge and understanding with innovative technologies and unique geospatial solutions for cultural data. GSI delivers a range of geospatial data including Human Geography, Geonames, International, Administrative and Maritime Boundaries. Customers can also access unique cultural data sets through desktop or mobile applications on GSI’s cloud-based architecture. GSI’s unique patented search technology and enhanced data mining give end users easy access to these data sets, and to mission critical cultural knowledge.
IGAPP https://igapp.com/ is a brokerage program, bridging the gap between government customers and application vendors interested in using the NGA data to solve vital problems. Innovative ideas for applications are submitted to turn government customer needs, problems, and challenges into safe, tested applications for the GEOINT App Store. Under a contract with the NGA, TASC, an Engility company, manages the business and technical aspects of soliciting, screening, and acquiring GEOINT software applications that pass U.S. Government’s criteria.