July 28, 2016
To help Earth observation (EO) at Big Data scales, teams outside GIS and remote sensing are increasingly rising to the challenge to understand data sources, management and processing.
December 9, 2015
Paris, Dec. 9, 2015 – As climate change disrupts rural communities around the world, policymakers face the task of helping their societies become more resilient. In many places, though, an information gap prevents decisions from being made with the best available evidence. Now, a new tool from Conservation International (CI) is making a wealth of
October 13, 2015
LEUVEN – Luciad software introduces stunning 3-D visualization to the web, allowing everyone to interact with today’s increasingly massive data sets. To demonstrate Luciad’s new capabilities, the company created an application that interactively visualizes 70,000 flights across the globe during a period of 24 hours. The free app gives users a new perspective on air traffic
September 27, 2015
Although many providers capture and deliver aerial imagery, it’s the data storage, handling, speed of access, quality and security that must be evaluated and considered when implementing imagery use into a workflow.
September 15, 2015
ISMANING, Germany, Sept. 15, 2015 – By reducing storage requirements and energy costs, more efficient data centers are also more environmentally friendly. Intergraph® aims to make a contribution to these efforts with its new Green GIS initiative in Europe, which offers a more energy-efficient and therefore climate-friendly IT process. Intergraph is placing its Green GIS initiative in the
September 10, 2015
DigitalGlobe announced an expansion of their partnership with Orbital Insight, a geospatial analysis company that tracks socioeconomic trends at global, regional, and hyper-local scales. Within DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform, Orbital Insight’s machine vision engineers, artificial intelligence experts, and data scientists now have access to 400 terabytes of high-resolution imagery, an increase of nearly 80 times
July 7, 2015
4D Mapper launches today, changing the way GeoSpatial data is stored, delivered, visualised and shared. This is unique, powerful and an industry changer. 4DMapper is a revolutionary browser based 3D GeoSpatial data gateway. Powerful cloud processing enables the fusion of multi-source content and seamless streaming of massive data files, immediately, to unlimited users, on their
June 11, 2015
There’s no doubt that geospatial datasets are a prime example of “big data.” Clearly, when the goal of the geospatial industry is to record Earth’s changes through mapping and geospatial products and services, a planet-sized dataset can’t be small. The fact that the world is constantly changing and there’s continual innovation in the sensors and
May 5, 2015
The University of Reading in the United Kingdom has made progress on a new £12 million environmental science big data and analysis center called the Institute for Environmental Analytics. The institute is working to develop technology, skills and commercial enterprises to adapt to environmental pressures and extreme weather events.
February 4, 2015
LONGMONT, Colo., Feb. 4, 2015—DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery and geospatial solutions, today announced an agreement to provide another innovative commercial customer with access to its Geospatial Big Data (GBD) platform, paving the way for new analytic products serving the insurance, forestry, oil & gas, and mining industries.