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March 1, 2011

ONLINE IMAGERY: Intelligence on Demand Offers Online Access to Imagery and Analytics

Dozens of U.S. government agencies rely on sophisticated mapping and imagery to support their operations. But for many of the organizations within these agencies, it’s not practical to purchase and maintain a multimillion dollar server infrastructure to house terabytes of high-resolution imagery. For organizations looking for affordable, instant access to imagery, Lockheed Martin offers Intelligence

March 1, 2011

VIDEO EXPLOITATION: FAME 3.0 Expands Broadcast Techniques for Motion Imagery

FAME™ has provided the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) community with the end-to-end capability to ingest, annotate, store and disseminate motion imagery using technologies and techniques adapted from the broadcast industry. The newest release of the architecture, FAME 3.0, expands on previous versions by adding important new capabilities, including virtualization of FAME’s server-side components, enterprise

March 1, 2011

SATELLITE IMAGERY: Elevating Insight Three Powerful Ways GeoEye Introduces New Information Services Business Line

GeoEye, Inc., a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial imagery, location information products and image processing services, has introduced a new Information Services business line to join its existing Imagery Collection and Production Services lines of business. Information Services is designed to synthesize location intelligence and services with the tools to help its users

March 1, 2011

DATA FUSION: Analyzing Digital Acoustic Data in Motion

One of the greatest challenges facing the U.S. defense and intelligence community remains the ability to consume, analyze and produce actionable intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. An increasing array of sensor systems and data types, demands for real-time analytics, and finding the signal in the noise all point to paradigm shifts in how we exploit data

March 1, 2011

BATHYMETRIC LIDAR: Patrolling Sovereign Waters with Accurate Nautical Charts Charting the Torres Strait

Shallow waters, changing tides and seabed instability create difficulties in nautical charting. A prime example is the Torres Strait, which separates Australia’s Cape York, Queensland, from Papua New Guinea. Linking the Coral Sea to the Arafura Sea, the Torres Strait is 160 kilometers wide with an average of 12–15 meters in depth. These shallow waters

February 25, 2011

LiDAR Supplies High-Resolution Data to NGA

By Katherine G., Steve H., and Seana M., imagery scientists in the Office of Sciences and Methodologies, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (www.nga.mil), 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

February 23, 2011

EARTH OBSERVING-1 Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation

By Holli Riebeek, NASA’s Earth Observatory, Goddard Space Flight Center (www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard), Greenbelt, Md. Scheduled to fly for a year and designed to last a year and a half, NASA’s Earth-Observing-1 satellite (EO-1) celebrated its 10th anniversary on Nov. 21, 2010. During its decade in space, the satellite has accomplished far more than anyone dreamed. According

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