November 18, 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014—Two new commercial satellites will carry sensor payloads developed by Raytheon to deliver images of unprecedented depth and detail. Raytheon's hyperspectral imaging technology captures light across a wide swath of the electromagnetic spectrum, giving commercial, civilian and military analysts important new insights into Earthly phenomena. Sensor data will allow analysts to
October 29, 2014
Heerbrugg/Switzerland, Fitchburg/Massachusetts, Oct. 29, 2014--Leica Geosystems and Headwall Photonics announced the establishment of a partnership agreement whereby Leica Geosystems will resell and integrate Headwall’s line of hyperspectral imaging sensors into their airborne product portfolio. Leica Geosystems, a leader in geospatial data acquisition and mapping products, has selected Headwall’s hyperspectral imaging sensors to meet the growing demand
October 28, 2014
Oct. 28, 2014—As part of the preparations for the Sentinel-5 Precursor air-quality monitoring mission, scientists teamed up in Romania recently to test different airborne systems that will be used to ensure this new satellite delivers accurate measurements of pollutants in the air we breathe. The World Health Organization estimates that around 3.7 million people died prematurely in
September 29, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 25, 2014—Innovation and expansion into new territories marks the direction the Geospatial profession is heading. Visual Intelligence pulled out ahead as a leader to win the Grand Award at the 8th annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards ceremony with their patented new method for coupling sensors into a single housing.
September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014—The launch of a NASA ocean winds sensor to the International Space Station (ISS) this month inaugurates a new era of Earth observation that will leverage the space station's unique vantage point in space. Before the end of the decade, six NASA Earth science instruments will be mounted to the station to
September 15, 2014
More than a decade ago, the U.S. Army established the motto that “every soldier is a sensor.” Fast forward to today and that vision has become fact, with linked mobile devices and applications routing geospatial data back and forth between command and the field.