Tag Archives: geographic information system

Maxar to Add Image Mosaic, Urban Change Detection Tool to ESRI Geospatial Platform; Tony Frazier Quoted

Maxar Technologies has agreed to integrate its NaturalVue 2.0 global image mosaic and National Urban Change Indicator with Esri’s collection of maps dubbed ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World on the cloud-based ArcGIS Online geospatial platform. Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar, said in a statement published Thursday the addition of NICU and NaturalVue 2.0 to the ArcGIS Online platform provides geographic information system professionals the ability to address global geospatial problems.

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CDM Smith Gets Contract Modification for NAVFAC Utilities Engineering Support

CDM Smith has secured a potential $33M contract modification to provide utilities engineering and management services at Naval Facilities Engineering Command installations worldwide. The company will also provide utility master plans, modeling, life cycle and safety hazard analysis, relay coordination, design, documentation, process development, organizational evaluation, risk assessment, training as well as creation of preventive maintenance plans, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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Perspecta Awarded CDC Public Health Data Analysis Support IDIQ; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta has secured a potential five-year, $40M contract to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention address public health threats with the use of spatial data analysis and communication tools. The company said Tuesday it will combine geospatial statistics, epidemiology and environmental models with information technology methods in efforts to …

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Boundless Geospatial Data Mgmt Platform Gets Army OK for Warfighter Mission Use

Boundless has obtained certification from the U.S. Army for a desktop-based geographic information system that works to help users create maps and manage geospatial data. The military service issued a Certificate of Networthiness to the Boundless Desktop platform to affirm the software’s potential to help warfighters obtain battlespace awareness, the company said Tuesday. Desktop is …

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Altamira to Help Maintain Navy GEOINT Systems; Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Altamira Technologies has received a multiyear, $6M contract from the U.S. Navy to support the maintenance and sustainment of geospatial intelligence systems being used by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast. The company said Tuesday it will provide on-site technical support for the Geographic Information System and GeoReadiness Explorer platforms. NAVFAC uses the systems …

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Boundless, New Light Technologies Partner on Cloud-Based Geospatial Offerings for Public Sector

Boundless and New Light Technologies have partnered to develop cloud-based open geospatial technology products to government agencies at the federal and state levels. Both companies aim to offer geographic information systems designed to help customers obtain intelligence and insights from location-based data, Boundless said Wednesday. Boundless CEO Andy Dearing said the …

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Esri Opens St. Louis, Mo. Office to Support GIS Users

Esri has opened an office within an innovation hub and technology district in St. Louis, Mo., to support users of the company’s geographic information system product. The company said Wednesday its new facility located at the city’s Cortex Innovation Community is a five-minute drive away from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s Next NGA West campus. …

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Insitu FireWhat, Esri Form Aerial Reconnaissance for Firefighting Alliance

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary, FireWhat and Esri have partnered with the goal to help firefighters put out wildfires through aerial reconnaissance support. The alliance seeks to integrate Insitu’s INEXA Solutions aerial remote sensing services with FireWhat’s geographic information system hosted on Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform, Insitu said Thursday. The integrated system will work to deliver near-real …

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USGIF Geospatial Intell Certification Program Gets NCCA Accreditation

The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s GEOINT professional certification program has obtained accreditation from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies. USGIF said Monday the accreditation validates that its Certified GEOINT Professional program meets national and international credentialing industry standards for development, implementation and maintenance. NCCA granted accreditation to all three certification exams under …

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