Tag Archives: geospatial data

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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Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier to Discuss AI, Automation, Augmentation at NVIDIA GPU Tech Conference

Tony Frazier, president of Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions subsidiary, is scheduled to speak on Oct. 23 at NVIDIA’s three-day GPU Technology Conference to be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. He will join William “Buzz” Roberts, analytic automation POD lead at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, …

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AWS Cloud-Based Platform Helps Agencies Exchange Geospatial Data

Amazon Web Services has reported that a cloud-based online platform works to help government agencies access geospatial data, services and applications. DOI launched the GeoPlatform site in 2015 for agencies to use, analyze and exchange geospatial information, according to an AWS blog post published Thursday. The department works with Zivaro, formerly known as Global Technology Resources …

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SpaceNet Team Gets USGIF Award for GEOINT Efforts; Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier Comments

The SpaceNet team has received the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s Industry Achievement Award in recognition of its efforts to adopt GEOINT technologies and services. Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions business teamed up with CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA to launch the SpaceNet open innovation project in August 2016, the companies said Tuesday. …

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Maxar to Transfer Corporate HQ to Westminster, Colorado

Maxar Technologies will relocate its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, California, to DigitalGlobe’s existing facility in Westminster, Colorado. “This move represents an opportunity to bring together our executive leadership team in a common location, as well as to establish a base for our future shared-services organizations,” Howard Lance, Maxar president and …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Technologies to Grow US Govt Business via ISR Offerings

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said Maxar Technologies will work to grow its business with the U.S. government through “persistent” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings, Via Satellite reported Wednesday. SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired DigitalGlobe earlier …

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NGA Seeks Info on Potential Geospatial Data-Based AI Algorithm Developers

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has posted a request for information on companies, universities or inventors that can help NGA develop artificial intelligence algorithms trained on geospatial data. NGA said Tuesday in a FedBizOpps notice it aims to produce computer vision algorithms on geospatial training data, such as overhead video and still photography, through …

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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Continue NGA Aeronautical Charting Tech Support

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates will continue to provide software systems and services to help automate the production of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s aeronautical charting products under a potential five-year, $4 million contract modification. MDA said Monday the amendment has a one-year base period along with four option years and will address the …

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Boundless Unveils New Open GIS Platform Offering for Enterprise Clients; Andy Dearing Comments

Boundless has introduced a new open GIS ecosystem offering designed to help customers gain intelligence from geospatial data. Boundless Connect is a subscription-based extension of its that contains a repository of GIS data and Boundless Desktop is a professional tool designed to provide geospatial knowledge and resources to customers, Boundless said …

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OGSystems Joins Leidos’ Army Geospatial Data Mgmt Contract Team; Omar Balkissoon Comments

OGSystems has partnered with Leidos to provide data processing support services to the U.S. Army‘s High-Resolution 3D Geospatial Information program under a potential five-year, $777 million task order. Leidos is the prime contractor for that order to help the Army Geospatial Center gather, process, disseminate, store and maintain geospatial data. Leidos will also collaborate with KEYW, Tenax, Neany, Sigma Space, …

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