Tag Archives: geospatial data

Dan Batrack: Tetra Tech to Help NOAA Manage Coastal Resources With Geospatial Tech

Tetra Tech has been awarded a spot on a $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide technical geospatial services for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s coastal management program. The company said Tuesday it will collect, analyze and process geospatial data with the use of airborne and bathymetric lidar, satellite imagery and video …

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Vricon to Support Army Geospatial Center Under GSA Contract

Vricon has been awarded a sole-source contract by the General Services Administration to provide geospatial data services to the U.S. Army‘s Geospatial Center. McLean, Virginia-based Vricon said Friday the contract covers the provision of a digital surface model with 10-meter-resolution postings that will work to cover an entire country. The company will also supply its 0.5m-resolution Vricon Data …

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USGS Awards Geospatial Product and Services Contract to Woolpert; Jeff Lovin Comments

Woolpert has received a five-year multi-million contract from the U.S. Geological Survey to assist in mapping and surveying work to help USGS fulfill its geospatial data requirements. The agency’s National Geospatial Technical Operations Center will oversee the Geospatial Product and Services Contract 3 as part of USGS’ efforts to collect geospatial data throughout the U.S. …

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DigitalGlobe Rolls Out Geospatial Data Services Package for Rio Olympics; Daniel Jablonsky Comments

DigitalGlobe has introduced a set of geospatial data and satellite imagery services designed to help security agencies and international governments improve the safety of athletes and audience for this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Jaineiro, Brazil. The Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Security Package includes the Basemap+Daily subscription service, Human …

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MDA Corp. Wins DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Ground Station Upgrade Contract

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has secured a contract to introduce updates to DigitalGlobe’s international ground stations for customers to directly receive and process Earth imagery and geospatial data from DigitalGlobe’s future WorldView-4 commercial satellite. MDA said Thursday WorldView-4 is scheduled to launch in September 2016 to provide customers with multi-spectral images of the …

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DigitalGlobe Taps Raytheon for 2016 WorldView-4 Satellite Launch Mission Planning Support

DigitalGlobe has selected Raytheon‘s Constellation Scheduling System to provide mission planning and launch support for DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 commercial satellite in September 2016. Raytheon said Thursday CSS is a commercial geospatial system that works to provide automatic scheduling and mission planning support for satellite operators and geospatial data providers. DigitalGlobe announced last …

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NGA, Engility Unveil NGA App Provider Program; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched a new program for commercial application developers to use unclassified geospatial data in efforts to create new mapping applications. NGA said Monday applications developed under the Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program will be available for download via the agency’s GEOINT App Store. TASC, a subsidiary of Engility, will manage and operate …

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AJ Clark: Agencies Can Tap Private Sector for Geospatial Big Data

A.J. Clark, president of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, has outlined what he sees as benefits of geospatial big data to different commercial markets and the federal government. Clark wrote in a Defense Systems op-ed posted Monday that agencies can use commercial data to monitor trends and patterns instead of through their own sensors. He cited the geospatial …

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Ball Aerospace, DigitalGlobe, Exelis, Lockheed Prep WorldView-3 Satellite for Launch

A commercial launch services team of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, DigitalGlobe, Exelis and Lockheed Martin has completed payload fairing assembly work on the WorldView-3 remote sensing satellite ahead of its scheduled launch next week. Ball said Tuesday the DigitalGlobe Earth observation satellite will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base via the Atlas V launch vehicle to provide high-resolution …

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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Develop Geospatial Data Charting System for NGA

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. will develop software systems for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to generate aeronautical charts for flight operations at airports and surrounding airspace. MDA will work to combine its AutoChart technology with NGA’s source databases and provide customized AutoChart products to NGA under the agency’s Geospatial Terminal Operations …

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Ball Aerospace Delivers New Remote Sensing Satellite for DigitalGlobe; Rob Strain Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has transported a remote sensing spacecraft to a launch facility in California for DigitalGlobe’s earth observations and geospatial data business. The new WorldView-3 satellite arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, where it is scheduled for launch on board a United Launch Alliance-built rocket in …

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DigitalGlobe, GIS People Partner on Geospatial Data Offering for Australian Market; Igor Stjepanovic, Takayuki Odawara Comment

DigitalGlobe has partnered with GIS People to provide geospatial data offerings to customers in Australia. Igor Stjepanovic, GIS People’s managing director, said Tuesday the partnership is intended to help GIS’ remote sensing department to acquire data for its operations. “The capability to quickly extract information from pixel-based data is hugely …

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Richard Cooke: Exelis, MotionDSP Integrate Data Tech Tools to Help Users Organize Data

Exelis and MotionDSP have integrated their respective data and image management products in an effort to help users access video feeds from a satellite or an airborne platform. The unified offering combines Exelis’ Jagwire web-based technology for managing geospatial information and MotionDSP’s Ikena software for processing images in real time, …

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