Tag Archives: geospatial

Hexagon US Federal Secures DOI Geospatial Tech BPA

Hexagon US Federal, an independent subsidiary of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure‘s U.S. federal business, has received a five-year blanket purchase agreement from the U.S. Geological Survey to provide a range of geospatial products and services to the Interior Department. The contract covers Hexagon software and associated software maintenance, including products that support spatial modeling, point cloud extraction, …

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OGSystems Updates Aerial Imaging & Image Processing Platforms

OGSystems has rolled out its updated three-dimensional aerial imaging system and sensor-based processing system for 2D and 3D images. The PeARL aerial imaging platform is equipped with a modern sensor that works to provide approximately 1.6 inches of ground sample distance at a 10,000 feet above ground level with about 2,000-yard configurable swath width, OGSystems said Thursday. …

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Pete Briere Joins Continental Mapping as Civil Works Division General Manager

Pete Briere, a 20-year geospatial industry veteran and former general manager at Premier Geospatial, has been appointed general manager of Continental Mapping‘s civil works division. He will be responsible for business development, field acquisition and production functions for the company’s federal survey and mapping services in his new position, Continental Mapping said. …

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Jeff Lawrence Joins GEO Jobe in UAV Business Development Role

Jeff Lawrence, a licensed unmanned aerial vehicle pilot and former project manager at Collier Engineering, has joined GEO Jobe to oversee business development of UAV services at the Tennessee-based geographic information system services provider. He holds 30 years of experience in government and commercial project management, planning, geospatial services, data planning and GIS development and administration, GEO Jobe …

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GSA Adds Vricon to Pre-Approved Tech Vendor List; Magnus Brege Comments

The General Services Administration has added Vricon to the agency’s list of pre-approved technology vendors for the federal market through the award of a five-year, Schedule 70 contract to the geospatial product and service provider. GSA aims to help streamline the procurement process for government customers that seek three-dimensional system offerings, …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Seeks to Grow Services Business Through Radiant Group Purchase

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the addition of geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group to DigitalGlobe would help the latter build up its services business. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that he expects the potential combination with Radiant to help DigitalGlobe’s intelligence solutions …

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Airbus Subsidiary’s Imagery Streaming Tool Supports North Carolina Emergency Response Efforts

An Airbus subsidiary has been selected to provide its imagery streaming tool to North Carolina in support of the state’s emergency response efforts following Hurricane Matthew. The company said Wednesday its defense and space unit’s i-cubed subsidiary will also employ its Geospatial Appliance Targeted for Operational Response device to help deliver six-inch orthorectified images …

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DigitalGlobe Adds 2 Potential Int’l Defense Customers for WorldView-4 Satellite Capacity

DigitalGlobe has entered into separate letters of intent with two international defense and intelligence agencies to provide the organizations access to imagery from the company’s WorldView-4 satellite. One agency is slated to become the company’s 12th Direct Access Program client under a multi-year commitment to task and receive imagery from all WorldView satellites, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. The company noted the …

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Woolpert Secures Air Force Geospatial Services Contract

Woolpert has secured a one-year, $4.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch manage its geospatial information library across a number of installations within five USAF commands. The company said Friday it will provide geospatial services to the Air Combat Command, Air Education and Training Command, Air Force District of Washington, Air Force …

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NSGIC Names Molly Schar Executive Director

Molly Schar, a nonprofit sector veteran, has been appointed as the first executive director of the National States Geographic Information Council. Her appointment is effective June 20 and she will support the council’s efforts to promote geospatial coordination among U.S. states and drive national geospatial policy initiatives, NSGIC said Wednesday. Schar has helped …

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