Tag Archives: remote sensing

NGA Seeks Remote Sensing Tech for Agricultural Delineation Challenge

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accepting proposals for a new program aimed at developing a system that can visualize agricultural field outlines from satellite sources. The Agricultural Delineation contest tasks industry to contribute ideas for a remote sensing platform that utilizes satellite imagery to outline large homogenous and heterogeneous fields …

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SSL’s Adam Marks: Satellite Servicing Could Help Govt Address Space Mission Assurance Need

Adam Marks, recently appointed chief strategy officer at Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary, told Via Satellite in an interview published Monday he believes in-orbit satellite servicing could transform the nature of the space infrastructure. “In the near-term, servicing provides satellite operators with the flexibility to delay capex decisions and get more life out …

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AeroVironment-SoftBank JV to Focus on High-Altitude, Long-Endurance UAS Development

Unmanned aircraft systems maker AeroVironment and Japan-based telecommunications company SoftBank have formed a joint venture to build a high-altitude, long-endurance UAS for commercial operations. HAPSMobile is 95 percent owned by SoftBank and 5 percent owned by AeroVironment, the latter company said Wednesday. AeroVironment will contribute $5 million in capital to secure 5 percent ownership of the joint …

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Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier: AI, Big Data Analytics Can Help Uncover Insights From Remote Sensing Data

Tony Frazier, president of Radiant Solutions, told Trajectory Magazine in an interview published Wednesday one of the trends he sees in the remote sensing sector is the capability to leverage technologies such as big data analytics and artificial intelligence to generate insights from collected data. “The bottleneck is going to …

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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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Insitu Integrates High Accuracy Photogrammetry Payload on ScanEagle UAV for Broad Area Surveillance

Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing, has integrated a 50-megapixel camera onto the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle to help offer high accuracy photogrammetric aerial imagery and broad area surveillance capacity. The company said Thursday that the imagery payload is part of Insitu’s INEXA Solutions suite of remote sensing products and services that …

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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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Carahsoft to Resell CompassData’s Geospatial Data Products to Public Sector

 Carahsoft Technology has agreed to be a value-added reseller of CompassData‘s data products for avionics, photogrammetry and remote sensing applications to government agencies. CompassData said Wednesday its geospatial data products will be available on Carahsoft’s General Services Administration Schedule and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement governmentwide acquisition contract vehicles. “With the addition of …

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Aerospace Corp. Subsidiary Secures NASA Contract to Support Johnson Center’s Extravehicular Activities

NASA has awarded a contract to a subsidiary of The Aerospace Corp. to support the extravehicular activities project office within the space agency’s Johnson Space Center. The Aerospace Corp. said Thursday Vaeros‘ human space flight directorate will work to help NASA consolidate contracts and assist in the management of future acquisitions, maintenance …

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