Monthly Archives: April 2015
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast focuses entirely on the Nepal earthquake of April 25, 2015, that killed more than 5,000 people. News and video cover the scope of the destruction; how governments and relief organizations are helping through mapping; industry aid from Esri, DigitalGlobe and Airbus Defence & Space; an article on how Nepal was mapped in 48 hours; a video of the Mt. Everest avalanche; and more.
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Exelis makes the majority of the weather and climate instruments for the U.S. government as well as Japan and Korea, including those that monitor greenhouse gases. Earth Imaging Journal spoke with Eric Webster, vice president and director for weather and climate systems at Exelis. His team has been working with the U.S. Air Force to study weather capabilities over Centcom (the Middle East and the Indian Ocean) that have been provided by a European weather satellite. The other weather instruments are owned by Russia and China, so there’s some concern about the source of this sensing going forward.
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Ron Gant is the Director of Transportation Marketing at Bentley Systems, and he spoke with V1 Media's Todd Danielson at SPAR International, which was held March 30-April 2, 2015, in Houston, Texas. They discussed the transportation industry and Bentley's role there, asset management, Bentley's acquisition of Acute3D, the value of hosting an event in Houston, and more.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast highlights an Earth Day video from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO); news on infrastructure from the United States, Canada and Saudi Arabia; industry news from Topcon Positioning Group, Esri and Autodesk; a clip from an infrastructure-related interview at SPAR International; and more.
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Bryan Williams, Segment Manager, GCCM, Trimble Navigation, joined Tom Greaves, Chief Marketing Officer, DotProduct, to discuss a recent partnership between the two companies. In an interview with V1 Media's Todd Danielson at SPAR International, which was held March 30-April 2, 2015, in Houston, Texas, they discussed DotProduct and its products as well as how they fit into Trimble's plans. Williams also discusses vertical construction and additional new Trimble technologies.
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Trimble's Todd Steiner, Product Marketing Director, Imaging, and Tim Lemmon, Product Marketing Director, Geospatial Office Software, spoke with V1 Media's Todd Danielson at SPAR International, which was held March 30-April 2, 2015, in Houston, Texas. They discussed new hardware and software products, smartphones' future accuracy, the differences in platform-neutral conferences, UAV applications and more.
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Donny Sosa is an AEC Industry Specialist with Esri, and he spoke with V1 Media's Todd Danielson at SPAR International, which was held March 30-April 2, 2015, in Houston, Texas. They discussed UAVs and their proliferation, the pros and cons of UAV use, industry trends, product testing with Pix4D and more.
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DigitalGlobe has expanded upon its theme of "Seeing a Better World," with a new program that focuses on themes aligned to the United Nations sustainable development objectives. Speaking with V1 Media, Taner Kodanaz, Director of DigitalGlobe's Seeing a Better World Program, describes how the company is leveraging its own imagery to provide greater context and outcome-oriented solutions around food and nutrition security, infrastructure development, sustainability, and human rights.
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Aaron Morris is the ReCap Product Manager at Autodesk, and he spoke with V1 Media's Todd Danielson at SPAR International, which was held March 30-April 2, 2015, in Houston, Texas. They discussed spatial sensor data, reality computing, Autodesk product developments and enhancements, UAV applications and more.
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses important FAA practices impacting drone/UAS use; an article that digs deeper into the many possible consequences of FAA's actions; a mysterious methane hotspot in the U.S. Four Corners area; industry news from Hexagon, Airbus Defence and Space, and SimActive; Earth Day; and more.