Monthly Archives: July 2015
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses highlights from the Esri User Conference; NASA news from the Kepler mission and a near-Earth-sized planet as well as satellite data noting plankton's effects on clouds and climate; industry news from SAP, Esri, Nepal and LizardTech; thoughts on the Kepler mission and the possibilities of life beyond Earth; and more.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Keith Johnson, technical director for Analysis & Mission Solutions at Lockheed Martin, at the GEOINT Symposium in Washington, D.C. We spoke about making sense of imagery; wide-area full-motion video; and textual, social, civil, signals and cyber inputs for decision makers. Lockheed Martin is focused on automation to deliver the right type of data to the analyst as well as providing next-generation sensors with on-board processing that complement other expanding sensors.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Scott Jachimski, director of Data Science at Booz Allen Hamilton, at the GEOINT Symposium in Washington, D.C. We spoke about data science and the need to improve our ability to leverage the mass amounts of data that we’re collecting. Booz Allen Hamilton is leveraging analytical workflows and bringing disparate data together in a “data lake” approach that brings them out of silos to allow the data to help tell you what to do.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Brian Lehman, director of Defense Business Development at Esri, at the GEOINT Symposium in Washington, D.C. We spoke about task-driven workflows that streamline multi-step processes, incorporating automation to ease the tedious nature of some lengthy geospatial processing and analysis functions. The company has developed a number of analytic tools that also ease integration, harnessing the power of geography to integrate intelligence data.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Hugh McFadden, manager of Emerging Intelligence Programs, and Stephen Ryan, senior mission engineer with the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division, both at Northrop Grumman, at the GEOINT Symposium in Washington, D.C. The pair work closely together on solutions to enhance intelligence gathering focused on threats. We discussed automation vs. human cognitive reasoning as well as conditioning sensor information—exploiting and integrating their inputs.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses an optimistic AEC market report; a $16 billion commitment from the state of Washington for transportation improvements; a new LADOT public Web map for smart communities; laser scanning in Mexico; industry news from SmarterBetterCities, Topcon Positioning Group and PaveXpress; thoughts on seeing Informed Infrastructure in action in Chicago; and more.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Chris Van Veen, who handles marketing for Headwall Photonics, at the GEOINT Symposium in Washington, D.C. The company focuses on hyperspectral imaging to discern details and features such as vegetation health. The company is now deploying their sensors on Unmanned Aircraft Systems for cheaper and more-automated sensing and monitoring.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Scott Lee, director of Federal Programs at TerraGo Technologies, at the GEOINT Symposium in Washington, D.C. We spoke about how GeoPDF products are democratizing access to geospatial data, with extensive use of the tools in the defense and intelligence communities. The company is extending access via mobile devices and empowering the consumer to mark observations that then improve the quality and accuracy of geospatial information.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Rob Mott, vice president, Geospatial Sector, Intergraph Government Solutions, at the GEOINT Symposium in Washington, D.C. We spoke about the geospatial technological advancements, and how it is becoming more mission critical due to being more accessible and reliable. Intergraph is embracing new sensor platforms, Big Data analytics, and harnessing the cloud to ease integration and exploit geospatial information.
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USGIF's Trajectory On Location published this video of the keynote presentation delivered by Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, at the GEOINT Symposium 2015.