The National Broadband Map, the biggest dataset of its kind, supports the drive to extend high-speed Internet service to everyone.
Storm sensor system contributes to a 3D model of when Hurricane Isaac sent things in reverse.
Marine Corps recruiters leverage data analytics and geolocation technologies to make the finding the best and the brightest faster, more accurate and more efficient.
Esri's GIS public information maps will be made accessible on Microsoft's cloud-based disaster portal.
A public/private pilot program is taking a close-up look at harmful algae in Lake Erie by processing data retrieved from space.
The NASA Earth Exchange lets scientists build in hours Landsat-based Earth models that used to take months.
City planners turned to optical remote sensing technology for a pilot project to test a total 3D GIS solution.
Tests show that drones guided by the system can detect and avoid other aircraft, which will allow unmanned training flights any time day or night.
A research team shows DHS and FAA how spoofing unencrypted GPS signals lets them take over drones in flight, potentially turning them into weapons.
Companion bills in the House and Senate want Fourth Amendment protections applied to UAV use.
Apple's move to kick Google Maps off of the iPhone and replace it with its own Maps product could have an impact on agency mapping apps -- and spell doom for TomTom.
FAA regulations, including a requirement that UAS operators maintain a visual line of sight with the aircraft, are slowing scientific uses of technology, say developers.
It's not just surveillance. As drones used by the military come home, agencies from NASA to NOAA to USDA find they can go where piloted flights cannot.
The Federal Communications Commission's road map for the transition to a new generation of 911 services starts with location accuracy.
The agency is testing READI, which uses satellites to detect minute changes in GPS-enabled ground stations, providing real-time data on quakes and better tsunami predictions.