Colorado, Montana, Oregon and Utah are evaluating the use of cloud services to cut storage and processing costs associated with geographic information system data. However, each state’s GIS environment is different. Here's a snapshot.
An online mapping site developed by the FCC and FortiusOne lets users quickly put spreadsheet data into perspective.
The GCN Lab takes the Trimble Nomad 900XW into the field.
The cost of storing massive, and growing, amounts of geospatial data has prompted a consortium of Western states to explore the option of storing that data in the cloud.
The University of Maryland is beta testing a next-generation 911 application, V911, which works via IP rather than as a standard phone call.
Should you build one in-house, tap the public cloud or let GSA broker a deal for you?
The choice is yours, but you better make it soon.
The Air Force responded quickly to reports circulating this week that the Gorgon Stare battlefield surveillance system is flawed and unfit for deployment.
The Federal Aviation Administration issued a Notice To Airmen advisory about GPS disruption on the East and West coasts because of testing being done by the Defense Department. What about handheld GPS receivers?
Location-aware applications on smart phones can come in handy, at times even saving lives. But you also could be sharing more information than you think.
Computer modeling simulations are getting increasingly fine-grained, with plans to produce a nearly omniscient view of the Earth. But can they account for the human factor?
The Living Earth Simulator will model all human and natural activity on the planet to predict future man-made and natural disasters.
Google Earth Engine makes 25 years of LANDSAT satellite images available for studying changes and mapping trends in the Earth's environment.
Data.Gov provides downloadable datasets to the public. The data can be used for a variety of purposes, such as research and analysis of scientific and demongraphic trends.
Popular geolocation services tell smart-phone users where they are, but the Air Force warns that they could also tell the enemy as well.
A new data exchange system, developed by Lockheed Martin, allows first responders in three Maryland counties to share geospatial imaging and map information.