H3, developed by Uber, divides the Earth into hexagons.
London, 11th August 2020. Two transport insights specialists are joining forces to provide an improved way for mobility providers to identify revenue opportunities, reduce costs and choose operating policies fit for the future.
Leading transport simulation company Immense have signed a global partnership agreement with HERE Technologies, the world’s #1 location platform. The partnership will enable Immense’s transport simulation tools to leverage the HERE platform, including global transport network and traffic information.
The integration of HERE Technologies’ information enables the deployment of a consistent, trusted, and global data asset for all Immense applications – Fleet Management, Infrastructure Operations and Regional Transportation Planning.
Robin North, CEO of Immense, said: “We’re delighted to incorporate best-in-class location data into our platform. This is a game changer for improving fast, confident decision making for transportation around the world.”
Immense recently announced the launch of a cloud-based simulation platform that enables users to rapidly generate multiple transportation scenarios and measure their impact in minutes, using a combination of digital replicas of real cities and detailed simulation of vehicle fleets.
Building a digital representation of reality that is always accurate, fresh, and rich is one of history’s biggest data challenges - and HERE’s goal is to solve it. HERE Technologies, a location data and technology platform, is the...
University of North Alabama Offers the UNA Online GIS Analyst Certificate Program beginning in September
University of North Alabama Center For Learning & Professional Development is proud to offer the UNA Online GIS Analyst Certificate Program beginning in September
Registration is now underway! Call 256-765-4289 to register by phone or register online here:
This certificate program consists of seven courses which can be completed within one year.
- Learning ArcGIS Pro 1: Maps & Projects (September 15 – October 8, 2020)
- Learning ArcGIS Pro 2: Editing, Analysis & Automation (October 20 – November 12, 2020)
- Learning ArcGIS Pro 3: Converting, Linking & Analyzing Data (November 17 – December 17, 2020)
- Learning ArcGIS Pro 4: Sharing Your Maps & Data (January 12 – 21, 2021)
- Introduction To ArcMap & ArcCatalog (January 26 – February 18, 2021)
- Introduction To ArcGIS Online (February 23 – March 18, 2021)
- Introduction to Model Builder & Python for ArcGIS Pro (March 30 – May 27, 2021)
ONLINE INSTRUCTOR LED COURSES
Each course is interactive with the instructor during each lesson. It is like being in a traditional classroom without having to leave the comfort of your home or office. Students are required to...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 14, 2020 — ATLAS Space Operations, a leading innovator in ground communications for the space industry, announced today that BlackSky has selected ATLAS to provide telemetry, commanding, and data support for its fifth and sixth satellites in its high-revisit Earth imaging satellite constellation. ATLAS is providing support through their ground station sites in Guam and Japan, utilizing their innovative Freedom™ software.
BlackSky helps organizations observe and understand global events by integrating a diverse set of sensors and data, including satellite images, to provide sensitive monitoring and alert services. On August 7th, the company launched two additional satellites (of a planned 60) into low earth orbit. The newest satellites provide 1-meter resolution color imagery and increases global revisit rates — already amongst the best in the world. These advancements will further enhance BlackSky’s access to reliable, secure, and fast space-based data, allowing them to provide improved intelligence and analysis capabilities to their customers.
“ATLAS Space Operations is a key partner in our promise to make our customers the first to know about areas and events important to them,” said Nick Merski, VP Space Operations. “Our companies share similar DNA which includes great people creatively solving important problems.”
The Philadelphia Contributionship Implements Cape Analytics Geospatial Property Intelligence, Augmenting Underwriting Decisions With AI
The United States’ oldest property insurer, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1752, continues a spirit of innovation in partnership with AI company Cape Analytics
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 13, 2020 — Cape Analytics, the leading provider of geospatial property information, is partnering with The Philadelphia Contributionship (TPC), a 268-year-old insurer, to bring the next generation of automated property data to TPC agents. TPC has integrated Cape Analytics’ solution into its agent and underwriting portals in order to help identify potential underwriting issues at the point of quote and streamline policy decision making.
Cape Analytics provides instant, actionable property information by analyzing high-resolution aerial imagery with cutting-edge computer vision algorithms. Today, TPC is using Cape Analytics information to inform decisions within its policy binding and issuance process. Cape Analytics will report property features such as Roof Condition Rating, roof covering material, pool presence, and trampoline presence at the time of quote. These characteristics can streamline the application process for low-risk policies while flagging others for further underwriting review.
“Obtaining new insights into roof quality and roof characteristics helps us qualify risks with confidence, and will lead to risk differentiation in ways previously unavailable. Cape Analytics’ AI tools give us...
The Map Viewer app is for non-subscriber access shared business map views per year. The downloadable Map Viewer is free for anyone desiring access to shared maps. The MapBusinessOnline Map App now includes an in-app registration process for easy set-up.
MapBusinessOnline business mapping software provides affordable yet advanced map-based market analysis, map visualizations, sales territory mapping tools, with access to business listings and a comprehensive library of demographic data for general business users across the USA and Canada.
The MapBusinessOnline Map Viewer provides a set of features, in addition to map views including:
- Point-to-point optimized vehicle routing for up to 150 stops per route
- The ability to conduct geospatial queries on shared data
- The ability to export geospatial query results
- Jpeg and PNG map image save and export functions
- Optional password protection
All MapBusinessOnline subscribers can share maps for public viewing as part of their subscription. The Map Viewer is included with all Map App downloads and is available at...
Luxembourg, 13 August 2020: Kleos Space (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service company, today announces that as part of the expansion of its constellation a contract has been signed with rideshare provider Spaceflight Inc to manifest a cluster of Kleos satellites on the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch, scheduled for mid-2021. This will be the second cluster to be launched by Kleos, following the first four Kleos’ Scouting Mission satellites that are in the Sriharikota Range in India, awaiting launch on PSLV C49 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
This mission will be named Polar Vigilance Mission and is a cluster of four satellites, launching into a 500 km Sun Synchronous Orbit. The Polar Vigilance Mission will enhance the company’s RF geolocation data delivered by the Kleos Scouting Mission by covering areas North and South of the Scouting Mission 37-degree inclined orbit in addition to increasing overall coverage time in the equatorial region.
Kleos’ objective is to own, launch and operate up to a maximum of 20 clusters of satellites creating a constellation that provides critical coverage for monitoring global events and key locations of interest.
Andy Bowyer, CEO of Kleos, said, “Our vision is to deliver a trustworthy, cost effective, reconnaissance data product with revisit rates that will help disrupt illegal...
Spatially Health Has Developed a Vulnerability Map to Help the Health Foundation of South Florida Lead COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies
The Health Foundation is using the tool to identify areas of health and racial disparities in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties where COVID-19 testing and outreach would be impactful
MIAMI — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 13, 2020 — Spatially Health has created a map that reveals geographic locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties where prevalent social, racial and economic disparities make the populations vulnerable to health problems. With the threat of COVID-19 outbreaks in these areas, the Health Foundation of South Florida will use the map to determine where testing sites, community outreach and other mitigation strategies will have the greatest impact on these vulnerable communities.
The map was developed by Spatially Health specifically for the Health Foundation, which wanted to improve its strategy in managing the health risks of these underserved communities. In addition to identifying where these areas of disparities exist, the map also captures at the census block group level where the Health Foundation and its community partners should set up coordinated initiatives, such as testing sites and outreach efforts, to reach the highest number of people, especially those under 65 years of age, to return them safely back to work....
In the first half of 2020, Planet increased first-time customers by 21 percent, compared to the same period in 2019. They saw over 100 percent year-over-year growth across all product lines, with SkySat tasking achieving more than a 200 percent increase. Planet is experiencing huge demand for their data by users in civil government, forestry, the U.S. federal government, academia, and international government. These customers are using Planet's data to remotely and safely monitor infrastructure, enforce code and permitting regulations, and track assets. They also expanded their partnership with Esri, enabling users of the market-leading GIS platform to purchase and access Planet's data directly.
Planet's teams have grown to support increased demand and they've welcomed talented new leaders to the company,...