Geospatial and Intelligence


Vistronix buys geospatial software business

Vistronix has acquired geospatial and data visualization software provider Technology Associates International in a move to enhance its national security IT capabilities.

DARPA expanding Insight program for real-time analysis of ISR data

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is moving forward with its Insight program to develop an analytical framework for global, integrated intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) by issuing a Broad Agency Announcement for phase two of the program.

Geospatial intelligence sharing across echelons poses Big Data challenge

Getting various types of geospatial intelligence to end-users quickly and in the correct format remains a complex process.

Air Force wants better knowledge of high-altitude airborne LIDAR capabilities

The Air Force is seeking white papers that would help it determine the capabilities of industry to produce Airborne Light Detection and Ranging systems and products and determine a forward path for expanded use of the technology in tactical and strategic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.

GEOINT 2012 to focus on how innovation can give decisive advantage

The GEOINT 2012 Symposium will be held Oct. 8-11 in Orlando, Fla., and Defense Systems staff will be on hand providing live show-daily coverage of the military's most important event that addresses the world of collecting, tagging and disseminating geospatial intelligence.

GEOINT down to the engineering level made Bin Laden raid possible

Tighter budgets and the drawdowns in Afghanistan and Iraq aren’t enough to stop the increasing desire for more satellite bandwidth.

UAS imagery can have more tactical value when viewed on mobile devices

Smart phones and tablets are emerging as essential UAS imagery viewing platforms.

Centralization is key to better geospatial imagery and analysis

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency is looking at new technologies that make data collection faster, store more data and perform deeper analytics from anywhere.