Geospatial

IARPA looks to build 3-D geospatial models on the fly

Research program is developing automated systems that can quickly build complex 3-D models from commercial, satellite and airborne imagery.

Foursquare, other geolocation services could endanger troops

Popular geolocation services tell smart-phone users where they are, but the Air Force warns that they could also tell the enemy as well.

How big is the oil spill? See how far it would stretch in your hometown

Just how far does the spill from BP's Deepwater Horizon rig really go? It's easy to lose sight of the scale of the millions of gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, but what if the source of the gusher were in your hometown?

New tech tracks space debris

New technology allows tracking of space junk without supercomputers.

How the Army ensures the reliability of its troop-tracking system

The Blue Force Tracking system uses a global network to deliver command and control and situational awareness to the soldier in the field, and the Army has turned to NitroSecurity for security management.