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5 key Location Intelligence trends for 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:31pm

A recent publication of the Location Intelligence Market report shows the location intelligence industry is expected to double in size by 2022.  This article summarizes some of the major trends in the industry.

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What does the FAA Reauthorization Act Mean for Educational & Recreational Flyers?

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:30pm

The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 became public law on October 5, 2018.  This article discusses how two sections of the law may affect recreational and educational users of unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

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House Approves Additional $10 Million for Geospatial Mapping

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 12:55pm

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has approved an additional $10 million above the fiscal year 2019 funding of $37.6 million as part its U.S. Department of Interior Fiscal Year 2020 bill for fundamental mapping work, including 3DEP, to be managed by the USGS. 

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Using LiDAR to Improve Flood Insurance Maps

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 11:08am

The flood risk maps put out by the federal government are notoriously outdated. Many elected officials have suggested fixing the problem by prioritizing funding for a mapping technology called LiDAR.

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Five myths about Location Intelligence

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 12:12pm

There are many misconseptions about Location Intelligence and how it differs from GIS.  This article explains the differences between the two fields as well as how they are related.

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