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Interior Grounds All Drones With Ties to Chinese Companies

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 3:31pm

The US Department of the Interior will ground all drones that were manufactured in China or contain Chinese-made parts, pending a review of the agency’s growing unmanned aircraft program.


Next generation 911 standards pact coaxes international cooperation

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 3:11pm

Public safety organizations in the United States, Canada, Britain and the European Union have signed a pact to promote common technical standards for next-generation 911 systems.


See the Mississippi Rivers hidden history uncovered by lasers

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:23pm

Using hyperprecise LiDAR data, a cartographer maps the river’s bends and channels over time with mesmerizing results.


USGIF Offers First Entry Level Geospatial Intelligence Certification of its Kind

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:20pm

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is pleased to announce the addition of an entry-level geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) certification to its suite of professional designations. “The Essentials” exam is intended for recent graduates and young professionals in the GEOINT field to demonstrate their knowledge across the foundational competencies outlined in USGIF’s GEOINT Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK).


Ground System COps connects with orbiting GPS III satellite

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:20pm

The GPS enterprise reached another major milestone on Oct. 21, when the GPS III Contingency Operations Program (COps) successfully connected with the first GPS III satellite on orbit.



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