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Until recently, the world knew more about the terrain of the moon and Mars than it did about Earth's polar regions. But today, thanks to groundbreaking collaboration among geospatial experts across United States government, industry, and academia, the Arctic is now one of the best-mapped places in the world.
Experts at SXSW 2018 discussed upcoming hurdles for AI as well as the looming singularity, machine ethics, and the future of work.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's First Responders Group uses geospatial intelligence to power the first responder of the future and build resilient communities.
Cognitive computing and geospatial technology help law enforcement track, locate, and rescue human trafficking victims.
In 2005, soldiers in war-torn Iraq reported spending 90 percent of their time fighting for data and only 10 percent of their time fighting the enemy. What has changed since?
The story of how geospatial technology helped curb the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Can geospatial tools and training help stop poaching in Africa?
Small sats hold tremendous utility and potential, not only in the commercial realm, but for the federal government as well.
Where do the physical and virtual worlds meet?
Each year, the reach of our electronic senses extends further beyond that of our physical senses-and the law isn't keeping up.
First we told our devices how to locate themselves. Now, those devices are returning the favor by providing useful information about the world around us.
To promote globally significant research, the DigitalGlobe Foundation awards grants in the form of free access to the company's imagery, training, and other space-based technology.
The history and future of the software that changed the way we view the world.
Cloud-based analytic services have arrived. And with them a new generation of companies promising not imagery, but insights.
The Internet of Things offers convenience, efficiency, and intelligence value, but also brings new risks to networks and data security.
Precision agriculture applies technology to improve crop yields and reduce costs as well as to provide early warning signs about food insecurity and regional conflict.
Multiple technologies are advancing and converging to unleash the power of geospatial intelligence.
The proliferation of unmanned systems promises to infuse commercial enterprises with the power of geospatial intelligence.
Since USGIF's first Small Satellite Workshop in 2015, the conversation has evolved significantly from a focus on form factors to an emphasis on data and analysis.
Experts discuss "the Chinese AI security dilemma," preparing simulation & training data.
Not many people are familiar with remote sensing's roots in Rochester, N.Y.
Dr. Lee Schwartz, geographer of the United States with the U.S. State Department, discussed geopolitical boundaries, participatory mapping, human geography, and more.
Experts discuss solutions for analyzing the deluge of imagery and information derived from commercial small satellites.
NOAA's new advanced weather satellite will scan the hemisphere five times faster and at four times higher resolution than current systems.
When the National Geospatial-Intelligence College held open enrollment for its first data science classes, the slots filled up in record time.
Industry combination to bring new contracts, customers, and developers.
Experts shared how making Earth observation data available in the cloud is helping advance different types of research at the Amazon Web Services Public Sector Summit.
Nearly 40,000 IBM employees practice design thinking, a human-centric process of creating products specifically to meet user needs by applying empathy and insight.
Satellite imagery is an untapped resource for understanding human geography.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal on his new book "Team of Teams."
Jeff Tarr is the former CEO of DigitalGlobe, where he served in that position from 2011 until the sale of the company to MDA to form Maxar Technologies in October 2017.
Though Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Principal Deputy Director Sue Gordon come from rival college basketball states, they have teamed up with a shared strategy for the future.
Q&A with Jeff Jonas, founder and CEO of Zenzing and a former IBM fellow.
Kate Dargan is co-founder and chief strategy officer for Intterra and was the first woman to become State Fire Marshal for California.
Q&A with Andre Hentz, acting deputy under secretary for Science & Technology with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Bill Evanina serves as the National Counterintelligence Executive and director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Stephanie O'Sullivan, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, manages Intelligence Community coordination and information sharing.
A conversation with Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Robert Cardillo, the first Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration.
Many often wonder how Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, famed lead guitarist for the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, came to be a well-known figure in the Intelligence Community.
This report illustrates forward-looking trends in geospatial intelligence such as machine learning and AI, mixed reality, open-source software, and much more.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) selected USGIF to explore the rapidly evolving domain of geospatial intelligence as it relates to community resilience.
This edition of trajectory magazine includes features on crisis mapping, artificial intelligence, and geospatial law and policy.
The GEOINT Symposium Show Daily is produced onsite each day at USGIF's flagship event, the annual GEOINT Symposium.
This special edition of trajectory magazine showcases geospatial intelligence's profound impact on public safety.