Reflections on GEOINT 2017: Previously a Dream, the Future of Anticipatory Intelligence is Now

Automation and machine learning become more sophisticated on a daily basis. Pervasive sensors, collaborative mapping and crowdsourcing are creating new global datasets. How can we leverage all this data to anticipate where and when events will happen to save lives, resources and time? This was the question U.S. defense and…

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Delivering geospatial intelligence to entire organizations through the SecureWatch subscription service

Defense and intelligence organizations need access to authoritative geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) to make decisions and act with confidence. Satellite imagery is foundational to GEOINT because it enables analysts to understand and model the locations and characteristics of land, facilities and equipment. But historically, organizations have been challenged to deliver satellite…

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EDX SignalPro now supports Vricon geodata at full resolution

EDX recently announced the release of SignalPro 8.4.1, the newest version of its popular wireless network planning software. Among many new capabilities, SignalPro now has the scalability to leverage Vricon geodata at full 50 cm resolution!  For wireless network planners, this means accelerated project timelines and better model results with…

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Reflections on GEOINT 2017: From manual to automatic—leveraging crowdsourcing for machine learning training

In 2005, Jeff Howe coined a term to describe “outsourcing to a crowd” in an article in Wired magazine, titled “The Rise of Crowdsourcing.” At the time, the growing need for globally distributed workforces and hyper-connectivity enabled by the internet gave rise to solutions that could use this model. Now…

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