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Apps and Enterprise Architectures

In the world of Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT), there has been a lot of talk lately about Apps, App Stores, and even App Malls.  There is also discussion of who will create, manage and deploy Apps, as well as how App … Continue reading

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Enabling Soldiers with Geospatial Applications

Image analysis in its current state is mostly performed at the desktop level. In this type of model Geospatial Intelligence (or GEOINT) needs are passed to a set of GIS analysts who retrieve the relevant data, perform the requested analysis, … Continue reading

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Is there an App for that?

What does it really mean to “Exploit” imagery – or how about the definitions of “Data analytics”, “Server-side processing”, “Cloud computing”, “Web-enabled OGC services”, please – somebody stop me!  These terms are uttered with such frequency that I often find … Continue reading

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Native or Browser-based Mobile Apps

I thought I’d follow up my blog on disconnected mobile apps with a discussion about native and browser-based apps.  Native apps are written for a specific device and its operating system.  For example, a native Android app is written for … Continue reading

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Apple Maps? Location Matters.

An interesting phenomenon just happened. A few weeks after Apple launched iPhone 5 to great fanfare (and much hyperbole) and opened iO6 to its users something stood out. Not everything was better. In fact one thing in particular was worse. … Continue reading

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From Algorithm to App – Increasing the Speed of Evolution

We’ve been talking about apps for geospatial imagery analytics and ENVI in the Cloud lately, and a couple of my colleagues and I have discussed what makes up an app.  I’ll return to that topic in the future, but I … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an App…or “Just the Tip of the Iceberg”

My bank likes it when I spend money. All the cash flowing in and out of their pockets translates into revenue for them. My bank also likes to help me spend my money, and has created a fancy ‘App’ to … Continue reading

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