Tag Archives: NGA

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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Why Adopt JPEG 2000?

Recently we (Exelis VIS Europe) got together with Astrium GEO-Information to present an overview of the benefits of adopting JPEG 2000 and to give users a feel for the advantages of adopting this standard. JPEG 2000 is an open standard for compressing … Continue reading

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Apps – What’s in a Name?

Talk of Apps and App Stores is ubiquitous in the Defense and Intelligence domain where I spend most of my time.  But what do we really mean when we talk about an App? In the commercial world, we’ve seen wide … Continue reading

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GEOINT and Disruptive Technologies

So, as we all know, the buzzword of the day is “cloud”.  Everything is cloud enabled, or cloud ready, or moving to the cloud.  And really, this is pretty cool.  I’m able to store my music centrally and access it … Continue reading

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Military Image Analysis Applications in an Uncertain Economy

I’m at the ESRI UC for the first time this year and in preparation I have been looking into Image Analysis functionality with regards to Military Applications. There is an enormous amount of software and functionality out there that is … Continue reading

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