RESTON, Va., Dec. 23, 2011 — Today, LightSquared filed the first set of data from independent testing of precision GPS devices which were modified to coexist with the company’s proposed nationwide 4G LTE network. "As we anticipated, the data shows that properly filtered high-precision GPS devices do not suffer any loss of accuracy in the presence […]
Archives for December 2011
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 28, 2011— The November 2011 testing of LightSquared’s wireless broadband service proposal found no significant interference to cellular phone text and voice capabilities but did find significant disruption of most all general purpose approved Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers. GPS receivers are used throughout our National infrastructures, in aviation flight safety systems […]
A new study by the GIScience Research Group of the University of Heidelberg (http://giscience.uni-hd.de) that compares the evolution of the crowdsourcing project OpenStreetMap (OSM) with the commercial dataset from TomTom/Teleatlas has just been published. It is available fulltext as Open Access at http://www.mdpi.com/1999-5903/4/1/1/ and covers the years 2009 to 2011 in Germany. As shown earlier […]
Are you an ArcGIS.com user? If so then you’ll now find another new option when selecting your basemap style as Esri has recent;y added the National Geographic basemap option. This via a recent blog post on the ArcGIS Desktop blog… In the Add Basemap dialog, the Shaded Relief basemap entry has been removed in order […]
We’re pleased to host and share user created and user sourced videos from the GIS / Geo tech community. A number of awesome videos hit our site this year… the following are the Top 10 according to popularity with you, the readers – enjoy!
December 29, 2011 Redlands, CA—Skygone Inc is pleased to announce that Dewberry has earned the 2011 Partner of the Year Award for excellence in the adoption, use and proliferation of cloud computing and implementing these solutions for their customers. Last week at Dewberry headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, Skygone Co-Founder Ryan Hughes presented the award to […]
Dispel the five major myths surrounding Open Source Security and gain the tools necessary to make a truly informed decision for your IT organization When choosing between proprietary and open source security solutions, many organizations are misled by open source myths. As a result, they ask the wrong questions when evaluating their options and unnecessarily […]
The Eleventh Annual Storage Visions Conference held at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 8 & 9, 2012, features great sessions on media and entertainment technology, consumer electronics, computer applications and all aspects of digital storage with the theme of "Heavy Storage for Thin Clients." Great door prizes and awards presentation […]
Over the past year we’ve authored and published more than 100 feature articles on Social location, mobile app development, and location services. the following are some of my favorites that I’d like to share with you. Most of our articles only hang out on the front page for several days and then slowly start working […]
Welcome to edition#2 of my Carnival of the Geospatialists and a short recap of some items of interest from the GIS/GeoGeek community. Please note, if these updates persist, I’m wide open to submissions and suggestions to feel free to ping me @gletham to make suggestions.