New Research Shines a Light on the Solar Industry’s Value


This week, Environment America Research & Policy Center released a study that declares solar power a better value than electricity. Out of the 16 studies the non-profit organization reviewed, 12 found that solar energy held a higher value than the average residential retail electricity rate; of the remaining four analyses,Read More

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4 Stressful Scenarios Assessors Avoid with Pictometry® Imagery

The International Association of Assessing Officers allows assessment and appraisal departments to use remote aerial imagery and other tools to levy property taxes. Yet many assessment offices don’t realize this and still visit each property on foot, despite the many advantages remote assessment can offer. Pictometry® Intelligent Images® from EagleViewRead More


What Can Imagery Do for Oil and Gas Infrastructure?

This June, President Obama signed the PIPES Act of 2016, also referred to as the SAFE PIPES Act, into law. The legislation, according to, “gives the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) new regulatory authority over operators of the United States’ nearly 3 millionRead More


Public Safety Is Going Mobile — Here’s Why

The world is going mobile, and Americans in particular expect more from their cellphones and tablets than they did in the past. Just last October, Pew Research reported that 68% of Americans now own smartphones. Smartphone ownership in some demographics skews even higher: 86% among Americans between ages 18 andRead More

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Our 8 Favorite ‘Spooktacular’ Aerial Images

At EagleView, we capture amazing Pictometry® images throughout the year that range from breathtaking horizons to quirky landmarks. Last month, we showed you our favorite images from this summer, but now we’re going to kick off autumn with some unconventional photos that fans of all things Halloween will surely enjoy.Read More

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LiDAR 101: A Q&A with a Pictometry Expert

You may have heard of LiDAR, but how much do you really know about it? We asked our LiDAR & Surveying Manager Robert Stevenson to give us a crash course in this versatile technology. First off: what is LiDAR? LiDAR, which is short for Light Detection and Ranging, is aRead More


October 2016 Calendar Image

The 2016 calendar showcases twelve of our team’s favorite Pictometry images out of more than 28 million captured in the 2014-2015 image season. The October 2016 image brings us to Hawaii. This crater is associated with the East Maui Volcano which encompasses 75% of the Hawaiian island. Early Hawaiians calledRead More


What We Learned at Solar Power International

This September, EagleView exhibited at Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas, Nevada. We met with EagleView customers and those new to EagleView alike, and we shared some of our most recent innovations with attendees. SPI is the premier solar trade show for industry professionals. Founded in 2004, the eventRead More

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People of EagleView: Receptionist Lucy Johns

Lucy Johns, Receptionist Hometown: Juneau, Alaska Hire Date: February 26, 2015 About me: In the office, I am known as Lucy Johns; however, my real Alaskan native name is Xaatooee, meaning “Dancing Princess.” I have a firm belief that you should never look down on someone, that is unless youRead More


Creating a Fall To-Do List? Don’t Forget About Gutter Cleaning

Fall has arrived, and for most homeowners that means it’s almost time to clean the gutters. Gutters are an essential part of a roofing system and are designed to keep buildings dry even during heavy rain or snow. Without adequate gutters, however, a home’s roof, siding, and foundation are proneRead More

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