An Inside Look at FutureView 2017: Day 1

FutureView® has arrived! The first full day kicked off at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast in the Renaissance Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, followed by the opening session to greet our attendees. Robert Locke, President of Pictometry® Government Solutions, addressed the crowd during the opening session. Out of all 10 FutureView conferences, heRead More

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Near Infrared: More Than Meets the Eye

Aerial imagery provides GIS managers and other professionals with a realistic bird’s eye view of a region. However, it can’t always tell the full story. While an aerial image may present a realistic representation of the Earth, it can’t always portray things like elevation data accurately. Looking at LiDAR data,Read More

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One Crucial Resource for Assessors Handling Property Tax Disputes

Assessment professionals are responsible for appraising properties within their districts for accurate, fair, and equitable values. This ensures that each property owner pays just the right amount to the local tax rolls in order to secure adequate funds for local public school districts, public safety, public works, and other essentialRead More

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5 Things to Know Before You Head to FutureView

It’s almost here! FutureView® 2017 is less than a month away and will take place in Nashville, Tennessee, from February 6 to 9. What do you need to know before joining us for our training and user conference? Get the essentials below: It’s taking place where?! Nashville is famously knownRead More

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What Trespassing Pokémon Go Players Can Teach Us About Federal Security

In the summer of 2016, when augmented reality game Pokémon Go became an overnight sensation, people of all ages took to the streets to capture the cartoon creatures with their smartphones. The game, which relies on GPS, received praise for getting everyone out of the house. Yet it also presentedRead More

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The EagleView Team Weighs In: You Know You Work in GIS When…

On November 16, we celebrated GIS Day from Esri® — a day that demonstrates the real-world applications of geographic information systems, or GIS, through community events and outreach. To mark the occasion, we treated our team to a happy hour or, as we called it, #MappyHour. ‘Mappy Hour’ has begun!Read More

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Reminder: FutureView Registration Closes Soon!

Have you registered for FutureView® 2017? Registration closes December 31, 2016, so be sure to speak to your District Manager or email FutureView@EagleView.com if you have any questions. Want to know more about FutureView? Here’s an overview: Who: FutureView is the advanced training and user conference for Pictometry® imagery users.Read More

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What Public Safety Can Do About Dangerous Winter Driving Conditions

Early in December, footage surfaced on the internet of a traffic pileup on a Montreal street. The video shows buses, passenger vehicles, a snow plow, and even a police car all careening down an icy road and into one another at the bottom of a steep hill. Thankfully, likely dueRead More

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How One High School Is Using Critical360

Iroquois High School in Louisville, Kentucky, is working to better protect its students and help first responders in crisis situations. The school will be part of a pilot program to install the EagleView® Critical360® digital mapping system, which uses Pictometry® imagery. Critical360 gives first responders an idea of what they’re walkingRead More

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4 Cutting-Edge Technologies for Assessors in 2017

With the New Year almost here, those of us with Type-A personalities are already busting out new day planners and creating our to-do lists for 2017. This is also an ideal time for assessment officials, regardless of personality type, to figure out what they can do to stay productive throughoutRead More

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