Post-Event Imagery: Why It Matters When Disaster Strikes

While no jurisdiction ever wants a disaster to occur, anticipating the risks of a flood, hurricane, tornado, or other event can help reduce damage and potentially save lives. Emergency managers, assessors, GIS professionals, public safety leaders, homeland security agencies, and others use Pictometry imagery to see the changes before andRead More

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From Falling Trees to Frozen Pipes: 4 Big Wintertime Insurance Claims

While winter weather may not sound like a big deal to some, it can lead to costly – and even deadly – hazards around the house. In fact, winter weather is the third biggest reason for all property insurance claims from catastrophic events, behind events like tornadoes and hurricanes. TheRead More

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5 Common Flood Insurance Myths Mistaken for Fact

Most homeowners don’t think that flooding can affect their property – until it’s too late. In the past five years alone, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods. Some of those events have led to billions of dollars in damage. What’s worse: many of those who saw theRead More

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What’s Next for Baton Rouge After the 2016 Flood?

For some residents of Louisiana, the flooding in Baton Rouge must feel like déjà vu. In 2005, after Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans and other parts of the South, many displaced residents flocked to Baton Rouge, a city that historically has had little, if any, flood damage. But theRead More

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Pictometry Imagery Key to Flood Recovery Efforts

On September 9, 2013 the first drops of rain fell on Boulder County, Colo. and continued over the next eight days with as much as 20 inches falling in some areas.  The 1000-year rain and 100-year flood resulted in mudslides destroying 1,502 homes and flooding damaging more than 17,000.  WithRead More

EagleView® Technologies and Pictometry® International Announces Rapid Access™ for Post-event Imagery

(BOTHELL, Wash., May 23, 2013) – EagleView Technologies and Pictometry International, a newly merged company providing leading technology specializing in high-resolution aerial photography, automated 3D measurement technologies and overall software solutions, announced that Rapid Access™ technology has been engaged for recent catastrophic storm events in Oklahoma and Texas as wellRead More