Agent of Change: Fairfax County, Virginia

A neighbor to the nation’s capital, Fairfax County, Virginia, is made up of 407 square miles and a population of 1.12 million people.  Highly developed from the 1960s through the 1980s the county has 352,910 taxable parcels and relatively little undeveloped land available.  When change happens, it’s often going toRead More

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Celebrating Agents of Change

By: Alex Hepp, Director of Assessment   For over 15 years, Pictometry has worked closely with assessors to understand their challenges and develop solutions that allow them to perform their duties in the most effective and efficient fashion. Our high-resolution imagery and desktop solutions have allowed assessors to reduce theRead More

City of Norfolk Departments Depend on Pictometry

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have come a long way. From the question of “What is GIS?” to “What can it do for me?” to “You can build that?” The science and organizational capabilities of GIS is why it continues to grow as one of the most integral parts of today’sRead More

Leveraging Technology to Monitor Large Land Masses

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is going through a growth spurt that any city, county, state or province would envy. Located in northeast Alberta, Canada, Wood Buffalo sits atop oil deposits that are arguably as large as those found in Saudi Arabia. As a result, the formerly quiet areaRead More

EagleView Wins Innovation in Action Award

2014 was a great year for EagleView!  We were recently honored with the Strategy Meets Action (SMA) Innovation in Action Award at the annual summit held in Boston. SMA named EagleView the winner in the IT solution provider category for our innovative solution for property inspection: Risk Visualization Solutions (RVS) utilizing Pictometry®Read More

El Paso County, Texas Pushed to Change

When Dinah Kilgore stepped into the role of Executive Director and Chief Appraiser of the western-most county in Texas in 2007, she was faced with what’s best described as a Texas-sized challenge: the appraisal of just over 400,000 parcels spread out over 1,015 square miles. “As soon as I tookRead More

Join us for a presentation during the Esri Electric and Gas GIS Conference in Memphis, October 26-29

Matt Clarkson from Alabama Power Company joins Pictometry’s David Petterson to present Using Spatially Referenced Imagery for Faster, Smarter Storm Response on Wednesday, October 29 at 11:00 a.m. Visit us in the exhibit hall at booth 414 for a more in-depth discussion on how accurate, high-resolution images, GIS integrations and analyticalRead More

Pictometry imagery and ArcGIS combine to help Wood Buffalo stay on top of massive growth

Pictometry imagery customer and Esri® ArcGIS user Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Canada was featured in the September 2014 issue of LiDAR News.  With 1,000 building permits a month, Justin Ngan, Manager, Geographic Information Systems for the municipality, needed to find a reliable way to manage the continual change happening in hisRead More