The Critical Components of a Public Safety Incident Map

The link between public safety and geographic information systems (GIS) is clear in E9-1-1 dispatch centers. Dispatchers rely on maps to send the appropriate personnel to an emergency. Law enforcement personnel also take advantage of GIS to create public safety incident maps. Incident maps help public safety agencies track andRead More

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The Big Lesson from the FutureView 2017 Speaker Sessions

This year, EagleView® had more than a dozen guest speakers join us for FutureView® 2017. One thing was clear from all of their presentations: more agencies are sharing usage of Pictometry® imagery solutions from EagleView. Budget constraints and the RFP process can present challenges for agencies. This means that smallerRead More

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5 CONNECTExplorer Topics We ‘Explored’ at FutureView 2017

EagleView® hosts the FutureView® user conference and advanced training to bring Pictometry® imagery users together. During the event, attendees get to meet with the EagleView team and learn from their peers on subjects related to assessment, GIS, public safety, and more. For FutureView 2017, we had more than 300 PictometryRead More

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3 Valuable Insights Insurance Underwriters Gain from Aerial Imagery

Wind, hail, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can devastate homes and cause billions of dollars in damage. But long before a storm or other catastrophic event can take place, insurance underwriters need to identify the risks that could affect the homes they cover. To determine a home’s eligibility for coverage,Read More

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An Inside Look at FutureView 2017: Day 2

FutureView® 2017 has come to a close. We are so grateful to all of our attendees, exhibitors, and staff members who made it a success, as well as Nashville’s Renaissance Hotel and Tequila Cowboy for hosting us. Read about the first full day here, and keep scrolling for a recapRead More

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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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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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How Rural Counties Are Becoming #AgentsofChange

With one-third of the world’s land categorized as agricultural, assessors face obstacles when reviewing and assessing rural areas. Many communities in Indiana, which are largely agricultural, create challenges for assessors who need to track changes and new constructions in their counties. “Rural areas offer a unique challenge in terms ofRead More

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Agent of Change: Wood Buffalo

Last year, EagleView highlighted five Agents of Change in the United States and Canada in our Portfolio of Change. Agents of Change are assessment and GIS professionals who have leveraged the power of their Pictometry® aerial imagery by implementing ChangeFinder™ technology. ChangeFinder helps communities like Wood Buffalo identify and manageRead More

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‘What the Hail?’ Part 1: Evaluating Hail Season’s Damage

If you live in a colder climate, you probably have to scrape ice off your car windshield each winter. If you live in Colorado Springs, however, you may have spent the last week of July digging your car out of the ice, too. Clearly, winter wasn’t to blame for theRead More

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