All Hail Breaks Loose: Can Shock Waves Stop Hail Season?

Hail season: there’s no stopping it, though many have tried. In 14th century Europe, people thought they could prevent a hailstorm from occurring by ringing church bells or firing cannons. This belief lasted into the 19th and 20th centuries with the use of hail cannons, which create shock waves thatRead More

Don't you wish hail season was over already?

12 Cool Gardens and Landmarks Seen from the Sky

April showers bring May flowers—and with those come strolls through the garden and trips to some of the most exciting outdoor landmarks in the United States. Here are some recent shots, as well as a few from the archives, of some the beautiful gardens, artsy lawns, and other awesome landmarksRead More

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How GIS Departments Can Change a Worldview

When it comes to aerial imagery, government GIS departments tend to take a top-down approach. In other words, orthogonal imagery fits the bill when they view their town, city, or county. While orthogonal imagery is a vital resource for all types of departments, oblique imagery is also beneficial. Oblique aerial images,Read More

GIS departments might see this in a typical ortho view

May 2017 Calendar Image

The 2017 calendar showcases twelve of our team’s favorite Pictometry® images out of the millions captured throughout the year. The May 2017 image brings us to California. About twenty-five miles northeast of Sacramento, CA, sits the Folsom Dam, poised on the cusp of Folsom Lake– a reservoir formed by heRead More

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EagleView® Welcomes OmniEarth Through Acquisition

EagleView® has acquired OmniEarth, a developer of machine learning technologies and decision-making tools for the water resource management, energy, and insurance markets. Founded in May 2014, OmniEarth helps solve problems through image processing and predictive property data analytics. Much of the work that OmniEarth does aligns with EagleView’s mission: toRead More

OmniEarth

EagleView® Accelerates Machine Learning Development with Acquisition of OmniEarth

Leading provider of aerial imagery and data analytics expands data extraction capabilities for local government, insurance and infrastructure sectors.  Bothell, WA (April 26, 2017) – EagleView®, the leading provider of aerial imagery and data analytics for government and commercial industries, is proud to announce the acquisition of OmniEarth, developer ofRead More

OmniEarth

10 Breathtaking Pictometry® Images to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22. This worldwide event, which began in 1970, supports environmental protection and activism. At EagleView®, we capture breathtaking Pictometry® aerial imagery of our planet year-round. The following images show everything from snowy mountains in Utah to tropical volcanoes in Hawaii and illustrateRead More

Alameda County, CA (Oakland) – windmills

What If You Could Change Your Assessment Workflow?

The process for assessing property taxes has remained much the same over time. Every assessment and reassessment of a property under the “old way” has one common factor: an in-person field inspection. The steps involved in a field assessment are lengthy and can come with unexpected setbacks. A typical workflowRead More

Assessment departments can do better

Pictometry® Imagery in Public Safety: Finding Missing Persons and Keeping Officers Safe

One city police department was already using Pictometry® imagery from EagleView® when their crime analyst joined the team. By including the imagery in her workflow, the crime analyst raised awareness for Pictometry imagery in the department and demonstrated its value in the public safety sphere. She has used Pictometry imageryRead More

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8 Crucial Tasks Property Insurance Professionals Can Complete Without Leaving the Office

Some say a picture is worth a thousand words, but with Pictometry® imagery from EagleView®, images have even more value for property insurance professionals. That’s especially true for insurance claim adjusters, who need to evaluate a property after the owners file a claim, and underwriters, who need to see allRead More

Three Houses - Hail Damage