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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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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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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Mitigating Outages and Planning Expansions with Smart Grids

These days, everything is “smart.” Smart phones, smart watches, smart cars, smart homes, and smart appliances connected to the Internet of Things all shape our daily lives. Over the past 10 years, however, the “smart” trend has centered on the “grid,” or the nation’s electric infrastructure. Utilities today rely onRead More

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