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

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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

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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

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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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10 Aerial Images That Show Why We’re Excited for Spring

March is here, and if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, you know what that means: spring is around the corner! We’re using some of our favorite recent aerial images to show why we’re excited that winter is nearly over. For one thing, we won’t miss the snow. (It’s no good forRead 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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March 2017 Calendar Image

The 2017 calendar showcases twelve of our team’s favorite Pictometry® images out of the millions captured throughout the year. The March 2017 image brings us to Indianapolis, IN. Designed by German Architect Bruno Schmitz, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Indianapolis is the largest outdoor memorial of its kind inRead 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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