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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10 One-of-a-Kind Images We Captured This Autumn

Happy New Year! Throughout the coldest parts of North America, winter colors everything white and dull gray, so we thought we’d add some color into your world. Take a look at some of our favorite images from the fall 2016 season: We found some of the bluest waters surrounding Hawaii.Read 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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4 Cutting-Edge Technologies for Assessors in 2017

With the New Year almost here, those of us with Type-A personalities are already busting out new day planners and creating our to-do lists for 2017. This is also an ideal time for assessment officials, regardless of personality type, to figure out what they can do to stay productive throughoutRead More

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#ThankfulThursday: 10 Unique Landscapes We Love

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, we want to express our gratitude for some of the amazing sights we see on a regular basis. From the West Coast to the East, and from the Great White North to the gorgeous greenery of Hawaii, we’re proud to share these one-of-a-kind aerial images. WeRead More

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GIS in Action: Protecting Our Nation’s Lands

Protecting the natural world may sound like a no-brainer, but it poses some unique challenges. Environmental experts need ways to ensure that conservation efforts are actually working, and geospatial technology is filling this gap. At the local and state level, parks and nature reserves help to preserve the environment. AtRead More

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What Can Imagery Do for Oil and Gas Infrastructure?

This June, President Obama signed into law the PIPES Act of 2016, also referred to as the SAFE PIPES Act. The legislation, according to DownstreamToday.com, “gives the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) new regulatory authority over operators of the United States’ nearly 3 millionRead More

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Our 8 Favorite ‘Spooktacular’ Aerial Images

At EagleView, we capture amazing Pictometry® images throughout the year that range from breathtaking horizons to quirky landmarks. Last month, we showed you our favorite images from this summer, but now we’re going to kick off autumn with some unconventional photos that fans of all things Halloween will surely enjoy.Read More

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October 2016 Calendar Image

The 2016 calendar showcases twelve of our team’s favorite Pictometry images out of more than 28 million captured in the 2014-2015 image season. The October 2016 image brings us to Hawaii. This crater is associated with the East Maui Volcano which encompasses 75% of the Hawaiian island. Early Hawaiians calledRead More

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Our Top 10 Coolest Images from Summer 2016

Summer may be over, but the season allowed EagleView to capture phenomenal aerial images all over North America. We’ve selected 10 of our favorite images from this summer to highlight the breathtaking – and sometimes amusing – imagery we work with on a daily basis. Check out our choices (inRead More