February 2017 Calendar Image

The 2017 calendar showcases twelve of our team’s favorite Pictometry images out of the millions captured throughout the year. The February 2017 image brings us to the Midwest. Partway up Usery Mountain in the middle of the Arizona desert sits this arrow directing pilots towards Phoenix, AZ, located just twentyRead 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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People of EagleView: Project Manager Nick Rozaklis

Nick Rozaklis, Project Manager Hometown: Lima, NY Hire date: May 1, 2006   About Me: Have you seen “My Big Fat Greek Wedding?” If so, that’s practically my life. I am a first generation American of Greek immigrant parents. And if you were wondering the answer is no, my familyRead 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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January 2017 Calendar Image

The 2017 calendar showcases twelve of our team’s favorite Pictometry images out of the millions captured throughout the 2015-2016 image season. The January 2017 image brings us to Maryland. Mallows Bay, located in the Potomac River, is the watery grave of hundreds of historic ships, most of which are woodenRead 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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The EagleView Team Weighs In: You Know You Work in GIS When…

On November 16, we celebrated GIS Day from Esri® — a day that demonstrates the real-world applications of geographic information systems, or GIS, through community events and outreach. To mark the occasion, we treated our team to a happy hour or, as we called it, #MappyHour. ‘Mappy Hour’ has begun!Read More

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Mappy Holidays: 11 Festive Examples of GIS

’Tis the season for celebrations, decorative displays, travel, gift-giving… and maps? Geographic information systems, known as GIS, may sound like all work and no play, but the maps created with geospatial data have a number of real-world applications – and some of them are quite fun. Such maps come inRead More

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Story Map: How Far Do We Go to Capture Pictometry Imagery?

Each month, we share an image from our annual Pictometry® calendar right here on our blog. For 2016, we selected 12 of our favorite images out of more than 28 million captured in the 2014-2015 season. Our 2016 calendar displays the diverse terrain found all across North America: deserts andRead More

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