Spatial Networks and Mapbox Announce Partnership
Spatial Networks and Mapbox announced a strategic partnership aimed at helping people leverage geospatial technology more effectively. The partnership features product and service integrations aimed at empowering government and industry organizations to answer their most difficult questions with location-based data. Fulcrum, an iOS and Android application from Spatial Networks, is designed to create mobile forms and aid in fast, easy data collection in the field. With this partnership, Fulcrum now integrates with Mapbox Atlas, a live location platform that enables mapping, geocoding, and routing that can be deployed on-premises or in a hybrid online/offline set-up. This integration enables an end-to-end mapping solution for field users in a wide variety of scenarios, including humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, and military planning.
Woolpert Acquires Geomatics Data Solutions
Woolpert acquired Geomatics Data Solutions (GDS), a marine and terrestrial survey data firm, to expand and deepen its geospatial service offerings. GDS has 10 years of experience collecting, processing, and performing quality control of hydrographic LiDAR, topographic LiDAR, acoustic survey data, and traditional land-based survey data. With this acquisition, Woolpert is establishing a Maritime Solutions market within its Geospatial sector. The market complements the sector’s Government Solutions and National Security markets and expands and supports Woolpert’s ability to comprehensively serve its geospatial clients.
HawkEye 360 Partners with Windward
HawkEye 360 Inc., which uses formation flying satellites to create a new class of radio frequency (RF) data analytics, and Windward, a leader in maritime risk analytics, have partnered to offer new global insights into maritime domain awareness through their combined capabilities. HawkEye 360 will contribute its unique RF dataset for use on Windward’s digital platform with select customers.
Saint Louis University announced that Robert Cardillo, former director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has been named a Distinguished Geospatial Fellow in the Saint Louis University Research Institute. Cardillo, who will remain based in Washington D.C., has agreed to devote a portion of his time each month to his work for SLU. This assignment begins June 1.
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