For years, mapping was characterized by small-scale paper maps produced by low-tech processes and technologies. But over the past 30 years, mapping technologies have rapidly advanced.
I’m very proud to announce the purchase of our first UAS (Unmanned Aerial System), the Nova Block III, from our partners, Altavian.
The GEOINT Symposium is always a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues, get updates and insight from the keynote speakers, and check out all the vendors in the exhibit hall. As expected, sequestration was a topic discussed just about everywhere. Consequently, there was also significant discussion of Open Source products as a necessity of needing to do more with less in this environment of persistent budget cuts.
There are several paradigms available within computing to write software, and although the final outcome (what the software actually accomplishes) may be the same, the paradigm used can make a difference for the programmer—especially with regards to flexibility in conceptual representation, design and maintenance.