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Friday, April 06, 2012

Today's announcement by Trimble that they had acquired Gatewing, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) startup, signals a move into the nascent civilian UAV marketplace. This is a significant move as the U.S. government moves to open the skies to UAVs and integrate them into the National Airspace System. Trimble is looking to capitalize on the potential of low altitude remote sensing platforms that could reduce the cost and increase frequency of image acquisition. According to Trimble:

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by Joe Francica on 04/06 at 12:39 PM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

From Esri:

Given the current national debate around healthcare, we thought you might be interested in running the following map online.

This week’s story features Census data revealing a wide regional disparity in the number of doctor’s offices relative to the population. Many counties, some of them with over 10,000 residents, don’t have a single doctor’s office. The story features a second map depicting access to primary health care; it uses data from the Department of Health and Human Services

by Joe Francica on 04/06 at 11:30 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share
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