xyHt Weekly News Links: 05/01/2020

NGA to collaborate with Vricon on 3D geodata and software to further the mission  NSPS is proud to announce the 2020-21 Officers USGIF Announces 2020 Achievement Award Winners USGIF Publishes 2020 State and Future of GEOINT

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xyHt Magazine May issue, 2020

This month, xyHt is digital only, due to the concerns over the coronavirus disrupting our ability to print and delivery of the magazine. Click on the cover to the right to view the May 2020 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout May): Preserving the Past Multi-Platform 3D...

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Virtual Conference Experience

Upcoming Asset Mapping Event to Implement a VCX Format Virtual conferences have been growing for many years. Necessity has brought them to the fore. We explore a successful online format: VCX – Virtual Conference Experience, and preview the free, May 12-13, 2020 Right-of-Way Asset Mapping VCX event. It would be easy to list many reasons...

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The FCC 5G vs GPS Stinkbomb

Op-Ed: No, 5G is not spreading a virus, but one new 5G implementation could harm GPS— and people rely on GPS far more than they realize. Note: This post is NOT anti-5G. There is plenty of room for 5G expansion in other spectrum besides that in which GPS resides. The 5G card has been played in...

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Fusing Data on Doomed Ash Trees

By using fused data gathered with lidar and hyperspectral imaging, a geospatial services company helped a large utility to identify 90% of ash trees with the potential to fall into their power lines—in a timeframe that wouldn’t have been possible without the use of remote sensing. By Ian Berdie, Zach Raymer, and Mia Chen Remote-sensing...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 04/24/2020

Data Analysis Recovers $2.27M in FSRM Funding at Air Force Base Teledyne Lumenera’s Lt Series USB3 cameras built around Sony’s finest sensors NASA has a video game to map coral reefs around the world Commercial UAV Expo Americas to take place as planned Sep 15-17, 2020 in Las Vegas Leica Geosystems and Geomap cooperate to...