Category Archives: Spatial IT/GIS

senseFly Expands its Line of Fixed-Wing Mapping Drones

A mapping drone in the $10,000 price range might sound like one of those things that’s too good to be true. And up until now, maybe it was. A Swiss company called senseFly, a global leader in fixed-wing mapping drones, has expanded its flagship eBee X drone solution with the launch of eBee Geo. The...

MAPPS 2020 Geospatial Excellence Awards

MAPPS honored members with the 2020 Geospatial Excellence Awards as part of the organization’s 14th annual Awards Presentation that took place January 26, 2021. The event was hosted by Riegl USA in conjunction with the 2021 winter meeting in Orlando, Florida. The Geospatial Excellence Awards are presented to regular and associate member firms whose entries...

Doers: Matt LaLuzerne

LaLuzerne is Strategic Growth Director, GPI Geospatial and incoming president of  the Florida Region of ASPRS  xyHt: How did you get started in the geospatial industry?  LaLuzerne: During my undergraduate studies at the University of Florida, I focused heavily on pre-engineering courses to prepare myself for civil engineering. I would always see a small advertisement in the...

Digital Coast Act Becomes Law This Week

The Digital Coast Act, now approved by both chambers of Congress, will become law this week, and that is a significant step toward expanding and making accessible geospatial data to support environmental and economic development activities in the coastal regions of the United States. The bill creates a program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...