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500+ Organizations Team on ‘Placekey’ Standard for Identifying Physical Places

Oct 8, 2020 |

Over 500 organizations are backing a new industry standard for identifying physical places. The new standard uses a combination of up to 15 characters to specify where a place is, along with optional additional information about that place. Read more…

Getting Creative with COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Aug 28, 2020 |

What do a GIS, a SIEM, and a time and attendance system have in common? If you said they’re all being used to help trace potential COVID-19 infections in American schools and workplaces, then give yourself a gold star. Read more…

Kroger Tackles Childhood Hunger at Home with Geo-Analytics

Jul 6, 2020 |

Hunger is on the rise around the world, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic recession stemming from it. One company that is stepping up to the plate is The Kroger Co., which recently directed its data science arm to map childhood hunger in its hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Read more…

Community Transmission: Counties Are the Front Lines in Virus Battle

Mar 24, 2020 |

The foot soldiers in the battle against COVID-19 are increasingly relying on location data to track resources and stem the spread of the virus, often one county at a time. Read more…

Big Data and AI Converge in Map to Protect Biodiversity

Jul 10, 2019 |

What’s living where? Those are the basic pieces of data that biologists and conservationists are hoping to collect and load into the Map of Biodiversity Importance, a dynamic new map unveiled this week at the Esri User Conference. Read more…

Location Solves Just Part of the Geospatial Challenge

Jul 18, 2018 |

There is no greater difference in how enterprises and consumers use technology than in their use of location data.

Location-based services on consumer mobile devices have set the expectation for ease of use and convenience. Read more…

Esri Adds an Unstructured Location Data Capability

Feb 22, 2018 |

Spatial analytics specialist Esri continues to expand its mapping platform with the acquisition of ClearTerra, a developer of geospatial and other intelligence tools focused on unstructured data.

Esri, Redlands, Calif., announced the acquisition on Thursday (Feb. Read more…

Geospatial Data Moves to SAP HANA

Jan 24, 2018 |

SAP is adding geospatial data to its growing list of database offerings as it launches a partnership with spatial analytics specialist Esri to adopt SAP’s in-memory data and application development platform. Read more…

Searching Geospatial Data Gets Easier

Jun 26, 2017 |

Geo-location data is among the next wave of content to be churned by search engines as public access to more geospatial data becomes widely available.

Several new approaches have emerging to both provide easier access to free geospatial data along with new tools for parsing that data by place name. Read more…

Shortest Distance Calculation No Sweat for this Road ‘Oracle’

May 1, 2017 |

As big data analytics takes to the roads, the need for accurate distance calculations has blossomed too. However, traditional approaches to this problem face considerable challenges with accuracy and scalability. Read more…

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