Reacting to the 1,000-year Rain: Fast Imagery Turnaround for Emergency Response

posted: November 11, 2015

Last month, in response to the flooding in South Carolina, Woolpert provided imagery to assist in emergency relief efforts.


Scan-to-BIM: Creating the Fly-through

posted: September 30, 2015

What happens when you combine powerful 3D scanning and imaging, cutting-edge architectural modeling, graphic design and animation software, and creativity?


The Future of BIM: New Standards to Meet New Demands

posted: August 26, 2015

Debuting in the 1980s, building information modeling (BIM) tools have redefined the process of designing facilities.


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Witnessing the Dawn of 3D GIS and Smart Cities – Part II

posted: July 17, 2015

“Place matters, particularly for local governments,” says Mr. Abhi Nemani, the chief data officer for Los Angeles, which is famed for its enterprise or hub GIS implementation.


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Witnessing the Dawn of 3D GIS and Smart Cities: Part I

posted: June 15, 2015

Smart cities are attracting attention worldwide among the GIS community and users of GIS databases.


Mapping Standards are Changing for the Better

posted: May 21, 2015

New mapping standards have arrived, and we know the geospatial community will love the updates.


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Footprint: Your Favorite New Law Enforcement Tool

posted: April 27, 2015

This week, Footprint debuted version 1.1 of its crime analytics and video foresnics tool for law enforcement professionals.


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Who to Trust after GME Dies

posted: March 30, 2015

Google sent shockwaves throughout the GIS community when it officially announced that support for Google Maps Engine (GME) would end on Jan. 29, 2016. Not to worry—we’ve got you covered with great alternatives.

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Planet Labs

UAS and Satellite Data: The Ultimate Geospatial Power Couple

posted: March 4, 2015

Woolpert is harmoniously combining our Planet Lab partnership and UAS expertise to produce new, game-changing geospatial technology.


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FAA Grants Woolpert Exemption to Fly Unmanned Aircraft in Ohio

posted: December 10, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio, December 10, 2014 — Woolpert, Inc., a national geospatial, infrastructure management and design firm specializing in high-tech mapping and imagery collection services, has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly its unmanned aerial system commercially in Ohio and Ship Island, Miss.


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Planet Labs at TED 2014

posted: November 19, 2014

Watch Will Marshall’s talk from this year’s TED Conference.