This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.






Text version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit February 05, 2015

Home   About   Resources   Contact Us      
 



GPS policy outlook: What to watch for in the new Congress
Inside GNSS
Three threads of legislation running through the new congressional session — location privacy, critical infrastructure protection, and updates to the Communications Act — are worth careful monitoring by the GPS community. One bill in particular, the Terrorism Prevention and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2015, could expand the definition of critical infrastructure to include the GPS system — something GNSS experts have been advocating for several years.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




D.C. to provide money for microgrid, district energy research
Smart Grid News
While researchers and scientists are still working on perfecting the technologies for microgrids, it has not slowed their implementation. The District of Columbia is providing grants for microgrids, district energy and related research as part of an effort to its greenhouse gas emissions and add more renewable energy.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Fastest growing industries and top technology positions
GIS User
Trends like big data and mobile media are translating into growing paychecks in 2014 for some professionals, according to Salary Guides from Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group. Moving into 2015 the demand for .Net developers, Systems Administrators, Java Developers and web developers continues to grow.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Superior Quality Data and Analytics is Critical for Today's Energy Companies
CoreLogic
As a GIS professional, you strive to turn complicated tasks into fast, efficient processes throughout your business. You understand that automated data can improve the quality and output of almost every task. However, collecting data from various local government and other resources can be expensive, time-consuming and error-prone. A trusted, single source of robust data and analytics can simplify and improve the quality of many departmental functions such as land-use planning, mineral exploration, tax compliance, transportation, as well as infrastructure development and management. Learn more…
Share this article:  
READ MORE
Promoted by CoreLogic


GPS budget cut by nearly $100 million as White House pares GPS III funds
Inside GNSS
The White House showed continuing support for the GPS program with a budget request that was, with one key exception, comparable to that of previous years. That exception though, a cut to GPS III procurement including the zeroing out of advance procurement monies, resulted in an overall program reductions of roughly $100 million.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Miss an issue of GITA News Hub? Click here to visit the GITA News Hub archive page.


What exactly is GPS NMEA data?
GPS World
You may have heard about "NMEA data" with respect to GPS. NMEA is an acronym for the National Marine Electronics Association. NMEA existed well before GPS was invented. According to the NMEA website, the association was formed in 1957 by a group of electronic dealers to create better communications with manufacturers.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


With 10 years of Google Maps and Earth, what's the impact?
Sensors & Systems
It's hard to remember the geospatial industry prior to the arrival of Google Maps and Google Earth early in 2005. There was an overnight acceleration of engagement with mapping technologies that went far beyond just getting to Grandma's house. The entry of these technologies was truly disruptive with revolutionary innovations that increased the size of the geospatial tent, while also pushing a few companies out.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    White House drone crash described as a U.S. worker's drunken lark (The New York Times)
Unraveling the debate over sUAV regulation: Will the FAA be able to regulate safety? (Directions Magazine)
FAA warns Super Bowl fans: Leave drone at home (GPS World)
Why does geodesign have to start with authoritative data? (Sensors & Systems)
Big data analysis critical to future of energy suppliers (Smart Grid News)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


QGIS vs. ArcGIS
XYHT
Okay, so I'm likely to get lynched but before all the lovers/haters come out of the woodwork, I'd like to remind everyone that these two systems are both great achievements. We are looking at software that has changed the way we look at the world and the way we think about the world around us.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Earth Primer for iPad — Discover how Earth works
GIS User
This interactive Geology book will bring your iPad to life! Enter Earth Primer. The app gives the user an amazing experience and a chance to explore and discover how the Earth works. Unlock new tools and features as your progress ... cool stuff!
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


 



GITA News Hub

Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Dennis Hall, Executive Editor, 469.420.2656   
Contribute news

This edition of the GITA News Hub was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!

Recent issues

Jan. 29, 2015
Jan. 22, 2015
Jan. 15, 2015
Jan. 6, 2014






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063