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Predictive Policing: Authorities Prevent Crime Using Algorithms
2013-10-01 15:19:58

[ Watch the Video: Fighting Crime Hollywood Style ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but authorities are starting to adopt computer programs running algorithms to establish crime maps, and even determine where crimes could happen, before they happen. PredPol, a computer program developed to predict crime in real time, is currently deployed across parts of metropolitan London, and has reduced crime rates. The tool aims...

2013-09-30 23:43:16

American Sentinel University will be a featured participant and key sponsor at the upcoming GIS in the Rockies 2013 – Local to Global: Geospatial on the Move Conference Oct. 9-10 at The Cable Center in Denver, Colo. Stephen McElroy, GIS chair for American Sentinel will discuss how to develop an enterprise geospatial strategy roadmap for the workplace in his presentation ‘Teaching Enterprise GIS: From Theory to Practice,’ Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. MST. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) September 30, 2013...

2013-09-24 23:35:34

UMBC’s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Systems invites the community to attend a webinar presented by Ron Wilson from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development—“Using Near Repeat Analysis for Measuring Urban and Housing Problems: Two Examples to Address Government-related Problems.” Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 UMBC’s Geographic Information Systems Graduate Program will hold a webinar on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET....

2013-09-20 23:21:37

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘Five Steps to Build Your GIS Career,’ offers insight about why it’s so important for geographic information systems (GIS) students to develop their professional credentials through five key steps to ensure their success in this field. Download the free e-book at http://www.americansentinel.edu/blog/2013/09/03/five-steps-to-build-your-career/. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Building a successful career in geographic information...

2013-08-06 23:25:50

Geo Tactical Solutions has just released FotoMapr, the first professional-grade GPS camera module to offer universal compatibility with any digital camera. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Geo Tactical Solutions (GTS) has just released its new professional-grade GPS module, FotoMapr. In addition to its high positional accuracy, FotoMapr delivers powerful capabilities designed to greatly enhance georeferenced photographic data collection in the field. The module works seamlessly with...

2013-07-16 23:23:07

Intelesense Technologies CEO will promote the world’s most advanced social collaboration platform at world’s leading geospatial technology event in San Jose, CA. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 On July 23, Dr. Kevin Montgomery, CEO of Intelesense Technologies, will join Patrick Hogan, Project Director for NASA WorldWind, in a keynote speech entitled "NASA World Wind Infrastructure for Spatial Data". During this presentation, Dr. Montgomery will provide an overview of the...

2013-07-12 23:26:42

Next-generation digital worldwide hybrid mapping app supplemented by a global travel guide; App available for free for a limited time only. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 skobbler (http://www.skobbler.com), the premier provider and leading innovator of mobile map-based solutions using OpenStreetMap data, today launched an updated version of its hit mapping solution, ForeverMap 2, for iOS, adding an extensive, international, online and offline-capable travel guide for no additional...


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