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“Identifying gaps in OpenStreetMap coverage through machine learning” #artficialintelligence #machinelearning #remotesensing #osm #gis

“Having found our model to work sufficiently well, we apply it to predict OSM building footprint for all of Haiti, and flag cells that are predicted to be fully mapped but are actually not covered by OSM .” This post is by Ran Goldblatt, New Light Technologies, and Nick Jones, GFDRR Labs/World Bank. Acknowledgments: Thanks […]

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New Light Technologies and General Assembly Showcase Data Science Applications for Disaster Management

New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT), in partnership with General Assembly (GA), will be hosting an event “Data for Disasters: Leveraging Data Science for Disaster Response & Management.” Selected GA students from across all of the school’s campuses will showcase innovative applications they developed during the most recent Data Science Immersive class offered by the school. […]

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New Light Technologies Turns 18!

Congratulations are in order to the entire  New Light Technologies (NLT) Team!!  New Light Technologies is excited to celebrate its 18th anniversary! Over the years, we have grown tremendously and look forward to expanding even more. At the beginning, we consulted primarily with customers in DC. Since then, we have expanded over the years to […]

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Project: Ptolemy Welcomes Two New Interns to the Team

Project: Ptolemy is excited to welcome Clara Blume and Katherine Newcomb on board as its two newest interns. Clara will be focusing on running Project: Ptolemy’s social media lead campaigns and learning the ins and outs of marketing a small business. Katherine will be diving into development, shadowing and working alongside Project: Ptolemy’s technical team […]

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Cloud Security Awareness Webinar Coming this Thursday!

In an exciting expansion of their partnership, New Light Technologies (NLT) and Fugue are offering a new web-based training on the significant and urgent security threat posed by orphaned cloud resources this coming Thursday, September 26, at 1:00pm. Orphaned cloud resources, typically left over from development or maintenance, represent significant risks of misconfiguration and data […]

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NLT Offers Comprehensive GIS and Remote Sensing Solutions

The field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) seems to always be reinventing itself, and New Light Technologies (NLT) is riding that wave of continual change and innovation.  NLT provides comprehensive GIS and Remote Sensing consultation and staffing solutions for government, commercial, and non-profit organizations. We are a leader in enterprise geospatial platform development and management, […]

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Testing begins on Project: Ptolemy, NLT’s Solution to Disaster Management

New Light Technologies (NLT) is beginning beta testing on it’s newest project: Project: Ptolemy. It provides an open-source and customizable disaster management platform that delivers real-time data regarding worldwide disasters for responders, planners, and victims.   The platform hosts a variety of features including automated data collection, customizable data assessments, detailed data reporting which includes international […]

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NLT Skills up at FOSS4G Bucharest

New Light Technologies (NLT) was a supporter-sponsor of the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference in Bucharest, Romania this year. The conference had more than 1000 participants from around the world who presented innovative work, applications and tools that all utilize free and open-source data and platforms to better understand our world […]

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New Light Technologies Travels to Bucharest as a FOSS4G Sponsor

New Light Technologies (NLT) is a proud sponsor of the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference for the third consecutive year. NLT staff will be traveling to Bucharest, Romania, to present on their work and research promoting and advancing open source data and applications.  FOSS4G is a weeklong event complete with training […]

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NLT and General Assembly Pioneer New Class on Geospatial Data

New Light Technologies (NLT) and General Assembly are proud to have successfully launched their first joint bootcamp of its kind on Geospatial Data. The bootcamp drew participants from a wide range of industries and disciplines. Sixteen students showed for NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt’s inaugural class, where they learned about the available geo-analytical tools of […]

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