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NLT is at the Esri User Conference This Week!

New Light Technologies (NLT) has never seen a conference like this year’s completely virtual Esri User Conference, but we are excited to take part in it! NLT has partnered with Esri for over 16 years to support our federal and private customers in revolutionizing their geospatial infrastructures. This work has spanned such fields as disaster […]

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New Light Technologies Contributes to Capacity-Building Coalition

New Light Technologies (NLT) is honored to partner with the Center for Effective Global Action’s (CEGA) Development Impact West Africa (DIWA). NLT Chief Scientist Dr. Ran Goldblatt will both present and facilitate a panel discussion at DIWA’s virtual “Online Impact Evaluation Training,” running from 22 June through 15 July. The event will train future policymakers […]

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NLT Webinar Series Update

Next Up: WEBINAR: Thursday July 9 at 11am-  Latest on AICF: Automated Infrastructure Compliance Framework – Rapid Cloud Security Deployment Strategies Today’s public clouds are vastly complex, offering hundreds of services. With this complication comes the challenge of ensuring compliance and managing configuration using a sound DevSecOps practice. The Automated Infrastructure Compliance Framework (AICF) is […]

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NLT Launches Cloud Hosting & Development for FEMA National Integration Center

New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT) an industry leading cloud, cybersecurity, data science, and enterprise systems engineering consultancy serving FEMA Response, Recovery, and IT programs for over 15 years, began providing secure cloud hosting and development services for modernization of the OneResponder application in June 2020. OneResponder provides the whole community a unified platform for personnel […]

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NLT Webinar: Serverless Computing for GIS-in-the-Browser

Please register for the Zoom event here! Public cloud technologies available today are changing the way applications are designed and deployed. New cloud-native, serverless architectures enable web applications to be built without costly and cumbersome Virtual Machines (VMs), web servers, and databases, as in the past. Utilizing standard cloud services and content delivery networks, highly […]

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Utilizing Remotely Sensed Observations to Estimate the Urban Heat Island Effect at a Local Scale: Case Study of a University Campus

By Ran Goldblatt, Abdullah Addas, Steven Rubinyi The urban heat island (UHI) effect has become a significant focus of research in today’s era of climate change, and a key consideration for the next generation of urban planning focused on green and livable cities. UHI has traditionally been measured using in situ data and ground-based measurements. […]

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Shedding Light on Earth: How Nighttime Lights Have Revolutionized the Way We Understand Our World

By Ran Goldblatt, Steven Rubinyi, Hogeun Park Published in GIM Magazine Images of Earth taken at night are revolutionizing our ability to measure and understand nearly every dimension related to human activity on Earth and allow us to get a glimpse into human/Earth interactions in near real time. The recent COVID-19 outbreak exemplifies how nighttime […]

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Nighttime Lights Are Revolutionizing the Way We Understand COVID-19 and Our World

Authors: STEVEN RUBINYI RAN GOLDBLATT HOGEUN PARK |MAY 04, 2020 Images of Earth taken at night are revolutionizing our ability to measure and understand nearly every dimension of human activity on Earth and allow us to get a glimpse into human-Earth interactions in close to real time. The COVID-19 outbreak exemplifies how nighttime lights can […]

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Getting Ready for Disaster Events with Remote Sensing: Predicting OpenStreetMap Completeness in Risk Areas

Published in GIM magazineby Ran Goldblatt, Nicholas Jones, Jenny Mannix In view of the increased frequency and severity of natural disasters, timely information related to the distribution of vulnerable populations and critical infrastructure is key for effective disaster relief. OpenStreetMap shows great potential to support humanitarian mapping tasks and has provided vital information in many past major […]

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Cloud Security for Newly Distributed Engineering Teams

By the Fugue Team in collaboration with Dave Williams, cloud architect at New Light Technologies. Employers across the U.S. and around the world are rapidly shifting to a mandatory work-from-home (WFH) arrangement to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Even for organizations already operating with team members working from home, this shift is likely […]

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