NLT Blog

NLT Sponsors the National Geospatial Preparedness Summit #NGPS2018

New Light Technologies (NLT) is in Boulder, CO, this week, proudly sponsoring and presenting at the National Geospatial Preparedness Summit, organized by the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation. Attendees are coming from all corners of the emergency management community. The goal of today is to share first-hand stories and technical experience in […]

Read more

NLT Celebrates Giving Tuesday By Supporting SOME.org and VETSports #GivingTuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. To honor the spirit of the day, NLT has made a charitable donation to its longstanding friends in the community: SOME.org and VETsports.org. SOME (So Others Might Eat) is a D.C.-based non-profit that helps the poor and homeless living in the nation’s capital. They work to provide for daily needs of […]

Read more

NLT Supports Bi-Coastal GIS Day Events

New Light Technologies (NLT) brings its celebration of the innovative promise GIS brings to all corners of the country. From Florida to California, NLT staff were engaged with GIS professionals on the ground in cultivating their mapping technology skills and educating the community on new, cutting-edge geospatial tools rolling out onto the field today. As […]

Read more

NLT Proudly Sponsors Next Week’s Geo4Dev Conference

New Light Technologies (NLT) is proud to be a primary sponsor and supporter of the second annual Geo4Dev Conference organized by The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) in UC Berkeley, CA, this year. This one-day symposium will focus on improving the global humanitarian response to climate- and conflict-driven migration. GIS professionals nationwide will travel […]

Read more

NLT Once Again A Sponsor of SOME.org Charity Turkey Trot

As it has been for many years, NLT is once again a proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 17th annual Turkey Trot, hosted by So Others Might Eat (SOME). On Thanksgiving Day, thousands of people will run in a charitable 5k race to benefit the more than 10,000 people facing poverty, hunger and […]

Read more

New Light Technologies Collaborates with General Assembly on Real-World Disaster Response Technology Development

Few of the students grouped at the podium in the front of the General Assembly classroom had any prior experience as first responders to a hurricane, but, despite that, they clicked through slides outlining innovative and data-driven ways to respond in the event of one. Through a collaboration between General Assembly and New Light Technologies […]

Read more

NLT Hosts Humanitarian Mapathon at GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 Conference

Sponsored by New Light Technologies, 14 professional mappers participated at Mapathon on behalf of the Humanitaran OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) at the GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 conference in Palm Springs. The team volunteered their evenings and expertise to assist first responders in their work during natural disasters, working through a portfolio of different humanitarian projects. Some […]

Read more

The Economic Dimension of Hurricanes: An NLT Summer Research Internship Project

By Dana Kozhakhmetova, NLT Summer Intern How long does it take to recover from a hurricane? This was the main research question we were tasked to answer during a ten-week research internship at New Light Technologies. I have previously held research assistant positions at a university, but having the opportunity to work as one with […]

Read more

NLT Sponsors #ENVI #EAS2018

NLT Sponsors #EAS2018 in Denver, CO this week. “The ENVI Analytics Symposium will feature analytical thought leaders and practitioners from around the world.” More details at the conference website: https://www.harrisgeospatial.com/Company/Events/Tradeshows/EAS.aspx Harris Geospatial (@GeoByHarris) The @NewLightTech team is proud to sponsor #EAS2018 as we continue to expand the analytics services we provide the #FederalGIS and #Global […]

Read more