NLT Blog

Census Bureau Releases OnTheMap Version 6

OnTheMap is an interactive dashboard style tool with detailed maps showing where workers are employed and where they live with companion reports on age, earnings, industry distribution, and local workforce indicators.  New Light Technologies (NLT) supports the development of OnTheMap providing Geographic Data Production, Web-based Geospatial Systems design testing, and Project Management consulting services for […]

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Mapping Patterns of Social Connectedness

MIT SENSEable City Lab, Labs-Research and IBM Research Researchers are mapping patterns of social connectedness across the U.S. based on anonymous and aggregated cell phone interactions data. SENSEable City Laboratory is a new research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Some good data visualization examples here also demonstrate the importance of Privacy Protection Measures. […]

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White House Proposes Executive Branch Reorganization

The White House today announced an interesting proposal to reorganize a number of federal agencies to better meet the economic and business needs of the nation and improve efficiency. The proposal would merge a number of commerce and trade agencies including the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Export-Import […]

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Natural Hazards & Social Vulnerability

The Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute at the University of South Carolina’s Geography Department has put together an interesting national Social Vulnerability Index, which measures the social vulnerability of every U.S. county to environmental hazards. The model factors in over 30 socioeconomic variables- mostly derived from U.S. Census data including the American Community Survey (ACS) […]

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NLT Team provides Enterprise Class Geospatial Technology Software to DC Government GIS Program

New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) partners with Arc2Earth to provide enterprise class Geospatial Technology to the Washington, DC GIS Program. The team developed server side KMZ updated KML network link data feeds to provide District users with a more complete and enjoyable user experience through attractive and high-performance data in KML format for consumption in […]

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Measuring & Mapping Water-related Risks

World Resources Institute, in conjunction with several corporate sponsors, has developed a very cool web-based dashboard style GIS tool for measuring and mapping global water-related risks. To put this together, WRI formed a comprehensive set of physical and regulatory indicators to develop a Water Risk Framework for calculating and mapping water risk scores globally. They […]

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NLT Awarded Stars – 2 GWAC

NLT has been awarded the latest 8(a) STARS II, a small business set-aside GWAC, which provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. With a $10 billion program ceiling and a five-year base period with one five-year option, 8(a) STARS II allows for long-term planning of large-scale […]

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NLT joins LizardTech for Enterprise Class Geospatial Solutions

New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) joins the LizardTech exclusive group of resellers. More on the reseller arrangement with LizardTech can be found at the Lizardtech’s press release website. LizardTech’s line of geospatial software products enables an efficient workflow for high-volume, high-resolution image management. LizardTech products include GeoExpress for compression and manipulation, Spatial Express for storage, […]

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NLT part of DC Government 2003 Best of the Web Contracting Team

In 2003, New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) was a part of the DC Government’s E-Government contracting team that was selected for the National 2003 Best of the Web in its Best of Breed Report for the year. The Centers for Digital Government and Education would like to congratulate all of the Best of the Web […]

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