NLT Blog

NLT at DCWeek 2012

New Light Technologies had the wonderful opportunity to be a web sponsor for Digital Capital Week Festival 2012, more commonly known as DCWEEK 2012. The week-long festival in the nation’s capital, which took place Nov. 2 thru Nov. 9, allowed New Light Technologies’ CEO, Ghermay Araya, to network with the brightest and most innovative designers, developers, […]

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New Light Technologies and Sanborn Announce Strategic Partnership

Washington, D.C. – New Light Technologies, Inc. (NLT) and the Sanborn Map Company’s Intelligence Division announce a strategic partnership. The partnership consists of co-marketing products and services that focus on strengthening customer value proposition for Geospatial information systems (GIS) services in the federal, DOD and intelligence sectors. Together, they will focus on cutting edge social […]

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Reduced Opportunity Voters

This study analyzes findings from extant research on voter identification legislation, population growth, and the influence of geography on political participation. Research was conducted to determine the impact of photo ID voting requirements on voter turnout among African Americans in a number of ‘battleground’ states for the 2012 presidential election. Spatial analysis of several variables […]

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NLT Collaborates with the District of Columbia Office of Zoning to create the Interactive Zoning Map App

NLT collaborated with District of Columbia’s Office of Zoning (DCOZ) to create an interactive mapping application which allows the public to search zoning information throughout the city. On April 13, 2012, DCOZ became the first agency in the country to make the electronic map their official map. Recognizing the importance of providing the residents and […]

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Hurricane Sandy: Distribution of Population and Workers

To assist the community in examining these impacts in detail, NLT has developed an interactive web-based mapping application that combines workforce and population data for Staten Island. The tool, based on ArcGIS Online technology, allows users to quickly visualize the distribution and density of workers and population. To get detailed characteristics about workers, users can […]

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Hurricane Sandy – Distribution of Workers in Atlantic City Area

Where are concentrations of workers impacted by Hurricane Sandy? What types of businesses and industries are affected? How much do these workers earn in income? To answer these and other similar questions about the impact of Sandy on the workforce in the Atlantic City area of New Jersey, we developed this handy interactive web-based mapping […]

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Voyager GIS Data Discovery

Voyager is a powerful search tool that allows an organization or individual to manage, audit and search for all GIS files across an organization. Voyager allows a user to search for files by a spatial query through a map interface or by a text search. In addition to these search methods, data can be filtered […]

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Consulting Service Engagements for Deploying ArcGIS Online

I attended the May 24, 2012 ESRI Business Partner Webinar, which discussed consulting service opportunities for business partners deploying ArcGIS Online. The webinar went over the new possibilities with ArcGIS Online to reach customers who currently use ArcGIS Desktop but because of a lack of budget or expertise, did not use ArcGIS Server to take […]

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Analysis of DC Government Roof Solar Generation Potential

The analysis in this project was performed in order to determine which DC Government owned buildings have the most potential for generating solar power from solar panels installed on their roofs. The analysis involved using a DC GIS citywide 1 meter DSM derived from LIDAR data and ESRIs Area Solar Radiation tool. The output from […]

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