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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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NLT Team Helps U.S. Census Bureau Release OnTheMap for Emergency Management Version

OnTheMap for Emergency Management Version 3 was released June 15 2012.The public data tool provides an easy-to-use web-based interface for accessing U.S. population and workforce statistics, in real time, for areas being affected by natural disasters. The tool allows users to easily retrieve reports containing detailed workforce, population, and housing characteristics for hurricanes, floods, wildfires, […]

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Lizard Tech’s Express Server and GeoExpress Server

I recently attended a LizardTech webinar that discussed their Express Server and Geo Express Products. LizardTech has been a geospatial industry leader for many years, developing software that compresses and distributes high resolution raster imagery. LizardTech Express Server allows you to serve Mr. SID files, JPG 2000 files and NITF files. NITF files are a […]

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Arc2Earth Has a New Product Called Sync

I recently attended an Arc2Earth webinar that discussed their new product. Sync replaces Arc2Earths cloud solutions. Sync allows users to easily publish and share their local ArcGIS data. This new Arc2Earth product allows you to create data locally on your desktop and easily publish that data to online tables. The online tables that Sync currently […]

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ArcGIS Online Map of the Building Height Debate in Washington, DC

There has been a lot of discussion recently about relaxing the building height restrictions in the District. The original height limits were put in place, in response to the construction of the Cairo apartment building, located at 1615 Q Street, NW. The construction of the Cairo was completed in 1894 and the District residents at […]

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Data Capture of Federal Lands in the District of Columbia

New Light Technologies and DC GIS have just completed a 3 year effort to capture the locations and dimensions of all of the Federal Reservations in the District of Columbia. These federal lands are the final significant data set within DC GISs Vector Property Map to be captured. The Vector Property Map is a database […]

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NLT Staff Showcases Real Time GIS Tools at National Hurricane Conference

As the 2012 hurricane season approaches getting the word out about new developments in web-based GIS situational awareness tools available to the public is a critical step to improving national emergency preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities. NLT staff showcased OnTheMap for Emergency Management- an innovative web-based Geospatial Census data tool for viewing, in real time, […]

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Ten years of successful working relationship with DC GIS Program

New Light Technologies, Inc.’s (NLT) first prime-contract client was the DC GIS Program in the spring of 2002. Ever since then NLT has had a successful engagement with DC GIS on a variety of GIS related contracts. CEO Ghermay Araya says, “NLT is proud to have held a long-standing partnership with DC GIS. NLT is […]

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NLT Contributes to Census Bureau’s Local Employment Dynamics Annual Workshop

March 2012 – NLT Team contributed to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Annual Partnership Workshop in Arlington VA. The workshop convened Federal and state Labor Market Information agencies to discuss latest developments in the field of local labor market economics and the Census data products. There were a number of great presentations […]

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