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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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[Webinar] Cloud Security for Newly Distributed Engineering Teams

Many of us are working from home now. Transitioning to a distributed team environment introduces new cloud security risks that need to be addressed to avoid incidents and maintain compliance. In this webinar, the Fugue team will be joined by Dave Williams, Cloud Architect at New Light Technologies, to walk through practical steps engineering teams […]

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NLT Becomes Flock Safety Value Added Reseller and Installation Partner

Flock Safety has selected New Light Technologies (NLT) to be its preferred partner in the DC Metropolitan Area to support its public sector offerings.  Flock Safety’s Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system is a trusted tool for public safety teams and homeowner associations alike. The ALPR system pairs secure image-capture technology with a proprietary machine […]

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NLT is Back at the 2020 Esri Federal Users’ Conference

Tuesday, February 11, and Wednesday, February 12, 2020 New Light Technologies (NLT) prides itself on integrating our geospatial expertise into the operations and decision-making of our clients. That’s why, next Tuesday and Wednesday, we will be back at the Esri Federal Conference, our 15th year as an Esri business partner and exhibitor, to  show all […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Automating Cloud Security with Open Policy Agent

Date: Wednesday, February 12th at 1PM ET Checking infrastructure as code, such as Terraform, for security and compliance before infrastructure deployment is becoming a critical part of the DevSecOps toolkit. Open Policy Agent (OPA) is an open source policy as code framework commonly used validating Kubernetes and public cloud compliance.   In next week’s webinar, Dave Williams […]

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“Build vs. Buy”: NLT Sponsors Seminar on Cloud Security Solutions

Enterprise technology is developing at an explosive rate, and it can be really hard for businesses and organizations to keep up. It’s the expanding frontier that New Light Technologies (NLT) excels in. According to Gartner recently, “Global IT spending is expected to rebound in 2020 with forecast growth of 3.7%, primarily due to enterprise software […]

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Geospatial Data for Social Change: A New Initiative is Announced by NLT and CEGA

New Light Technologies (NLT) and The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), based at the University of California, Berkeley, are teaming up to harness today’s open-source geospatial sea change for poverty alleviation and global development and to further CEGA’s mission to improve lives through innovative research that inspires positive social change. WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — […]

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NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt Selected for Special Remote Sensing Editorial Team

NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt Selected for Special Remote Sensing Editorial Team New Light Technologies (NLT) Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt has been selected to edit an upcoming special issue of Remote Sensing journal, a leading peer-reviewed publication in the Geo-Science field. He’ll be working alongside co-editors from both the World Bank and from Google to […]

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