NLT Put the Giving in Thanksgiving this year at SOME’s 11th Annual Trot for Hunger

Did you know 1 out of 5 D.C. residents live at or below the poverty line? For the past five years, New Light Technologies has made yearly donations to So Others Might Eat (SOME), an organization that provides the necessary resources to help DC’s homeless and poor get off the streets, around its annual Thanksgiving […]

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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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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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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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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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