Geosemble Release Integrates Social Media with the Latest Satellite Imagery
Geosemble’s newest software release allows users to find relevant location information from socialmedia and news and display it on the latest satellite imagery.
Manhattan Beach, CA, May 11, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Geosemble Technologies today released its newestversion GeoXray™ 3.0 software suite for automatic visualization and analysis of information aboutplaces. The 3.0 release features the capability for filtering and visualizing content both by topic andlocation, delivering workflow acceleration for government and commercial users and a reduced need fortrained staff. A major feature of the new release is the ability to tap public sources of satellite imagery tocompare recent news and social media against the latest aerial image collections.Commenting on the new release, Geosemble CEO Andre Doumitt noted that, “with so much new databeing created every day, it's becoming more difficult to find relevant information about places,” he said.“GeoXray 3.0 will allow users the benefit of automatic analysis of open source information as it relates totheir areas of geographic focus. Further, users can now compare that information to the most recent,publicly available satellite imagery overlays, thereby integrating open source intelligence with opensource imagery for a complete picture of a given area,” he said.Users of GeoXray can include anyone with a geographic area of interest, including cities with geographicboundary responsibilities, Federal Government and US Military users with areas of geographic focus, andcompanies with sales territories where they may be monitoring business opportunities and supply chainrisk. Citing recent customer feedback, Doumitt noted that “GeoXray 3.0 has the potential to save users2-4 hours per day of search time” when topics of interest - business, government or humanitarian relatedissues - can consume vast research time from trained personnel focused on specific geographic regions.The newest release of GeoXray contains important new capabilities that include:-Imagery Web Services, integration of standard WMS/WFS image services to overlay imagery on top of atile map. Geosemble can consume DigitalGlobe's FirstLook online service, an on-demand crisis responsesubscription offering that delivers workflow-ready imagery content over approximately 100 zones peryear.-An Interface for linking to the DOD's Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS)-Statistical analysis across documents that refer to a location to retrieve unique keywords and phrases thatrepresent that location-Ability to filter on documents that contain photos-Enhanced time filtering by hour and minute of source availability time-Enhancements to the API to ensure robust capability when viewing GeoXray server content via otherviewers such as BAE Systems' GXP Xplorer and ESRI's ArcGISAbout GeoXrayGeoXray™ is a software product that spatially enables unstructured text from the internet and othersources so that viewers can geographically “see” what's related to a particular area of interest, either in a