Tag Archives: geospatial

DigitalGlobe Buys Digital Imagery Provider Spatial Energy; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has moved to grow its presence in the oil and gas market by acquiring digital imagery provider Spatial Energy for an undisclosed amount. Energy companies use Spatial Energy’s geospatial tools and services to manage exploration and production projects, DigitalGlobe said Wednesday. Jeffrey Tarr, CEO of DigitalGlobe, said …

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Booz Allen to Help CDC Manage Geospatial Tech Program; Grant McLaughlin Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a five-year, $15.8 million contract to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention use geospatial science and technology for public health research. The agency’s Geospatial Research Analysis and Services Program seeks to promote the use of geographic information systems across the public health community, …

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DHS Awards Remote Aerial Imagery IDIQs; DeEtte Gray Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded four companies contracts for aerial remote sensing services that support the agency’s incident management and homeland security missions. Each indefinite/delivery-indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed price type contract has a five-year ordering period, DHS said in a May 22 FedBizOpps post. Contractors must award 45 percent of …

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BAE Wins NGA Geospatial Intell Software License Contract; Jeff Allen Comments

BAE Systems has won a contract to provide the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency licenses for software that intends to help analysts access local data and connect to remote geospatial data stores and libraries. The iSToRE XP contract also includes options for the company to help the agency field other types of …

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The SI Names NGA Vet Barry Barlow CTO; Bill Graham, Deb Oliver Comment

The SI Organization has appointed Barry Barlow, a former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency official, to join the company as chief technology officer. Barlow recently retired from the agency as director for online geospatial intelligence services, the company said Monday. “Barry is a highly respected technologist and gifted leader who has designed …

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NJVC Wins Option On $379M NGA IT Services Contract

NJVC has won an option on a re-issued National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency information technology services contract potentially worth $379, 945, 641. NGA re-issued the contract for administrative reasons and awarded the company an $11, 632, 110 option to continue providing enterprise operations and sustainment support worldwide, the Defense Department said. The …

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Vistronix Buys Geospatial Data Software Maker Technology Associates; Deepak Hathiramani Comments

Vistronix has acquired Stafford, Va.-based Technology Associates International Corp., a maker of geospatial and data visualization software for U.S. military and civilian agencies. Vistronix did not disclose terms of the deal and said 450 Technology Associates employees will join Vistronix. Deepak Hathiramani, chairman and CEO of Vistronix, said the company …

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GeoEye, DigitalGlobe Boards Approve $900M Merger; Matt O’Connell Comments

The boards of directors at GeoEye (NASDAQ: GEOY) and DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) have approved a merger, which will be a combined stock and cash transaction worth approximately $900 million. The companies said Monday they expect to complete the transaction in either the fourth quarter of 2012 or the first quarter …

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DigitalGlobe Turns Down GeoEye $792M Takeover Bid; Jeffrey Tarr Comments

DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE: DGI) has turned down GeoEye Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GEOY) acquisition offer of approximately $792 million in cash and stock, or $17 per share. In a Sunday announcement, DigitalGlobe, a producer of earth imagery, said its board of directors felt GeoEye undervalued DigitalGlobe and its financial and operating performance. DigitalGlobe …

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GE Wins $78M DLA Imaging System Contract

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has won a $78 million Defense Logistics Agency contract to provide digital picture archiving and communication systems, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The Fairfield, Conn.-based company will also provide system parts, accessories, upgrades, and maintenance and training support. The U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine …

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