Category: News

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Completes Install of SharedGeo’s Emergency Location Marker System

August 1, 2019 No Comments by central

During deliberations in 2018, NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist, Innovation Without Boundaries panel selected SharedGeo’s Emergency Location Marker (ELM) system for install on the nation’s space center.  In an effort led by Al Studt who serves as the Lead Fire Suppression & Protective Systems Engineer at Kennedy Space Center and as a Lieutenant with […]

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SharedGeo Partners to Bring OSGeo Community Sprint to Minneapolis

May 20, 2019 No Comments by central

In partnership with the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (USpatial), SharedGeo was pleased to be able help organize the Minneapolis OSGeo Community Sprint, which was held May 14-17, 2019, at the University of Minnesota. Developed under the guidance of Steve Lime, Kari Guerts and Howard Butler, the event brought […]

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Team Spatial and SharedGeo Partner to Install Nation’s Largest Urban ELM Project

April 19, 2019 No Comments by central

  Working in close partnership with Atlanta based geospatial firm Team Spatial, SharedGeo has been integral to implementing a comprehensive emergency response trail marking system covering 100’s of miles of urban recreational trails in Cobb County, Georgia. The combination of SharedGeo’s Emergency Location Marker (ELM) system and Team Spatial’s efforts to enhance location information available […]

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Technical Director Basques’ Developmental Work Rates as a 2018 Top Ten Geospatial Story

January 10, 2019 No Comments by central

In its annual review of most read stories during the past year, the Geospatial Information & Technology Association announced on December 28, 2018 that an article featuring efforts of SharedGeo Technical Director Bob Basques at the City of St. Paul, Minnesota was one of its top 10 for the past year. The story entitled Open […]

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SharedGeo Completes Six Year GITA Service Contract

September 10, 2018 No Comments by central

On September 1, 2018, SharedGeo completed six years of providing all association services for the Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), the nation’s largest geospatial association focused on the infrastructure sector. Recruited in late 2012 to provide association support after the extended economic downturn of the Great Recession of 2008 led to layoff of the […]

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SharedGeo Once Again Leads Development of the Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference

November 17, 2017 No Comments by central

Following up on creation of the highly successful 2016 Upper Midwest Geospatial Conference (UMGEOCON), SharedGeo is once again spearheading efforts to bring together geospatial professionals from across the Upper Midwest for a unique professional development and learning experience.  In addition to SharedGeo, organizations returning from 2016 are the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing – […]

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ERA and SharedGeo Meet to Discuss DragonEye

March 2, 2017 No Comments by central

Recently Executive Director Steve Swazee and Sales Lead Steve Gilkey traveled to the Czech Republic to discuss DragonEye capabilities and potential collaborative business opportunities with executives of Czech aerospace firm ERA. ERA, which specializes in multilateration, multistatic surveillance, and reconnaissance technology, is a subsidiary of Czech defense giant Omnipol. In addition to Director Swazee and […]

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SharedGeo Celebrates Its 8th Birthday!

October 4, 2016 No Comments by central

In a lighthearted moment after escaping the rigors of the planning whiteboard, founding members of the SharedGeo Board of Directors, Bob Basques, Steve Swazee and Nancy Read, pause to enjoy SharedGeo’s 8th “birthday.” Founded on September 30th, 2008, business has continued to grow for an entity few thought would work – a nonprofit committed to […]

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DragonEye Software Selected for MN Cup Competition

June 24, 2016 No Comments by central

On June 6th, SharedGeo was informed that its DragonEye location tracking software had been selected as a semifinalist for the 2016 MN Cup Competition.  The contest which is sponsored by the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota brings together “entrepreneurs from across the state and connects them with education, mentorship and support […]

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SharedGeo Sponsors United Nations SPIDER Training Event Hosted by Delta State University

November 14, 2015 No Comments by central

  A 3-day training event for select Asia rim, Africa and South America emergency managers was recently hosted by Delta State University at Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spaces in Jackson, Mississippi.  Created in partnership with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (SPIDER), the […]

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