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NLT to Present Cloud-native Geospatial Data Interoperability Solutions at Esri Developer Summit

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New Light Technologies (NLT) begins new cloud migration and modernization contracts with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), leading the development of serverless, cloud-native web applications; federated identity authorization solutions; and data interoperability solutions.

The team is leading transformations from on-prem technology stacks to new serverless microservices architectures for critical surveying and mapping applications- used by USACE, NOAA, USGS, and others- that provide for the distributed collection, storage, and reporting of geodetic, tidal, and water level information as part of the National…


New Light Technologies (NLT), an Esri business partner for over 15 years, is honored to have team members presenting their work at this year’s Esri Developer Summit!

The DevSummit brings together the world’s GIS developers to showcase cutting-edge geospatial solutions and provides a forum for learning that includes technical workshops, sessions, best practices, and peer networking.

NLT Program Manager Rob Pitts and Senior Geospatial Systems Engineer Nick Fink will be presenting their pioneering work developing serverless geospatial data interoperability solutions.

This year’s summit will be virtual from April 6–8.

See you there!


New Light Technologies (NLT), an Esri business partner for over 15 years, is honored to have team members presenting their work at this year’s Esri Developer Summit!

The DevSummit brings together the world’s GIS developers to showcase cutting-edge geospatial solutions and provides a forum for learning that includes technical workshops, sessions, best practices, and peer networking.

NLT Program Manager Rob Pitts and Senior Geospatial Systems Engineer Nick Fink will be presenting their pioneering work developing serverless geospatial data interoperability solutions.

This year’s summit will be virtual from April 6–8.

See you there!


New Light Technologies (NLT) is honored to participate this year as a gold sponsor of National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation’s annual flagship event — the Innovation Summit for Preparedness & Resilience (InSPIRE). The summit brings together public safety leaders, first responders, GIS professionals, and technologists from across the nation to develop practical solutions to the most prominent public safety policy and technology challenges.

NLT Program Manager Rob Pitts and Geophysical Data Scientist & Team Lead Madeline Jones will be facilitating the Project Management for Emergency Management session and presenting a case study on their experience and lessons learned in managing disaster response projects at FEMA.

This year’s InSPIRE will be virtual from April 6–8.

See you there!


by Ran Goldblatt, Trevor Monroe, Douglas Glandon, Samuel Fishman, Daynan Crull, Gabe Levin

The bottom line

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to end poverty and set the world on a path of peace, prosperity and opportunity for all on a healthy planet. It recognizes the importance of space-technology-based data, in situ monitoring, and reliable geospatial information for sustainable development, policy-making, programming and project operations.


New Light Technologies — NLT Chief Scientist Ran Goldblatt will be serving as a guest editor for two special issues of the prestigious Remote Sensing journal. The journal is currently accepting manuscript submissions to be considered for publication in each of the issues.

The first special issue is entitled “ Remote Sensing Measurements for Monitoring Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “. As satellite data becomes ever more accessible and frequent, it is now possible not only to better understand how Earth is changing, but also to utilize these insights to improve decision making, guide policy, deliver services, and…


WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2020 / PRNewswire/ — New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT) is partnering with NoBrainerData to develop and provide clients with innovative data-driven solutions in the field of predictive demography and population dynamics.

NLT is a leading provider of data analytics, geospatial, and scientific consulting services, including in the field of disaster management. NoBrainerData was founded by Dr. Jose Miguel Guzman, formerly the Chief of the Population and Development Branch of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). …


WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2020 / PRNewswire/ — New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT), a leading provider of integrated cloud, cybersecurity, software development, data analytics, geospatial, and scientific consulting services was awarded a new contract by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide modeling, analytics, systems development, and training services for the Response Geospatial Office (RGO). The RGO provides the agency and homeland security community, hazard analytics and operational analysis through the development and use of a growing portfolio of tools and geospatial and remotely sensed information.

NLT, who brings many years of experience serving FEMA’s Office of Response and…


WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2020 / PRNewswire/ — New Light Technologies Inc. (NLT), a leading provider of cloud, cybersecurity, software development, data analytics, geospatial, and scientific consulting services has been awarded new contracts by the U.S. Census Bureau (USCB) to provide a range of research, development, and technical support services for the Research and Methodology Directorate (R&M).

NLT, who brings many years of experience building large-scale public statistical data products and who has developed award-winning web-based data visualization and dissemination applications for the bureau, will lead the delivery of contracted services.

To provide additional depth of expertise, NLT has partnered with…


New Light Technologies (NLT) is honored to participate this year as a gold-level sponsor of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association’s (URISA) GIS-Pro 2020 Conference. The event runs from September 29 to October 2, and, like other events throughout 2020, this networking event will be moved to a completely virtual format.

We’ll miss the opportunity to connect in person this year, but we’ve put together a long list of ways for this year’s conference-goers to engage with us! Our staff will be hosting lunch-and-learn sessions, product demonstrations, and talks by our company’s biggest thought leaders.

Check out our list…

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