Except from article published on news.usni.org on 12/10/2004 The U.S. Navy has declared an experimental laser weapon on its Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB) in the Persian Gulf an operational asset and U.S. Central Command has given permission for the commander of the ship to defend itself with the weapon, the head of the Office […]
Except from article published on bloomberg.com on 11/14/2014 The U.S. Navy has deployed on a command ship in the Persian Gulf its first laser weapon capable of destroying a target. The amphibious transport ship USS Ponce has been patrolling with a prototype 30-kilowatt-class Laser Weapon System since late August, according to officials. The laser is […]
While working with geospatial information, it is often advantageous to find out how close one particular piece of data is to other pieces of data. This leads to a greater understanding of the area of study. The knowledge of how things relate to one another spatially is articulated in Waldo Tobler’s First Law of Geography. […]
Zekiah Technologies, Inc., a software engineering and geospatial information systems (GIS) firm, has been awarded a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification, a U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification, and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certification.
Members of Zekiah’s geospatial staff have been busy speaking at industry events this summer. Zekiah Vice President Eric Mahaffey (below) spoke at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, California, giving a talk titled “Fully Automated Export to PDF with Embedded Tables Using Python” in which he discussed the process implemented for automating static […]
Esri’s Marcella Cavallaro talks with Zekiah’s Christopher Marques while attending the ESRI User’s conference in San Diego. Watch Video
Zekiah partner and Senior Vice President Bill Dollins was recently named as one of 10 appointees to the State of Maryland’s Council on Open Data. Legislation establishing the council was signed into law by Governor Martin O’Malley in April of 2014. Mr. Dollins was appointed to a term that runs through May 31, 2018.
Zekiah’s work on the Laser Weapons System was featured on c|net on April 7, 2014 — Scared of drones? Then you should see the new weapon the US Navy hopes to use to knock them out of the sky. I’m talking about frickin’ lasers here, folks. After years of testing, the Navy says it’s making […]
Over the past decade, GIS professionals who can manipulate the software both manually and automatically are becoming increasingly more marketable within the industry. Automating mundane/repetitive tasks frees up time to focus on more advanced analyses and other GIS processes. On one of our current contracts, we are required to create map products in response to […]
Zekiah President, Brianna Bowling, was recently featured on Executive Leaders Radio. The radio show interviews prominent CEOs, CFOs, and Presidents focusing on “what makes people tick” and “what it takes to succeed”.