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October 09, 2012

Overwatch Unveils GeoCatalog Workgroup Software

By Rahul Arora, TMCnet Contributor

Overwatch, a provider of multisource intelligence (multiINT), geospatial analysis and custom intelligence solutions to the Department of Defense, national agencies and civilian organizations, recently unveiled GeoCatalog Workgroup, software that will enable users to easily share and manage geospatial data and databases on a shared local network.

The GeoCatalog can be used to create a searchable database library on the computer that speeds query and retrieval of geospatial data, allowing you easy access to the data scattered on the computer, network or other data sources. GeoCatalog Server software provides enterprise level cataloging and management of geospatial data. Ingest metadata from disparate data stores to create a single source repository for rapid query of NITF and TFRD imagery. The users can transfer query and images from remote sites. They can also chip and extract only the area of the image you require. This fully customizable and proven solution is currently in service at multiple facilities.

"GeoCatalog Workgroup helps facilitate collaboration within small analyst teams," explained Overwatch Vice President of Geospatial Solutions, Skip Maselli. "For instance, with this software an intelligence cell of 10 users can quickly access, share and manage a large number of geospatial image files. This ensures more timely and effective collaboration, and assists the team in the organization and analysis of important data."

In related news, Textron recently announced that the struggles of government analysts, investigators and agents to sift through and turn massive amounts of data into actionable information are about to get easier with the forthcoming release of Overwatch's IMPACT 2.0 information analysis software.

The newest version of the software helps solve the ever-growing data analysis challenge at a fraction of competitors' costs. IMPACT 2.0 offers an innovative and affordable suite of intelligence capabilities that assist in creating actionable knowledge through the collection, linking and analyzing of information from disparate data sources.

Edited by Rachel Ramsey

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