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Aerial View Blog and Commentary

Current updates and stories from a unique perspective of how Nearmap aerial imagery and data is changing the way businesses work.

Feb 2023 | Atlantic City, NJ, U.S.

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Shape a Better World with Aerial Intelligence

Tomorrow isn’t determined; it can be manipulated using data — both current and historical. Getting to the best version of tomorrow requires a map to navigate the right path. As wit... Read more

Service Professionals Win More Business with Aerial Insi...

Gone are the days of traditional onsite visits for property service providers. With high-resolution aerial imagery, service contractors can efficiently prospect for new opportuniti... Read more

Why GIS Deserves Its Own Day

“What kind of world do you want to see?” That was the question Esri Founder and President Jack Dangermond posed at the 43rd annual Esri User Conference. In today's data-driven worl... Read more

Introducing Nearmap Near Infrared

Identifying current issues requires current data. A lack of up-to-date surveys means a higher level of difficulty when trying to accurately analyze ground truth. But even current a... Read more

Embrace the Power of Accurate Aerial Intelligence

In a world where detail matters, we invite you to soar above with us. Elevate your decision-making and insure with certainty using data derived from high-resolution aerial imagery.... Read more

Nearmap PropertyVision Empowers Carriers with Precision

In the realm of property & casualty insurance, where the only constant is change, there’s a need for methodologies rooted in precision and advanced, data-driven analyses. Pioneerin... Read more

Aerial Intelligence Improves AEC Efficiency and Cost

Growing project backlogs coupled with a shrinking skilled workforce, ongoing supply chain issues, materials shortages, and economic uncertainty are causing construction bottlenecks... Read more

Solar is upgrading from tradition to technology

In response to electricity price hikes, renewable energy is set to have its biggest year ever as global capacity sources are expected to jump by 107 gigawatts. This increase alone ... Read more

Elevate Underwriting with Fire Risk Technology

According to the National Interagency Fire Center, in the period from 1983 to 2022, the United States has experienced significant fluctuations in both the number of wildfires and t... Read more

Imagery and AI Data Aids Insurers in Hurricane Recovery

As communities in Florida’s Big Bend Region wade through the chaos left by Category 3 Hurricane Idalia, Nearmap has captured high-resolution imagery of truth-on-the-ground damage. ... Read more

The Power of Accurate Imagery and Intelligence for Insur...

In the modern insurance landscape, the quality, accuracy, and value of data reign supreme. Where the amount of data is in abundance for most carriers, what gives an insurer the com... Read more

The Future of GIS is Aerial Intelligence

“What kind of world do you want to see?” That was the question Esri Founder and President Jack Dangermond posed at the 43rd annual Esri User Conference. Jack believes that humans a... Read more

Introducing Post-catastrophe Solutions from Nearmap

As our world faces increasing volatility, with climate change intensifying the frequency and impact of natural disasters, we are forced to embrace “a new normal.” Coping with this ... Read more

America's Top 25 Leafiest Capital Cities

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of 702 heat-related deaths occurred in the U.S. annually between 2004-2018. Urban heat islands can also crea... Read more

Aerial Intelligence Transforms P&C Insurance Adjusting

In the ever-evolving landscape of post-disaster claims management, property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies are discovering the immense value of aerial intelligence and imag... Read more

Proactive Post-Catastrophe Aerial Mapping Strategies

According to McKinsey & Company1, recent spikes in inflation are a rising threat to property & casualty (P&C) insurers nationwide. Estimates show that rising prices contributed to ... Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Geospatial Data

Maybe you’ve dropped a pin to let a friend know where you are, or you’ve seen ads on your phone for a business nearby that seems perfectly tailored to your needs. These daily occur... Read more

3 Ways Aerial Imagery Can Be Used To Advance Sustainabil...

The first attempt at aerial imagery technology was little more than rudimentary cameras attached to kites with explosive charges triggering the camera to take a photo. Fast forward... Read more