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We’re excited to announce USAA has joined the Geospatial Intelligence Center! “By joining the GIC, USAA will have access to the most advanced imaging and data available today to better serve its members with enhanced underwriting tools for policies and with fast response to their members impacted by a disaster.” Read the full story by clicking the link below.https://lnkd.in/eVg6rHZ

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We’re excited to announce Allstate has joined the Geospatial Intelligence Center! “Allstate customers who leave town ahead of a hurricane or wildfire may now have access to images of their homes shortly after the disaster. And when a consumer buys a new home insurance policy, an inspection could take only a few minutes. These innovations are made possible through a new collaboration between Allstate and the Geospatial Intelligence Center (GIC) created by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).” Read the full story by clicking the link below. https://www.nicb.org/news/news-releases/allstate-elevates-use-aerial-imagery-enhance-customer-service

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Boulder, CO — October 15, 2018On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm. The storm has left widespread destruction totaling up to an estimated $4.5 billion in property damage, a death toll of 18 people to date, and tens of thousands without homes, electricity, and food.In response, the Geospatial Intelligence Center (GIC) on Thursday began mobilizing a fleet of aircraft equipped with Vexcel Imaging UltraCam digital aerial camera systems to capture ultra high-resolution vertical and oblique imagery of impacted areas,SEE DETAILS <span...

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Graz, Austria/Des Plaines, Ill. — October 5, 2018In the days following Hurricane Florence’s landfall on the southeastern U.S. coast, extensive inlandflooding caused by high storm surge and continuous rain required mass evacuations and rescueoperations throughout Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Many areas were unreachable onthe ground due to water and debris, making aerial imagery an extremely valuable tool for emergencyresponders, insurers and the public to better understand and assess the dangerous situation.As soon as aircraft could be flown safely, the Geospatial Intelligence Center (GIC) mobilized a fleet ofairplanes equipped<a class="more-link" href="https://geointel.org/2018/10/05/hurricane-florence-rapid-response-by-geospatial-intelligence-center-produces-invaluable-hig...

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Images Available to Emergency Personnel, Insurers and the Public As Hurricane Florence slowly moved inland, The Geospatial Intelligence Center (GIC) began flying planes over the Carolinas on Monday, taking ultra-high resolution images of the damage and flooding. The resulting imagery, incorporated into Esri’s ArcGIS cloud-based mapping platform, can be viewed by citizens and insurers alike at this website – GIC Hurricane Florence. By typing in an address, the aerials of the property will appear with a slider that moves to show the before and after views. A fleet of a dozenSEE DETAILS </s...

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