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Happy Holidays!  The TIDES team has been busy in the weeks leading up to the holiday season as we completed expanded demonstrations at Camp Roberts and are gearing up for the upcoming AFCEA conference in January.  Please read on for more information...
Camp Roberts Demonstrations (Nov 10-14)
Expanded GIS and UAV Integration
TIDES has just completed an expanded demonstration of GIS and UAV integration for field operations at Camp Roberts in San Miguel, California.  The demonstration was a success due to the collaborative effort of a group of civilian and military organizations comprised of: Sahana, Open Mobile Consortium, InSTEDD, San Diego State University Visualization Lab, Open Solutions Group, Inc, Synergy Strike Force, Unthinkingly.com and the National Defense University.
The demonstrations addressed 3 major challenges to building a common operating picture:
1. Making effective use of aerial imagery.
2. Exploring new methods for field data collection.
3. Developing systems for integrating streams of

For a copy of the full After Action Report on the exercise, please email jagruti.bhakta@ndu.edu
TIDES at West 2010
Come visit TIDES at the upcoming West 2009 conference February 2-4, 2010 in San Diego, California. West 2010 is an annual conference co-sponsored by the U.S. Naval Institute and AFCEA international. It is the largest event on the West Coast for communications, electronics, intelligence, information systems, imaging, military weapon systems, aviation, shipbuilding and related technologies.   To register for this free event, please go to the conference website at West 2010.
Please visit Dr. Lin Well's STAR-TIDES blog to access new information on TIDES acheivements including the most current research and field accomplishments at TIDES' Camp Roberts demonstrations and in Afghanistan with our Distributive Essential Services (DES) initiative.  To learn more about our DES efforts and projects in Nangarhar province, please visit our open collaborative wiki for civilian and military field personnel at afghantides.pbworks.com.
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