Rhiza Offers Rugged Android Phones & PDAs

Rhiza is pleased to announce that we now offer rugged Android phones and PDAs that are customized to work with Rhiza Insight for clients who need a flexible, open and dependable platform for mobile data collection. Built to withstand extreme temperatures and the general beating most mobile computers get when they are used in the field, these waterproof and durable…

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Rhiza Labs and the Surui Carbon Project

The San Francisco Chronicle published a great article highlighting the excellent work that the Surui Tribe, Google and the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) have been doing together for years . The project is being promoted as a model for ecological and cultural preservation around the world. Rhett Butler wrote another informative article published in Washington Monthly magazine that gives a…

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Learn More About FluTracker at URISA’s Public Health Conference in RI

Join Rhiza Labs at the URISA GIS in Public Health Conference for a discussion of how Information Commons principles are helping public health administrators to make better decisions, faster, with more information. Rhiza’s Chief Product Officer Jeff Christensen will give two presentations: “Creating Incentives and Pathways for Sharing Public GIS Data,” June 6, 10:30 AM – 12 noon at the…

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Rhiza @ GeoTec Event in Vancouver, BC

Rhiza CEO Josh Knauer will present on two panels at this week’s GeoTec Event — the largest and longest-running meeting of Canadian geospatial professionals — in Vancouver, BC. “Bridging Public Participation With Geospatial Science,” Tuesday, 3:30 PM, Room 112 “Increasing Efficiencies in Challenging Economic Times,” Wednesday, 8:30 AM, Ballroom B Interested in meeting with us„ Drop us a line at…

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Directions Magazine blogs about FluTracker

“If you head to Rhiza’s FluTracker website (I noted the company when it launched its Insight product at Where 2.0 last year) you’ll see a different map using Dr. Niman’s data. Rhiza is periodically downloading the data Dr. Niman and team are collecting and putting them into the Insight system…” –Adena Schutzberg, All Points Blog @ Directions

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Tracking the Global H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic

Download this press release as a PDF. Pittsburgh, PA — Rhiza Labs and leading bioresearch firm Recombinomics have partnered to track the spread of the global flu pandemic with FluTracker. The data behind FluTracker is being compiled by Recombinomics founder Dr. Henry Niman, who is acknowledged as having organized the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource for tracking suspected and confirmed…

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Rhiza Labs Announces Deeply Discounted Pricing for Online GIS Mapping Tools

PITTSBURGH, PA – In an effort to help non-profits, government agencies and businesses facing tight budgets to make the most efficient use of their resources, social venture Rhiza Labs is launching an entry-level offering of Rhiza Insight, its acclaimed web-based GIS application, for a lower monthly price. “In a recession, it is especially important for mission-driven organizations to do as…

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TUgis 2009: Knauer to Present Incentives for Sharing GIS Data

Join Rhiza CEO Josh Knauer at TUgis 2009, Maryland’s premiere GIS conference, to learn more about creating incentives and pathways for sharing public GIS data. Josh’s presentation will focus on the lessons learned from Rhiza’s collaboration with the public and nonprofit sectors to implement public geospatial data sharing through Insight, Rhiza’s collaborative web-based GIS platform. Josh will present during the…

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