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Positioning sensors and geospatial intelligence advance in the 5G landscape Posted on 13 May 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery & Mapping & Technology categories.

Like instant response when we surf the web, consumers have come to expect clear, consistent call connections when using mobile. Read more»

Topcon upgrades MAGNET Collage Web with new deliverable options Posted on 23 Jan 2019 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has upgraded its MAGNET Collage Web, a web-based service enabling the sharing and collaboration of UAV and scanning data sets. MAGNET Collage Web version 1.3 is designed... Read more»

Fugro uses airborne RAMMS to acquire land and sea data Posted on 18 Jan 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Lidar & Mapping & Technology categories.

Fugro has completed a landmark data acquisition campaign over the Turks and Caicos Islands, marking the first commercial success of its new Rapid Airborne Multibeam Mapping System (RAMMS). Working under... Read more»

USGS selects Dewberry to complete lidar mapping for Florida Posted on 16 Jan 2019 in the GIS News & Lidar & Technology categories.

High-resolution airborne lidar data to be acquired over 34,000 square miles for disaster response and recovery. Under an active Geospatial Products and Services contract, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has... Read more»

Esri relaunches ArcGIS for Developers with commercial app deployment Posted on 16 Jan 2019 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Enhancements include flexible pricing and easier app deployment experience Esri has implemented major changes to ArcGIS for Developers, providing an enhanced mapping experience that the company says is more accessible... Read more»

Lidar data fused for understanding of tropical forests Posted on 15 Nov 2018 in the Featured Stories & Lidar & Technology categories.

A University of Queensland, Australia, environmental project fused data from terrestrial and UAV lidar collections to estimate forest biomass. Forest ecosystems contain more biomass than any other ecosystem. Estimating biomass —... Read more»

GeoDecisions expands geospatial data services with acquisition of WorldView Solutions Posted on 29 Oct 2018 in the GIS News categories.

GeoDecisions, Gannett Fleming’s geospatial technology division, has acquired WorldView Solutions, a geographic information systems (GIS) consulting firm based in Richmond, Virginia. The acquisition, which became effective Oct. 26, expands the... Read more»

Bentley Systems releases open-source library, iModel.js Posted on 17 Oct 2018 in the GIS News & GIS Software & Technology categories.

Open-source JavaScript library for creating immersive connections to infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems has released its iModel.js library, an open-source initiative designed to improve the accessibility, for both visualization and... Read more»

BAE Systems demonstrates XTS Guard 5 for military cyber security Posted on 17 Oct 2018 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

BAE Systems’ XTS Guard 5, equipped with the company’s Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP), has successfully demonstrated its ability to provide U.S. intelligence organizations with access to geospatial imagery and data... Read more»