Technology

Hexagon’s M.App Enterprise update includes mobile workflow

October 17, 2018By
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Hexagon’s Geospatial division released a new version of M.App Enterprise for 2018, M.App Enterprise 16.5. This privately hosted solution allows organizations to deploy Hexagon Smart M.Apps that dynamically address their location-based business problems, the company said. M.App Enterprise is the ideal platform to monitor assets, evaluate changes and take action, with the new release now including a native mobile client.... read more

Bentley Systems releases open-source library, iModel.js

October 17, 2018By

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 analytical visibility, of infrastructure digital twins. iModel.js can be used by developers and IT professionals to quickly and easily create immersive applications that connect their infrastructure digital twins with the... read more

Nearmap introduces roof pitch and area tools for solar and roofing

October 17, 2018By
Nearmap high-resolution aerial image showcasing new toolset in MapBrowser, captured Sept. 15, 2018. (Image: Nearmap)

Nearmap has introduced a complete measurement toolset in MapBrowser for the solar, roofing and other rooftop industries. The new tools allow users to measure roof-pitch, height, width and area, enabling roofers and solar installers to confidently measure rooftops and structures from high-resolution oblique aerial images. The new MapBrowser helps customers significantly reduce onsite visits during the quoting and planning stages... read more

Rugged tablet purpose-built for high-accuracy measurements

October 17, 2018By
DT301X rugged tablet. (Photo: DT Research)

RealSense 3D camera is fully integrated to capture real-time detailed images DT Research has released the DT301X rugged tablet, a lightweight military-grade tablet that is purpose-built to enhance the precision of crime and crash scene reconstruction, bridge and other construction inspections, and 3D surveying. DT Research made the announcement at Intergeo, being held Oct. 16-18 in Frankfurt, Germany. The DT301X... read more

U.S. Army invests in virtual reality training

October 16, 2018By
The Synthetic Training Environment will assess Soldiers in enhancing decision-making skills through an immersive environment. (Photo: U.S. Army)

The U.S. Army considers virtual reality training as an important path ahead to prepare warfighters. The U.S. Army awarded Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim) a major extension to demonstrate technologies for a cloud-enabled, virtual world training capability. BISim is a global developer of advanced military training and simulation software. The contract award helps meet the requirements of the Army’s Synthetic Training... read more

NCTech to unveil iSTAR Pulsar developments at Intergeo

October 11, 2018By
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NCTech, a developer of reality imaging systems, will showcase its iSTAR Pulsar mobile 360-degree data capture system at Intergeo in Frankfurt, Germany. Companies at Intergeo, including GeoSLAM and Orbit Geospatial Technologies, will also unveil innovative developments that incorporate iSTAR Pulsar. iSTAR Pulsar is NCTech’s professional edge-to-cloud big data system, optimized for capture on the move. iSTAR Pulsar is designed to capture... read more

U.S. Army recognizes GeoDecisions for modernizing convoy mapping module

October 10, 2018By
The GeoDecisions team (from left): Jay Ross, senior software test specialist; Jeff Carter, TGIS lead system administrator with sub-consultant Aegis Strategies, LLC; Steve Kraabel, senior client manager; Debra Houser, director of Application Development; Bret Huber, lead and software developer; (not pictured) Andrew Miller, developer. (Photo: GeoDecisions)

Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (AMIS), a division of the U.S. Department of the Army, has bestowed a Certificate of Appreciation to GeoDecisions, Gannett Fleming’s geospatial technology division. The certificate recognizes GeoDecisions for its outstanding technical expertise and dedication in the modernization of the Transportation Coordinators’ – Automated Information for Movements System II (TC-AIMS II) Convoy Planning Highway Regulation (CPHR-M)... read more

NavVis IndoorViewer converts static scans into 360-degree imagery

October 8, 2018By
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NavVis, a provider of indoor spatial intelligence technology, can now automatically convert E57 point cloud files into interactive, realistic 360-degree walkthroughs, following the latest software upgrade to IndoorViewer. Visitors to Intergeo 2018 can demo the new NavVis IndoorViewer release as well as the NavVis M6 indoor mobile mapping system by visiting NavVis in Hall 12.1 at booth 12.1D.086. NavVis IndoorViewer... read more

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Esri to monitor illegal activities in Argentine waterways

October 5, 2018By

Argentina’s coast guard Prefectura Naval and Aeroterra S.A. have partnered to implement Esri’s ArcGIS platform for a real-time tracking system. The new system, called Guardacostas Pro, uses a combination of satellite imaging and signal processing to monitor vessels for illegal activities such as drug smuggling and fish poaching in the coastal waters of Argentina’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). As Argentina’s coast... read more

Hurricane Florence impact revealed in Nearmap aerial imagery

October 4, 2018By
High-resolution imagery shows the impact of Hurricane Florence at Southport, North Carolina, comparing September 2017 to September 2018. (Image: Nearmap)

Newly captured aerial maps show before and after images to support cleanup efforts by public safety organizations, utility companies and insurance agencies. Aerial mapping company Nearmap has flown and captured aerial imagery in the areas in North and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence. The imagery is already supporting the extensive cleanup and reconstruction efforts for public safety, utility companies, insurance... read more