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Why resolution of aerial imagery matters

April 18, 2018By
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Guest column by Sanchit Agarwal Vice President, Field Operations, Nearmap With high-resolution imagery comes the ability to model reality, creating real-life visualizations for engineers, planners, construction teams and many others. A quantum leap in computing capacity has allowed us to model and analyze the real world — all from our desktop and mobile devices. In days past, maps were purely for... read more

Boundless Anywhere enables real-time mobile data collection

April 18, 2018By
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Boundless Anywhere is a new mobile application for enterprises needing to collect and distribute location information from handheld devices and tablets, available for iOS or Android. With Boundless Anywhere, organizations can collect data in the field and store it instantly in a database. Collected data can then be visualized on clients such as desktop GIS, web and mobile. With real-time... read more

NavVis launches 6D SLAM indoor mapper

April 18, 2018By
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Mapping company NavVis has launched the M6, a next-generation indoor mobile-mapping system that the company says can overcome the scalability and data quality constraints of reality capture technology. Surveyors and architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals can now use reality-capture technology for large-scale indoor mapping projects. The M6 can be used for factory planning and creating and updating as-built BIM (building information modeling) models... read more

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TCarta delivers surface models for Caribbean disaster recovery

April 17, 2018By
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TCarta, a global provider of marine geospatial products, has delivered pre- and post-disaster surface models for the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda for use in Hurricane Irma recovery efforts. The satellite-derived surface models contain seamless datasets of onshore elevation and offshore water-depth measurements for each island. The United Kingdom government commissioned the Hurricane Irma disaster mapping for Antigua and... read more

LizardTech to launch GeoExpress 10 with expanded lidar functionality at GEOINT 2018

April 17, 2018By

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial data, will launch Version 10 of its GeoExpress data manipulation and compression software at the 2018 GEOINT Symposium. GeoExpress 10 includes significantly expanded lidar data handling capabilities and improved interface communication. LizardTech will demonstrate GeoExpress 10 in booth #1245 at the GEOINT Symposium, which is being held April 22-25, 2018,... read more

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Teledyne Optech to showcase survey systems at GEOINT 2018

April 17, 2018By
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Teledyne Optech will exhibit at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s GEOINT Symposium April 23-25 in Tampa, Florida. Technology partners from Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne CARIS will exhibit together as part of Teledyne Imaging – Space & Defense in booth 1148. At GEOINT 2018, visitors can discover the advanced capabilities of the Optech Galaxy PRIME, the latest... read more

MicroStrategy 10.11 adds new capabilities

April 11, 2018By
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MicroStrategy Incorporated, a worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, has launched MicroStrategy 10.11, the newest feature release to the company’s MicroStrategy 10 platform. New capabilities in 10.11 include enhanced mapping for conducting geospatial analytics with Mapbox, a location data platform for mobile and web applications. Version 10.11 also introduces out-of-the-box visualizations, intelligent recommendations for content, prompts for dossiers and a... read more

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Imaging tech from Australia’s Spookfish heads to North America

April 11, 2018By
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Australian geospatial startup Spookfish has won a major Asia Pacific industry award for exporting imaging technology to the North American market. Spookfish has partnered with U.S.-based EagleView Technology Corporation, a North America provider of aerial imagery, and the two companies have collaborated to develop new technologies to meet the demands of the North American market. In mid-2017, EagleView placed its... read more

Raytheon contracted to demonstrate Army mobile intelligence platform

April 11, 2018By

FoXTEN software product gives soldiers access to real-time intelligence data in the field. Raytheon Company has been awarded a U.S. Army contract to demonstrate the company’s commercially available mobile intelligence platform that will allow soldiers to quickly collect and access information on the battlefield. Raytheon’s commercial laptop-based platform, called the FoXTEN, may be considered as a future mobile component of the... read more

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Beta program opens for Pix4Dfields for agriculture

April 3, 2018By
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Pix4D has announced Pix4Dfields, its first fully dedicated product for agriculture. A beta program to test the software is now open. Pix4Dfields is designed to give users fast and accurate maps while in the field, with a simple yet powerful interface fully dedicated to agriculture. “When we decided to create a fully dedicated product for agriculture, we wanted to go beyond the... read more

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