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Trimble SX12 total station adds features for tunneling

February 24, 2021By
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Trimble has introduced its SX12 Scanning Total Station, the next iteration of its 3D scanning total station that provides fast and efficient data capture for surveying, engineering and geospatial professionals. New features include a high-power laser pointer and high-resolution camera system, expand capabilities in surveying, and complex 3D modeling. The SX12 enables enable new workflows in tunneling and underground mining,... read more

Blue Marble releases v22.1 of Global Mapper GIS software

February 23, 2021By
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Blue Marble Geographics has released version 22.1 of Global Mapper, a GIS application that provides both novice and experienced geospatial professionals with a comprehensive array of spatial data processing tools. Globe Mapper provides access to a variety of data formats and includes numerous spatial analysis tools at a genuinely affordable price. The version 22.1 release includes enhancements to the software’s 3D Viewer... read more

NV5 Geospatial releases cloud-based geospatial data management platform

February 12, 2021By
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NV5 Geospatial, powered by Quantum Spatial, has launched INSITE, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that enables users to more efficiently and cost-effectively manage their geospatial data, from acquisition to delivery. With applications designed for electric utilities and telecommunications, as well as federal, state and local governments, INSITE provides tools to support the entire geospatial data lifecycle, including project tracking, data collection... read more

Topcon Positioning Group launches point creation software

January 14, 2021By
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Topcon Positioning Group has released Topcon Point Manager, a point creation software that’s available as a plug-in for Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit users in the U.S. and Canada. According to Topcon, the solution is designed to automate point creation and easily import and export layout files to and from a robotic total station. It’ll also simplify the BIM-to-field process... read more

Eos Positioning enables using Esri Collector for ArcGIS and Survey123 concurrently

December 2, 2020By

Eos Positioning Systems Inc. (Eos) has released capability in its Eos Tools Pro apps (iOS, Android, Windows) that allows Esri Collector for ArcGIS and Survey123 to run concurrently, allowing the user to dynamically switch between the two apps in the field. “Without this capability, users could not run two data-collection apps, such as Collector and Survey123, or ArcGIS Field Maps and... read more

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IQGeo software company acquires OSPInsight for fiber optics

December 1, 2020By
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IQGeo, a developer of geospatial productivity and collaboration software for the telecoms and utility industries, has acquired OSPInsight International Inc., a U.S.-based leader in fiber-optic network management. Under the terms of the agreement, IQGeo will purchase OSPInsight for $8.75 million, which will be funded through a mix of cash and shares. The completion of the acquisition is subject to shareholder final approval.... read more

eCognition goes underwater to help conserve coral reefs

November 9, 2020By
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The Caribbean Division of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has focused on monitoring, protecting and restoring the region’s marine environments for more than 40 years. As the plight of coral reefs has become more urgent, so too have TNC’s efforts to tackle coral conservation, and meet the demands for better maps. “Reef maps are an essential tool for coral resource managers,... read more

Hexagon Geospatial updates platform for location intelligence

October 22, 2020By
Luciad 2020.1 provides capabilities with panoramic imagery. (Screenshot: Hexagon Geospatial)

Luciad 2020.1 features dynamic panoramic imagery capabilities and immersive 3D imagery Hexagon’s Geospatial division has launched Luciad 2020.1, a significant update to its platform for building advanced location intelligence and real-time, situational awareness applications. Luciad 2020.1 delivers immersive 3D experiences with 360-degree panoramic imagery support that can be combined with other 3D data layers for geospatial applications. The latest release also... read more

Comment sought on OGC API standard for geospatial web processing

September 22, 2020By
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New process simplifies task of computational geospatial processing accessible via web services The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on a new draft OGC API standard: OGC API – Processes – Part 1: Core. Comments are due by Oct. 19. The draft OGC API – Processes Standard specifies a Web API that enables the execution of computing processes and... read more

Global Mapper v22 has 3D eye dome lighting and lidar painting

September 22, 2020By
Terrain Painting in Global Mapper v22. (Image: Blue Marble)

Blue Marble Geographics has released version 22 of Global Mapper along with an upgrade to the accompanying Lidar Module. Global Mapper GIS software provides both novice and experienced geospatial professionals with a comprehensive array of spatial data processing tools, with access to a variety of data formats. Among other features, Version 22 includes Eye Dome Lighting settings in the 3D viewer... read more

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