GIS Software

Topcon upgrades MAGNET Collage Web with new deliverable options

January 23, 2019By
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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 to allow operators to work with more types of data with greater flexibility, including the ability to import BIM models, as well as CAD and GIS data, the company said.... read more

Esri relaunches ArcGIS for Developers with commercial app deployment

January 16, 2019By
ArcGIS for Developers. (Photo: Esri)

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 and affordable. These changes include a new pay-as-you-go plan for all of Esri’s location-based services, a decrease in the price of routing transactions and a new commercial app deployment experience... read more

Hexagon Geospatial releases Luciad Portfolio update

January 15, 2019By
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Hexagon’s Geospatial Division has released V2018.1 of the Luciad Portfolio. According to the company, V2018.1 focuses on further expanding 3D capabilities and includes additional data formats and standards for users in military and maritime domains. To accomodate organizations’ expanding geospatial data, LuciadFusion added a RESTful API to automate the entire process of data crawling. As a part of the update,... read more

Sprint launches Curiosity IoT precision mapping system with Mapbox

January 9, 2019By
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Boundless receives nod from U.S. Army for desktop GIS software

December 5, 2018By

Certificate of Networthiness accreditation affirms U.S. Army’s use of Boundless Desktop for battlespace awareness in warfighter missions. Boundless Desktop has received the U.S. Army Certificate of Networthiness (CoN), an accreditation that ensures the product meets Department of Defense (DoD) and Army guidelines, regulations and requirements. The CoN verifies compliance with stringent DoD and Army requirements for security, sustainability and usability. Boundless... read more

Global Mapper SDK updated for greater geospatial intelligence

December 3, 2018By
An elevation contour image in Global Mapper SDK. (Screenshot: Blue Marble)

Version 20 of the Global Mapper Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available, along with the accompanying Lidar Module SDK. Mirroring the most important capabilities of the desktop version of the software, the powerful developer’s toolkit provides software engineers with the means to embed the latest geospatial technology into their custom applications, according to software maker Blue Marble Geographics. Among the... read more

SimActive software speeds large-scale photogrammetry project

November 27, 2018By
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Photogrammetry software Correlator3D was used for a large-scale project by First Base Solutions, announced software developer SimActive Inc. The software allowed the processing of 50,000 large-format images at 200 megapixels, collected at a 10-centimeter resolution, on a single standard PC, the company added. The size on disk for each image was 765 MB, for a total of 40 terabytes of raw data.... read more

Virtual Surveyor eliminates need for third-party apps for data processing

November 13, 2018By
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Drone surveying software Virtual Surveyor now eliminates the need for clients to use third-party applications to prepare data for processing. Released this week, Virtual Surveyor 6.1 now handles on-the-fly projections that previously required a separate software package to set the data in the proper coordinate system. “We have developed a completely new project experience for users of UAV data,” said Tom Op... read more

Datumate offers updated imagery software

November 5, 2018By
Datumate's DatuSurvey 5.5 software offers 2D vectorized measurements and 3D point clouds models. (Screenshot: Datumate)

Datumate, a photogrammetry solution and 3D mapping software developer, has released its updated DatuSurvey 5.5 software, which offers 2D vectorized measurements and 3D point cloud models. According to the company, with the updated software, users can now process thousands of images locally in an accelerated mode while maintaining survey-grade accuracy and professional engineering results. Organizations can also deploy Datumate’s solutions... read more

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