Imagery

South Korea defense agency selects SimActive’s Correlator3D

January 17, 2018By
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The Republic of Korea Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has selected SimActive’s Correlator3D software. The agency’s use of the software will include processing UAV and satellite imagery. The transaction was facilitated through a SimActive partner in the region, GeoFocus Inc. “The software was originally developed for military clients, which is reflected in the processing speed and rigorous mapping standards the technology adheres... read more

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Aerial imagery assists telecom service providers

January 16, 2018By
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Providing high-speed internet access to businesses and residences is a highly active and expanding field. It closely involves geographic information systems (GIS) to efficiently achieve fiber to the home (FTTH) or fiber to the premises (FTTP), the installation and use of optical fiber from a central point directly to individual buildings such as residences, apartment buildings and businesses for high-speed... read more

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High-quality aerial imagery brings city added $60K; webinar shows how

January 9, 2018By
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After years of using low-resolution aerial imagery provided by the county, the City of Carmel realized it needed something better for analyzing and displaying accurate information. read more

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Satellite imagery aids rescue efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

November 28, 2017By
MODIS Image of Hurricane Harvey. This natural color image of Hurricane Harvey was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Terra satellite as the hurricane reached the Gulf Coast of Texas at 12:25 p.m. local time on Aug. 25, 2017. (Image: USGS)

Free and rapid imagery was provided through the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System. The calls for assistance started days before Hurricane Harvey came barreling across America’s doorstep this summer. First responders and government officials needed answers to prepare and protect communities. How strong is this storm going to be? What kind of damage occurred on its path through the Caribbean?... read more

OnTerra offers new version of MapSavvy web map service

November 28, 2017By
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OnTerra Systems has introduced a new version of its MapSavvy aerial imagery service and a corresponding new website, www.MapSavvy.com. MapSavvy is an affordable Web Map Service providing OGC-compliant images for anyone who needs aerial images in the course of their work or research. The new version of MapSavvy offers users access to two versions of Bing Maps aerial imagery: original Bing Maps... read more

SimActive introduces new technology for true orthophotos

November 28, 2017By

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, has released Correlator3D version 7.1 with new technology for true orthophotos. Users can now automatically generate enhanced true orthomosaics through a technological breakthrough that significantly minimizes artifacts, the company said. This major release successfully addresses the industry-wide challenges of generating true orthophotos without artifacts, such as distortions around buildings and vertical structures. Along with the... read more

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Remote Geosystems geoDVR deployed for search and rescue

November 27, 2017By
NSR and Talon team operate the geoDVR and FLIR during ground training in October 2017.

Remote GeoSystem, North Shore Rescue and Talon Helicopters have successfully deployed a geoDVR Gen2 with a FLIR daylight EO/IR gyro-stabilized video camera on an Airbus TwinStar (AS355) for search-and-rescue (SAR) missions. The geoDVR Gen2 is an advanced mil-spec DVR for recording multiple channels of HD & Standard-Definition geospatial full motion video in airborne and rugged vehicle environments. The geoDVR’s ability to reliably... read more

Nearmap releases new aerial imagery inside MapBrowser interface

November 15, 2017By
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Vertical aerial maps extended to include uninterrupted panorama imagery and measurable oblique images Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, announces the release of new forms of location content — Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique — available through a new MapBrowser interface. Nearmap has long provided vertical imagery (also known as orthorectified imagery) covering about 70 percent... read more

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A search engine for the planet? Try the demo

November 15, 2017By
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Where are all the windmills on Earth? Or oil derricks? How about baseball stadiums? You could scan through the millions of satellite images snapped by hundreds of satellites now circling the planet. Or you could try Descartes Labs’ demo search engine. Satellites are snapping images of the Earth every day. Alongside Planet Inc. and DigitalGlobe satellites, constellations are planned from companies such as Urthecast... read more

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GeoSLAM launches ZEB-REVO RT at fall exhibits

November 1, 2017By
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The ZEB-REVO RT is the next generation of the ZEB-REVO, GeoSLAM’s lightweight handheld laser scanner that allows the rapid and simple mapping of complex, indoor and multi-level spaces. The ZEB-REVO RT uses technology to seamlessly connect the scanner to a mobile phone or tablet, allowing for real-time data visualization as you walk and scan. GeoSLAM launched its new offering in... read more

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