Imagery

Wingtra launches WingtraOne PPK precision mapping drone

March 14, 2018By

Wingtra has officially launched the WingtraOne PPK high-precision mapping drone. Wingtra said its drone, which features vertical take-off and landing, is designed to set a new benchmark for large-scale surveying and mapping applications. WingtraOne PPK offers large area coverage, ultra-high accuracy and brilliant image resolution. It features an advanced PPK module and high-quality cameras like the 42-megapixel full-frame camera Sony RX1RII, it is now... read more

USGIF extends partnership with DigitalGlobe Foundation

March 13, 2018By

USGIF’s 14 accredited collegiate programs granted DigitalGlobe imagery access The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has furthered its partnership with the DigitalGlobe Foundation. Together, they will grant 14 schools under USGIF’s Collegiate GEOINT Accreditation Program access to DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery archive and cloud-based service Basemap. Through the agreement, students and faculty at USGIF’s 14 accredited schools will have DigitalGlobe... read more

Airbus to provide near real-time access to its satellite data

January 31, 2018By

Airbus has launched near real-time satellite imagery capabilities together with its 24/7 Emergency Image Delivery Service to aid those facing emergency situations. By leveraging the Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) polar ground station in Svalbard, Norway, Pléiades and SPOT constellation images are now retrieved at every orbit, resulting in ultra-fast image deliveries after collection, anywhere in the world. In addition to... read more

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South Korea defense agency selects SimActive’s Correlator3D

January 17, 2018By

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

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

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

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

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

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

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