TAG: imagery

Fugro partners with Skyline on oblique imagery, 3D modeling

June 5, 2017By
Fugro, partnering with Skyline Software Systems, Inc., provides infrastructure management professionals with robust new capabilities in oblique mapping, including detailed 3D models and view shed studies for advanced visualization and analysis.

Fugro is enhancing its mapping services with the introduction of an integrated software package that creates realistic, yet spatially accurate, high-resolution 3D building models using oblique imagery. The product will benefit emergency responders during critical infrastructure planning, as well as those involved in infrastructure development, utilities and property management. Announcing a strategic partnership with Skyline Software Systems Inc., Mike Wernau,... read more

USGS proposed budget focuses on core science and efficiency

May 25, 2017By

President Donald Trump has proposed a $922.2 million Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget for the U.S. Geological Survey. The proposed FY18 request reflects a savings of $137.8 million in appropriated funds from the FY 2017 CR baseline and a continued commitment to the bureau’s core mission. The USGS proposed budget provides science support for disaster alerts and rapid response, producing high-resolution... read more

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Phase One innovates four-band aerial imaging

September 6, 2016By
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Phase One Industrial has introduced its Phase One 4-Band Solution, which incorporates an innovative batch-processing tool that automates and simplifies the four-band aerial image generation process. Adding a fourth band of near infrared (NIR) image data to three-band color (RGB) image data yields multispectral information useful in vegetation studies — in applications ranging from crop metrics for optimization, to vegetation health, environmental... read more

Esri agreement to provide access to Chinese maps, imagery

July 5, 2016By

Esri and the National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC) have signed an agreement providing access to NGCC’s mapping web services, starting this fall. The historic agreement will allow more users outside of China to access the country’s authoritative cartographic and imagery data. Users of the Esri ArcGIS platform will have access to the maps for no additional charge. NGCC is a... read more

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3DR to integrate Site Scan with Esri Drone2Map

June 27, 2016By

Today at the Esri User Conference, 3DR announced that it has teamed up with Esri to integrate 3DR’s Site Scan with Esri Drone2Map. Designed for the field professional, Site Scan is an intuitive, powerful and open aerial data capture and analytics platform that delivers an end-to-end solution ready-made for existing mapping and survey workflows, 3DR said in a news release.... read more

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Nuxeo integrates with Google Cloud Vision API for automated image recognition

March 31, 2016By
Image objects/themes (“horizon”, “nature”) and landmarks (“savannah”) found by Google Cloud Vision service automatically added as tags.

The Nuxeo Platform is integrating with the Google Cloud Vision API, a new service providing information and insights automatically detected within images. The plugin is now available to download directly from the Nuxeo Marketplace, which offers optional packages to easily add new features to the Nuxeo Platform. The Nuxeo Platform enables organizations to manage complex digital content at massive scale. Using the plugin,... read more

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Is GEOINT Too Exclusive?

August 6, 2015By
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Time for a Revolution — or Evolution In July at GEOINT 2015 I was talking with long-time colleague Dr. Todd Bacastow. Many of you may know him as the retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and Penn State professor heavily involved in the Geospatial Intelligence Certificate program and the lead for the GEOINT Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series focused on GEOINT. He... read more

DJI Unveils Phantom 3 UAV with Improved Imagery

April 9, 2015By
The Phantom 3 in flight at a press event.

DJI has launched a new drone in its Phantom series. The Phantom 3 comes in two variations, Professional and Advanced, both of which provide greater control and creative options than the popular Phantom 2. On April 8, DJI held three simultaneous events in London, Munich, and New York to mark the release of the Phantom 3. Both Phantom 3 versions feature the strongest professional... read more

Swinglet CAM Used to Map Lava Flow in Hawaii

October 30, 2014By
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Using an unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with a camera, a team from the University of Hawaii is mapping the active lava flow front of the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Island. On October 22, a flight team from the UH Hilo Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) Laboratory used a senseFly swinglet CAM professional GIS drone to map the active flow front. The high-resolution still images captured... read more

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New Trimble Products Focus on Geospatial Imagery

October 8, 2014By
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Trimble introduced several new products at InterGeo 2014, being held this week in Berlin, with a focus on incorporating data from photographs and imagery into geospatial databases. Trimble also offered an expanded GNSS portfolio for surveyors that includes the Trimble NetR9 Geospatial receiver; the Trimble Geo7X with Trimble Access field software onboard; and enhanced Trimble xFill functionality that provides continuous RTK level... read more

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