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TAG: imagery

Swinglet CAM Used to Map Lava Flow in Hawaii

October 30, 2014By
Photo: senseFly swinglet CAM 

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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Proteus Discusses Satellite-Derived Forest Inventory in Webinar

September 16, 2014By

Proteus FZC, a provider of satellite-derived mapping and classification services, will discuss its use of high-resolution WorldView-2 imagery to derive accurate forest inventory and tree classification maps in Abu Dhabi during a free webinar with DigitalGlobe. “Vegetation Analysis in the Desert Using Satellite Imagery,” part of the ongoing DigitalGlobe LEAD Webinar Series, will be held September 24 at 12:30 p.m. BST... read more

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LizardTech to Showcase Geospatial Software Solutions for Image Management

September 8, 2014By

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, will be showcasing its products at eight conferences this fall. LizardTech representatives will highlight its newest product, GeoGofer, a software solution for powerful image searching and sorting. The representatives will be available for product demonstrations and to answer questions at the following shows: September 8-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana, at GIS-Pro 2014,... read more

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Nokia Lumia Smartphones Offer High-End Imaging

September 5, 2014By
The Nokia Lumia 830. Photo: Nokia

Microsoft Corp. has announced the Nokia Lumia 830, Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 Dual SIM smartphones running the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, bringing industry-leading imaging technology to more affordable price levels. Microsoft also announced two new accessories that provide innovative ways for people to interact with their phones, plus the Lumia Denim update, which brings extra features and enhancements... read more

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LizardTech Launches GeoGofer for Image Searching and Sorting

September 3, 2014By

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, has launched GeoGofer, a new addition to its product line. GeoGofer is a software solution for finding geospatial imagery quickly and efficiently, regardless of where it is located. GeoGofer was designed to streamline the process of finding, organizing, and tracking geospatial imagery. To that end, GeoGofer comes with... read more

OmniEarth Completes Acquisition of IRISmaps

September 2, 2014By

On August 29, OmniEarth completed its acquisition of IRISmaps, Inc., in a stock-for-stock transaction. IRIS provides customized, cloud-based solutions that integrate Earth imagery with geospatial and business data to enable organizations to access information, analyze it, and take action to solve business problems quickly and effectively. The combined companies will be led by OmniEarth CEO, Lars Dyrud. “We’re very excited about bringing IRIS into our... read more

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LizardTech Announces GeoGofer at 2014 Esri User Conference

July 15, 2014By
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LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content,  is announcing the newest addition to its product line at the 2014 Esri International User Conference this week. LizardTech GeoGofer is a software solution for finding geospatial imagery quickly and efficiently and will be available later this summer. The conference takes place in San Diego, California, where LizardTech will... read more

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Spatial Energy, Geoimage Partner for Australian Energy Industry

May 15, 2013By

Spatial Energy has signed a partnership agreement with Geoimage, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. According to Spatial Energy, the partnership will build capacity and expand access to greater spatial content within the oil and gas industry in Australasia, enhancing the capabilities of Australian customers who operate nationally and globally and allowing them to derive more value from their existing and new... read more

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