TAG: mobile mapping

NavVis improves SLAM precision indoors

February 7, 2018By
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NavVis, a mobile indoor mapping, visualization, and navigation company, released new mapping software designed to significantly improve the accuracy of simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) technology in indoor environments, such as long corridors. The software update will be available for users of the NavVis M3 Trolley and will significantly improve the accuracy of the resulting maps and point clouds. NavVis’ mobile mapping... read more

Trimble MX9 mapping system designed for surveying, engineering, GIS

February 5, 2018By
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Trimble has released its MX9 mobile mapping solution for large-scale scanning and mapping missions. The Trimble MX9 combines a vehicle-mounted mobile lidar system, multi-camera imaging and field software for efficient, precise and high-volume data capture for a broad range of mobile mapping applications such as road surveys, topographic mapping, 3D modeling and asset management. The Trimble MX9 captures dense point-cloud data... read more

TerraGo Edge v3.9 improves mobile GPS data collection

February 8, 2016By

Now available, TerraGo Edge version 3.9 makes it easier for users to connect and manage their mobile workforce with advanced task management workflows. It also extends its open platform with enhancements to enterprise integration features that improve productivity and efficiency. New features in version 3.9 include: Advanced Task Management Workflow: Introducing task push notifications, filtering and new task list view to improve collaboration between management... read more

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Remote GeoSystems and Due North Aviation integrate DVRs for helicopter utility inspections

December 11, 2015By

Remote GeoSystems Inc. and Due North Aviation have successfully implemented the geoDVR Gen2 with a SWESystem 300 gimbal video camera on a Bell Helicopter for airborne utility line inspections, according to a news release from Remote GeoSystems. “The geoDVR is a purpose-built geospatial DVR for the airborne utility and pipeline patrol industry and it shows” said Nathan Kayes, managing member of Due North... read more

GeoMobile Innovations hosts ‘Evaluating the Mobile GIS Landscape’ workshop

November 30, 2015By

Mobile GIS expert GeoMobile Innovations is hosting an Evaluating the Mobile GIS Landscape workshop on Jan. 14, 2016. The inaugural course will provide an extensive overview and best practice assessment for those seeking solutions in an often confusing menu of choices for Mobile GIS. The workshop, which will be conducted via live instruction at GeoMobile’s headquarters in Corvallis, Oregon, will be led by GeoMobile’s... read more

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Capturing Reality Forum

November 23, 2015By

The new Capturing Reality Forum combines the best of SPAR Europe and the European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF) to deliver a unique event focused on the technologies of laser scanning, LiDAR and 3D data capture and modeling. The forum will take place in Salzburg, Austria, Nov. 23-25. The technical committee has issued a call for papers. Interested parties are asked to submit abstracts... read more

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New TIMMS 2 a Maneuverable Indoor Mapper

September 29, 2015By
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Trimble has introduced its next-generation Trimble Indoor Mobile Mapping Solution (TIMMS) that produces fast and accurate maps of difficult-to-navigate indoor spaces and translates them directly into 2D and 3D models of structured interiors. TIMMS 2 is a fusion of technologies for capturing spatial data of indoor and other GNSS denied areas, the company said. It provides both lidar and spherical video, enabling... read more

Mobile Surveying Solutions from Teledyne Optech Shown at INTERGEO 2015

September 9, 2015By
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The latest solutions by Teledyne Optech for the productive and accurate collection of spatial data will be on display at INTERGEO 2015, taking place Sept. 15-17 in Stuttgart, Germany — including a new solution for survey-grade mobile mapping. At booth C4.019 in Hall 4, Teledyne Optech will present the latest addition to its high-powered Optech Lynx mobile survey systems. The new... read more

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Topcon Tech Used to Digitally Preserve Japanese Heritage Site

July 13, 2015By
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Data from Topcon’s participation in the digital preservation of the historic Sogi hydroelectric plant in Japan was unveiled at a special event in Bonn, Germany, in conjunction with the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meetings, held June 15-25. The committee examined proposals to inscribe 36 properties on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Located in Isa, the Sogi power plant was constructed in 1909.... read more

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Point Grey Adds High-Resolution Model to Grasshopper3 Camera Line

June 25, 2015By
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High-performance digital camera maker Point Grey has added a new 12 MP CCD model to its Grasshopper3 USB3 Vision camera line. With high-resolution CCD image quality, high-dynamic range, and USB 3.0 interface, the Grasshopper3 is suited for a variety of demanding applications including industrial inspection, 3D scanning, microscopy and mobile mapping. The Grasshopper3 GS3-U3-120S6 models are based on color and monochrome versions of... read more