TAG: nearmap

Nearmap introduces roof pitch and area tools for solar and roofing

October 17, 2018By
Nearmap high-resolution aerial image showcasing new toolset in MapBrowser, captured Sept. 15, 2018. (Image: Nearmap)

Nearmap has introduced a complete measurement toolset in MapBrowser for the solar, roofing and other rooftop industries. The new tools allow users to measure roof-pitch, height, width and area, enabling roofers and solar installers to confidently measure rooftops and structures from high-resolution oblique aerial images. The new MapBrowser helps customers significantly reduce onsite visits during the quoting and planning stages... read more

Hurricane Florence impact revealed in Nearmap aerial imagery

October 4, 2018By
High-resolution imagery shows the impact of Hurricane Florence at Southport, North Carolina, comparing September 2017 to September 2018. (Image: Nearmap)

Newly captured aerial maps show before and after images to support cleanup efforts by public safety organizations, utility companies and insurance agencies. Aerial mapping company Nearmap has flown and captured aerial imagery in the areas in North and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence. The imagery is already supporting the extensive cleanup and reconstruction efforts for public safety, utility companies, insurance... read more

Imagery works for growing city

September 21, 2018By
Image: Nearmap

Location content provider Nearmap has partnered with the City of Durham, North Carolina, Public Works Department to upgrade its imagery on numerous projects. Using real-time imagery from Nearmap in the field, the department streamlines data collection and saves time and money. The department manages all infrastructure data for the city, including mapping the impervious area (structures that resist water infiltration)... read more

City emergency support improved with Nearmap imagery

September 19, 2018By
Nearmap aerial imagery in ArcMap. (Screenshot: Nearmap)

The Shelby County, Tennessee, Emergency Communications District has implemented Nearmap high-resolution aerial imagery to geocode and plot new addresses and developments into its 911 mapping systems. The mapping systems help fire and rescue, emergency medical services and law enforcement get instant access to updated maps needed to get to the right locations as soon as possible. The Emergency Communications District... read more

Why resolution of aerial imagery matters

April 18, 2018By

Guest column by Sanchit Agarwal Vice President, Field Operations, Nearmap With high-resolution imagery comes the ability to model reality, creating real-life visualizations for engineers, planners, construction teams and many others. A quantum leap in computing capacity has allowed us to model and analyze the real world — all from our desktop and mobile devices. In days past, maps were purely for... read more

Aerial imagery assists telecom service providers

January 16, 2018By
Map: Geospatial Solutions

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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Nearmap delivers new 3-D content and oblique imagery

July 31, 2017By

Nearmap has announced a national survey program providing true, high-resolution oblique imagery and derivative 3-D products. Nearmap provides cloud-based subscription access to up-to-date 2-D orthomosaic aerial imagery. Using its patented HyperCamera2 technology, Nearmap is applying the same access model to the oblique aerial imagery market. Because this new camera system provides a high degree of overlap from different angles, Nearmap can reconstruct... read more

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Esri UC: nearmap Partners with Esri on High-Resolution Imagery

July 20, 2015By

Aerial imagery and visual analytics company nearmap (NEA) is collaborating with Esri to provide timely, high-resolution imagery for use with Esri’s suite of software. Through the Esri ArcGIS Marketplace, users will be able to instantly access up-to-date imagery captured at better than 2.8 inch GSD. In addition, a nearmap add-in for ArcGIS gives Esri users the flexibility to access current or... read more