TAG: photogrammetry

SimActive enables processing in the cloud

November 29, 2016By

Correlator3D photogrammetry software is officially supporting processing in the cloud. Users can subscribe to an online computing service, such as Amazon EC2, and run Correlator3D on a virtual machine, according to developer SimActive Inc. The main advantage is the capability to use multiple licenses as required. It permits an on-demand deployment of the software on several processing machines, without any computer hardware.... read more

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Eos introduces photogrammetry software for drone photography

October 26, 2016By

Eos Systems Inc. has introduced new photogrammetry software optimized specifically for photographs taken with drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The new PhotoModeler UAS 2016 creates 3D models, measurements, and maps from photographs taken with ordinary cameras built-in or mounted on drones. It has numerous features for operation with drone photos, including post processing kinematics (PPK), volume objects, full geographic coordinate... read more

SimActive releases new version of Correlator3D for photogrammetry

April 26, 2016By

Photogrammetry software company SimActive is releasing a new version of Correlator3D with a redesigned aerial triangulation (AT) module. Correlator3D is a patented end-to-end photogrammetry solution for the generation of high-quality geospatial data from satellite and aerial imagery, including UAVs. The tie point extraction and bundle algorithms have been enhanced, along with the added capability to address problematic input data (such... read more

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to use SimActive’s Correlator3D

December 8, 2015By

SimActive’s Correlator3D has been selected by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create 3D datasets of vegetation for input into biophysical models. The software will also support generation of urban landcover maps for the agency’s GIS, EnviroAtlas. “Correlator3D has been serving governments globally, encompassing a wide spectrum of requirements,” said Philippe Simard, president of SimActive. “We are proud... read more

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SimActive strengthens enterprise UAV offering with version 6.3

November 10, 2015By

Photogrammetry software developer SimActive has announced Correlator3D version 6.3 with an expanded UAV enterprise offering. A new floating licensing option allows computers on the same network to seamlessly borrow licenses from a pool, increasing transferability for enterprise requirements. Because of the worldwide client base of Correlator3D, SimActive has also introduced multi-language support with this version. Users can now operate the software... read more

Intergraph Government Solutions Wins USDA Contract Award

September 30, 2015By

Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) U.S. Forest Service to provide image processing software across the U.S. Forest Service enterprise. IGS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation, a Hexagon company serving the U.S. federal market. IGS will provide capabilities for core image processing and photogrammetry through Hexagon Geospatial’s Power Portfolio,... read more

SimActive Announces Correlator3D Version 6.2 for Photogrammetry

September 2, 2015By

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, announces Correlator3D version 6.2, featuring a new module for tie point editing during aerial triangulation. Users can visually inspect and edit any link, with the ability to add tie points as an alternative to projects with low overlap or poor image quality. Correlator3D 6.2 also introduces advanced volumetric measurement tools, NDVI maps, and... read more

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Unpacking My New Mapping Drone

August 20, 2015By

I’ve written quite a bit about drones and U.S. drone regulations this past year. Aviation has always interested me. I spent some time in the U.S. Air Force as a jet fighter mechanic (F-4E) in my teens and early twenties, and then started civilian pilot training after I graduated from college. Over the years, I’ve maintained a keen interest in... read more

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SimActive Provides Integrated Lidar and Photo Software to Altoa

June 2, 2015By

SimActive Inc., developer of photogrammetry software, has purchased the Correlator3D software by Altoa from French Guiana. The software will be used to process images and lidar data for the production of orthomosaics. “Following our recent acquisition of two digital cameras including the Phase One color and infrared, we needed precise, powerful, and versatile photogrammetric software,” said Walid Mostafa, manager of Altoa. “After analyzing the... read more

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ASPRS Releases New Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data

March 2, 2015By

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) has released new Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data. The PDF is available here. The new ASPRS accuracy standards fill a critical need for map users and map makers alike. For centuries, map scale and contour interval have been used as an indication of map accuracy. Users want to know how accurately... read more