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TAG: SimActive

Global trends in the mapping industry during the pandemic

September 22, 2020By
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By Philippe Simard, Ph.D. President, SimActive Inc. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainties to all businesses, and the mapping industry has been no exception. Slowdowns were observed during the first few months of 2020 as lockdowns were gradually enforced in Asia, then Europe, and finally the Americas. As expected, projects were delayed during that initial period as companies were reorganizing their... read more

SimActive tech used to determine solar potential from satellite imagery

April 3, 2020By
Dutch company NEO B.V. is using SimActive's Correlator3D software to assess solar potential in multiple cities. (Image: SimActive)

SimActive’s Correlator3D software is being used by by Dutch company NEO B.V. to assess solar potential in multiple cities. Digital surface models (DSMs) are generated from WorldView and GeoEye satellite stereo images and serve to calculate solar panel capacity. According to SimActive, DSMs covering hundreds of square kilometres are quickly generated by the software. Key metrics to estimate solar potential... read more

SimActive speeds stockpile measurement with drones

March 3, 2020By
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SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, released an enhanced workflow in Correlator3D to accelerate stockpile measurement. The new capability allows users to automatically assess multiple volumes within the same project and output comprehensive reports. If the same area is regularly flown, the new workflow also allows easy comparison of volumetric values to assess differences in time. In addition, change... read more

SimActive used to determine financial assistance after Hurricane Dorian

October 25, 2019By
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SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, announced that its Correlator3D software has been used by Air Data Solutions (ADS) in Florida to determine financial assistance following Hurricane Dorian. Aerial imagery was collected before the storm for pre-hurricane assessment and after for damage analysis. A Phase One 100MP aerial camera owned by ADS was flown to gather high-resolution images of... read more

SimActive software used with eBee X for shoreline mapping

April 17, 2019By
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SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, announced that Correlator3D is being used for mapping projects in Brittany, France, by Altimedias. An eBee X equipped with senseFly S.O.D.A. 3D camera is flown along the shoreline to produce high-resolution true orthomosaics and 3D models. “The quality of outputs from Correlator3D is exceptional and the mosaic renders the vivid colours of the... read more

SimActive software speeds large-scale photogrammetry project

November 27, 2018By
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Photogrammetry software Correlator3D was used for a large-scale project by First Base Solutions, announced software developer SimActive Inc. The software allowed the processing of 50,000 large-format images at 200 megapixels, collected at a 10-centimeter resolution, on a single standard PC, the company added. The size on disk for each image was 765 MB, for a total of 40 terabytes of raw data.... read more

SimActive updates Correlator3D for mining

September 5, 2018By
According to SimActive, users can now process raw data, produce point clouds and digital surface models, and perform volumetric calculations with the Correlator3D workflow. (Photo: SimActive)

SimActive has updated its Correlator3D end-to-end photogrammetry software to include tools for users to generate precise statistics on mining activities, with improved volumetric calculation. The integrated tools allow users to generate precise statistics on mining activities. The Correlator3D software performs aerial triangulation and produces dense digital surface models, digital terrain models, point clouds, orthomosaics and vectorized 3D features. Applications like mineral... read more

SimActive launches free data-processing service using Correlator3D

March 16, 2018By

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, is offering a new free data-processing service using Correlator3D. New users can upload their first UAV, satellite or aerial image project to obtain digital surface model (DSM), digital terrain model (DTM), point cloud and orthomosaic outputs. Along with optimal results, users also receive tailored feedback, recommendations and training from SimActive experts. The service requires... read more

South Korea defense agency selects SimActive’s Correlator3D

January 17, 2018By

The Republic of Korea Agency for Defense Development (ADD) has selected SimActive’s Correlator3D software. The agency’s use of the software will include processing UAV and satellite imagery. The transaction was facilitated through a SimActive partner in the region, GeoFocus Inc. “The software was originally developed for military clients, which is reflected in the processing speed and rigorous mapping standards the technology adheres... read more

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SimActive introduces new technology for true orthophotos

November 28, 2017By

SimActive Inc., a developer of photogrammetry software, has released Correlator3D version 7.1 with new technology for true orthophotos. Users can now automatically generate enhanced true orthomosaics through a technological breakthrough that significantly minimizes artifacts, the company said. This major release successfully addresses the industry-wide challenges of generating true orthophotos without artifacts, such as distortions around buildings and vertical structures. Along with the... read more

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