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Mapitude offers 2021 US ZIP Code business count data

August 26, 2021By
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The Maptitude 2021 ZIP Code Business Count data are available now. The update includes the total number of businesses by type (by six-digit North American Industry Classification System or NAIC” codes, formerly known as SIC codes). For each business type (for instance, full-service restaurants), users can map the number that fall into each employment size category (for instance, full-service restaurants... read more

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Bluesky National Tree Map shows changing face of Sevenoaks

August 26, 2021By
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A new map detailing the location, height and canopy for trees more than 3 meters in height is helping Sevenoaks District Council manage its iconic ancient trees and natural woodland. Derived from Bluesky’s National Tree Map, which provides geospatial intelligence for more than 300 million trees across the United Kingdom, the data has already been used to create a district-wide... read more

Indiana city increases citizen engagement with user-friendly GIS program

August 25, 2021By
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In 2019, the City of Hobart Sanitary and Stormwater District (HSD) in Hobart, Indiana, recognized the benefits of geospatial technology and location intelligence to transform the city. HSD reached out to Geographic Technologies Group (GTG) to write and implement a geographic information system (GIS) strategic plan. GTG is one of the world’s leading local government GIS companies, working to advance... read more

WingtraOne GEN II debuts for professional VTOL flights

August 5, 2021By
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A new vertical-take0ff-and-landing (VTOL) drone — the WingtraOne GEN II — is now available. The GEN II offers industrial reliability and mapping versatility with an oblique camera configuration for high-quality 3D drone-mapping data capture. Drone maker Wingtra spent six years developing the GEN II, and tested it over 100,000 flights. Its WingtraOne is being used by professionals worldwide across many... read more

HEAD Aerospace satellite imagery now on UP42 marketplace

July 16, 2021By
Vatican City satellite image. (Photo: UP42)

Deal makes data from 40 Chinese satellites available through UP42 now, another 40 by late 2021 UP42 has signed an agreement with HEAD Aerospace of Beijing to make image data from more than 40 Chinese Earth Observation satellites available on the UP42 marketplace. The broad selection of imaging capabilities from the constellations dramatically expands the range of applications in multiple... read more

Mapping rights-of-way subject of July 13 virtual conference

June 23, 2021By
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The 2021 Right-of-Way Asset Mapping Exchange is an interactive online Virtual Conference Experience focusing on innovation in asset inventory and mapping that supports all phases of infrastructure lifecycles. It takes place July 13 and is free of charge. The event provides hands-on actionable information on a variety of current and emerging technologies. Via presentations, discussions and one-on-one meetings, the event... read more

Kaarta and EXI join to address UXO mapping in GNSS-denied environments

May 19, 2021By
A technician scans for UXO on steep terrain in a wooded GPS-denied area. (Photo: Kaarta)

Kaarta and Exploration Instruments have announced a collaboration and distribution agreement to address the needs of the unexploded ordnance (UXO) and geophysical industries. Kaarta provides real-time mobile 3D reality capture, and Exploration Instruments LLC (EXI) has expertise in near-surface geophysical equipment and applications. EXI now offers rental, sales, and training for Kaarta’s SLAM-based mobile mapping systems and the integration with... read more

Skyward collaborates with Pix4D mapping and modeling

May 19, 2021By
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Skyward, a Verizon company, has announced its integration with Pix4D, a photogrammetry software suite for drone mapping. The partnership gives customers the ability to turn drone data into 2D maps and 3D models. Enterprises and drone pilots can now plan flights, receive approval to fly in controlled airspace with LAANC, fly with Skyward’s InFlight ground control station, and process data using Pix4D... read more

IIT Roorkee offers free online course on GNSS and DEMs

May 19, 2021By
Screenshot: ITT Rourke GNSS course

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee is offering a free online course on GNSS and Applications on the NPTEL platform. The four-week course will provide a basic understanding about digital elevation models (DEMs) and their applications in civil engineering and Earth sciences. During the course, various DEMs and their sources, generation techniques, derivatives, errors and limitations will be discussed... read more

NV5 Geospatial acquires Geodynamics to expand marine survey offerings

May 19, 2021By
Multi-beam bathymetry and topo/bathy beach profiles of the Cape Fear River Inlet (USACE Wilmington). (Image: NV5 Geospatial)

Following its March 29 acquisition of Geodynamics LLC, NV5 Geospatial has built a comprehensive suite of solutions for geospatial surveys of deep-water and near-shore environments. Geodynamics will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of NV5 Global as part of the NV5 Geospatial group. The acquisition brought together complementary, advanced technologies — Geodynamics’ full ocean-depth sonar-based hydrographic and geophysical surveying with... read more