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TAG: mobile mapping

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

NavVis IVION Core reality-capture platform adds value to buildings, assets

April 27, 2021By
Photo: NavVis

NavVis has launched NavVis IVION Core, a reality capture platform for management of 3D scans with intuitive tools for creation, collaboration and publication. Previously known as NavVis IndoorViewer, NavVis IVION Core makes mobile mapping workflows more efficient, speeds up model creation and delivery, and adds value to data, the company said. “NavVis IVION Core represents the future of reality capture... read more

Multi-platform lidar enables digital twin cities

July 22, 2020By
Mapping Shanghai with the AlphaUni 900. (Image: CHC Navigation)

Digital twin technology emerged a decade ago to provide 3D virtual replicas of physical assets. Today, with Big Data and internet of things (IoT) capabilities, it is a complex and comprehensive method to support the construction of smart cities. As a virtual model, a digital city can be an indispensable tool to visualize the life of a city in real... read more

Lidar USA integrates Z+F scanners for mobile mapping

November 27, 2018By

Lidar USA has integrated Z+F scanners for mobile mapping into its product line. According to the company, the Z+F Profiler is a high-speed, 360-degree scanner that provides more than 1 million points per second at up to 200 profiles per second with a range of nearly 120 meters. This product is the latest addition to the company’s HiWay Mapper series.... read more

NCTech to unveil iSTAR Pulsar developments at Intergeo

October 11, 2018By

NCTech, a developer of reality imaging systems, will showcase its iSTAR Pulsar mobile 360-degree data capture system at Intergeo in Frankfurt, Germany. Companies at Intergeo, including GeoSLAM and Orbit Geospatial Technologies, will also unveil innovative developments that incorporate iSTAR Pulsar. iSTAR Pulsar is NCTech’s professional edge-to-cloud big data system, optimized for capture on the move. iSTAR Pulsar is designed to capture... read more

Mobile mapping market size worth over $40B by 2024

October 3, 2018By

The mobile mapping market size is expected to be worth more than $40 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights. The mobile mapping market is propelled by the increasing adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets across the globe. Smartphone users are extensively using mapping applications on their devices for navigation and... read more

NavVis improves SLAM precision indoors

February 7, 2018By

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

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