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TAG: United Kingdom

Bluesky launches MetroVista 3D city models online

January 27, 2020By
San Francisco. (Image: Bluesky)

Highly accurate, UK city-wide 3D models are now available to view and download from Bluesky’s online Mapshop. The geographically accurate, photo-realistic MetroVista mesh models are available in a variety of formats ready for use in 3D GIS, CAD and other modelling software as well as visualisation, gaming and Virtual Reality workflows. Captured using Leica’s large-format imagery and lidar hybrid airborne sensor... read more

Bluesky with CityMapper captures cities in 3D

January 9, 2019By
St. Paul’s Cathedral in London captured in lidar point-cloud data. (Image: Bluesky)

Aerial survey company Bluesky International Ltd. is using the Leica CityMapper to capture major cities throughout the United Kingdom. read more

Aerial mapping of UK rail network nears completion

December 8, 2015By

NM Group is nearing completion on an aerial mapping project covering more than 16,000 kilometers of United Kingdom rail network. In 2014, NM Group was engaged to map the rail assets with a mix of high-tech laser measurement and imaging equipment, as part of a project to improve asset maintenance, operational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. The project used a mix of specially... read more

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PD Ports Uses GIS in New Ways for Hydrographic Surveys

February 11, 2015By

PD Ports is streamlining the way it shares hydrographic data by using GIS software from British software developer Cadcorp. PD Ports is a port, shipping and logistics company headquartered in Middlesbrough, UK, where it owns and operates Teesport — a major deep-water complex and one of the largest container ports in the North of England. Teesport is a major deep-water complex and... read more

Getmapping Aerial Photography Company Posts Strong Financials

July 29, 2014By

Getmapping has posted strong growth for the 2013 financial year. The recently released financial results showed Getmapping post record turnover and profits on the back of strong growth in both the United Kingdom and African markets. Getmapping is a public limited company, and terms itself the UK’s leading supplier of aerial photography, mapping products and data hosting solutions. Group turnover... read more

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