Trimble Forensics Solution Enables Efficient Crime Scene Data Collection

Trimble has announced the Forensics SX10 Solution, a hardware and software data collection and processing system for collision and crime scene reconstruction. The solution includes the Trimble SX10 scanning total station, with the Trimble T10 tablet and Trimble Capture field software to enable highly efficient data collection for crime and collision scene investigation and reconstruction. The Trimble SX10 enables law enforcement agencies to capture evidence faster with fewer station setups so they can clear collisions or crime scenes quickly and restore public safety sooner. Users collect data at the scene and view point clouds immediately in the field, confirming complete... (read more)
2018-04-11 11:07:25

SXblue Introduces Android Application ToolBox for GNSS Receiver Configuration and Control

Geneq (SXblue) has introduced the SXblue ToolBox, the Android application for SXblue GNSS receivers. The application has been developed with special consideration to modern mobile device development and attention to feedback from users and dealers. With the SXblue ToolBox application, the user can view and analyse the position data provided by the SXblue receiver, and metadata related to its location. The user is also able to send commands that enable or disable some features: Systems in use, Mask angle or differential age, constellation in use: GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, SBAS. The SXblue ToolBox is also an NTRIP client capable of... (read more)
2018-06-06 12:49:19

Merrick Releases Remote Sensing Software Suite

Merrick & Company, specialised in Lidar, digital orthophotography, hyperspectral imaging and geographic information systems (GIS) data integration, has launched Version 2017 of the Merrick Advanced Remote Sensing (MARS) software suite. The MARS software suite provides comprehensive support for Lidar point cloud visualisation, data management, automated data processing, Lidar quality control and geospatial data production. The newest version of MARS provides many software enhancements and new features, which improve LAS 1.4 data throughput and application usability. This release focuses on significant improvements to the QC Module to include automated reporting for the USGS NGP Lidar Base Specification Version 1.2, including a very... (read more)
2017-04-19 04:44:48

Airbus and Orbital Insight Announce Geospatial Analytics Partnership

Airbus Defence and Space has entered into a partnership with Orbital Insight, a US-based geospatial analytics company, to build a suite of geospatial analytics services and tools. The agreement will provide Orbital Insight with access to Pleiades and SPOT satellite imagery at scale and provide Airbus with analytics services. This makes Orbital Insight the first analytics partner for the Airbus digital platform, ‘OneAtlas’. The OneAtlas platform is a collaborative environment enabling users to easily access constantly updated satellite imagery, perform large-scale image processing, extract industry-specific insights, and benefit from Airbus assets to develop tailored solutions for a wide range of... (read more)
2018-09-13 09:14:37

WorldDEM Now Entirely Edited and Available via Streaming

Airbus Defence and Space has announced that the entire edited WorldDEM database, together with the already available WorldDEM4Ortho dataset, is now available via streaming.This online access to the WorldDEM and WorldDEM4Ortho of the entire Earth’s landmass facilitates a wide range of applications such as line-of-sight analysis, hydrological modelling, satellite imagery orthorectification and much more. Following the comprehensive global acquisition campaign and subsequent processing effort, WorldDEM data is now available for the entire world in an edited version. This dataset corresponds to a hydro-enforced Digital Surface Model with water surfaces of lakes and reservoirs set to a single elevation, rivers and... (read more)
2018-10-31 02:00:17

Noise Maps Created for German Federal Railway Authority

Commissioned by the German Federal Railway Authority, and under the direction of Disy Informationssysteme GmbH, have completed the European Union (EU) environmental noise mapping of the main German railway lines. In addition to the actual noise calculations, this large-scale project includes a very complex data management system to check, clean, and homogenise huge data sets as a basis for the noise propagation calculations. The results of this nationwide noise mapping are the basis for noise action planning and are available to the public. Economic growth and rising prosperity are closely linked with growing passenger and freight traffic, and hence, increasing... (read more)
2018-02-05 10:43:03

Cadcorp Releases SIS 9 Desktop GIS and Mapping Software

Cadcorp, the UK based developer and supplier of GIS and web mapping software, has announced its latest release – Cadcorp SIS 9. The Cadcorp SIS suite of GIS products is a complete set of geospatial tools covering desktop, server, web, and application development environments. The release includes multiple performance improvements as well as enhanced functionality. The improvements made begin with a refreshed user interface. The familiar and intuitive Microsoft Office Fluent User Interface has been extended to incorporate a Microsoft Office 2016-compatible “Backstage View”, a "Recent Maps" list, and the ability to pin frequently used maps and projects. Dynamic cursor... (read more)
2018-11-28 10:20:37

Virtual Surveyor Enhances Lidar Point Cloud Handling

Virtual Surveyor has enhanced the Lidar elevation data handling capabilities in version 6.4 of its drone surveying and mapping software. The function enables users to select specific feature classes from classified Lidar point clouds before converting the point cloud to a surface terrain. “The latest upgrades in Virtual Surveyor 6.4 are designed to meet the needs of UAV users who are increasingly equipping their drones with Lidar systems,” said Tom Op ‘t Eyndt, CEO of Virtual Surveyor nv in Belgium. Virtual Surveyor bridges the gap between UAV photogrammetric processing applications and engineering design packages. The software generates an interactive onscreen... (read more)
2019-07-11 10:28:49

New Version of MapD Improves Interactive Location Intelligence

MapD Technologies, the analytics platform provider, has announced the launch of MapD 4.0, a major leap forward in large-scale, interactive geospatial analytics. With native support for geospatial data tightly integrated with a powerful GPU-based rendering engine, the software enables unparalleled visual interactivity for large-scale location intelligence use cases, such as visually uncovering the relationship between demographic data and spending patterns on a map, uncovering driver behaviour patterns from connected vehicle telemetry, and gauging cellular signal strength variances in a city, down to the block level. “Organisations are dealing every day with a deluge of location enriched data, from mobile devices,... (read more)
2018-06-28 10:17:22

Drone2Map from Esri Adds More Features

Esri’s Drone2Map, released in 2016, is a software solution that processes UAV imagery for use in ArcGIS. It helps GIS users who lack the expertise to use complicated photogrammetry software, offering them an interface that requires only a few clicks to turn raw drone data into GIS-ready products. At this year’s ILMF, Esri debuted version 1.1 of the product. Drone2Map’s product manager, Anthony Mason has laid out how the software simplifies processing for GIS users and surveyors alike, and how the powerful new features in the latest version will make professional workflows even easier. How Drone2Map Works Drone2Map simplifies the... (read more)
2017-02-17 12:03:12
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