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

Icaros Uses TatukGIS SDK to Develop New Aerial Geospatial Data Viewer

Aerial geospatial solutions provider Icaros has selected the TatukGIS Developer Kernel (DK) to develop the next-generation geospatial data viewer component of its OneButton software product, which is used to process raw aerial images collected from manned and unmanned aircraft into readily usable GIS-compatible maps. The Icaros OneButton product is used by some of the largest private and government organisations worldwide operating in a range of industries. In addition to licensing the TatukGIS Developer Kernel (.NET edition) for the Icaros software development team, Icaros collaborated extensively with TatukGIS on the early development and prototyping of the DK based version of the... (read more)
2018-02-16 04:21:52

LocationTech Open Source Community Opens Geospatial Projects

LocationTech, an Eclipse Foundation Working Group and a community that builds software for geospatial technology, has announced the release of five open source projects that provide core technology used to build geospatial big data analytics solutions. LocationTech is an open source community that provides technology for the US $500 billion worldwide geospatial industry. For instance, the projects can be used to efficiently process satellite images, analyse maps for the agriculture industry, visualise smart city sensor data, and in many other geospatial use cases. The community is a collaboration among key geospatial organisations, including Boundless, Red Hat, Radiant Solutions, IBM, and... (read more)
2017-12-21 01:05:41

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
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