YellowScan Releases Point Cloud Data Software CloudStation

YellowScan, the UAV Lidar Solutions provider, has announced the release of CloudStation, its new software providing a complete solution to create and manipulate point cloud data. It allows the user to extract, process and display data immediately after flight acquisition. The auto-generation of flight lines and the production of LAS files are now done in a few clicks. “This launch is an exciting move for YellowScan, it allows a better and simplified experience for the customers.” says Tristan Allouis, Chief Technical Officer of YellowScan. “Better user experience leads to more efficiency for our demanding client’s projects." Key benefits include: Checking... (read more)
2019-06-19 10:58:05

Ordnance Survey Ireland Shows New Perspectives for Workflows

The Republic of Ireland is leading the way in the international mapping arena, reports Frédérique Coumans. In September 2016, Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) became the first national mapping agency in the world with the capability to produce 1:1,000,000 cartographic products and services from its 1:1,000 topographic database in a fully automated flowline. OSi has populated a standards-based, object-oriented data model and implemented orchestrated, rule-based production workflows to achieve this result. One of the primary roles of a national mapping agency is to provide the authoritative view of the real world through the publication of mapping products and services. In OSi’s... (read more)
2018-11-29 12:08:05

DroneGuarder Announces App Launch on Google Play

DroneGuarder Inc has announced the launch of their DroneGuarder app on Google Play, enhancing the functionality for login and flight control including autonomously and controlled security sweeps. DroneGuarder has secured new funding for both DG Rescue and DG Intruder product developments through to commercial release, with DG Rescue being released in April 2018. DroneGuarder hope to sell 5,000 - 10,000 drone units in the first year, and have channels to market already in place, utilising Swellpro’s reseller network, driving traffic to websites and partnering with various security companies around the world. DroneGuarder will also be launching its own affiliate program... (read more)
2018-02-02 10:18:59

Real-time Crop Monitoring with Graincast

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has released a crop monitoring app called Graincast. It combines data from satellites, sensors, climate forecasts and historical yield data, giving farmers access to accurate crop yield estimates from their smartphone. The agriculture analytics app offers growers personalised yield forecasts for their entire farm, down to a single paddock. According to CSIRO scientist and Graincast lead Dr. Roger Lawes, it’s the only app currently on the market that delivers instantaneous soil, water and yield information at any time without the need for substantial user input. “The app is easy to use, and growers... (read more)
2018-07-05 10:11:08

German Armed Forces Renews Contract for Hexagon Geospatial Products

At the HxGN LOCAL Defence Summit, a conference dedicated to defence and security in Western Europe, Hexagon Geospatial announced that the Bundeswehr Geoinformation Centre (BGIC) recently renewed a large software maintenance contract for Hexagon Geospatial products. The two-year renewal is for more than 100 licenses, mainly within the GeoMedia and ImageStation product families. The contract also includes consulting for workflow optimization. The contract was issued to Geosystems, a Hexagon Geospatial Premium Partner, which will work closely with the local subsidiary of Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure in Bonn and Munich to support BGIC. Mladen Stojic, Hexagon Geospatial President, explained that the... (read more)
2017-10-19 03:25:07

GeoSLAM and Bentley Systems Join Forces to Take Mobile Reality Modelling Indoors

GeoSLAM and Bentley Systems have announced a partnership to enable the simple and fast production of hybrid reality models in any environment. After having presented fast 3D laser scanning using a handheld mobile scanner, the next stage is to further improve how the results can be both interpreted and consumed within typical engineering and GIS workflows. Bentley Systems’ reality modelling software, ContextCapture, available on desktop and mobile devices, produces engineering grade textured 3D models for design, construction, and operations derived purely from photographs. A quick and inexpensive way to provide real world context, the software is commonly used for modelling... (read more)
2017-10-09 01:42:24

Cadcorp Offering Workload Modelling Analysis Service to UK Fire Services

In addition to providing GIS software, support and consultancy for UK fire services to perform their own analysis, Cadcorp will now independently perform modelling on their behalf. A significant number of UK fire services are using Cadcorp Map Modeller and Workload Modeller to assist in the production of their Integrated Risk Management Plans.  Map Modeller is used to map resources and demand, and perform spatial analysis.  Examples may include thematic maps, hotspot maps and travel time analysis.  Workload Modeller builds upon this by allowing fire services to make changes to the resources available and model the impact of those changes... (read more)
2017-03-13 02:48:42

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

Teledyne CARIS Software Enables Major Government Project in Africa

Teledyne CARIS has announced they will be delivering a full software solution to the South African Navy Hydrographic Office. The solution, provided through Teledyne CARIS’ official distributor Unique Group, includes software that will be implemented as part of a larger project to be executed by Southern African Shipyards (SAS) where a new hydrographic survey vessel is being built. Three additional survey motor boats are also slated for manufacture, all of which will be equipped with HIPS and SIPS to process acquired hydrographic data. During the project, the shore-based South African Navy Hydrographic Office will be refurbished and Bathy DataBASE (BDB) and Hydrographic Production Database... (read more)
2019-03-29 10:25:25

Latest Mine Scheduling Tools with Maptek Evolution

New tools in Maptek Evolution improve performance of mine scheduling processes and deliver greater project value. Evolution 4.5 features the stunning new graphics environment which already provides Maptek I-Site, BlastLogic and Eureka software users with a superior visualisation experience. ‘The high-performance graphics engine can display and manipulate large models of several hundred million blocks, along with the solids and triangulations that make up those blocks,’ said Steve Craig, Maptek Manager of Scheduling Solutions. Scheduling is about maximising the value of your assets at a strategic level. However, it is crucial to ensure these plans are practical and can be implemented... (read more)
2017-01-14 05:37:06
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