International Geomatics Forms Partnership to Highlight Digital Mapping

International Geomatics has announced a key working relationship to drive forward their growth plans. The group, which was established in late 2017, operates under the founding differentiator of enhanced delivery of digital data to clients. Now, it has teamed up with fellow industry newcomer, GreySellsGlobal, to offer the digital mapping portal product, marineGRIDD. marineGRIDD is a web portal-based spatial delivery product which migrates new or existing datasets into a simple, user accessed system to deliver digital mapping to the client on handheld devices. It will be developed as the delivery mechanism for digital mapping products covering selected regional offshore activity... (read more)
2018-03-23 10:16:27

Fugro’s Oil Seepage Mapping Collaboration Wins Environmental Award

Fugro has been honoured with an Environmental Leadership Award from The Maritime Alliance, a California-based non-profit organisation that promotes sustainable, science-based ocean and water industries. The project identifies and maps oil seepage from abandoned offshore well sites in Santa Barbara County and was performed for long-time customer Aqeuos Corporation under contract to the non-profit environmental group Heal the Ocean. The award was presented by Craig McLean, assistant administrator and acting chief scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) during the organisation’s BlueTech Week, an international gathering of over 485 marine professionals. Sharing the award with Fugro is Planck... (read more)
2018-01-10 10:56:05

South Gloucestershire Council Select Cadcorp to Provide Intranet Web Mapping

The popularity of Cadcorp SIS in local government continues as a web mapping engagement with South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) becomes the latest contract secured by the GIS software and services company. Cadcorp will initially be supplying its off-the-shelf product Web Map Layers with supporting desktop software, training and associated services. GIS is a corporate service used across SGC and Web Map Layers will be used to extend the reach and range of data deployed within the council. Central to the council’s decision to select Cadcorp was the software’s intranet and internet GIS capabilities such as easy display of mapping on... (read more)
2017-04-12 11:51:31

Orbit GT Updates 3D Mapping Cloud with Sharing Capabilities

Orbit GT has launched an update for its SaaS platform 3D Mapping Cloud. The update now allows users to share datasets quickly and easily. “Sharing your data with anyone in the world just by a single click, that’s what we’ve been promising and what we are delivering”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “Owners of a 3D mapping dataset, such as a Mobile Mapping coverage, can now share with a single person or with many users within an organization in one quick action. This simple concept will open up vast business opportunities for every data owner.” Sharing access to... (read more)
2017-06-21 11:55:05

3D Laser Mapping Releases Automated Mine Monitoring Solution

Two unique scanner and software packages, developed by global mining technology specialist 3D Laser Mapping, are set to boost safety, efficiency and productivity for underground and open pit mining operations. The long standing SITEMONITOR software gets an upgrade with the introduction of SITEMONITOR LIVE. The scalable solution marks a major step forward in mine surveying, asset monitoring and inventory management, providing real-time data and automated reports for improved operational intelligence. Comprising three integrated software modules, SITEMONITOR LIVE captures and manages 3D point cloud data and has been designed to be deployed in mining and quarrying environments and any other locations... (read more)
2018-02-13 02:02:07

3D Mobile Mapping Technology Inspires Positive Change

Future Proofing Singapore
Singapore is home to some of the most profitable financial services, manufacturing and oil-refining corporations in the world. An island state just off the coast of southern Malaysia, its small size has clearly not impeded the success of residents or firms choosing to locate themselves there. But with its accomplishments come some very specific challenges for a city which is limited by space but still demanding growth. This article discusses how 3D mobile mapping is contributing to one of the most ambitious digital twinning projects the world has ever seen, in the hopes of paving the way for better future-proofing... (read more)
2017-08-07 11:32:44

A New Perspective on Mapping with Night Lights

The sprawling glow of urban lights are often seen as a sign of progress. But concerns are being raised over the impact of light pollution plus street lighting at night has become a topic for public discussion. Faith Clark, geospatial technology consultant, explains how Bluesky’s integrated Night Mapper system can provide focused intelligence for this debate. The world at night is becoming a brighter place as artificial lights spread like a web across sprawling cities. The onslaught of bright lights has usually proceeded unchallenged and has been seen as a sign of progress and prosperity. However, concerns are now being... (read more)
2017-05-31 03:15:24

Orbit GT Announce 3D Mapping Cloud Service

At ILMF 2017, Orbit GT announced 3D Mapping Cloud, a software as a service (or SaaS) based 3D mapping and 3D data solution. In addition to putting Orbit GT’s range of mapping solutions on the cloud, this new solution adds a full set of tools for fusing, analyzing, sharing, integrating and selling 3D mapping data. New features include: Fuse 3D Data - Enables users to upload all types of imagery and point cloud data. It supports very high volumes data captured from mobile, UAS, oblique, indoor, and terrestrial sensors, as well as traditional GIS and CAD information. 3D Mapping Cloud... (read more)
2017-02-17 03:02:35

Mobile app makes urban mapping fast, easy and cheap

The process of completing street-level surveys and inspections on crucial infrastructure is time-consuming, expensive and error prone. It is typically a task that requires trained personnel to travel into the field, observe and report on traffic lights, stop signs, road conditions and more. But advances in open data, mobile image technology and data analysis have made it possible for cities to drastically improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their efforts to manage and maintain public assets. One solution comes in the form of an easy-to-use mobile app bringing all these innovations together. Harnessing the power of spatial analytics and 3D... (read more)
2017-10-11 02:28:34

Cadcorp Announces Web Mapping Service for UK Housing Associations

Many smaller housing associations could be missing out on the benefits of using geographic information simply because they are unable to justify employing a dedicated mapping expert. Recognising this, British GIS and web mapping software developer, Cadcorp, is introducing a service designed specifically for housing associations that manage less than 10,000 properties. The new service will be launched at today’s IT and Housing Exhibition. Martin McGarry, managing director, Cadcorp, said “Under the service the responsibility for managing both map data and web mapping software sits with Cadcorp. The housing association simply subscribes to a service that includes software, data and... (read more)
2017-01-13 03:16:41
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