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OGC Calls for Participation in Point Cloud Domain Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)  is calling for public participation in its newly-established Point Cloud Domain Working Group (Point Cloud DWG). The purpose of the Point Cloud DWG is to assess the current state of standards and best practices in the management of point cloud data and to guide OGC activities in working with or developing standards for point cloud data interoper... (read more)
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SimActive Announces Correlator3D Version 6.2

SimActive, a Canadian developer of photogrammetry software, has launched Correlator3D version 6.2, featuring a new module for tie point editing during aerial triangulation. Users can visually inspect and edit any link, with the ability to add tie points as an alternative to projects with low overlap or poor image quality. Correlator3D 6.2 also introduces advanced volumetric measurem... (read more)

Archaeologists to Reconstruct Syrian Heritage Using 3D Cameras

Following reports that the Islamic State (IS) terror group has begun destroying the historic ruins in Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra, a group of archaeologists have come up with the idea of installing thousands of 3D cameras in conflict regions in the Middle East. Capturing digital images of cultural heritage sites will enable historic monuments to be reconstructed if they are des... (read more)

RIEGL New LASzip Sponsor for LAS 1.4 Extension

RIEGL has become a sponsor of the award-winning LASzip compressor. This contribution at the Silver level will kick-off the actual development phase of the so-titled native LAS 1.4 extension that had been discussed with the Lidar community over the past two years. This native extension for LAS 1.4 complements the existing compatibility mode for LAS 1.4 that was supported by Gold spon... (read more)

Intergeo Host City Stuttgart Ready to Meet Challenges of the Future

The worldwide trend towards urban growth is changing the way of life in built-up areas. Environmental and traffic issues are pressing, and sustainable urban development and solutions for a climate-friendly energy supply are required. This year’s Intergeo host city Stuttgart is taking the future into its own hands. Founded in 2001, Working Group Geoinformation Systems of Stuttgart (... (read more)

Gexcel Launches New Lidar Software and Hardware Solutions

Gexcel, Italy, has announced a new series of software and hardware solutions for the Lidar market able to cover a large range of applications. The range is compatible with all the main laser scanner sensors available in the market such as FARO, Teledyne Optech, Stonex, RIEGL and Zoller + Fröhlich. At Intergeo, Gexcel will present the new release of LineUp Pro, a targetless registrat... (read more)

Improving the Quality of Mobile Data Collection

TerraGo, specialised in geospatial collaboration and enterprise mobility software, has announced the availability of TerraGo Edge 3.7, which features smart forms as well as new GPS features and GIS enhancements. TerraGo Edge smart forms can dramatically accelerate the data collection process by automating and accelerating user entries while also eliminating any unnecessary or redund... (read more)

Bluesky Maps Solar Potential of 100,000 Properties

Working with resource efficiency company Sustain, Bluesky has mapped around 100,000 Housing Association properties across the United Kingdom, measuring their potential for energy generation from solar panels. Using a combination of high-resolution aerial photography and detailed 3D models, Bluesky can accurately predict the potential for solar-energy generation for individual houses base... (read more)

what3words Addresses Added to United Nations Disaster App

Commissioned by United Nations, AnsuR Technologies has developed UN-ASIGN, a free crowdsourced report app used during a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. UN-ASIGN allows individuals to collect and disseminate crowdsourced photos and reports. Data such as points of flooding, damaged buildings and hazardous electric lines are automatically mapped and help to improve overall sit... (read more)
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