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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)
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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)

United Nations Disaster App Now Includes what3words Addresses

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

Heroes of the 21st Century – An Ode to GIS

The term ‘superhero’, to which the copyright is owned jointly by the two biggest comic-book firms in the United States – Marvel and DC Comics – generally refers to people who have superhuman powers and who use those talents for the benefit of the community. The concept of superheroes first emerged during the Great Depression (1929-1940), a period of severe ec... (read more)

Ed Parsons Confirmed as Keynote Speaker at GIM International Summit

The organising committee of the GIM International Summit 2016, the brand-new event for the geospatial community, is proud to announce Ed Parsons as a keynote speaker. Parsons is geospatial technologist at Google, with responsibility for evangelising Google’s mission to organise the world’s information using geography. In this role Ed Parsons maintains links with universities,... (read more)

New Features for Handheld Ultra-rugged Field Computer

Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has announced new expansion pack features for its Nautiz X8 rugged PDA. The new functionalities will make the Nautiz X8 more versatile for field workers in a number of market segments, including forestry, surveying, construction, field services, warehouse projects and lo... (read more)

OGC Requests Comments on Charter for Spatial Services Security Standards Working Group

Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) are requesting comments on the draft charter for an OGC Open Web Services (OWS) Common Security Standards Working Group (SWG). The OGC OWS Common Security SWG is being established to define a common way to make available to a client a description of the security framework(s) that control access to web services that implement OGC standards.... (read more)

Remote GeoSystems Adds Direct Support for DJI Inspire 1 UAV Video

Remote GeoSystems, specialised in geospatial full motion video (FMV) solutions, has announced direct support in all LineVision cloud, server and desktop applications for the world’s most popular UAV for HD and UltraHD video capture. This new LineVision capability immediately offers tens of thousands of DJI Inspire 1 operators and pilots the ability to create and deliver intera... (read more)
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