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Bluesky 3D Models Used to Create VR Simulation of Offshore Wind Farm

3D models from Bluesky are being used to communicate plans for a new offshore wind farm in Scotland. The interactive models allow users to ‘teleport&rsquo... (read more)

Combining GIS and Agricultural Engineering to Develop Irrigation Solution

Supergeo has announced that Agricultural Engineering Research Center (AERC), a leading research institute in irrigation study, has collaborated with Supergeo to... (read more)

Web-based Lidar Data Processing

The use of 3D laser scanning is growing enormously, and the amount of data is growing accordingly. It is becoming increasingly difficult to acquire the in-house... (read more)

MicaSense Unveils RedEdge Multispectral Sensor

MicaSense has released RedEdge-M, the evolution of its rugged, built-to-last, professional multispectral sensor, RedEdge. Easily integrated into a wide variety... (read more)

Autodesk and Esri Partner up to Bridge the BIM-GIS Gap

Autodesk and Esri have announced the start of a new relationship to bridge the gap between BIM and GIS mapping technologies. Together, Autodesk and Esri plan to... (read more)

Mark Your Agendas for GIS Day on 15 November

The world celebrates GIS Day on Wednesday 15 November 2017. It provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems technology to demonst... (read more)

Machine-learning Point Cloud Classification

Pix4Dmapper is an industrial-standard photogrammetry software package that provides accurate 3D reconstruction from overlapping images. Along with the expanding... (read more)

Small Satellites Take Top Prize at Copernicus Masters

A constellation of small satellites that provide data on Earth’s ice and soil moisture content to complement the Sentinel fleet took the top prize at this... (read more)
Trimble Indoor Mobile Mapping

Trimble Indoor Mobile Mapping - TIMMS


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