MAGNUM G600 Colour Scanner

Contex (VA, USA) announces the new MAGNUM G600 Scanner, a 54” wide scanner that incorporates technology for enhanced scan speed, 12 inches per second (ips) in monochrome and a superior colour speed of 3/ips, with image quality that rivals the original. MAGNUM G600 features advanced 48-bit CCD technology with 120,000 pixel image capture. Additional features include, scan accuracy of 0.1%+- 1 pixel, Automatic Thickness Adjustment (ALE) for media up to 15mm thick, All wheel drive that cares for originals and flexible connectivity with both FireWire and USB 2.0 for ease of installation and use. The scanner’s 54” imaging area handles... (read more)
2006-08-02 12:00:00

OGC Seeks Public Comment on Extension to GeoPackage Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is seeking public comment on the candidate "GeoPackage Extension for Tiled Gridded Coverage Data" standard. GeoPackage is an open, standards-based, platform-independent, portable, self-describing, compact format for transferring geospatial information. It is suitable for use across many domains, from defence and intelligence to outdoor recreation. ‘GeoPackage Extension for Tiled Gridded Coverage Data’ was initially documented in the GeoPackage 1.2 draft standard as Annex F.11 Tiled Gridded Elevation Data. In 2016, the GeoPackage Elevation Extension was tested and refined as part of the OGC GeoPackage Elevation Extension Interoperability Experiment. Based on the results of the Interoperability Experiment,... (read more)
2017-08-25 09:27:00

ESRI for Global GIS Enterprise License

Newmont Mining Corporation has selected ESRI as its enterprise GIS software provider. Newmont Mining is the second largest gold producer in the world, with operations on five continents. The global enterprise license agreement will enable Newmont Mining to deploy the full suite of ArcGIS products in an open, scalable, and standards-based GIS architecture that will integrate with and leverage existing Newmont Mining IT resources. The ESRI global enterprise license replaces Newmont Mining’s previous GIS, offering greater opportunity for more integrated and robust applications. ESRI products will allow the company to create distributed data repositories, which will replicate data from central... (read more)
2006-09-22 12:00:00

Eight New FARO Software Solutions for LS

FARO Technologies, Inc. (Germany) has released a set of specialised software packages that enhance the capability of its Laser Scanner LS product line. “The software packages enable us to cover at least 80% of the LS’ broad market potential,” FARO President and Co-CEO Jay Freeland said. “Each package offers a specialised solution for professionals in Architecture, Historical Preservation, Forensic Investigation, Tunnel & Mining, Product Design and Quality Assurance, as well as Process and Power Plants, Re-Engineering and Asset Management. In order to deliver the most effective solutions to our customers, we partnered with the leading software in each industry. The... (read more)
2006-08-29 12:00:00

Esri Joins Global In-Location Alliance

Esri has announced that it has joined the worldwide In-Location Alliance. Esri joins a growing number of companies that have come together to drive innovation and market adoption of high-accuracy indoor positioning and related services. Esri will help to define standards for indoor mapping and logistics across many industries including health care, higher education, finance, government, and retail. This is an exciting, new frontier for GIS and location analytics, and Esri is able to help the global community indoor logistics with standardised, high-accuracy mapping and analysis tools, said Wolfgang Hall, Esri's industry manager for logistics and supply chain management. The... (read more)
2013-07-02 08:30:00

Romania EU Land Regulation Standards

The Romanian government is implementing a Land Parcel Information System/Integrated Administration and Control System (LPIS/IACS) based on ESRI’s ArcGIS Server software. The implementation is expected to meet stringent European Union (EU) agricultural land regulations, which is essential for the country’s admission to the EU. ESRI’s ArcGIS Server and GAF AG's LaFIS, an agricultural information and decision support system, will be installed in the country's agency of payments and interventions in agriculture (APIA), including its 210 local offices. A large percentage of Romania’s population is actively involved in agriculture. In the first phase, only authorised employees from the 210 local offices... (read more)
2006-10-25 12:00:00

Faraz Ravi New Chairman of ASTM Committee on 3D Imaging Systems

Faraz Ravi, Bentley’s director of product management for point clouds, has been appointed chairman of the ASTM International Committee E57 on 3D Imaging Systems. Formed in 2006, Committee E57 develops standards for 3D imaging systems, including optical range cameras and laser scanners that capture point cloud data. Ravi co-founded Pointools Ltd, the hardware-neutral provider of point cloud software that Bentley acquired in 2011 to help it establish point clouds as a fundamental data type across all of its platforms, applications, and information management services. Commenting on his new appointment as chairman of the ASTM International Committee E57, Ravi said that... (read more)
2012-03-29 01:41:19

CAD Provider to Join DHS Initiative

Intergraph is the first computer-aided dispatch (CAD) provider supporting the Unified Incident Command and Decision Support (UICDS) project. UICDS is sponsored by the Science and Technology Directorate of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and is being executed through a contract with prime contractor Science Applications International Corporation. The UICDS project will advance rapid incident response and situational awareness through the creation of a national architecture for emergency information sharing across jurisdictions and applications.     As part of a team led by SAIC, Intergraph has demonstrated that emergency personnel can share information independent of the specific CAD product in... (read more)
2009-06-24 03:28:46

FARO Acquires Software Developer Kubit

FARO Technologies, manufacturer of 3D measurement, imaging, and realisation technology, has announced the acquisition of Kubit, specialised in the development of software for surveying and as-built documentation. The takeover also substantially includes the assets of the US distributor, Kubit USA. Located in Dresden, Germany, Kubit has been developing field-proven software products to enable and simplify the use of real-world objects in CAD applications since 1999. Initially launched to link total stations directly to AutoCAD, today Kubit is a leading company in providing tools to integrate 3D laser scan data with CAD environments such as Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD.  Kubit’s software... (read more)
2015-03-04 03:00:42

Geo-3D Land Solution v4.1

Geo-3D (Canada) has released Kronos V.4.1 data acquisition software and Trident-3D Analyst V.4.1 office extraction and analysis software. When coupled, these products provide an end-to-end mobile asset inventory solution that is an efficient method to generate large asset inventories without compromising quality or accuracy.   These products now offer the following enhancements:   Roadscan Software Plug-In that includes:   3D Laser Point Cloud Generation - Generates and displays point clouds derived from the scanning laser data in the 3D Map. Data output to CSV files or GIS layers. - Provides filtering capabilities by GPS time, reflectivity measurements, and linear referencing to... (read more)
2007-06-28 04:41:34
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