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

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

Tourism 3D Spatial Analysis

MFB-Geoconsulting has been selected to use several ERDAS solutions in a research project to study the impact of tourism on the alpine environment. The project is entitled 'ProMeRe - Processes and Methods for Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Spatial Analysis and Development.' The project will incorporate geospatial information collected over the past 100 years to understand the changes in the landscape, as well as forecast future environmental implications.     In addition to MFB-GeoConsulting's participation, other project partners include Swisstopo, Leica Geosystems, University of Applied Science North-Eastern Switzerland (Institutes of Architecture and Geomatics) and University of Basel (Institute of Cultural Science).  ... (read more)
2009-03-17 09:51:56

Three OGC Workshops at INSPIRE Conference 2011

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is represented during the INSPIRE Conference 2011, which is taking place from 27th June to 1st July 2011 in Edinburgh, UK. The theme of this year's edition is "INSPIREd by 2020 - Contributing to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth". OGC is presenting three workshops.   Workshop 1: What is Interoperability and How Do We Measure It? Monday 27th June, 14:00-18:00, has been organised by Stefano Nativi (IMAA_CNR) and Siri Jodha Khalsa (NSIDC). Steven Ramage, an Executive Director from the OGC will participate in this afternoon workshop with a talk, "Beyond interoperability: What does interoperability enable?"... (read more)
2011-06-27 10:21:21

SDI Catalonia: A Regional Approach

Early in 2002 the government of the autonomous region of Catalonia (Spain) began the IDEC project (SDI of Catalonia). The first year was devoted to general planning and preparation and to creation of the appropriate collaborative framework. The following year institutional compromises and agreements were made regarding general understanding of the concepts, architecture and technologies proposed by the initiative. Last year, 2004, marked the implementation phase of this project. Add Value Platform The regional SDI currently offers via its Geoportal several services the most important of which is the multilingual Catalog Server, with more than 18,000 records of metadata (53,000... (read more)
2005-06-09 12:00:00

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

E-Capture Launches 3D Tablet for Architects and Archaeologists

3D documentation work is an important part of an architect´s job. Monuments, old buildings, indoors scenarios, stairs, ornaments, vaults and suchlike have to be captured faithfully on a daily basis. All documentation needs to be generated quickly and accurately. Is there any single device which enables architects to capture and generate high-quality 3D models of all the elements to be documented? In response to that question, E-Capture R&D, a Spanish technology-based company, has introduced a new 3D accurate measuring tablet: EyesMap. The Spanish enterprise intends to revolutionise the world of measuring with this next generation of portable, easy-to-use and highly accurate instruments, optimal to fulfil... (read more)
2015-08-17 11:45:36

Tsinghua University Team Wins Design Competition

The Center for International Business Ethics (CIBE) in Beijing, China, the Dynamic City Foundation, and Bentley Systems have announced that the project designed by the student team from the Architecture Department of Tsinghua University won top honours in the inaugural Future Cities China design competition. The competition was open to all students studying architecture and engineering in institutions of higher education. The program challenged students to use their design skills, along with Bentley software, to provide a master plan for the sustainable university campus of tomorrow. The goal was to create a campus that could serve as the cornerstone of... (read more)
2010-08-30 11:22:24

LizardTech Teams with Oracle

LizardTech (WA, USA) is working with Oracle (CA, USA) to extend the Oracle Spatial 10g GeoRaster architecture to integrate MrSID technology. LizardTech is working with Oracle through its Partner membership in the Oracle PartnerNetwork. This venture represents LizardTech’s first step toward providing JPEG 2000 support for Oracle Spatial 10g. Both companies are working together to improve storing and retrieving massive image files. (read more)
2005-03-18 12:00:00

Kristiyan Panayotov

Kristiyan Panayotov is a land survey engineer who graduated from the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy in Sofia, Bulgaria. He also studied Cartography and Topography at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain. He is about to complete his second Master’s degree in Hydrography at HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany, and has been working for Geo-Matching, the biggest online product platform for surveying, positioning and machine guidance, since January 2018. (read more)
2018-06-19 09:31:32
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