LP360 V1.2, a Lidar Extension for ArcGIS

QCoherent Software LLC (CO, USA) has released the LP360 version 1.2, Lidar extension for the ESRI ArcGIS environment. LP360 employs a specially-designed ArcMap data layer to access and draw Lidar points directly from LAS files. The architecture of LP360 supports big quantities of point cloud data. LP360 facilitates the integration of LIDAR point cloud data with other GIS data types supported by ArcGIS. To install LP360 you require a standard ArcView license. (read more)
2006-07-27 12:00:00

Near-Real Time Access at GEOINT 2009

The Carbon Project is to bring its near-real time geospatial access solutions to the GEOINT 2009 symposium held this week in San Antonio, Texas. The Gaia SDI platform will be used to access high-value, time-dominant geospatial-intelligence (GEOINT) at the symposium.     Based on Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), the Gaia SDI platform is designed to provide the next-generation of access, update and geosynchronisation capability for intelligence, military and humanitarian assistance requirements.     (read more)
2009-10-19 02:47:53

ISPRS 2008, Beijing

In a few months we will be there ­?the start of the big event, four years since Istanbul. All eyes will be on China this summer for the ISPRS Congress! With record numbers of more than 2,600 abstracts and 3,500 participants, this congress will be an unforgettable one. But those attending the Congress will certainly also be very aware of the Olympic Games. The congress centre is just across the road from the Olympic stadium, and the Chinese will have Beijing ready for the Congress (sorry, Games) by the beginning of July. There is no doubt about that. Host Beijing... (read more)
2008-06-05 12:00:00

Third-generation UltraCam Hawk Unveiled

At the Intergeo 2013 conference in Essen, Germany, Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit unveiled the UltraCam Hawk, a new base model UltraCam digital aerial system that leverages the third-generation UltraCam architecture which was first introduced to the market in 2011. The UltraCam Hawk will be available for delivery to customers in early 2014. The UltraCam Hawk extends the existing UltraCam product suite to meet varying project requirements and budget restrictions. While the UltraCam Hawk provides smaller mapping companies with an affordable option to expand their aerial services, the system can be upgraded to the larger UltraCam Falcon or Eagle as the... (read more)
2013-10-09 09:49:22

os-Series Autopilots Integrate VectorNav Technologies' VN-100

Unmanned Innovation, a provider of development platforms for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), announced that it has partnered with VectorNav Technologies to integrate VectorNav's VN-100 inertial measurement unit into its os-Series Autopilots. The os-Series Autopilots, made commercially available for the first time in November 2012, combine modular hardware with an open architecture, making each autopilot a development platform. The os-Series Autopilots are offered in multiple form factors with features tailored for various vehicles, payloads, and applications. Each os-Series Autopilot is a complete integrated solution and contains an INS/GPS with air data incorporating the VectorNav VN-100, a datalink radio, payload interfaces, and a Linux computer... (read more)
2013-01-09 08:30:00

Josh Lieberman Receives OGC Award

At the September meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) in Boulder, Colorado (USA), Josh Lieberman received the OGC's tweveth annual Kenneth D. Gardels Award. This Award, a gold medallion, is awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to advancing OGC's vision of geospatial information fully integrated into the world's information systems.   Josh Lieberman is a senior manager in the Geospatial Analytics team within the Federal Analytic and Forensic Technology group of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. He first became active in OGC Technical Committee and Interoperability Program activities more than a decade ago and he has... (read more)
2011-10-20 10:53:16

NGA Standards Document Features OGC Specifications

U.S. Department of Defense National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has issued a document, "Enabling A Common Vision" which outlines the overall National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) standards baseline. Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Specifications figure prominently in this U.S. Federal and national baseline. Shortly after 11th September 2001, the National Center for Geospatial Intelligence Standards (NCGIS) was formed by the NGA to develop and coordinate geospatial standards with other Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, other intelligence agencies, standards organisations, civil agencies, private industry, and foreign partners. These groups have worked with NCGIS to develop and mature a set of standards that enable... (read more)
2007-02-26 04:05:44

A Closer Look at the RIEGL VZ-2000i Terrestrial Laser Scanner

Based on a future-oriented, innovative new processing architecture, internet connectivity and RIEGL‘s latest waveform processing Lidar technology, the RIEGL VZ-2000i Long Range 3D Laser Scanner System combines proven user friendliness in the field with fast and highly accurate data acquisition. The terrestrial laser scanner was launched at Intergeo 2017 as the company's latest innovation for mapping and surveying professionals in the mining industry. Further applications include topography, construction site monitoring, natural hazard surveying, archaeology & cultural heritage documentation, city modelling, tunnel surveying and civil engineering. Background tasks in parallel to data acquisition Its new processing architecture enables execution of different background tasks (such... (read more)
2018-04-25 03:07:58

VRS3Net for Real Time GNSS Networks

Trimble VRS3NET provides users with a suite of tools for creating and managing a VRS network that is designed to support current and future Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) constellations. The announcement was made at the 2009 Trimble Dimensions User Conference.     Trimble VRS networks enable precise, real-time GNSS positioning through the distribution of correction data. They provide a reliable and cost-effective means for surveyors and other geospatial professionals to work faster and achieve accurate GNSS results for a variety of positioning applications including geodetic and cadastral surveying, road and bridge construction, mapping, agriculture, earthquake and tectonic plate movement... (read more)
2009-02-26 04:13:23

Jantien Stoter

Prof Dr Jantien Stoter chairs the 3D Geoinformation research group at the Delft University of Technology (Faculty of the Built Environment and Architecture). She also works as innovations researcher at both Kadaster and Geonovum. Jantien did her PhD on 3D Cadastre (2004), received a prestigious grant of the Dutch Science Foundation on 5D modelling (2011) and was recently awarded a grant from the European Research Council for research into urban modelling in higher dimensions. She leads and co-leads several studies on Geo and BIM integration, one of which is the EuroSDR GeoBIM project. (read more)
2017-12-15 11:42:27
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