3D Mapping Portal

Agency9 (Sweden) has entered into a partnership with the aerial survey company Slagboom en Peeters in The Netherlands, to deliver a geoportal for which users can view its data products, currently “Geo-Oblique” and Orthophoto in one seamless integrated view. Unlike other portals in the market the user can conveniently see an object from all possible angles and use the data view that is best for the application. Additional data types will be introduced later this year. Adding Oblique Viewer extends the value of the 3DMaps platform as the leading solution for visualisation of 3D geospatial data. The combination of different... (read more)
2012-10-12 12:00:00

Intermap Malaysia Mapping Programme

Intermap Technologies (CO, USA) has entered into a new distribution programme with the Sabah Lands and Surveys Department in East Malaysia. The program, called Digital Sabah, will make available high-resolution 3D digital elevation data and imagery covering the entire State of Sabah. Sabah, located on the Island of Borneo and the Malaysia Borneon state, encompasses one of the worlds few remaining rain forests, boasting wild elephants, orangutans, and other endangered species. Available now, the high-resolution data will be used to enable the State of Sabah to manage environmentally sensitive areas using Intermap's highly accurate imagery and elevation data. Expected uses... (read more)
2008-08-22 08:38:25

Romania Flood Mapping Contract

Blom Romania has signed a contract with the Romanian national water authority to develop plans for the prevention, protection and flood mitigation effects in the Ialomita, Calmatui and Mostistea river basins in Romania. The total area of these basins measures some 13,776 sq km, equivalent to approximately 5% of the total surface area of Romania. The expected value of the agreement is approximately EUR2.3 million and work will start in 2011.     Specific objectives of the project are to create detailed hydrological models and to produce flood hazard maps using hydraulic modeling. Flood hazard maps will help the authorities... (read more)
2011-10-21 12:02:25

Corridor Mapping Solution

The ALTM Orion C200 isased on the Orion platform, and the first in a series of ALTMs designed specifically for the corridor market. This low-altitude mapping solution addresses the needs of a burgeoning industry demanding a turn-key solution which is fully supported, upgradeable and cost-effective.   Ideally suited for smaller aircraft with minimal payload and power capability, the ALTM Orion C200 incorporates an eye-safe, 1.5 micron high-precision laser with an effective repetition rate of 200 kHz, and a variable field of view for those requiring maximum available density in a robust and flexible package.  Standard design features include variable roll... (read more)
2009-03-13 04:27:43

Rugged Field Mapping Computers

Mobexx has announced the UK launch of a range of military-specification tablet and laptop PCs for rugged environments where field mapping, data collection and communication is key to boosting efficiency. The Getac manufactured devices are suitable for Zone 2 hazardous applications, for example, where there are flammable vapours in the atmosphere.   The computers are according to the supplier suited for mobile GIS and can be used in a wide range of industries including, construction, engineering, transportation, oil and gas, aviation, defence, public safety and utilities. Mobexx also provides an extensive line of rugged accessories for use with the tablets and laptops to make it... (read more)
2009-06-02 10:53:14

Aerial Mapping for Malaga

Blom has signed an agreement with the County Council of Malaga (Diputación de Malaga), Spain, to deliver aerial products and services covering the full range of the customer value chain. Blom is to deliver a broad range of products and services, including oblique aerial imagery, urban vector maps, 3D models, laser scanning services and access to BlomURBEX, covering all the geographic areas as managed by the customer. The project will begin immediately and is expected to last over the next two years.     The delivered data will among other be used for updating land information, development of roads and... (read more)
2011-01-18 12:00:00

Digital Mapping Camera Conference

More than 50 leading aerial mapping company representatives and Intergraph Digital Mapping Camera (DMC) users from twelve different countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East met for the fourth annual Intergraph European Digital Mapping Camera User Forum. At the event, attendees heard from industry leaders and learned more about producing high-resolution digital aerial images.   The user forum, held 26 and 27 January in Münster (Germany) featured keynote speaker Dr. Karsten Jacobsen of the Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation at the University of Hanover. Dr. Jacobsen presented a comparison of "GSD versus true GSD" and why specially designed camera... (read more)
2009-03-16 11:54:54

New Web Mapping Product

Cadcorp, UK, has unveiled during AGI GeoCommunity 2011 an addition to the Cadcorp Spatial Information System (SIS) product family: Web Map Layers. This is an off-the-shelf but extensible web mapping product designed for map viewing and interrogation. The product is perfect for users without direct experience of GIS, such as members of the public, and the vast majority of office workers who interact with spatial data but lay no claim to be GIS specialists. Web Map Layers  manages spatial data as  individual map layers, each of which is served as an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Map Service (WMS). The... (read more)
2011-09-21 11:14:26

New Frontier City Mapping

Discovering cities and their surroundings in the most realistic way possible is becoming the next frontier of online mapping services. Photorealistic 3D cities from C3Technologies are made available on Ovi Maps, Nokia’s free mapping and location service.     The first release includes twenty major cities around the world as well as 3D street views for some European cities, including Copenhagen and London.   C3’s Metro database of more than 100 cities in 3D is available as a platform for new social and commercial applications serving local search, real estate, travel, tourism, media, and entertainment, as well as uses in... (read more)
2011-04-27 11:11:28

International Conservation Mapping Competition

The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) and Esri are working together to bring special recognition to those involved in conservation initiatives, the International Conservation Mapping Competition is open to all nonprofit conservation groups and the individuals who support them. A total of USD10,000 in prize money will be awarded in six different categories. The categories where submissions are sought are:•Grand Prize: Best exemplification of conservation mapping•Best Traditional Cartography: Best design and art in a static map (hard copy or online)•Best Interactive Web Map: Best design and usability in an interactive web map•Best Use of Science: Best design and impact in... (read more)
2011-02-14 09:43:04
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