Founded on Four Firm Pillars
Founded in 1993 in Moscow, Racurs developed rapidly from a small, specialised software developer into a major, international photogrammetric systems supplier and service provider. About 20% of employees at this high-tech firm work in research and development. I visited the company in the darkest month, December 2007.<P> Winter lies grey and gloomy over Moscow. The snow is not the white of scenic pictures, but dingy. Just after lunchtime, the traffic moves at a crawl; only occasionally does the driver succeed in edging our speed into double digits. Most cars are covered with a thin layer of dust, sometimes concealing the... (read more)
2008-02-19 12:00:00

Racurs Conference

The VIIIth International Scientific and Technical Conference "From imagery to map: digital photogrammetric technologies" was held on the shores of the Adriatic Sea in Porec, Croatia from 15th to 18th September 2008. The conference was organised by Racurs (Russia) with the support of the ISPRS, Russian Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and Federal Real Estate Cadastre Agency of Russia (Rosnedvizhimost) and sponsored by Geolidar (Russia), Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland), Geofoto (Croatia), and GeoEye (USA). Media sponsors included GIM International.   The conference provided opportunities for discussions, knowledge and experience exchange in the sphere of remote sensing and digital photogrammetric... (read more)
2008-10-14 10:51:48

Racurs Releases Photomod 4.3

Racurs (Russia) has informed that the new version Photomod 4.3 software is available. The software version 4.3 includes the following features: - complete ADS40 support - tested on first "alive" production projects - featuring filters and "ñurves" tools for radiometric preprocessing - new bundle adjustment algorithm - importing exterior orientation parameters from the text file of user-defined format - block layout by projection centers only (in case of no exterior orientation angles) - new fast algorithm of building a TIN with the convex hull and others.   The company also has announced the availability of the new version 4.3 of... (read more)
2007-11-21 02:26:48

Racurs PHOTOMOD v3.7

Racurs (Russia) has made available version 3.7 of PHOTOMOD. Features introduced in this version include on-the-fly epipolar transformation, QuickBird and Ikonos mono blocks processing, and Spot 5 imagery processing (HRG and HRS sensors). Users of versions 3.5 and 3.6 can download updates at the company’s website. (read more)
2005-03-08 12:00:00

Programme Racurs Conference Announced

The organising committee of the 15th International Scientific and Technical Conference “From imagery to map: digital photogrammetriс technologies”, also known as the Racurs Conference, has announced its preliminary programme. The highly topical conference program provides maximum opportunities for interaction and continuous networking between all participants. On the third day, master classes on DPW PHOTOMOD and roundtable discussions of hot topics will be presented. The conference will be held from 26-29 October 2015 in Yucatán, Mexico. Thirty one reports are divided into eight sections: Common Cartographic Problems,  Aerial Survey and Photogrammetry in Latin America, Aerial Survey and Equipment, DPW PHOTOMOD & practice... (read more)
2015-10-19 09:19:18

Racurs Conference 2013 Venue Unveiled

The 13th edition of the annual Racurs Conference will be held from 22-26 September 2013 in Fontainebleau, which is located about 50km southeast of the centre of Paris, France. The full name of the event is the International Scientific and Technical Conference, 'From imagery to map: digital photogrammetric technologies'. For the last 12 years, the conference has been bringing together professionals of the leading companies, agencies and universities from Russia and other countries, providing them with the great opportunity to broaden their knowledge of digital photogrammetry technologies and remote sensing through discussions and sharing of experiences during seminars, workshops and group... (read more)
2013-03-05 05:09:10

Racurs Unveils 2014 Conference Venue

Racurs will be organising its annual conference this year on the island of Hainan, China. The 14th International Scientific and Technical Conference called 'From Imagery to Map: Digital Photogrammetric Technologies' will take place from 20 to 23 October and will be co-organised by Smartspatio Technologies from China. Every year the Racurs conference brings together the best specialists of the field from dozens of countries and provides them excellent opportunities for professional communication and discussion. Permanent participants of the Conference are such leading companies in the remote sensing field as DigitalGlobe (USA), Airbus Defence and Space (France), enterprises of the Federal... (read more)
2014-04-01 10:31:31

Racurs Releases 2013 Conference Review

The 13th Racurs Conference entitled 'From Imagery to Map: Digital Photogrammetric Technologies' was held earlier this year in Fontainebleau, France. The list of participants was notable and, with a master-class on the field interpretation of remote sensing data in addition to the traditional sessions, business meetings and seminars, two round tables devoted to the actual questions of cartography and geoinformatics and the famous social programme, the event offered a fully packed agenda. A review of the conference can now be found at the Racurs website. Besides a review, abstracts, presentations, conference photos and movies and a video channel of the... (read more)
2013-11-04 09:13:20

Racurs Conference on Remote Sensing

Racurs organised its 11th conference in Tossa de Mar, Spain. The conference was opened by the mayor of Tossa de Mar, Mrs. Gisela Saladich, Doctor of technical sciences Victor P. Savinykh and chairman of the Board of the "Earth from space" Association Victor V. Lavrov. The Racurs conference attracted a large delegation from Russia. Topics ranging from satellite imagery technology up to Lidar techniques and solutions were covered during the conference.   Dr. Adrov gave a short, but interesting overview of the direction of where developments are taking Racurs. Spatial data management and distribution became a significant issue with their... (read more)
2011-10-17 11:31:53

Racurs Honoured with Prestigious Russian Award

On 5 March 2018, the central board of the Russian Society of Geodesy, Cartography and Land Management chose Racurs as the recipient of the Feodosy Nikolaevich Krasovsky Award. The accolade, which recognises the best scientific and technical developments in geodesy and cartography, was awarded to the company’s founders – Victor Adrov, Alexander Chekurin, Andrey Sechin and Alexander Smirnov – for the creation of the PHOTOMOD digital photogrammetric system. Back in 1993 the creators/developers of PHOTOMOD offered the market a digital photogrammetric system for personal computers. Almost 25 years have passed since then, and today PHOTOMOD is not only the most... (read more)
2018-04-05 10:13:42
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