Snowflake Software Announces GeoXchange

The 2008 Snowflake Software Conference to be held from 23 -24 Aril 2008, at the Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, will focus on the requirements of the industry to make its data available, thereby complying with the demands of regional and international legislation. With local, central, regional and national governments under pressure to make their data available (accurately and in real-time), Snowflake is offering the chance to learn from the experts.   Confirmed speakers include representatives from: - Centre for Geospatial Science, University of Nottingham - European Commission DG JRC - The Scottish Government - Grontmij NL - Alterra NL... (read more)
2008-02-07 09:16:39

YellowScan Launches CloudStation Software

YellowScan, a France-based UAV-Lidar solutions provider, has released CloudStation. This new software provides a complete solution to create and manipulate point-cloud data. It allows users to extract, process and display data immediately after flight acquisition. The auto-generation of flight lines and the production of LAS files can now be done in a few clicks. “This launch allows a better and simplified experience for the customers,” said Tristan Allouis, chief technical officer at YellowScan, before adding: “Better user experience leads to more efficiency for our demanding clients' projects." Key business benefits that can be achieved from using CloudStation include checking data... (read more)
2019-06-13 11:22:31

Lidar Rectification Software

OLMS V1.0 (Optech Lidar Mapping Suite V1.0) is a new software package for Optech ALTM Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper clients. It enables users to maximise lidar accuracies over large project areas in a production environment. Incorporating batch-mode processing capability, OLMS V1.0 automates production processing of multi-mission data collections, and includes multi-threaded and distributed processing capabilities to increase processing efficiency even further. "Optimising lidar data accuracies by minimising flight-line to flight-line variations is a standard workflow process," says Michael Sitar, Optech's Airborne Products Manager. "As manufacturers, we have the unique ability to incorporate our proprietary lidar sensor optical models, thus enabling... (read more)
2010-04-19 11:37:19

Open Source Software

As the internet bubble approached bursting point, voices arose against manufacturers who entrenched their software products within monopolistic bastions; in particular the Microsoft (quasi) monopoly became the target of verbal attack and lawsuits. At the turn of the millennium Microsoft controlled over 80% of the market in operating systems and 90% of the business-applications market. Nevertheless, the company denied anti-competitiveness, arguing that the software market had benefited greatly from its efforts leading to standardisation and relatively low-cost software for the millions.Escaping Monopoly Monopolisation is inherent to the capitalist system; today’s many takeovers, whether mutually agreed or hostile, are witness to... (read more)
2007-04-17 12:00:00

Bentley Acquires gINT Software

Bentley Systems has acquired gINT Software. Its newest product, gINT Enterprise, maximises the value of centrally managed sub-surface data through multi-project reporting and extended querying power. gINT Enterprise facilitates the reuse of subsurface mapping information for transportation operations, engineering consultancies, plants, campuses, and state and federal agencies with vast quantities of geotechnical data.       "This extension of our portfolio into the geotechnical and geoenvironmental arena came about through a shared vision between Bentley and gINT. We both recognise and embrace the tremendous opportunities for value creation that can be realized through enhanced interoperability and increased data reuse within... (read more)
2009-10-19 02:41:44

Software for Spatial Imaging

Trimble Access software for Spatial Imaging is an addition to Trimble's Connected Site solutions. Trimble Access is a streamlined field and office solution for surveyors and geospatial professionals that expedites spatial imaging data collection, processing, analysis, and project information delivery. This solution enables the ability to create in-field deliverables and more efficient collaboration and connectivity between project team members.     Trimble Access for Spatial Imaging is designed to complement the intelligent scanning capabilities of the Trimble GX 3D scanner, which features Trimble's SureScan technology. SureScan maintains a user-defined, equal density of points so that surveyors and geospatial professionals can... (read more)
2009-09-04 01:54:24

ERDAS 2011 Software

ERDAS has released ERDAS 2011 Software, including ERDAS IMAGINE, LPS, ERDAS APOLLO, ERDAS Extensions for ArcGIS 10 and other leading desktop and server products. Portfolio-wide changes for the ERDAS 2011 Software Release include the ability to localise ERDAS products for a global audience, integrated support for Bing Maps base imagery and map data, distributed processing throughout the desktop offerings, and a new product, ERDAS Engine. ERDAS Engine is a cost-effective solution that boosts processing power for ERDAS IMAGINE and LPS, leveraging existing hardware resources for increased production needs or situations requiring faster production output.ERDAS IMAGINE is the world's leading geospatial... (read more)
2010-12-21 09:04:48

ADW Software becomes Pythagoras

Pythagoras BVBA will take over all business activities of ADW Software BVBA from 1st January 2011. Pythagoras BVBA is formed by two employees of ADW Software BVBA, Jan Van Looy, currently responsible for marketing & sales, and Stijn Van Beek, currently responsible for research & development. They will both become CEO of Pythagoras BVBA. Next to the take-over of all business activities, Pythagoras BVBA will keep all members of the current ADW Software team.Thanks to this acquisition, Pythagoras will be able to guarantee the continuity of the software Pythagoras and the service to the clients.Important technical changes in the world... (read more)
2010-12-15 01:45:25

Lidar Rectification Software

Optech has released the Optech LMS Lidar Mapping Suite for its Lynx Mobile Mapper clients. It offers Lynx clients a new workflow designed specifically for high-volume production processing, and incorporates a fully automated batch-mode capability.     Optech LMS enables simultaneous processing of multi-mission data collects, and includes multi-threaded and distributed processing capabilities to further increase processing efficiency.   According to Daina Morgan, Optech's Lynx Mobile Mapper product manager, Optech LMS Standard includes all the capabilities the clients are used to, with the added feature of comprehensive coordinate conversion. This facilitates a transition without the need of extensive retraining.   (read more)
2011-11-29 09:31:41

Geodesy and Software Training

Blue Marble Geographics is to organise the Applied Geodesy and Software Training on 27th October in Houston, TX. This public training is being offered in concert with their free second annual user conference the following day.  Blue Marble has a long track record of training surveyors and GIS users about the intricacies of geodetics, including coordinate systems, projections, datums, and other essential concepts, through applied hands-on software training. These daylong sessions are in-depth training courses of the fundamentals of geodesy based on Blue Marble's toolkit of powerful data conversion applications. This course is an introduction to geodesy and the Geographic... (read more)
2010-09-21 09:36:39
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