Archive for February, 2018

Remotes sensing toolkit matures

OSGeo’s Orfeo ToolBox 6.4.0 has been released with ready-to-use binary packages available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The remote sensing software toolkit features new filters and application to perform Adaptative Histogram Equalisation. It also allows users to convert raw satellite images to colourful 8-bit visual products in an efficient and flexible way. The […]

New range of refillable ink tank printers

Canon Europe will launch its new collection of refillable ink tank printers, successor models to Canon’s existing Pixma G series range. The high yield, easy-to-use and compact G Series printers are designed for home office and small office environments. The new Pixma G series collection includes the G1410, a printer designed for high volume printing […]

Airborne laser mapping increases range performance

Teledyne Optech’s new Galaxy Prime builds on the PulseTrak and SwathTrak productivity features of the current Galaxy T1000 sensor platform by adding extended range performance for greater collection efficiency, improved vegetation penetration, and increased low-reflectance target detection. A “night mode” increases range performance further still, and an expanded range of motion for the dynamic field […]

Mobile mapping platform increases smart city applications

Leica Geosystems’ new Leica Pegasus:Two Ultimate is an upgrade to its current mobile mapping platform and brings higher quality digital reality capture to the market. Users can service new market segments, including smart city applications by digitising road and rail infrastructures while expanding into new markets in support of autonomous vehicles, with seamless 360° and […]

Improving geospatial data visualisation in web maps

The Open Geospatial Consortium’s (OGC) Portrayal Concept Development Study (CDS) will assess the current state of portrayal of symbology for web-based mapping, ultimately releasing and presenting a report that will overview the findings and provide recommendations for further action. The information gained in the study will aid in developing a series of future pilots that […]