Imaging larger areas in less time

  Aero-Graphics has purchased an UltraCam Eagle digital aerial photogrammetric camera system with a 100 mm lens and an UltraNav GNSS-Inertial Direct Georeferencing and Flight Management System from Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary. The system’s larger footprint along with UltraNav’s efficient flight management system allows the company to image larger areas in less time, […]

Reseller of 3D mine survey equipment appointed

  Mining technology provider Maptek has appointed Brandt Positioning Technology as a reseller of its 3D mine survey systems in Canada. Brandt Positioning Technology provides technology solutions to the surveying, engineering, mapping, construction, mining, and agricultural sectors in Canada. Products the company offers include the I-Site 8810 and 8200 laser scanners, I-Site Studio 3D point […]

Departures and arrivals at EE Publishers

Farewell and Bon Voyage Carrol Beattie After 13 years with EE Publishers, the company waves a sad goodbye to Carrol Beattie who immigrated to Australia to join her family. Carrol joined the EE Publishers family as the advertising sales executive of Vector magazine, shortly after the title was acquired from IHS. She has been actively […]

First mission for new satellite platform

  Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) and Ghalam LLP have agreed that SSTL’s new X50 platform design will deliver KazSTSAT, a small satellite mission.  Fourteen Kazakh engineers will work alongside SSTL engineers to design and build the spacecraft, which will fly a number of Ghalam LLP developed payloads and join the Disaster Monitoring Constellation. The spacecraft, […]

Maps and apps for outage management

  Esri has released ArcGIS for Electric and ArcGIS for Gas – ready-to-use maps and apps designed for utilities. Developers and utility experts at Esri spent years studying industry needs and trends to come up with solutions that help utilities quickly respond to outages and engage with customers. ArcGIS for Electric and ArcGIS for Gas […]

Seafloor maps for military exercise

  Proteus has delivered accurate bathymetric and seafloor classification maps for a joint UK-France amphibious military exercise on the Island of Corsica. In the pilot managed by the UK Hydrographic Office, Proteus partnered with DigitalGlobe to derive accurate bathymetric measurements and identify four seabed types to a depth of 12 m from multispectral satellite imagery […]

Real-time navigation on your phone

  AfriGIS Navigator is a complete personal navigation solution for your mobile phone. The application is built on the specific operating system of your phone and enables you to leverage the unique features of your handset. The client installed on your handset uses the AfriGIS Navigation Server via the mobile internet to provide dynamic, 3D […]

Laser monitoring contributes to profitability

  Laser monitoring is helping the Mogalakwena Mine remain profitable in stark contrast to other platinum mining operations in South Africa. Mogalakwena mine is still expanding and an integrated laser monitoring system, from SiteMonitor Systems, is being used to ensure safe continuity of production. Purchased from 3D Laser Mapping the Mogalakwena system includes a state […]

Scanning solution brings in business

  Canadian company, Vieworx Geophoto, specialises in the collection, manipulation, compilation and presentation of geo-referenced data for its oil and gas customers. Using technology ranging from Ladybug photo imaging cameras to a pair of Topcon IP-S2 HD mobile mapping systems, the company is able to offer their customers new and improved services. The company has […]

Radar satellite wins award

  Surrey Satellite Technology Limited’s (SSTL) space-based S-band radar system, NovaSAR, has won an innovation award for navigation and surveillance communications from the UK’s Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). NovaSAR, is a ground-breaking, radar satellite system providing day/night and all-weather satellite imaging, primarily targeted at maritime surveillance applications. It was developed through an intensive […]