Converting static scans into immersive 360° imagery

Following the latest software upgrade to NavVis IndoorViewer, the web-based application can now automatically convert E57 point cloud files into interactive, realistic 360° walkthroughs. This means data collected with terrestrial laser scanners can now be used to create realistic, immersive 360° walkthroughs that can be published and shared online without the need to download or […]

Ocean satellite takes shape

The integration of Sentinel-6A, the first of two satellites to continue measuring sea levels from 2020, has reached a new milestone and its critical phase: the propulsion module has been “mated” with the main structure of the satellite at Airbus. The propulsion module now needs to be hooked up, which will then be followed by […]

Strategic alliance drives digital twin benefits

In the companies’ latest Alliance Board meeting, Bentley Systems and Siemens decided to further strengthen their strategic alliance. The two companies have decided to extend their existing agreement, to further develop their joint business cooperation and commercial initiatives. Therefore, the joint innovation investment programme will be increased from the initial €50-million funding to €100-million. In […]

Extension brings greater quality control to BIM

Graphisoft, a developer of BIM solutions, has announced that Solibri has released the latest version of its ArchiCAD Link extension. The two companies work closely together to offer customers benefits in interoperability. The extension allows fast BIM updates and the use of Solibri Model Checker (SMC) while working in a real-time design scenario. With this […]

Showcase of lidar technology

Teledyne Optech exhibited its latest lidar survey and mapping solutions at InterGEO 2018. The company’s line of mapping systems features the Polaris TLS, a versatile terrestrial laser scanner. With a newly upgraded 2000 m maximum range and enhanced Atlascan software, it is adaptable for a tripod, vehicle, or moving platform, enabling it to perform in […]

National space agency purchases cube-sat data

Planet has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement with NASA’s Earth Science Division, which establishes a way for the agency to purchase Planet data for scientific evaluation over the next twelve months, with the option to extend an additional three years. The agreement sets a precedent for how NASA purchases commercial services and assess their […]