Satellite-derived bathymetry for aquaculture

British engineering and scientific consultancy, BMT, is using satellite-derived bathymetry from TCarta as a critical dataset in the selection of new fish farming sites in the Arabian Gulf. It is also using the geospatial company’s Marine Habitat Maps, which differentiate the surface compositions of the seafloor around the island in waters to approximately 10 m […]

Ride-share fleets to map cities globally

Mobileye Aftermarket announced a series of partnerships and collaborations with ride-share fleets, municipalities and government administrations that will enable the mapping of city streets around the world, including London and New York, through the deployment of Mobileye 8 Connect in thousands of for-hire vehicles. Mobileye 8 Connect is the company’s collision avoidance system powered by […]

App integrates construction documentation

Multivista, a provider of documentation and software services for the construction industry, is partnering with Procore, a provider of cloud-based apps for construction. Through an advanced integration, users of both services can immediately attach and reference Multivista-captured visual data to perform critical project functions within Procore. The integration enables more robust and efficient processes for […]

Integrated construction training kicks off

Topcon Positioning Group and Bentley Systems have announced the start of their collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative. The academy will offer sessions throughout learning centres located worldwide designed to reach industry professionals with hands-on training in real-world scenarios and workflows. Topcon and Bentley have joined efforts to provide opportunities designed to allow construction industry professionals to […]

Reliable online access to SG Diagrams

1Map Spatial Solutions now offer subscribers to the 1Map Online GIS faster, more reliable access to SG Diagrams and General Plans for all nine provinces. Users can search for a property in a number of different ways, including stand number, 21-digit SG key, and street address. Those who wish to view the diagrams for a […]

Software improves DEMs and orthophotos

The new PhotoModeler 2018.0 release offers faster processing, robust Coded Targets, and gridded DEM export, as well as orthophoto improvements. PhotoModeler UAS 2018.0 adds the ability to export gridded digital elevation models (DEMs) when creating orthophotos. Gridded DEMs can be exported as sparse XYZ text files, or as GeoTIFF files (16-bit integer or 32-bit float). Several […]

Adding geospatial content to images

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the GML in JPEG 2000 (GMLJP2) version 2.1 Candidate Encoding Standard. The candidate encoding standard defines how the Geography Markup Language (GML) is used within JPEG 2000 images and other gridded coverage data for adding geospatial content to imagery, such as the geographic coordinates of the image, annotations, or references […]

South African nautical charts now available

East View Geospatial (EVG) has expanded its nautical chart offerings via an agreement with the South African Navy Hydrographic Office (SANHO). This agreement makes the company an official distributor of SANHO’s original paper charts. The South Africa nautical chart series includes 91 charts and covers all of South Africa, as well as the coastlines of […]

Complete utility GIS replacement

Schneider Electric, a GIS solutions provider for utilities and communications providers, and Power Engineers, a global consulting engineering firm specialising in the delivery of integrated solutions, have successfully deployed a GIS replacement project for Madison Gas and Electric (MGE). The utility’s existing GIS was replaced with products that comprise the ArcFM Solution, which is built […]

Supporting marine survey for global initiative

Fugro is leading the marine survey industry in support of NF-GEBCO Seabed 2030, a global initiative to produce a definitive, high-resolution bathymetric map of the entire world’s ocean floor by the year 2030. The company has committed its support with crowd-sourced bathymetry data, and devised a methodology for collecting valuable high-resolution bathymetry datasets while its […]