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 […]

Software-as-a-service fleet management launched

TomTom Telematics has introduced a new product line-up to enable faster, more efficient, fleet management. The software-as-a-service solution, Webfleet, has been rebuilt to includes new features and a more intuitive user experience that includes advanced customisation capabilities. The revamped software is enhanced when coupled with the new range of TomTom Pro driver terminals. Together the […]

Real-time automated mine monitoring solutions

Two scanner and software packages, developed by 3D Laser Mapping, are set to boost safety, efficiency and productivity for underground and open pit mining operations. Sitemonitor software gets an upgrade with the introduction of Sitemonitor Live, a scalable solution for mine surveying, asset monitoring and inventory management, which provides real-time data and automated reports for […]

Information management to improve project coordination

Sirius Minerals aims to be a leading producer of multi-nutrient fertiliser, with its immediate focus being the development of its North Yorkshire Polyhalite Project in the UK. The project involves the construction of an underground mine, a 37 km tunnel for the transportation of ore, and infrastructure for processing and shipping up to 20-million tonnes per […]

Implementation partnership to maximise utility GIS

Schneider Electric has announced an implementation partnership with Power Engineers Incorporated, a global consulting engineering firm specialising in the delivery of integrated solutions. With this new partnership, customers will gain access to a deeper pool of industry expertise as they prepare for the shift to Schneider Electric’s new ArcFM Solution XI Series as well as […]

Architectural student of the year competition

Eight finalists from universities around South Africa have already won the regional competitions and will meet at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg between 16 and 18 April 2018 for the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards evening. The annual award is one of the country’s premier event to highlight the creative and technical […]

Sector specific smart document capture

Lexmark, a global imaging solutions provider, launched its smart capture solutions designed specifically to address the needs of businesses and their customers in the banking, insurance and retail sectors. The new range of industry-dedicated solutions are accessed through the touch screen interface of a Lexmark smart multifunction printer (MFP) which acts as a gateway to […]