New UAV-based cameras and motorised lenses

Phase One Industrial launched its iXM series: an aerial camera platform with a medium-format imaging sensor. Engineered for UAV-imaging missions, the 100 MP camera is a high-productivity metric camera with a range of high-resolution lenses. It is ready for integration with a wide range of UAV platforms, including Phase One’s DJI Matrice 600 Pro solution. […]

Thermal cameras assist in early fire detection

Spontaneous combustion from biological products or other heat sources is a continual threat that needs to be monitored continuously. Apart from the environmental consequences and obvious safety risks, an outbreak of fire can be very costly. That is why it is important to have a reliable early warning system. Waste management company Jönköping Energi switched […]

Tool helps users explore geospatial data

DigitalGlobe has created an interactive tool named Navigator as a starting point for learning about the many uses of geospatial data—from mapping and disaster response to risk assessment and monitoring. The tool is designed to help educate and engage customers using product demos, collateral, and relevant use cases – and it is easy to use […]

Secure and fast communication of 3D CAD data

Kisters’ 3DViewStation allows secure and fast communication of various file types, from large 3D CAD data and 2D technical drawings to Office documents. With the high-performance browser version of the software users can now distribute complex CAD data, safely and at high speed. 3DViewStation WebViewer is an HTML5-based application, which does not require any client […]

Rocket launch site modelled in 3D

3D modelling, VR and software company Concept3D developed an interactive rendering of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch site. Creating true 3D digitally is becoming possible with advances in VR/AR and with improved technologies in 2D devices like computers and mobile devices. To prototype these capabilities, the company used Mapbox and other applications to recreate the launch […]

Earth observation portfolio expanded

Airbus has entered into an agreement with Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology (21AT), the Chinese commercial satellite operator, for the distribution of the images acquired by their TripleSat constellation. This constellation consists of three identical very high-resolution earth observation satellites set 120° apart, travelling around the same orbit. They offer daily monitoring of any place […]

Large format printing for technical documents

Canon is launching a new high volume, large format colour printing system, the Océ ColorWave 9000, designed for customers in the architectural, construction, engineering and manufacturing (AEC&M) sectors. The printer enables high quality technical documents, GIS maps and short-term point-of-sale materials to be printed on one colour-capable system. The system has consistent print speeds of […]

Combining thermal imaging with electrical measurement

Flir recently announced the Flir DM166 thermal imaging multimeter with infrared guided measurement (IGM). The device features 80×60 thermal resolution, broad multimeter test functions, and the flexibility for use in both high and low voltage applications. Designed to provide faster troubleshooting in applications such as electrical distribution, electro-mechanical systems, HVAC/R, and electronics, it employs a […]

VR-enabled tours for sales and marketing

Concept3D, a company which creates immersive online experiences with 3D modelling, virtual reality (VR), interactive maps and virtual tour software, has announced the launch of a powerful 3D video and VR experience of Flexential’s data centres, including a unique immersive section to learn about data centres through a game-like interface. The system was first unveiled […]