Making data dynamic

Hexagon Geospatial recently hosted a seminar titled “Fresh thinking for a dynamic world”at its Gauteng offices, giving its customers an overview of the Hexagon Smart M.App online geospatial platform for create dashboards with dynamic data that updates in real-time. The platform can be deployed as a cloud-base or on-premise solution. The workshop discussed the available […]

Configurable web app allows real-time monitoring

Esri’s new web browser application allows users to create reporting dashboards that use charts, gauges, maps, and other visual elements to reflect the status and performance of people, services, assets, and events in real time. Using dynamic dashboards through Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS, organisations of all types can view crucial activities and key performance indicators […]

Service pack enhances photogrammetric workflow

PCI Geomatics, a leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, has released Service Pack 4 for Geomatica 2017. SP4 includes additional improvements to streamline the ortho-mosaic production workflow, including better Tie Point Matching, faster Semi-Global DEM extraction as well as DSM to DTM filtering techniques that can better preserve hills and mountains […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cloud platform integrates various 3D workflows

Orbit GT released a major update of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) product, 3D Mapping Cloud, a powerful and versatile online platform for large 3D resources. The latest update includes a series of improved functionalities, enabling oblique imagery, UAV mapping, indoor and terrestrial scanning and street level mobile mapping multi-sensor content to be stored, organised, and shared […]

Near real-time satellite data access

Airbus has launched near real-time satellite imagery capabilities along with its 24/7 Emergency Image Delivery Service to aid those facing emergency situations. By leveraging the Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) polar ground station in Norway, Pléiades and SPOT constellation images are now retrieved at every orbit, resulting in ultra-fast image deliveries after collection, anywhere in the […]

Mobile mapping tool refines catalogue functionality

Orbit GT has released 3D Mapping Content Manager v18, which supports various types of 3D mapping, and now offers capabilities for oblique imagery, UAV mapping, indoor and terrestrial scanning projects on top of its mobile mapping capabilities. The software will be of interest to anyone involved in large mapping projects. It is the useful tool […]