Large format printing exhibition

Epson South Africa hosted its first large format commercial and industrial printer exhibition in Johannesburg on 2 and 3 October 2013, with resellers demonstrating the capabilities of various units on display to channel guests and end-users. Among the large format ranges on display was the Epson SureColor T-Series wide-format printer range. These cost-effective, high-speed, four-colour […]

Geospatial solutions for aerial imaging

The TrimbleAX60 is a fully integrated airborne lidar and imaging solution designed to meet most aerial survey requirements from wide area mapping at 15 500 feet, to low level corridor mapping and remote sensing. Said to capture very dense point clouds at high resolution by means of a powerful laser system with a pulse repetition […]

Partnership aids big data analysis

The integration of Esri’s ArcGIS Platform with MarkLogic’s Enterprise NoSQL database platform provides real-time access to highly diverse data sources for the defense and intelligence communities. New functionality from the integration of the Esri and MarkLogic technologies includes use of the ArcGIS mapping APIs to build a web interface for visualising, querying, and interacting with […]

Agricultural imaging campaign complete

RapidEye’s North American agricultural imaging campaign has been completed successfully. The campaign, which ran monthly from 15 May 2013 through  to 14 September 2013, generated more than 16 million km² of cloud-free imagery over 3 million km² spanning twenty-eight US states and three Canadian provinces. Program subscribers had access to new imagery as it was […]

Support for spherical imaging system

  Optech’s Lynx MG1 and Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper product lines now support the use of the Point Grey Ladybug 5 spherical imaging system. The Ladybug 5, which boasts six high-sensitivity 5-Megapixel imagers that cover 90% of a full sphere, offers users more options in assembling a mobile surveying solution optimised to meet their specific […]

Versatile topographic map

Garmin Southern Africa has released TOPO Southern Africa 2013 PRO, a new premium and versatile topographic map. The map is a basic street map product with active routing (activity based routing calculations), topographic and recreational map data for those travelling between cities and across borders. This includes routable road and unpaved road network for ten […]