High-performance manual total station

Sokkia introduces the latest addition to its iM line of manual total stations designed to provide high performance in an affordable package – the iM-50. Whether operators need an instrument for jobs such as site layout or for as-built surveys, the iM-50 is a solution with high-end performance and functionality. The iM-50 EDM features a […]

Update enhances field-to-office productivity

Version 4.1 of Trimble Business Centre (TBC) office software enables surveyors and geospatial professionals to simplify cadastral, GIS, infrastructure inspection and tunnelling deliverables. The updated software provides integration with Trimble Access 2018 field software to improve field-to-office productivity using new cloud-based data synchronisation and workflow task management capabilities. TBC adds new cadastral capabilities including proportioning, […]

IMU-enhanced GNSS positioning and attitude

Septentrio has launched it next generation AsteRx-I, the company’s latest compact, multi-frequency multi-constellation GNSS engine with an external industrial grade MEMS-based IMU. It can deliver accurate and reliable GNSS/IMU integrated positioning to the centimetre level as well as full 3D attitude at high update rates and low latency. Key benefits for users are IMU-enhanced GNSS […]

Rugged UAV GNSS antenna

Hemisphere GNSS announced the new multi-GNSS, multi-frequency four-helix HA32 UAV antenna. The high-performance antenna supports GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, and the company’s own Atlas L-band correction service, and was designed specifically for UAVs, GIS, surveying, RTK, and other applications requiring high-precision positioning and navigation. The HA32 is built on a proprietary four-helix antenna technology that […]

Company shows off UAV offerings

SenseFly showcased its range of end-to-end products and services, as well as shared information on a beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) flight project in May at Xponential 2018 in the US. The company’s solutions comprise senseFly drones, advanced eMotion flight and data management software, as well as tailored, industry-focused image processing and analysis solutions from Pix4D […]

UAV software improves GCP setups

The recently released PhotoModeler 2018.1.0 comes with several improvements, including improvements of UAV control marking which make UAV projects with ground control points (GCPs) easier to set up. The multi-point transform can now be formed with just one point assigned (translate) or two points assigned (translate and scale). User interface speeds have also been improved. […]

Versatile terrestrial laser scanner

The Polaris terrestrial laser scanner delivers accurate, precise data quickly, bridging the gap between small, light-weight, short-range sensors and large, long-range, pulsed time-of-flight scanners. Built with surveyors in mind, the scanner has a user-friendly on-board operator interface with menu-driven operations for quickly collecting and referencing data. With an integrated high-resolution camera, inclinometers, a compass, a […]

High accuracy drone photogrammetry

Wingtra has launched the WingtraOne post-processed kinematics (PPK) UAV for large scale surveying and mapping applications. With the help of its partners, Pix4D and Septentrio – the UAV is now able to deliver orthomosaic maps and 3D models with an absolute accuracy down to 1 cm. The UAV combines vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) with […]