Posts tagged as mapping

Data model brings new versatility to chart production

Teledyne Caris has released its Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) 4.0. This new version of HPD is designed to support hydrographic offices around the world as they embrace the new S-100 Universal Hydrographic Data Model and explore its many possibilities. Users of HPD 4.0 will be able to augment their existing production environment to support both […]

AI accelerates local drones-for-social good solutions

Picterra and the Flying Labs from WeRobotics have announced a new collaboration. Picterra has added an AI-analytic layer to support the Flying Labs in their mission of accelerating and scaling local drones-for-social good solutions in emerging economies. Flying Labs’ members currently work on a broad and diverse range of projects, from helping farmers set property […]

Terrain lenses in aid of topography understanding

Virtual Surveyor’s six new Terrain Lenses in Version 6.3 of its drone surveying and mapping software enhance different aspects of the terrain in 3D to give users a better understanding of the topography mapped with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The software enables surveyors to generate accurate topographic end products from UAV data, bridging the […]

Software licence donation advances geosciences

Petroleum Experts has donated an academic software licence worth R25-million to the Wits School of Geosciences. The company’s MOVE software is the global standard in the minerals exploration, mining, and environmental geosciences for analysis of structural geological data collection, analysis, 3D visualisation and modelling. The donation by Petroleum Experts of 10 academic licences for use […]

SAR handbook for forest monitoring and biomass estimation

The SAR Handbook: Comprehensive Methodologies for Forest Monitoring and Biomass Estimation is the culmination of a two-year collaboration between NASA, Servir and SilvaCarbon. The book can downloaded free of charge in its entirety, or explored as individual chapters, trainings and one-pager quick reference guides which highlight key concepts derived from the book. Five trainings, led […]

New drone camera video mapping and photogrammetry features

In addition to its existing DJI video mapping capabilities, Remote Geo is offering some new advanced DJI drone mapping capabilities in the latest release of its LineVision Desktop Ultimate edition. With Camera Target Footprint users can now use geotagged video metadata provided in the flight record log text files to view where the camera is […]

Photographic 3D mobile surveying

Gexcel introduced the Heron AC-2 Color, an improved version of its AC-2, designed for customers who need to integrate their point cloud models with images from a 360° panoramic camera. Beside the professional indoor/outdoor 3D real-time mapping, localisation and change detection capabilities, it allows users to add a photographic survey. This feature can speed up […]

Public safety data visualisation and analytics

Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division has launched Intergraph InSight, a suite of public safety data visualisation and analytics software that supports evidence-based reporting, analysis and decision making. Intergraph InSight incorporates data from multiple sources and resolves differences for quick data retrieval and a deeper pool of information for analysis. A data warehouse and subject-area data […]