Cloud-based service makes high-res aerial imagery accessible

October 8th, 2019, Published in Articles: PositionIT

Vexcel Imaging, a provider of aerial camera systems, mobile mapping platforms and fully integrated photogrammetry software, has launched a high quality and up-to-date aerial image library for Europe. Starting in Germany, the cloud-based image library, now available via subscription service, enables companies, public safety organisations and government agencies to save a significant amount of time and money by making it fast and simple to acquire up-to-date, concise, high-definition imagery and leverage it organisation-wide into critical location intelligence. Starting with orthorectified imagery at 20 cm resolution, the subscription service also includes near-infrared imagery and derivative data products such as digital terrain models, making it easy for organisations to integrate geospatial location information into their tools and workflows. For example, users can integrate GIS vector data over geo-referenced aerial imagery to provide enhanced analytics, such as building change detection or basemap maintenance. Fast and easy access to the extensive dataset is made possible through Vexcel Web Services as well as standard application program interfaces (APIs) methods. Vexcel Imaging is in the process of capturing aerial imagery of Germany at 20 cm with its UltraCam Condor Mark 1 airborne system. In early 2020, the program will expand its country-wide contiguous data capture across other European countries and further introduce the acquisition of major European cities at 7,5 cm resolution vertical, orthorectified imagery including 45° oblique images, near infrared verticals along with derivative 3D data products collected with the UltraCam Osprey Mark 3 premium airborne system.

Contact Angelika Söls, Vexcel Imaging, angelika.soels@vexcel-imaging.com

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