Integrated spatial data set

  GeoTerraImage has created a new, innovative data set that has integrated the most essential elements of existing core spatial data sets into one easy-to-use product. For the first time, a single spatial data set contains detailed socio-demographic, economic, land use and landscape information to assist decision makers on municipal, district, provincial and national levels. The Stats […]

Printing solution speeds up workflow

  The HP Designjet T2500 eMultifunction Printer with web connectivity and HP Designjet ePrint & Share, along with a previously installed HP Designjet T2300 eMultifunction Printer, enables Inland Engineering Services (IES) to efficiently and accurately scan, print and share planning information in the office and remotely using only one device. The T2500 eMultifunction Printer and […]

New cloud-integrated monochrome printing systems

  Océ South Africa, dealing with digital document management and delivery, has launched the Océ Plotwave 340 and Plotwave 360 monochrome printing systems, offering user interaction and cloud integration for technical users to print, copy and scan low volumes of technical documents. This is useful when working on projects with others via online portals or […]

Enhanced analytics, mobility and big data management solutions

  Intergraph has launched Intergraph Geospatial 2014, with enhanced analytical tools, mobile support and cost savings associated with managing big data. With an ongoing focus on a united, modern and dynamic product portfolio, this release synchronises the technologies across the brand’s product lines – broadening the reach and availability for fully integrated solutions for all […]

Improving utility worker efficiency

  GE’s Digital Energy business and ikeGPS have entered into a partnership to improve utility worker efficiency through the utility data collection capabilities of ikeGPS technology. Branded by GE as MapSight, the device streamlines the data collection and analysing processes by enabling the collection of joint-use utility pole data quickly, digitally and remotely on a […]

Multi-constellation RTK survey solution

  The Spectra Precision ProMark 800 is an extremely productive multi-constellation RTK survey solution – delivering precise GNSS positioning in a smart, rugged and cable-free design. The new Z-Blade GNSS centric technology uses all available satellite signals equally (without preference to any particular constellation) to deliver fast and stable RTK solutions. This means that unlike […]

Surveying Angolan overhead power lines

  South African company GeoM has completed an aerial survey project of overhead power lines in Angola. Using a helicopter mounted high-speed laser scanner, complete with advanced navigation and positioning system, GeoM captured around 1500 km of detailed lidar measurements. Complemented with high resolution aerial photography and meteorological data, the laser scanned point cloud will […]

Camera system to capture UK national dataset

  Bluesky International  has contracted with Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary to purchase an UltraCam Eagle digital aerial photogrammetric camera system with a 100 mm lens, an UltraNav GNSS-Inertial Direct Georeferencing and Flight Management System and a gyro-stabilised UltraMount. The UltraCam Eagle has an ultra-large footprint that results in enhanced data collection capabilities. Bluesky […]

Versatile airborne lidar systems

  Trimble have announced two new additions to its airborne lidar  portfolio. The Trimble AX60i and AX80 are highly capable, versatile systems that meet the demands of aerial survey operators for corridor and wide area mapping projects. The new airborne systems, together with flight planning and analysis software tools, have been designed to provide rapid […]

Manufacturer of intelligent multicopter systems acquired

  Hexagon, a global provider of design, measurement and visualisation solutions, has acquired Aibotix, a manufacturer of intelligent multicopter systems for high efficiency aerial applications. Aibotix is the maker of Aibot X6, a new generation of vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). Intelligent, autonomous and safe, the multi-rotor platform is designed to suit […]