Eliminating homelessness with the help of data

Tableau Foundation and Community Solutions invested $1,3-million in software, services, and financial support to help eliminate veteran and chronic homelessness in 50 communities across the US by 2025. The partnership will help to expand the use of data and analytics in the Community Solutions’ Built for Zero programme. Powered by Tableau’s visual analytics platform, Community […]

Collaboration empowers farmers with satellite imagery

Airbus Defence and Space and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer, are collaborating to deliver frequently updated satellite imagery from Airbus to farmers through The Climate Corporation’s FieldView platform for digital agriculture. Farmers who use platform can now access high-resolution data of their fields from the Airbus SPOT 6, 7 and Pléiades satellites throughout […]

Pattern capture add-on for photo-modelling software

PhotoModeler recently released version 2019.1.0 of its software, which contains 59 improvements and fixes. The most significant new feature is the Pattern Capture Add-on for 2D template and pattern digitisation, aimed at users who work with textiles and have a need to accurately digitise large patterns. In many textile industries and industries that fabricate complex […]

Using VR and and 3D printing to reduce work injuries

Four Lockheed Martin teams have advanced as finalists in the 22nd Applied Ergonomics Conference Ergo Cup Competition, which showcased innovation aimed at reducing risk of injury in the workplace. The company’s teams include virtual reality to enhance ergonomics integration, THAAD missile canister shock isolator compression tool, weightless high torque motor application for F-35 vertical tails […]

Receiver app update adds battery monitoring

Eos Positioning Systems has released an updated version of Eos Tools Pro for Android (v 1.49.35) and iOS (v 1.75 / build 204).  Both versions will support additional GEOID models (real-time orthometric height conversions) and both will include a new real-time, in-app battery status monitor feature for the Arrow GNSS receiver. The iOS version also […]

New mosaic available in global data collection

Maxar Technologies will be integratings its NaturalVue 2.0 image mosaic and National Urban Change Indicator (NUCI) commercial products into ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World. ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World is a collection of maps developed by Esri partners and the its user community and is available in ArcGIS Online, the GIS software company’s […]

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 adds DEM editing and multispectral capabilities

SimActive latest two releases of its Correlator3D software has added several new capabilities. Version 8.1, specifically addressing advanced needs from expert users. Added features include, among many improvements, new DEM editing capabilities. Version 8.1 offers improved filtering capabilities to remove objects from DSMs and manual options to modify local DTM topography. It also includes a […]

Cloud mapping service upgrades its infrastructure

MapTiler Cloud has made major infrastructure enhancements to improved response times and caching rates. The new infrastructure is designed with speed and scalability in mind. A lot of requests can be handled sooner in the pipeline than before, resulting in fewer hops and faster response times. The load balancing was improved to make sure the […]

Acquisition expand professional mapping services

Carto has acquired Geographica. Combining forces with will not only strengthen the Carto’s client offering, but also its partner network. According to industry analysts, professional services account for approximately 50% of all business in geospatial, with another 25% being software and 25% location data. However, identifying cutting-edge, customer-centric providers of such consulting services still remains […]