5D visualisation portfolio grows with the acquisition

Hexagon has acquired Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, a software provider primarily focused on the US government and defence market that specialises in geospatial applications, mobile frameworks, and cloud computing for enhanced location intelligence. Thermopylae has developed advanced visualisation solutions to support tactical edge mapping in support of mission critical operations. Built upon the Google technology […]

Open data response to cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai first made landfall in Mozambique on 14 March 2019, affecting tens of thousands of people across the country and neighbouring Malawi. The Ngangu Township in Chimanimani and the Rusitu Valley communities were the hardest hit. When crises like this occur, DigitalGlobe is committed to supporting the humanitarian community by providing critical and actionable […]

RGB-encoded elevation data in the cloud

Digital elevation model (DEM) is now available in MapTiler Cloud for all users. It can be used as a base for hill shading, hypsometry, analytical applications or 3D terrain modelling in games. Splitting the DEM into raster tiles have all the advantages of a tiled map. The main one is low traffic for web applications […]

Partnership to enable value chain optimisation and simulation

Maptek and Petra Data Science have established a partnership which will enable seamless value chain optimisation and simulation from resource models through to metal produced. Mining companies will be able to use their historical performance and resource metadata for dynamic optimisation. The integrated technology offerings of the two companies cover solutions from geological modelling to […]

High-speed, high-volume A3 inkjet printers

Canon Europe’s WG7400 series is a new range of inkjet multifunction printers (MFPs) for businesses. The WG7450F, WG7450, and WG7440 have been designed with small-to-medium sized environments in mind. The compact devices carry out high speed A3 printing at up to 80 pages per minute, with selected models also offering double-sided colour scanning in seconds. […]

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 […]

Software enhances plotting functions

Golden Software has released Version 14 of the Grapher scientific graphing package with new plotting and customising functionality. The software is downloadable by all users with active maintenance agreements. The Preview version of Grapher 15 is also available, giving active users pre-release access to new fit curve and statistical plotting capabilities. The software gives users […]

Improved mixed reality quality for spatial applications

Microsoft launched the HoloLens 2, a mixed reality device. The device’s field of view has been more than doubled, while maintaining the holographic density of 47 pixels per degree of sight. User interaction with holograms takes advantage of a new time-of-flight depth sensor, combined with built-in AI and semantic understanding, which enables direct and more […]