Major improvements to airborne urban mapping solution

Leica Geosystems introduced its CityMapper-2, a hybrid oblique imaging and lidar sensor for fast and efficient digitalisation of cities. As part of the company’s RealCity solution, which combines the sensor with the Leica HxMap high-performance processing workflow, the solution is designed to provide faster updates while preserving image quality over a wide range of flying […]

Versatile fixed-wing drone portfolio showcased

Sensefly showcased its dynamic range of fixed-wing drone solutions and sensors at InterGEO 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. The company’s eBee X drone took centre stage at its stand, where surveyors and engineers were able to learn how the technology can be used to map large and small areas faster and more efficiently than with traditional […]

Rapid urban mapping system product range expanded

The ZEB Discovery is Geoslam’s latest rapid urban mapping system, which integrates point cloud data with high resolution imagery. The system uses simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) technology and NCTech’s iStar Pulsar panoramic camera for ultra-high definition image capture. Combining the two data sources into one view offers a new way to visualise reality for a […]

New waveform lidar product range launched

Riegl Laser Systems has launched and showcased an extensive range of waveform lidar products at this year’s InterGEO in Stuttgart, Germany. Its new VQ-780II and VQ-1560II airborne laser scanning systems (with a pulse repetition rate of 2 MHz and 4 MHz respectively) increases productivity for both high-point-density mapping and ultra-wide-area mapping. Furthermore, the VP-1 Helicopter […]

Cloud-based service makes high-res aerial imagery accessible

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 […]

High-accuracy handheld AR takes data visualisation outdoors

Trimble introduced its SiteVision system, an outdoor augmented reality (AR) solution that enables users to visualise 2D and 3D data on virtually any project site with cellular or internet connectivity for easier and more efficient planning, collaboration and reporting. Combining hardware and software in an integrated, lightweight handheld or pole-mounted solution, users can view 3D […]

Cloud-based subscription makes high-def aerial imagery accessible

Vexcel Imaging, a provider of aerial camera systems, mobile mapping platforms and photogrammetry software, has launched a high quality and up-to-date aerial image library. Starting in Germany, the cloud-based image library, now available via subscription service, enables companies, public safety organisations and government agencies to save time and money by making it fast and simple […]

New compact and versatile 4K projectors

Epson has introduced new Home Cinema projectors engineered to deliver 4K HDR home theatre viewing experience at lower price points. The Home Cinema 3800 and 3200 4K Pro-UHD three-chip projectors with HDR feature up to 3000 lumens of both colour and white brightness for bright, vivid images with brilliant colour. The new models use advanced […]

Geocoding in the cloud

The new version of Maptiler Cloud’s geocoding service has been launched out of beta. With global data blended from multiple sources, it gives users the ability to search for places right down to street level. Geocoding is the process of transforming place names into geographical coordinates and vice-versa. The typical usage is searching for a […]

Download sections of large point clouds in a browser

Navvis IndoorViewer 2.5 will significantly extend the point cloud functionality through a new download feature that lets users select and crop sections of large point cloud files in browser, and then download and use the file in third party modelling software. The web-based 3D building visualisation software displays point clouds, 360° panoramic images and floorplans […]