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 […]

Visualisation software adds GIS support

Spheron-VR, specialist high dynamic range (HDR) camera technology and visual content management software, announced the forthcoming version of their SceneCenter software. This latest version 3.0 of the software will include full support for geographic information systems (GIS), providing georeferenced positioning for all assets within SceneCenter and the integration of customer-GIS-maps into projects. The software offers […]

Major update to construction software collection

Autodesk’s Industry Collections, which combines the most powerful Autodesk software in simple packages, have received major updates. Subscribers of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) and PD&M Collections also get access to AutoCAD 2020. Here are improvements in the AEC Collection: Revit 2020 builds on improvements in Revit 2019.1 and 2019.2. Structural engineers will see […]

Taking 2D to 3D civil site design

Bentley Systems has released OpenSite Designer, an integrated application for civil site and land development workflows across conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design phases. The software advances BIM through comprehensive 3D site design, spanning reality modelling of site conditions from drone imagery and scans, geotechnical analysis, terrain modelling, site layout and grading optimisation, stormwater drainage modelling […]

Digital twin technology to leverage 5G networks

Neural Technologies demonstrated how digital twin technology can transform operators services at TM Forum Digital Transformation World as part of the  Digital Twins Catalyst project. A digital twin mirrors a physical counterpart to represent, predict and forecast its behaviour, enabling operators to make informed business decisions. The digital twin can also speed up product development […]

Thermal drone solution for solar farm inspections

SenseFly has introducing its new SenseFly Solar 360. Created in collaboration with software company Raptor Maps, it offers an efficient thermal drone solution that enables the automatic assessment of solar plant performance at a sub-module level. The solution combines the company’s eBee X fixed-wing UAV technology and Duet T thermal mapping camera with Raptor Maps’ […]

Manage data and technology assets across sites

Trimble demonstrated its WorksManager Software, a cloud-based application that enables contractors who manage data and technology assets on civil construction sites, at Bauma 2019 in Germany. The software is the next-generation backbone of the Trimble Connected Site ecosystem for managing construction technology that enables contractors to increase efficiency and improve productivity.  WorksManager allows users to […]