Cloud processing with human quality control

SimActive Inc. has announced a new drone data processing service based on Correlator3D.  Clients can now upload full projects and have SimActive experts generate optimal results from their imagery, including DSMs, DTMs, 3D models and orthomosaics. As opposed to common cloud-based solutions where outputs are generated automatically and delivered as-is, the new offering includes quality […]

Real-time rendering of complex CAD models

Siemens NX Ray Traced Studio is latest tool to support Nvidia RTX, bringing ray-tracing capabilities and real-time rendering to complex CAD models. This enables professionals to visualise and interact with 3D models and bring complex designs to life. NX Ray Traced Studio together with Z by HP workstations bring the Nvidia Turing architecture’s ray-tracing capabilities […]

Updated 3D mapping portfolio with new website

Orbit Geospatial Technologies launched version 19.7 of its full 3D mapping portfolio with upgrades, along with a new website. The new website provides customers with more insight on solutions to their challenges and which software features can bring instant results. The company specialises in 3D mapping solutions and integrating various reality capture techniques, including mobile […]

Drone software enhances lidar point cloud handling

Virtual Surveyor has enhanced the lidar elevation data handling capabilities in Version 6.4 of its drone surveying and mapping software. The new function enables users to select specific feature classes from classified lidar point clouds before converting the point cloud to a surface terrain. The software bridges the gap between UAV photogrammetric processing applications and […]

High quality untethered VR in backpack

To give creators new ways to leverage VR in their workflows, HP launched its new HP VR Backpack is for both VR creation and consumption. Specifically designed to tackle VR engines including Unreal and Unity, the VR solution provides shading and framerate support for more natural rending. Powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i7 and […]

3D vector maps for the web

Here Technologies has launched the beta release of harp.gl, a new open source 3D web map renderer. It is a full-fledged vector map renderer built on the latest web technologies. Combining harp.gl’s immersive visuals with Here Technologies map data will give users a high quality location visualisation experience on the web. Building products like high-definition […]

Automate scan-to-deliverable workflows

Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, launched Leica Cyclone 3DR, a reality capture software that fuses technology for centralised, full-scale point cloud management from Leica Cyclone with advanced, automated point cloud analysis and modelling from 3DReshaper. The software delivers a simplified platform for surveying, architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and tank inspection applications. With industry-centric guided […]

AI accelerates local drones-for-social good solutions

Picterra and the Flying Labs from WeRobotics have announced a new collaboration. Picterra has added an AI-analytic layer to support the Flying Labs in their mission of accelerating and scaling local drones-for-social good solutions in emerging economies. Flying Labs’ members currently work on a broad and diverse range of projects, from helping farmers set property […]

Vineyard map opens doors to global regions

Developed by Consilium Technology in Adelaide, South Australia, the Geospatial Artificial Intelligence for Agriculture (GAIA) analysis algorithm scans high-resolution satellite images of Australia’s wine regions to identify where vineyards are located and how many vine rows are planted. Funded by Wine Australia, the scan replaces the old Australian Bureau of Statistics paper-based sector survey, last […]

Complete point cloud data manipulation software

YellowScan has released its new software, CloudStation, which provides a complete solution to create and manipulate point-cloud data. CloudStation is the new proprietary software developed by YellowScan to generate and visualise your point-clouds. It allows users to extract, process and display data immediately after flight acquisition. The auto-generation of flight lines and the production of […]