Easy sharing of 3D data

Trimble Clarity is now available as a stand-alone web application that simplifies the visualisation and navigation of 3D data. With this major update, the solution enables geospatial professionals to view, use and share 3D point cloud data, models and meshes with engineers, architects, city planners and other project stakeholders via a web browser, which can […]

Mini video recorder for BVLOS drone

Remote GeoSystems, a global provider of immersive geospatial video, photo and data recorders and reporting software for survey and inspection, and Xi’an Artel Technology from China, have announced the deployment of complementary geospatial data systems for long distance day and night drone pipeline patrol operations. Remote GeoSystems has travelled to China to evaluate capabilities and […]

How to publish a layered web map with open source software

This article shows how a web-based GIS provides a platform to distribute beekeeping suitability information to beekeeping industry stakeholders in the Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, and how the authors set out to build the platform. It provides a low-cost method of disseminating geospatial information. The beekeeping suitability maps of […]

Geospatial tools improve collaboration and insights

Hexagon Geospatial has launched Power Portfolio 2020, the latest version of its photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS and cartography products. Building on machine learning capabilities from previous releases, the suite leverages new GPU-acceleration technology to help users more quickly address big data management issues. It offers users more data sharing options for better collaboration and data […]

Funding to further democratise mapping

Picterra, a geospatial software organisation that enables users to extract satellite and drone imaging insights through a combination of artificial intelligence and human expertise, has announced $3,3-million in new funding that will help further democratise geospatial mapping data. The funding will go toward growing Picterra’s team and building upon its early successes, such as a […]

Marketplace launched for 3D mapping content

Orbit GT has launched the Marketplace for all and any 3D mapping content. The Marketplace is part of the 3D Mapping Cloud platform. It is hosted in the cloud, and allows every 3D reality capture firm to list the data they want to sell, or resell.  Users can link it to a live preview Publication […]

Modelling tools now available on cloud platform

Golden Software, a developer of 2D and 3D scientific modelling packages, has made its six software products available on GeoCloud, a cloud-based software-as-a-service platform hosting geospatial, mapping, and geoscience applications. Available 24/7 anywhere in the world, GeoCloud offers pay-per-use and period-subscription access to a variety of popular geospatial software products in the cloud. Rather than […]

Near-real time vessel identification and route prediction

Airbus Defence and Space has released the latest version of OceanFinder, its digital maritime service to detect, identify and track collaborative and non-collaborative vessels around the globe. First launched in 2018, the service leverages the company’s advanced constellation of optical and radar satellites, combined with real-time global Automatic Identification System (AIS) data, and the latest […]

Automating large format printing

The ImagePrograf Pro Series is a new range of high-quality large format printers for high-impact, borderless printing. The five new models feature new levels of automatic media handling and smart workflow options. Just put the roll on the feeder and it loads automatically while the new automatic media handling senses the type and size of […]

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 […]