Posts tagged as applications

Versatile scanning total station adds context

  The Trimble SX10 scanning total station combines surveying, imaging and high-speed 3D scanning in one solution. Trimble’s new Lightning 3DM enables both high-accuracy total station measurements and high-speed scanning capability with speeds of up to 26 600 points per second at ranges up to 600 m. The improved Trimble Vision technology offers fast and […]

Satellite imagery processing of biophysical parameters intensified

  Responding to the increased user demand of essential climate variables (ECVs) and other important biophysical parameters from the recently launched Sentinel-2 satellite, the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has intensified its processing of Sentinel-2 data to meet these user demands. SANSA believes this work will contribute to the Global Climate Observing System’s ECVs […]

Virtual reality: Primitive but promising

  The data explosion has called for new ways to visualise information. Virtual reality has become one solution in this quest. A product of video games, its entertainment value is one reason for its growth. Business applications have since emerged, not least in GIS, but the question remains whether the technology needs further development to […]