Posts tagged as DEM

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 […]

RGB-encoded elevation data in the cloud

Digital elevation model (DEM) is now available in MapTiler Cloud for all users. It can be used as a base for hill shading, hypsometry, analytical applications or 3D terrain modelling in games. Splitting the DEM into raster tiles have all the advantages of a tiled map. The main one is low traffic for web applications […]

Edited digital elevation model available via streaming

Airbus Defence and Space’s entire edited WorldDEM database, together with the already available WorldDEM4Ortho dataset, are now available via streaming. WorldDEM is a homogeneous, single-source, high-precision digital elevation model (DEM). Online access to both datasets of the entire Earth’s landmass facilitates a wide range of applications such as line-of-sight-analysis, hydrological modelling, satellite imagery orthorectification and […]

DEM community prioritises future actions

  The SA-GEO National Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Community of Practice (CoP) met on 15 March 2016 to discuss the CoP’s terms of reference and annual work plan. The forum was attended by representatives from research organisations, government departments and private companies. The South African Group on Earth Observations (SA-GEO) is a national earth observations […]

Elections, transmission lines, and spatial data in the spotlight

  GISSA Gauteng held their general meeting on 5 December 2014 at the Lonmin Conference Centre in Mooinooi. The event consisted of a series of presentations and provided GISSA members with the opportunity to network with fellow colleagues from different organisations across the geospatial sector. Speaking about the latest technology trends, Roger Blewett from AAM […]

National DEM workshop strategises way ahead

  The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) and the South African National Space Agency held a National DEM User Need and Strategy Workshop on 20 August 2014 in Pretoria. The workshop was attended by representatives from the geospatial industry including: the Agricultural Research Council; Airbus; ATNS; CSIR; the Departments of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Defence, Environmental Affairs, […]