Posts tagged as tool

Drone platform adds on-site roof measurements and damage detection

​Loveland Innovations added enhancements to its inspection platform, Imging, including drone-based on-site measurements, AI and deep learning-powered damage detection for commercial roofs, and other powerful updates. A real-time measurement process built into the app, allows field adjusters and roofing estimators to view and share dynamic measurements on an Apple iOS tablet while they are still […]

New tool to assess resilience and fragility in African countries

The African Development Bank has created and refined a new tool to diagnose fragility in countries, considering their capacities and pressures they may be under. Called the Country Resilience and Fragility Assessment (CRFA), the tool offers a new method of assessing resilience and fragility using seven key criteria: political inclusiveness, safety and security, justice, the […]

Video intelligence improves fleet safety

Trimble debuted two enhancements to its Video Intelligence platform. These enhancements include the introduction of the Intelliview feature and the availability of a new HD camera and digital video recorder (DVR). Intelliview helps filter different onboard event recordings triggered events by categorising videos as primary or secondary risks, bringing the most critical videos to the […]

Tool for studying mountains worldwide

A new tool that gives users a highly detailed view of the world’s mountains is now available from the US Geological Survey (USGS). The Global Mountain Explorer can help a variety of users – from scientists to resource managers and policy makers – seeking information about these prominent yet often understudied landscapes. Mountains occupy anywhere […]

Global coordinate transformation tool

  Blue Marble Geographics has announced the release of the Geographic Calculator 2015 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This release features a new method for calculating Forward/Inverse distances above or below ellipsoids, support for HTDP velocities with output coordinates, and support for EPSG History and revision dates. The Geographic Calculator is a global coordinate transformation tool […]

GWIMS: a FOSS-based water infrastructure management tool

  Management of water infrastructure information in most local government authorities is carried out using manual systems which pose challenges for near real-time management of water infrastructure networks and effective decision-making. This article outlines the development of an affordable web-based tool for managing water infrastructure information in the city of Gweru, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is one […]