NCTech unveils new 360 degree imaging developments for iSTAR camera

Company announces new measurement capabilities and colorization integration for FARO laser scanners Edinburgh, UK and Houston, TX – April 5, 2016 – NCTech, the developer of reality imaging systems, today announced two new developments for its industrial-grade iSTAR panoramic camera. The company will be demonstrating these developments at the SPAR 3D conference and tradeshow next week in Houston, Texas. Designed for rapid 360 degree imaging, iSTAR is a panoramic camera that precisely captures...

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European Satellite Navigation Competition

Awarding Galileo Enabled Applications From 1 April to 30 June 2016, the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) – the largest international competition for the commercial use of satellite navigation – will once again be looking for outstanding ideas and business models. Renowned institutions and regional partners are set to award prizes worth a total of EUR 1 million in more than 25 categories. In our modern, data-driven economy, satellite navigation is a crucial...

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GeoFIT Americas Adopts SimActive’s Correlator3D™ for UAVs

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce the purchase of its Correlator3D™ software by GeoFIT Americas, a subsidiary of Groupe FIT. The software is used for image processing from UAVs in sizable mapping projects. “With our acquisition of a high-end drone, we needed comparable software to complete our solution”, said Sylvain Laroche, Operations Director of GeoFIT Americas. “Following analysis of various solutions on the market, the SimActive...

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The growth of Lublin city

Let’s see how Lublin (a city in Poland) has changed over the last century. GIS-Expert Ltd. has created an interactive web application that presents the growth of Lublin city over the last century. The web application demonstrates in the form of map animation how the city has expanded since the beginning of the 20th century. The accommodation of proper colors to buildings constructed in different periods of time allows to trace how quickly and in what directions the city grew. You can find the...

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Hera Systems Unveils Groundbreaking $1 Pricing for Satellite Imagery

Hera Systems has unveiled the industry’s most aggressive, simplest pricing for high-resolution satellite imagery and video. Enterprise commercial and government customers that sign up now to receive Hera Systems’ products will be the first to benefit from the company’s solutions. The competitive structure includes per-square-kilometer pricing as low as $1 for archived one-meter resolution imagery, $2 for freshly tasked one-meter imagery orders, and $3 for 50-centimeter resolution products....

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Loxley Chooses SimActive for Royal Thai Government Project

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that Loxley PCL has purchased its Correlator3D™ for a major mapping project in Thailand. The software is used by its subsidiary, Data Mining Co., Ltd., to process tens of thousands of large-format images to generate high-quality orthomosaics. “Loxley had a need for the best in class photogrammetric software for a large quantity of data, including multiple 10,000 image sets to be rectified”, said Dr...

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ArcGIS Earth just releashed. Download it, IT’S FREE!!!

Last June (June 22, 2015, article link) at the ESRI International User Conference in San Diego, ESRI announced the beta version of their newest app called ArcGIS Earth, which extends their 3D offerings. ArcGIS Earth provides a lightweight, easy-to-use interface for immersive 3D that complements the capabilities of ArcGIS Pro and the 3D Scene Viewer with a focused experience for working with geospatial data on the globe. ArcGIS Earth allows users to quickly display data on the globe, sketch...

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VESTRA Awarded Esri ArcGIS For Local Government Specialty Designation

VESTRA Awarded Esri ArcGIS For Local Government Specialty Designation VESTRA Resources, Inc., an Esri Gold Partner, was recently designated by Esri as an ArcGIS for Local Government Specialty Partner. This designation recognizes partners who demonstrate subject matter expertise in the local government marketplace and who work closely with Esri and its user community on the development and deployment of the ArcGIS for Local Government solution. To earn the ArcGIS for Local Government Specialty,...

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SimActive and Delair-Tech Partner to Provide SNCF with a UAV Solution

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce the purchase of multiple Correlator3D™ licenses by SNCF.  The software is used in conjunction with UAVs from Delair-Tech, SimActive’s partner. The collaboration between SimActive and Delair-Tech brings an unparalleled high-end solution to the drone mapping industry.  The speed and accuracy of Correlator3D™, combined with the autonomy of Delair-Tech UAVs allow a turn-key reference solution for...

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Smart MApp competition with 100k USD first prize

Hexagon Geospatial has recently launched their Smart M.App application, which is a new way of communicating information and business intelligence through a cloud application, and with that a worldwide contest called IGNITE that will give away 260k USD to the winners! Anyone can participate in the contest, and during the first phase you have to submit your business idea for an innovative Smart M.App application that solves a specific business problem in one of the following markets: Finance...

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Life-Saving Maritime Rescue Drone Wins ESNC

This evening, the global satellite navigation community gathered at the ddb forum in Berlin to recognise the year’s most brilliant innovations in commercial applications of satellite technology. The project POSEIDRON won over the international jury of experts with its remote-controlled multicopter built to support maritime search-and-rescue services – and took home the grand prize ahead of the European Satellite Navigation Competition’s 29 other winners. Mr Enrique Martínez...

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Building Radar Wins Copernicus Masters Competition

Building Radar GmbH – providing a global, satellite-based online database for new construction projects – has just been named this year’s overall winner of the international Earth observation competition Copernicus Masters. Founded in Munich by Paul Indinger, Leopold Neuerburg, and Artem Ostankov in 2014, the start-up came out on top in the competition’s European Space Imaging High-Res Urban Challenge and went on to edge out the winners of seven other categories for the grand...

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