BMW Selects Innoviz Technologies’ LiDAR Sensors and Computer Vision Software for 2021 Autonomous Vehicles Series Production

We are pleased to announce that BMW, a leading provider of premium automobiles and one of the most innovative automakers in the autonomous vehicle revolution, has selected our LiDAR solution for series production of its vehicles, starting in 2021. BMW selected InnovizOne for its unique solid-state, MEMS-based design, as well as for our advanced computer vision capabilities for object detection […]

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Asia Air Survey Co. Ltd. Acquires Optech Galaxy for Mountain and Forestry Surveying

April 26, 2018 ó Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that Asia Air Survey Co. (AAS), Tokyo, Japan, has taken delivery of an ALTM Galaxy T1000 for use in their forest resource management initiatives, road and railway facility management, as well as slope stability monitoring activities. With 70% of Japan covered in mountains and hillsides, the country can be very […]

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Bentley Systems Acquires Plaxis, and Complementary SoilVision, to Integrate Geotechnical Engineering within Digital Workflows for Infrastructure Projects

Comprehensive modeling environment now spans geo-structural and geo-environmental collaboration EXTON, Pa. – April 26, 2018 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Plaxis, the leading provider of geotechnical software, based in Delft, Netherlands, and the agreement to acquire soil engineering software provider SoilVision, based in Saskatchewan, Canada. […]

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RIEGL to Exhibit and Present at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018!

RIEGL will be exhibiting and presenting at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018! For Immediate Release April 24, 2018 RIEGL will be exhibiting and presenting at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018! AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado from April 30-May 3, 2018. RIEGL will be exhibiting at Booth 811 during the conference. Be sure to stop by […]

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3DUSERNET API RELEASED

  3DUserNet announced today the release of their first generation API. 3DUserNet is the online platform for storing, working and collaborating on both large Point Cloud and 3D Model dataset projects, on any device anywhere. With 3DUserNet work can be done directly online using the full measurement suite, annotations function, Point Cloud/Model integration tool and clip box feature. Importantly, users […]

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USIBD’s Cornerstone Report Survey #11: Hardware

Tustin, California – April 24, 2018 – On April 24, 2018 the U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) will be sending out a Cornerstone Report (CSR) survey to our membership and industry partners regarding Hardware. This survey, CSR011, is a revisit of the subject from our fifth Cornerstone Report, which was published in December of 2014.  The results of this […]

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Wingtra Welcomes its New COO Cyril Halter, Former COO and Co-founder of Sensefly

Zurich, 24 April 2018: Wingtra, the Swiss professional VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) drone manufacturer, appointed Cyril Halter as the new COO. Cyril Halter will be taking over Wingtra’s operations with a focus on the industrialisation and the ramp up of production to enable forecasted triple digit growth over the next years.  Cyril Halter commented on his new position: “Wingtra […]

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Orbit GT and 3G-Consult, Tunisia, sign Reseller Agreement

Lokeren, Belgium, April 20th, 2018 Orbit GT is pleased to announce that 3G-Consult, Tunisia, has joined as Authorized Reseller of Orbit GT 3D Mapping products. “We’re happy to announce 3G-Consult as our Reseller in the North African region”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. 
“3G-Consult is an established and well-respected company operating in North Africa and is known for […]

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Utilizing Mobile Technology to Bring a Century-old School to Life

Transforming an ageing school building in the renowned Jazz District of Kansas City to a community arts centre required the utilization of the most up-to-date surveying technology.   The Attucks building, originally designed and built in 1905 has undergone several redevelopments over the years. When the time came for the complete refurbishment of the building, one Kansas-based survey firm opted […]

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Indoor Mobile Mapping System from NavVis = Breakthrough in Data Quality

NavVis M6 is a next-generation indoor mobile mapping system designed to overcome the scale and quality constraints of today’s reality capture technology 18 April 2018 – NavVis, a global leader in mobile indoor mapping, visualization, and navigation, announces the launch of M6, a next-generation indoor mobile mapping system that overcomes the scalability and data quality constraints of today’s reality capture […]

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Altavian Awarded US Army TUAS Contract

Altavian, Inc., a U.S. based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing firm, today announces the award of a $250MM Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the US Army. Under the Program Executive Office Aviation, Products Office for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft (TUAS), Altavian will be supporting the largest small UAS program in the world. The US Army Family of Systems, […]

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LizardTech to Launch GeoExpress 10 with Expanded LiDAR Functionality at GEOINT 2018

SEATTLE, Wash. — April 17, 2018 — LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial data, will launch Version 10 of its GeoExpress data manipulation and compression software at the 2018 GEOINT Symposium. GeoExpress 10 includes significantly expanded LiDAR data handling capabilities and improved interface communication. LizardTech will demonstrate GeoExpress 10 in booth #1245 at the GEOINT […]

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Comprehensive 3D Digital Design on a China Hydropower Project Saves USD 300 Million

Using Bentley BIM Technology Delivered Project 10 Months Ahead of Schedule   A BIM Initiative With hydropower at the forefront of China’s current aggressive targets to establish green energy consumption, Longkaikou Hydropower Co. Ltd. of China Huaneng Group commissioned the development of the Longkaikou Hydropower Station in China’s Yunnan Province. The sixth power station located along the Jinsha River, the […]

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SenseFly Announces the Appointment of New CEO, Gilles Labossière

Gilles Labossière, the Executive Vice President and COO of Parrot Group, will focus on further boosting senseFly’s growth and leveraging its professional expertise across Parrot’s wider Business Solutions group Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, April 12, 2018: senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of professional mapping drones and a commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group, today confirmed the appointment of its new CEO, Gilles […]

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Maptek showcases Sentry world-class monitoring system at Slope Stability 2018

FOR RELEASE April 9, 2018 This week, specialists in mining, civil engineering, geomechanics, geology, hydrogeology and geophysics will come together in Seville, at Slope Stability 2018, to explore new techniques for improving open pit mine stability. Maptek has shipped the latest mobile monitoring system some 17,000 km from its Adelaide manufacturing base to showcase at Slope Stability from 10-12 April. […]

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Orbit GT and Instrumental Y Optica, Ecuador, sign Reseller Agreement

Orbit GT is pleased to announce that Instrumental Y Optica, Ecuador, has joined as Authorized Reseller of Orbit GT 3D Mapping products. “We’re very pleased to announce Instrumental Y Optica as our Reseller”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “Instrumental Y Optica is a well respected company, known for its expertise in hardware and software solutions. We’re looking forward […]

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Updated Global Mapper Academic Labs Now Available with Free Software Licenses for Higher Education

Hallowell, Maine – April 5, 2018 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the availability of an update to the Global Mapper Academic Curriculum. Comprised of a series of hands-on lessons, the full package of lab materials is available free of charge to schools and colleges using Global Mapper in the classroom. Developed by Blue Marble Application Specialists, […]

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senseFly + Trimble Optimize Workflow for Geospatial Drone Operators

New collaboration ensures seamless integration between senseFly’s eMotion flight and data management software and Trimble Business Center Aerial Photogrammetry module   Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3, 2018—senseFly, the world’s leading producer of professional drone solutions, today announces a new software integration with Trimble, which optimizes the drone mapping workflow for geospatial professionals.   The new integration between the company’s software ensures […]

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Surveying Without the Baggage

How Mobile Mapping was Utilized to Scan an Airport Baggage Handling Facility in Minutes LIFA Surveyors needed just 10 minutes to scan a large airport baggage handling facility with GeoSLAM’s ZEB-REVO mobile 3D laser scanner as part of a planned upgrade project. The same room, measuring roughly 55,000sqft, would have taken 1-2 weeks with a traditional total station to achieve […]

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