Bluesky LiDAR Data Helps Farmers Apply for Carbon..

Bluesky LiDAR Data Helps Farmers Apply for Carbon Credits Leicestershire, UK, 22 June 2022 – A new UK government funded project is using LiDAR data captured by aerial survey and mapping company, Bluesky International to identify areas of hedgerow and subsequently the amount of carbon captured by hedgerows, enabling landowners to claim correct levels of carbon credits. Carbon Keepers is […]

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Bluesky LiDAR and Aerial Photography Bring Build..

Bluesky LiDAR and Aerial Photography Bring Build Projects to Life for Dublin Architects Leicestershire, UK, 16 June 2022 – A Dublin based architectural consultancy is using data from aerial survey and mapping company Bluesky International to ensure the planning process is conducted as efficiently and smoothly as possible for its clients, even when the build locations are in areas of […]

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About Bluesky and the National Tree Map

About Bluesky and the National Tree Map Bluesky’s National Tree Map is created using innovative algorithms and image processing techniques in combination with the most up to date and detailed aerial photography. In addition to the three vector map layers; Crown Polygons, Idealised Crowns and Height Points, the Bluesky National Tree Map also includes an attribute table including unique identification for each […]

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Bluesky Adds Scottish Cities to MetroVista 3D City Line-up

Bluesky Adds Scottish Cities to MetroVista 3D City Line-up Leicestershire, UK, 24 February 2022 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky International has added Edinburgh and Glasgow to its growing coverage of MetroVista 3D city models. Acquired using a state-of-the-art aerial sensor that simultaneously captures vertical and oblique imagery together with high point density LiDAR, MetroVista data is becoming increasingly popular for […]

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Bluesky Aerial Photography used to Map Green Roofs

Bluesky Aerial Photography used to Map Green Roofs Leicestershire, UK, 02 December 2021 – Bluesky International Ltd, the aerial survey and mapping company, has supplied its high-resolution photography to support a new artificial intelligence platform created by technology start-up Gentian. The platform will map green infrastructure with the aim to identify where biodiversity can increase in UK cities. Using 12.5-centimetre […]

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Hexagon Streams Bluesky GB Aerial Photography…

Hexagon Streams Bluesky GB Aerial Photography via HxGN Content Program   Leicestershire, UK, 14 October – A partnership between Bluesky International and Hexagon’s Geosystems division will see the most up-to-date aerial imagery of England, Scotland and Wales added to the largest, online library of orthophotography for Europe and North America. “We are delighted to partner with Hexagon on their HxGN Content […]

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Bluesky LiDAR Benchmarks Carbon Neutral Farming..

Bluesky LiDAR Benchmarks Carbon Neutral Farming in Northern Ireland Leicestershire, UK, 05 October 2021 – A European Innovation Partnership project to accelerate the move towards net carbon zero farming is using specially commissioned LiDAR data to create a baseline for future measurements. Working with ARCZero (Accelerating Ruminant Carbon Zero) aerial mapping company Bluesky recorded LiDAR measurements for seven commercial farms […]

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Reduce Data Intensity for Smart City Applications

Bluesky and University of Leicester Use AI to Reduce Data Intensity for Smart City Applications Leicestershire, UK, 13 September 2021 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky International and the University of Leicester are using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to make 3D models easier to use in smart city and digital twin applications. Using established mathematical techniques, the project will focus […]

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Bluesky Photomaps International Arts Festival

Bluesky Aerial Photomaps Feature in International Arts Festival Leicestershire, UK, 01 September 2021 – Aerial photography and 3D height models from Bluesky are informing a new art installation in Ireland. Part of the Galway International Arts Festival, the Mirror Pavilion, Leaf Work (Derrigimlagh) 2020 by John Gerrard opened at Derrigimlagh Bog, Connemara on the 28 August 2021. One of the […]

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Aerial and Mobile Mapped Data for Virtual City Models

Bluesky Cyclomedia Partnership Combines Aerial and Mobile Mapped Data for Virtual City Models Leicestershire, 25 August 2021 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky International is working with the Dutch mobile mapping specialist Cyclomedia to bring together imagery and height data, captured from the air and at street level, to fuel a growing demand for virtual city applications in the UK. Cyclomedia […]

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Scottish Forestry Uses Photomaps to Monitor Tree Health

Scottish Forestry Uses Bluesky Aerial Photomaps to Monitor Tree Health  Leicestershire, UK, 27 May 2021 – Scottish Forestry, the government agency responsible for forestry policy, support and regulations in Scotland, is using specially commissioned aerial photography to help identify trees in distress. Trees are facing an increased threat due to pests, disease and climate change, and, as a result of […]

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Strengthen BIM Workflows for Buttress Architects

Bluesky 3D Building Models Strengthen BIM Workflows for Buttress Architects Leicestershire, UK, 06 May 2021 – Design studio Buttress is using 3D building models from Bluesky to create interactive walkthroughs and Virtual Reality (VR) presentations as part of its Building Information Modelling (BIM) workflow. Created from the most up-to-date and accurate aerial photography, the models are used to provide context, […]

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Architect Brings Design to Life with 3D Models

Architect Brings Design to Life with Virtual Reality Using 3D Building Models Leicestershire, UK, 22 April 2021 – Architects Kirkland Fraser Moor (KFM) are pioneering the use of Virtual Reality (VR) to bring to life design processes and stakeholder consultations.  Using VR based on a 3D building model created by aerial mapping company Bluesky, the Hertfordshire practice successfully secured planning permission […]

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Wiltshire – Bluesky Tree Map Manages Public Trees

Wiltshire Council uses Bluesky National Tree Map to Manage Public Tree Stock Leicestershire, UK, 20 April 2021 – Wiltshire Council is using data from a map which details the location and attributes of more than 300 million trees to improve the management of its trees in parks and woodlands, alongside roads and on other Council owned land. The Bluesky National […]

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Bluesky MetroVista Mesh Models – Map of London

Bluesky MetroVista Mesh Models Underpin Dynamic Map of London Leicestershire, UK, 13 April 2021 – Photorealistic 3D models from Bluesky are being used to produce a new interactive map of London. Created by the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), part of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at University College London (UCL), the 3D virtual map brings together […]

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Bluesky 3D Building Models Bring Architectural Studies Online

Bluesky 3D Building Models Bring Architectural Studies Online During Lockdown Leicestershire, UK, 10 March 2021 – Liverpool School of Architecture is using 3D building models, derived from the latest aerial photography, to help teach students online during the pandemic lockdown. Created by aerial mapping company Bluesky, the geographically accurate simulations provide real world context so students can understand a location […]

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First Ever 3D Map of Northern Ireland Coastline

Bluesky Takes to the Air to Create First Ever 3D Map of Northern Ireland’s Coastline Leicestershire, 03 February 2021 – Bluesky International will use aircraft mounted LiDAR sensors laser scanners to create a highly detailed 3D map of the whole of the Northern Ireland coastline. Working on behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), the LiDAR […]

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LiDAR to Visualise Restoration on Queen’s Balmoral Estate

Bluesky LiDAR Used to Visualise Land Restoration on Queen’s Balmoral Estate    Leicestershire, UK, 26 January 2021 – Data collected from survey aircraft equipped with advanced laser scanners is being used by the James Hutton Institute to monitor the natural restoration of land at the Queen’s Balmoral Estate in Scotland. LiDAR data supplied by aerial mapping company Bluesky is being used […]

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Future of AI Systems with Turing Fellowship Funding

Bluesky Helps to Shape the Future of AI Systems with Turing Fellowship Funding    Leicestershire, UK, 15 December 2020 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky International is working alongside organisations such as AstraZeneca, Toyota and Amazon Web Services to shape artificial intelligence (AI) systems of the future. Contributing to the multi-million pound UK Government project, Bluesky is supporting the prestigious Turing AI […]

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Bluesky LiDAR Maps Help Landscape Partnership Champion the Past

Leicestershire, UK, 24 September 2020 – Aircraft mounted lasers are helping to reveal the rich archaeology within Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Captured by aerial mapping company Bluesky, the highly accurate LiDAR data will be used by the Chase and Chalke Landscape Partnership to reveal previously unknown archaeology. Analysis of the Bluesky terrain mapping will inform ground truthing of potential […]

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Cityscape and Bluesky Bring Virtual Reality to Property Sector

Cityscape and Bluesky MetroVista 3D Models Bring Virtual Reality to the Property Sector Leicestershire, UK, 16 June 2020 – Cityscape Digital is using photorealistic 3D mesh models from aerial mapping company Bluesky to create live, interactive 3D environments to illustrate proposed city developments. A specialist in computer-generated imagery (CGI) solutions for the property sector, Cityscape has already created a number […]

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Bluesky 3D Model Supports Glasgow’s Plans for Regeneration + Data Integration

Bluesky 3D Model Supports Glasgow’s Plans for Regeneration and Data Integration Leicestershire, UK, 11 March 2020 – A detailed 3D model of Glasgow is helping shape the future of the city centre. Created by aerial mapping company Bluesky International the expanded Glasgow Urban Model helps planners and developers enhance their understanding of the built environment, improve communication and consultation within […]

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