senseFly and IN-FLIGHT Data Join Forces for Drone Project in Calgary

senseFly and IN-FLIGHT Data join forces for groundbreaking urban Beyond Visual-Line-Of-Sight (BVLOS) drone project in Calgary As the first BVLOS UAS operation permitted in a major North American city, the goal of the project was to demonstrate that BVLOS RPAS flights can be conducted safely and efficiently. Calgary, Canada / Cheseaux, Switzerland, October 25, 2018 — IN-FLIGHT Data, one of […]

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Siemens and Bentley Strengthen Strategic Alliance

Successful strategic alliance with Siemens and Bentley Systems, which started in 2016, to be further expanded Joint investment initiative extended by an additional €50 million, totaling €100 million Ambition to further accelerate joint business In the companies’ latest Alliance Board meeting, Bentley Systems and Siemens decided to further strengthen their strategic alliance. The two companies have decided to extend their […]

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Quantum Spatial Supports Lidar Data Acquisition for USGS

Public and Private-Sector Coalitions Awarded 3DEP Funds through Annual Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), Which Opens August 31 St. Petersburg, Florida – August 21, 2018 – Quantum Spatial, Inc. (QSI), the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, announced that it is currently working on more than two dozen Lidar collection projects designed to address the country’s need for high-quality topographic data […]

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Bluesky Captures First Ultra High Resolution Aerial Survey Images of Dublin

Leicestershire, 14 August 2018 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky Ireland has captured the first ever 12.5 centimetre resolution aerial photography coverage of the whole of the Greater Dublin area. Covering a total of 1,850 square kilometres the imagery is so detailed road markings, street furniture and property boundaries are all easily visible and is accurate for use in Geographical Information […]

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Pointfuse Unlocks ‘As Built’ Data for BIM with Autodesk Integration

Maidenhead, UK, 31 May 2018 – Pointfuse, a software provider that converts laser scan data – known as point clouds – into 3D models, has announced its integration with Autodesk’s BIM 360 project delivery platform, the first single project platform connecting design through construction. Pointfuse has pioneered new techniques to rapidly process vast point cloud datasets into intelligent and easy […]

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RIEGL Scanners Used for Collision Investigation in Australia

After serious road traffic collisions, it is standard practice to accurately document forensic evidence in an objective and timely manner. This evidence recovery process can be stressful and time-consuming, especially in conditions where hundreds or thousands of vehicles are lined up and waiting. The Victoria police force, Australia, are using two RIEGL VZ-400i terrestrial laser scanners with Nikon D810 cameras […]

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Mapping Flood Risk in the UK

Mapping Flood Risk in the UK Written by Faith Clark There are numerous types of floods and many ways of classifying them. According to Wikipedia floods are classified mainly by their source – areal, riverine, estuarine and coastal, urban and catastrophic and, although using different language, the UK’s Environmental Law Association’s website uses a similar, perhaps simpler, classification – coastal, […]

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Open Earth Observation Data now More Accessible

Press Release St Petersburg, 14 November, 2016 Open Earth Observation Data now More Accessible At the Thirteenth GEO Plenary Meeting, held in St Petersburg, Russian Federation from 9-10 November, 2016, representatives from GEO’s 103 Member governments and 106 Participating Organizations (POs) convened to launch a new look for the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Portal. Participants also addressed […]

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Lidar Data Processing

This practical, one hour video (produced by Esri) provides an excellent overview of how to make use of lidar data to solve geospatial problems such as creating intensity images, developing DEMs and DSMs and estimating tree height and density…Head over to In The Scan to watch the video

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