BLUE MARBLE GEOGRAPHICS TO INTRODUCE NEW ACADEMIC LAB FOR PROCESSING DRONE OR UAV-COLLECTED IMAGERY WITH LIVE WEBINAR IN JANUARY Hallowell, Maine — December 13, 2019 — Blue Marble Geographics® is hosting a live webinar that will introduce the addition of photogrammetric point cloud processing from drone or UAV-captured images to the GIS software company’s free academic curriculum. The webinar is an online interactive event designed […]

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Routescene UAV LiDAR showcase – beyond the point

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Routescene  Routescene designs, develops and manufactures integrated 3D mapping solutions with LiDAR specifically for use on UAVs/ drones. The Routescene UAV LiDAR system is ideal for rural applications where high penetration of dense vegetation is needed, for example to achieve high resolution DTMs. The benefits of using the system on a drone become particularly clear in hard to reach, hazardous […]

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DJI AND DELAIR PARTNER TO ENHANCE VISUAL DATA COLLECTION, MANAGEMENT & ANALYSIS FOR ENTERPRISES Collabortion Will Focus on the Compatibility of DJI Systems with the Cloud Platform September 12, 2019 – DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Delair, a leading provider of visual data management solutions for enterprise, today announced a partnership that […]

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GeoCalc SDK 7.5 Released with an Expanded Geodetic Database

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07/2/2019 GeoCalc SDK 7.5 Released with an Expanded Geodetic Database and Improved Import and Export Options. Hallowell, Maine – July 2, 2019 – Blue Marble Geographics ( is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 7.5 of the GeoCalc Software Development Kit (SDK). Widely regarded as the preeminent geodetic toolkit, GeoCalc is at the core of countless geospatial applications, providing […]

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Orbit GT releases 3D Mapping Cloud v19.4

ORBIT GT RELEASES 3D MAPPING CLOUD V19.4 SUPPORTING 3D MODELS AND HYBRID RESOURCES Orbit GT releases a new version of its SaaS solution introducing 3D Models support and Hybrid Resources.   “As 3D Mapping and BIM grow closer, we now added support for 3D Models in“, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “Customers can now create a […]

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Bentley Systems Introduces Mixed Reality App for Hololens 2

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Bentley Systems Introduces Mixed Reality App for Infrastructure Construction Projects Using Microsoft Hololens 2 at Mobile World Congress Event. This is going to change the game for mixed reality. Bentley’s SYNCHRO XR brings the benefits of mixed reality to users in thearchitecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.    EXTON, Pa. – February 24, 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software […]

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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

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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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