LiDAR Technology & New Indian Geo-Data Rules

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LiDAR Technology and New Indian Geospatial Data Guidelines  Bharat Lohani, Professor, IIT Kanpur & Founding Director, Geokno India Pvt. Ltd. Lidar tech. On 15th February this year Indian government published its New Geospatial Data Guideline.  The news left all working in geospatial and related sectors, and especially in high-resolution data, totally awestruck and full of disbelief.   Collection and dissemination of […]

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INSITE, Cloud-based Geospatial Data Management

NV5 Geospatial Unveils INSITE, a Cloud-based Geospatial Data Management Platform Powerful, comprehensive solution improves efficiency, reduces costs and increases visibility into geospatial data – from acquisition to delivery HOLLYWOOD, Fla., February 9, 2021 – NV5 Geospatial, powered by Quantum Spatial, North America’s largest geospatial data firm, today launched INSITE, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that enables users to more efficiently and cost-effectively manage their […]

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USGIF Accredits New University GEOINT Programs

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USGIF Accredits New University GEOINT Programs The University of North Georgia added to the Foundation’s growing Collegiate Accreditation Program.  Herndon, Virginia (February 9, 2021)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is pleased to announce its accreditation of the University of North Georgia (UNG), becoming the 19th university in the program. As one of only six Senior Military Colleges in the nation, UNG brings […]

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NV5 Geospatial and Oklahoma DoT -Innovative Aerial Lidar

NV5 Geospatial and Oklahoma DoT to Showcase Innovative Applications of Aerial Lidar During TRB Annual Meeting Groundbreaking Research Reveals Comparable Accuracy to Mobile Mapping and Enhanced Performance, Driving Greater Flexibility and New Applications for Transportation Projects HOLLYWOOD, Fla., January 25, 2021 – NV5 Geospatial, North America’s largest provider of geospatial data services and solutions, will share ground-breaking research on the use of […]

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CHRIST THE REDEEMER AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE

3D LASER SCAN REVEALS CHRIST THE REDEEMER AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE Geospatial mapping specialist GeoSLAM has produced a never-before-seen digital twin of the inside of the world-famous Christ the Redeemer statue, before its 90th birthday restoration work begins. In 2019, it was visited over 2 million times with people from all over the globe travelling to admire the […]

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January 30th: Geospatial Career & Job Hunting Seminar

January 30th: Geospatial Career & Job Hunting Seminar Saturday: January 30th, 2021 – 10:am – 2pm (EST time zone) half Day  Online Zoom SeminarPrice: $65.00 per person Register Online These seminars offer practical and proven advice to help you make the most of your geospatial job search. These sessions will be useful to graduating students as well as seasoned professionals. Seminar Topics […]

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Utilities Lack Analytics Needed to Improve Grid Resiliency…

Nationwide Survey Finds Utilities Lack the Analytics Needed to Improve Grid Resiliency In a Time of Extreme Weather   Out of 100 utilities surveyed in an NV5 Geospatial study, only one-third are using locational data and 3D modeling to assist with evaluating asset health, preventing outages and managing vegetation HOLLYWOOD, Fla., January 14, 2021 – NV5 Geospatial, powered by Quantum Spatial, North America’s […]

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NV5 Geospatial Gains Momentum in Canada with…

NV5 Geospatial Gains Momentum in Canada with Series of Topobathymetric Lidar and Aerial Imagery Wins in 2020  Projects Include Largest Survey of Major Waterways in Montreal and Extensive Aerial Imagery Surveys of Rail Corridors in Northern Alberta HOLLYWOOD, Fla., January 11, 2021 – NV5 Geospatial, powered by Quantum Spatial, North America’s largest geospatial data firm, has dramatically expanded its Canadian operations in […]

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The Open Geospatial Consortium is excited to announce…

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is excited to announce the adoption of the latest of its OGC API family of standards: OGC API – Features – Part 2: Coordinate Reference Systems by Reference. OGC APIs usher in a new age for discovering and accessing location information on the web, enabling a much simpler way to share and access location information that is consistent with […]

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Geospatial Intelligence & AI/ML Progress During a Pandemic

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USGIF White Paper: Geospatial Intelligence & AI/ML Progress During a Pandemic   Foundation released white paper on how the IC has adapted a topic impacting the challenges of COVID-19 Herndon, Virginia (November 9, 2020)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) published a white paper on a topic impacting the intelligence community (IC) and more specifically, the GEOINT community; Geospatial Intelligence […]

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USGIF Launches Fifth Annual EdGEOcation Giving Campaign

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USGIF Launches Fifth Annual EdGEOcation Giving Campaign Foundation aims to raise $70,000 in support of collegiate geospatial intelligence education  Herndon, Virginia (November 4, 2020)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announces the launch of its fifth annual EdGEOcation Giving Fund, with the goal to raise $70,000 and awareness for USGIF’s 2021 Scholarship Program.  Since launching the scholarship program in 2004 […]

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Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Launches Center for..

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Launches Center for Geospatial Solutions New technology hub will open access to valuable geospatial data and analysis CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy today launched a new enterprise to expand the use of advanced technology for land and water conservation—The Center for Geospatial Solutions (CGS). The center will give people and organizations the tools they need […]

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Intel Launches Geospatial Platform in Partnership w/ Enview..

Intel Launches Geospatial Platform in Partnership with Enview Amidst Big Year for LiDAR October 27, 2020 By San Gunawardana Today, Intel announced its Intel Geospatial platform – a marketplace for data management, visualization, and analytics, featuring Enview. We’re proud that Intel is leveraging Enview’s AI to enable their platform’s 3D geospatial classification for faster turnaround of LiDAR analytics. Together we’re offering solutions for electric […]

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GEOSLAM: SPOOK-TACULAR SCANNING OF CALIFORNIAN LANDMARK

GEOSLAM COMPLETES SPOOK-TACULAR SCANNING OF CALIFORNIAN LANDMARK The team at geospatial 3D mapping specialist GeoSLAM has produced a digital twin of one of the world’s most haunted mansions, The Winchester Mystery House, using the newly-launched ZEB Go. It may be hard to believe the feat of scanning this vast architectural landmark, built in 1886. The site, located in the City […]

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USGIF Path to Industry Certification: High School Industry Geospatial..

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USGIF Path to Industry Certification: High School Industry Geospatial Intelligence Credentialing The USGIF High School Industry Geospatial Intelligence Credentialing initiative encourages high school students to pursue a GEOINT industry credential while pursuing a high school diploma Herndon, Virginia (October 19, 2020)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) partnered with Gateway Global American Youth and Business Alliance Academies Inc. (AYBAA), an […]

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NV5 Awarded $28 Million in Geospatial Contracts to Support…

NV5 Awarded $28 Million in Geospatial Contracts to Support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Geological Survey HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NV5 Global, Inc. (the “Company” or “NV5”) (Nasdaq: NVEE), a provider of compliance, technology, and engineering consulting solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Quantum Spatial, Inc. (“Quantum Spatial”), North America’s largest geospatial services firm, has been awarded contracts totaling $28 million to support […]

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Oh My Foot, Another Change! – Photogrammetry & Survey Engineer

Oh My Foot, Another Change! Curtis Clabaugh Editor’s Note:  Retired after nearly 43 years with the Wyoming Department of Transportation as State Photogrammetry & Surveys Engineer, Curtis Clabaugh is currently with ESP Associates doing project liaison and educational awareness.  He is currently the chair of the Transportation Research Board subcommittee for small unmanned aerial systems. Sometimes I wonder if I […]

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GeoIgnite: Leadership in Times of Disruption

GeoIgnite: Leadership in Times of Disruption Join us virtually this year for Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership: GeoIgnite conference on July 22ndto 24th, 2020!  This free event will showcase Canadian geospatial community and leaders of Canada’s location technology sector. Join us for talks, live Q&A and panels.   GeoIgnite is a unique opportunity for geospatial community in Canada and abroad to learn, […]

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Robert Mankowski Joins Executive Board of World Geospatial Industry Council

Robert Mankowski, SVP of Digital Cities, Bentley Systems, Joins the Executive Board of the World Geospatial Industry Council EXTON, Pa. – June 23, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announces that Robert Mankowski, Bentley’s senior vice president of digital cities, […]

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$3 Million in Geospatial Contracts to Support Water Conservation

NV5’s Quantum Spatial Awarded $3 Million in Geospatial Contracts to Support Water Conservation HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 28, 2020 – NV5 Global, Inc. (the “Company” or “NV5”) (Nasdaq: NVEE), a provider of professional and technical engineering, geospatial, and consulting solutions, announced today that Quantum Spatial, Inc. (“Quantum Spatial”), an NV5 company, has been awarded two contracts totaling $3 million by NASA […]

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Bentley announces Digital Infrastructure Student Idea Challenge

News Alert Bentley Institute announces “Digital Infrastructure Student Idea Challenge 2020” EXTON, Pa. 23 April 2020 – Bentley Institute, a leading organization advancing infrastructure professions by empowering practitioners, students, and academic institutions through continuous learning, scholarships, internships, and applied research partnerships, recently announced its Digital Infrastructure Student Idea Challenge 2020. The challenge is continuing Bentley Institute’s undeterred mission of nurturing future […]

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Mark Meade Appointed to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

Quantum Spatial’s Mark Meade Appointed to National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meade Joins Leaders Across the Industry to Advance Geospatial Data Sharing St. Petersburg, Fla. – April 23, 2020 – Quantum Spatial, Inc., an NV5 company and the nation’s largest geospatial data firm, today announced that Senior Vice President Mark Meade, PE, PLS, PSM, CP, was appointed to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). […]

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BATHYMETRY OF SHALLOW WATERS paper WINS best of 2019!

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JOINT SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE ON LIDAR FOR BATHYMETRY OF VERY SHALLOW WATERS, UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF RIEGL, WINS ISPRS BEST PAPER OF 2019! Every year the ISPRS (International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) chooses the Best Paper of the Year from the wide range of publications in the ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. For 2019, this award goes to the […]

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RIEGL HELPS CREATE 3D CITY MAP FOR “SMART” HONG KONG

RIEGL VMQ-1HA HELPS CREATE A 3D CITY MAP FOR AN INNOVATIVE, SUSTAINABLE AND “SMART” HONG KONG Editor’s Note:News.gov.hk  shared an article in their Infrastructure & Logistics section recently that highlights a comprehensive mapping project underway in Hong Kong. The RIEGL VMQ-1HA is one of the key tools being used on this next generation of Hong Kong city mapping. The Lands Department of […]

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