Applanix and Phase One Industrial – 2019 Workshop on Airborne Mapping and Surveying

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Applanix and Phase One Industrial are pleased to invite you to the upcoming 2019 Workshop on Airborne Mapping and Surveying, a two day educational and networking event. The workshop will be held on November 13 & 14, 2019 at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, just under 30 minutes away from the Denver International Airport. Attendees will learn more about: Direct […]

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Viametris Launches Second-Generation of the vMS3D

Image of Viametris vMS3D

Despite being lighter, the second generation Viametris vMS3D offers all the same technological capacities as its predecessor but is simpler to use and can be mounted on a vehicle in just minutes. More design-orientated and compact, this second-generation version of the 3D mobile vehicle scanner has been fully redesigned. The system has been simplified considerably in both electronic and ergonomic […]

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Navsight Land/Air Solution: Powerful New Navigation Solution

Carrières-sur-seine, France, October 11th 2018 – SBG Systems releases at the Intergeo show in Frankfurt (Germany), the Navsight Land/Air Solution, a full high performance inertial navigation solution designed to make surveyors’ mobile data collection easier, whether it is mobile mapping, GIS, or road inspection. Built on a proven technology, Navsight strengthens SBG Systems position as leading innovator on the mobile positioning market.  […]

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Standards are the Key to Harnessing Technology

Shane MacLaughlin, Managing Director at Atlas Computers in Ireland provides an in-depth look into the need for open standards. Topographic Survey Specification for Urban Projects Some years ago I chaired a working group hosted by Dublin City Council tasked with developing a robust specification for urban topographic survey projects.  This working group came into being at the behest of the […]

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Drone Lidar Components Present Data Quality Challenges

LiDAR representation by Echo using a Riegl MiniVUX -1UAV.

The use of drone LiDAR requires significant training and expertise especially when using inexpensive systems. (Editor Note – This is a cautionary tale told in the author’s words about the perils of self-proclaimed drone lidar experts.) Training is Needed There are a lot of people with drones who are collecting aerial imagery and becoming self-proclaimed mapping professionals in the process, […]

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