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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