Delta State University Earns USGIF Collegiate Accreditation

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Delta State University Earns USGIF Collegiate Accreditation University’s Geospatial Analysis and Intelligence degree becomes first undergraduate program to be accredited by USGIF Herndon, Virginia (August 15, 2019)—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is pleased to announce Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., has earned USGIF Collegiate Accreditation for its Geospatial Analysis and Intelligence (GAI) bachelor of applied science program. […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor, Puck 32MR™

Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor for Autonomous Systems, Puck 32MR™  Delivers High-Resolution, Real-Time Lidar for Mobile Robots, Shuttles, and More SAN JOSE, Calif. (August 12, 2019) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced the Puck 32MR™ sensor to address key markets in the autonomous industry. This product offers a cost-effective perception solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, […]

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YellowScan – New Partner Announcement in the United States

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YellowScan signs a new distributor in the United States YellowScan, a market leader for UAV LiDAR Solutions, is excited to announce a new distribution partnership with Frontier Precision, a company that has been dedicated to their clients for more than 30 years.  YellowScan customers will benefit greatly from their extensive experience delivering survey, mapping, engineering, construction, GIS, forensics, law enforcement, […]

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JAMES VAN RENS WINS AWARD AT MAPPS SUMMER CONFERENCE!

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JAMES VAN RENS WINS PRESIDENTIAL AWARD AT MAPPS SUMMER CONFERENCE 2019! On Thursday, July 17th, 2019, James Van Rens, Senior Vice President with RIEGL USA and Strategic Advisor for Government and Industry Relations for the RIEGL Group, was honored with the Presidential Award at the MAPPS Summer Conference 2019! The Presidential Awards were presented to geospatial professionals for their significant contributions to the MAPPS […]

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FIELD SURVEY – THE ROUTE LIFT UP TO LANGKOFELSCHARTE

FIELD SURVEY OF THE ROUTE OF THE LIFT UP TO LANGKOFELSCHARTE Thomas Fontana of Alto Drones is enthusiastic about the performance of his RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV LiDAR sensor! “Without this scanner, it would not be possible to work so fast, efficiently, precisely and cost-effectively,” he exclaimed about his miniVUX-1UAV. The following project at the Sella Pass in Val Gardena, South Tyrol, was to be […]

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AEYE REDEFINES THE THREE “R’s” of LiDAR – RATE, RESOLUTION, AND RANGE

AEYE REDEFINES THE THREE “R’s” of LiDAR – RATE, RESOLUTION, AND RANGE Company’s Intelligent Sensor Extends Metrics for Evaluating  Automotive LiDAR System Performance Pleasanton, CA – July 18, 2019 – In a new white paper released today, artificial perception pioneer AEye proposes newly extended metrics for evaluating advanced LiDAR system performance.  Industry leaders recognize that the conventional metrics of frame rate, angular resolution, and detection […]

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New Usage-Based Service Plans for Trimble Catalyst Enable Geospatial

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New Usage-Based Service Plans for Trimble Catalyst Enable Geospatial Organizations to Access Precise Positioning On Demand Scalable and Flexible Access to Professional GNSS Positioning-as-a-Service   SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 9, 2019—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today its Trimble® Catalyst™ software-defined Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver for Android™ phones and tablets is now available with a usage-based service plan—Trimble Catalyst On Demand. The new […]

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Coordinate Metrology Society Finalizes CMSC 2019 Program

Coordinate Metrology Society Finalizes CMSC 2019 Program with a Metrology Career Workshop and More Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference Begins on July 22, 2019 in Orlando, FL Orlando, FL – July 3, 2019 – The Coordinate Metrology Society® (CMS) today announced its final schedule of events for the 35th annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) from July 22 – 26, 2019 at Renaissance Orlando […]

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WEAVER CONSULTANTS GROUP MOVES TO DELAIR UX11 UAV FOR BETTER PORTABILITY etc.

WEAVER CONSULTANTS GROUP MOVES TO DELAIR UX11 UAV FOR BETTER PORTABILITY, INTEGRATION & EFFICIENCY IN LARGE SCALE AERIAL-BASED TOPOGRAPHIC MAPPING Efficient platform for gathering data in large, hard-to-access locations makes a difference for renowned engineering services firm LOS ANGELES – July 3, 2019 – Delair, a leading supplier of commercial drone solutions, along with one of its regional resellers, Seiler […]

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NUAIR Validates Drone Parachute for Package Delivery Company Flytrex

Second drone parachute validation by NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site, advancing drone package delivery industry and routine flights over people (SYRACUSE, NY) – Following strenuous testing completed by Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) at the New York UAS Test Site in Rome, New York, Israel-based drone company Flytrex, has the parachute on its package delivery drones validated […]

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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 (bluemarblegeo.com) 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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Rockley Photonics announces $52m funding – Series E investment round

PRESS RELEASE 02 July 2019 Rockley Photonics announces $52m in funding in the first close of its Series E investment round Oxford, UK, 02 July 2019 – Rockley Photonics, a leading silicon photonics solutions provider, announces the successful first closure in its Series E funding round. Investors in the additional $52 million funding include a key strategic partner, Morningside Technology Ventures […]

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GPI Geospatial, Inc. Combines Experience with Industry-Leading 3D Technology

The Firm With 40+ offices located throughout the eastern half of the United States, GPI Geospatial, Inc. (GPI) has been providing 3D remote sensing solutions to a wide range of private and government customers for over 50 years. They are an employee-owned organization with a dual focus on employee and customer satisfaction, while delivering quality products and services. GPI purchased […]

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RADAR SURVEY TEAM USES NEW INNOVATION FOR FASTER SURVEYS

RADAR SURVEY TEAM USES NEW INNOVATION FOR FASTER SURVEYS The Radar Survey section of the 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently obtained new technology that revolutionizes how they survey terrain and man-made features.  That new technology is a 3-D terrestrial laser scanner called the Riegl VZ-2000i. As the nation’s only long-range radar evaluation unit, the […]

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Virtual Surveyor Unveils Terrain Lenses in Drone Mapping Software

Virtual Surveyor Unveils Terrain Lenses in Drone Mapping Software Better Understanding of Topography LEUVEN, Belgium, 4 June 2019 – Virtual Surveyor has unveiled Terrain Lenses in Version 6.3 of its popular drone surveying and mapping software. Overlaid on a LiDAR point cloud or orthophoto, the six lenses enhance different aspects of the terrain in 3D to give users a better understanding […]

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Geospatial Employment Survey – PARTICIPATE IN THE 1ST EVER!

ASPRS and CaGIS are distributing the first ever State of Geospatial Employment Survey. This survey will be the largest survey of its kind providing valuable data on the state of geospatial employment, compensation and ideology across different countries, professions and types of employers. Just click on the button below to participate in this historic event. Make your experience count!ASPRS  Click Here to Participate […]

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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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GetKidsIntoSurvey releases latest poster in campaign to get children excited about careers in surveying

Harrogate (UK), 14 June 2018 – Elaine Ball Technical Marketing, backed by a group of corporate geospatial sponsors, has released the third in a series of GetKidsIntoSurvey posters designed to help businesses and educationalists encourage more children and young people to take up surveying as a career. The campaign takes a strategic, long-term approach to tackling the severe global skills […]

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USIBD’s Cornerstone Survey #10: Software

USIBD’s Cornerstone Survey #10: Software On Monday, August 28th, the U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) will be sending out a survey to our membership and industry partners regarding the state of the industry: Software. This comprehensive survey explores valuable subjects including: • Adoption and implementation rates of new technology • Past trends compared to current trends • Opportunity assessments […]

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LizardTech Publishes Industry Survey Results

SEATTLE, Wash. — Oct. 5, 2015 — LizardTech®, the creator of MrSID® and provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, has published the results of a survey into the preferences and challenges of raster and LiDAR data users. Analyses of the results are available in a free survey report that can be downloaded from the LizardTech website. […]

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