Interview: Connecting the Dots Between Surveying & GIS
While the numbers and types of surveying related tools for measurment has grown, they in turn must interoperate with GIS, empowering applications to deliver results. ASM editor Jeff Thurston interviewed Brent Jones – Surveying and Engineering Industry Manager, Esri to discuss the relationship of surveying to GIS, and to learn more about how Esri is meeting the challenge to support and empower surveyors with GIS tools. Read More
The conference proved to be a very informative event with developments in new digital aerial cameras, lidar acquisition systems and processing software covered in the invited presentations in the morning, and detailed demonstrations in the afternoons. Lectures covered three main topics: Digital Mapping Camera Evolution; Point Cloud Generation and Processing; Towards 3D Augmented Worlds. Read More
Bentley Makes Point Clouds Valuable Through Acquisition of Pointools Ltd
Through its acquisition of Pointools, Bentley is able to go beyond embedding the powerful Vortex engine in MicroStation, to assimilate point cloud processing and data management through the ProjectWise and AssetWise platforms, extending point cloud value through all Bentley solutions, applications, and workflows. Read More
SuperGIS Selected by Public Works Department in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Located in the far northeast in India, Arunachal Pradesh is the important gateway of India adjacent to Mainland China, Bhutan, and Myanmar. The Public Works Department in the State of Arunachal Pradesh is a branch of the Central Public Works Dept. in India, in charge of the construction of roads, bridges, buildings all over the State. Read More
Proton Rocket with GLONASS Satellites to be Launched
The launch will be carried out with the aim to add the satellites to the GLONASS global navigation system to ensure the continuity of the navigation signal on the global scale. According to the Central Scientific Research Machine-Building Institute, 27 satellites are in the orbital group as of November 3. Twenty three of them are used for the purpose, one is in the phase of joining to the system, two are put out of operation for technical maintenance, and one is in orbital reserve. Read More
NRSC to Set Up Data Station in Antarctica
The city-based National Remote Sensing Centre will set up a remote sensing ground station in the continent of Antarctica. The ground station, that will be connected to the NRSC’s station in Shadnagar on the city outskirts, will be functional early next year. Read More
Cadastral Survey of City Barangays to Help Clear Issues
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources(DENR) has launched a cadastral survey to delineate the political boundaries of each of the city’s 128 barangays, a project mayor Mauricio Domogan deems complicated within a 180-day time frame. The mayor rallied the city’s barangay officials to support the survey, particularly for the immediate settlement of border disputes, or else “ha’n nga mailippas dayta (the project won’t be finished).” Read More
Japan, Vietnam Sign Deal for Two Radar Imaging Satellites
Vietnam will buy a pair of Japanese-designed Earth observing radar satellites under a just-finalized deal representing Japan’s first export of a remote sensing satellite system, government officials here said. Read More
The upgrade features support for the EPCglobal Low-Level Reader Protocol (LLRP) v 1.0.1, custom LLRP extensions and reader-hosted applications, providing partners and users with application programming flexibility and “plug-and-play” access to the rich capabilities and performance of the ThingMagic M6 reader.
Thanks to WebShare scan projects can be published on a web server with only one click. WebShare permits easy access and sharing of laser scans generated with a FARO Focus3D within a standard web browser.
With integrated internal and external device management, multi-user management, high end security, modular and scalable design, the GR25 GNSS Reference Server will grow with users’ needs and keep their GNSS applications and networks fully up to date.
The AECOsim family of products provides interdisciplinary building design, analysis, and simulation software focused on helping architectural, engineering, construction, and operations practice leaders deliver high-performance buildings.
The latest version of the World Heritage map, produced by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and National Geographic Maps, can now be ordered for a modest fee from the World Heritage Centre website. All proceeds from sales of the maps will go toward the preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites.
Acquired from the latest generation of DMC imaging satellites – UK-DMC2 and Deimos-1 – this new class of data is employed every season for precision agriculture across numerous countries including the US, Canada, the UK, France, Netherlands, Germany, Lithuania, Russia and Japan, and accounts for 50% of DMCii’s annual growth.