First Civilian Photogrammetric UAV Flight Over Singapore
For the first time Singaporean authorities have given permission for a photogrammetric UAV mapping/modeling flight over an important area of the city. In the context of the SEC-FCL (Future Cities Laboratory) project a pilot study is conducted with the goal to generate a high quality 3D city model of the NUS campus from UAV images. 800 images were needed to cover the area. Data processing is in progress. Read More
Mapping Matters: From Disasters to H1N1
Mapping plays an important role during disaster and disease outbreaks. The city of Pune in India is experiencing an outbreak of H1N1 influenza this week, and mapping is being employed to meet the challenge. At the same time, Australian officials have initiated a comprehensive investigation into the impacts that flooding disasters have had on the economy. Read More
Providing Pixel-Accuracy Positions Applanix
The focus of Applanix on providing accurate positions for aerial data capture, without the need for ground control, has served the company well. With goal of improving the efficiency of mapping, the company was the first to bring a GPS inertial measuring unit (IMU) to market, and it has greatly improved mapping productivity by providing a detailed position for each image. Read More
Leptonmaps Adds Vodafone India to its Client List
Leptonmaps is the developer and provider of GIS Products and Services to leading organizations around the world, which rely on its ability to add value, solve business problems and drive profitable growth. Read More
Kingdom Offers Lanka Aid to Develop Road Networks
The draft agreement for the financial assistance was finalized in Riyadh on Monday during a meeting between the Vice Chairman of the Saudi Fund For Development (SFD) Yusuf Al-Bassam and Dr. P.B. Jayasundera, Sri Lanka’s secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Planning, at the SFD headquarters in Riyadh. Read More
Historic Yangon Cityscape Thrown a Surveying Lifeline
Supporters of a campaign to preserve the hundreds of priceless colonial-era buildings that make up Yangon’s unique cityscape have been given until the middle of the year to come up with a viable private sector-led conservation plan. Read More
Russia Plans to Install GLONASS Ground Support Stations in 34 Countires
Russia plans to install ground support stations for its GLONASS global satellite positioning system in 34 countries across the globe, Russian Space Systems General Director and General Designer Yury Urlichich said. Read More
This system leverages the two companies complementary strengths – Honeywell’s world-class inertial sensing and navigational capabilities merged with C-Nav’s advanced DGNSS positioning receiver technology and worldwide distribution and support network.
Automatic fine registration eliminates the need for artificial targets in many cases when piecing together multiple scans, and the new Project Database enables enhanced levels of networking between users.