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Bluesky

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Bluesky Launches Nationwide Map of Building Heights

Aerial mapping company, Bluesky, has launched the first nationwide map providing accurate height measurement for around 40 million buildings across Britain. Created from a combination of remote sensing surveys, including data from aircraft mounted lasers (LiDAR), the...

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

National Trust Deploys Laser Survey Aircraft from Bluesky to Map in 3D

The UK’s National Trust has turned to aerial laser mapping to create accurate 3D models of the Dudmaston Hall estate in Shropshire. Working with aerial mapping company Bluesky, the Trust plans to improve access to the historically...

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Bluesky Launches New Online Resource for Geographic Information of Ireland

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has launched a new online Mapshop to serve the rapidly expanding mapping and geographic information industry in Ireland. With tens of thousands of square kilometres of new data available to view and download,...

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

UK’s Bluesky Acquires U.S. Aerial Survey Company Col-East

North Adams, Massachusetts – British aerial mapping innovator Bluesky International is expanding its business into North America following the acquisition of Col-East Inc (www.col-east.com), a Massachusetts-based aerial survey company. Col-East has been mapping the Northeast United States...

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Bluesky Announces New Online Flood Risk Map of the UK

A groundwater flood risk map of the UK is being made widely available for the first time. Created by JBA Consulting and available online from aerial mapping company Bluesky, the map is designed to help home owners,...

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Bluesky Granted Innovation Funding for Mobile Phone Mapping Project

Geographic data specialist Bluesky has secured funding from the UK government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to investigate the potential of mobile phones for capturing accurate 3D spatial information. Designed to reduce the costs of monitoring and managing...

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Bluesky Announces 2017 Flying Plans for Ireland

Aerial mapping specialist Bluesky has announced ambitious plans for the forthcoming 2017 Irish flying season. Already dedicated to producing a high quality orthophoto base for the whole of the Republic of Ireland, together with derived and complementary...

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Bluesky and Bird.i Join to Widen Access to Aerial Imagery

Bird.i, the premiere global platform for accessing the world’s best satellite, airborne and drone imagery, has today announced that it has closed a strategic partnership agreement with leading British aerial image supplier Bluesky International Ltd. Bird.i is...

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Bluesky 3D Laser Maps AONB for Archaeological Studies

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has used aircraft mounted lasers to create 3D maps of potentially important archaeological sites in Devon, England. Funded by Historic England (formerly English Heritage), the LiDAR surveys were commissioned by Devon County Council’s...