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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Information for Maritime Surveillance

Canada: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. also known as “MDA”, has signed three contracts with Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd. that has a total approximate value of CA$2.5 million. MDA will use imaging capabilities from the RADARSAT-2 satellite to provide information on maritime surveillance and the detection of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels. This

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Civil Maps’ Atlas DevKit Enables High Quality, Low-cost Localization, and Geospatial Data Collection in Real-time

SAN FRANCISCO – Civil Maps, a developer of cognition systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced the release of the Atlas DevKit platform, a hardware and software offering that enables the low-cost, real-time creation and conversion of sensor data into 3D semantic map data. The reference kit, a car-mounted hardware unit and its companion software suite,

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Trimble Partners with Teledyne to Distribute its Software for Construction, Hydrographic Survey and Dredging Operations

LAS VEGAS – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Teledyne Marine announced today that Trimble will distribute a branded version of Teledyne’s PDS software package for hydrographic survey, construction and dredging operations—Trimble® Marine Construction Software. The software provides accurate measurement and positioning to improve marine construction efficiency and safety. Trimble Marine Construction Software expands Trimble’s portfolio and extends

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Topcon Announces Agreement to Bundle Bentley Reality Modeling Software with UAS Software Solutions

LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – Topcon Positioning Group introduces Topcon ContextCapture, powered by Bentley Systems, a reality modeling software solution that will be offered with Topcon UAS (unmanned aerial systems). The system is designed for mapping, construction and surveying professionals to quickly turn simple photographs and/or point cloud data into true-to-life, highly

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling

Parrot, the pioneer of the civil drone market, announces a new all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D modeling solution for real-estate and building professionals, the ‘Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling’ pack. The pack includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control, Pix4Dcapture app, which automatically captures aerial images, as well as Pix4Dmodel software

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Trimble and Ordnance Survey Collaborate to Aid Geospatial Industry Innovation

The Geovation Innovators will also be granted access to Trimble’s subscription-based on-demand positioning services, which enable the receivers to obtain high-accuracy positioning by utilizing data from OS’s OSNet for the necessary corrections. It is hoped entrepreneurial imagination aligned with Trimble’s precision will increase the future value and flexibility of geospatial information. Head of Geovation, Alex

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Globalstar CEO Inducted Into Satellite Hall of Fame for Lifesaving Technology

COVINGTON, La. – Globalstar (NYSE:GSAT) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jay Monroe, has been inducted into the Society of Satellite Professionals International’s (SSPI) Satellite Hall of Fame for his efforts in bringing Globalstar’s lifesaving technology, SPOT, to the market. During a ceremony hosted by SSPI in Washington, D.C., Mr. Monroe reflected on the journey of

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Simularity and Spacemetric Team to Improve Anomaly Detection

With rapidly increasing volumes of imagery from satellite and other platforms, such as drones and video sensors, the challenge is to extract the anomalous changes from the predictable, everyday ones and spurious noise. Suppression of noise is a key factor determining the quality of change results, with poorly aligned data a major source of false

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

UgCS Photogrammetry Tool for UAV Land Surveying Missions

Latvia, Riga – Before the introduction of small UAVs for aerial photogrammetry, planes, helicopters and metric cameras were used. Not only was this costly, it was also complex due to the images being taken from high altitudes. UAVs have made aerial mapping more affordable, faster and precise. When it comes to planning survey missions for

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Helping UK Fire Services Work Out their Next Move – Cadcorp Offering Workload Modelling Analysis Service

A significant number of UK fire services are using Cadcorp Map Modeller and Workload Modeller to assist in the production of their Integrated Risk Management Plans.  Map Modeller is used to map resources and demand, and perform spatial analysis.  Examples may include thematic maps, hotspot maps and travel time analysis.  Workload Modeller builds upon this

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