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Friday, August 1st, 2014

NGA Issues RFI for Turning Commercial Satellite Imagery into 3D Point Clouds

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency posted a Request for Information that seeks information about existing capabilities for automatically deriving dense, accurate, and georeferenced three dimensional point clouds from commercial satellite imagery. The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to discover the state of the art in 3D point cloud extraction from multiple 2D commercial

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

USGS to Host Congressional Briefing: Safer Communities, Stronger Economies – in 3D

Outdated and inconsistent elevation data cost lives and hinder prosperity across our Nation. Current and accurate 3D elevation data are essential to help communities cope with natural hazards, support infrastructure, ensure agricultural success, strengthen environmental decision making and bolster national security. Flood and landslide maps are just a few of the hundreds of applications benefiting

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

What’s the Deal with 3DEP?

The USGS, along with other federal, state, local and private agencies is establishing a new 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) designed to respond to the growing needs for three-dimensional mapping data of the United States. This coordinated partnership can help meet the country’s needs for high-quality, 3D elevation data.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

OGC 3DIM Honors Gerhard Gröger with OGC 3D Award

During the 3rd OGC™ 3D Summit in Geneva, Switzerland, the second OGC 3DIM Award was given to Gerhard Gröger from the University of Bonn, Germany. He was chosen to receive the award for his contributions to the development and adoption of the OGC CityGML Standard.  Gerhard is a senior lecturer and researcher at the Institute

Friday, June 20th, 2014

New EyesMap Tablet Captures Reality in 3D for Modeling Applications

E-Capture R&D, a technology-based company, introduces a new 3D accurate measuring instrument, embedded in a tablet. The Spanish enterprise announces that it’s product will be out for sale at the beginning of 2015, intend to revolutionize the world of measuring with a new generation of portable, easy to use and highly accurate instruments, optimal for

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The OGC Seeks Public Participation in Development of CityGML 3.0

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Membership seeks organizations and individuals to participate in the development of the next major version of the OGC City Geography Markup Language (CityGML). See the Call for Participation at

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Meeting the Elevation Needs of the Nation

Want to know how elevation will benefit your state? The USGS National Geospatial Program is advancing the 3D Elevation Program, known as 3DEP, in response to the growing need for high-quality three-dimensional representations of the Nation’s natural and constructed features. 3DEP uses modern technology to systematically collect high-density light detection and ranging (lidar) elevation data

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

OSM Buildings Brings CartoDB to a New Dimension with 3D Highlighted Maps

OSM Buildings is an Open Source library developed by Jan Marsch to visualize OpenStreetMap buildings in 3D using HTML5. Using HTML5 has the benefit that the library runs on most browsers, computer and mobile devices of today.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Bluesky’s National Tree Map Supports Walsall’s Green Vision

A detailed 3D map of tree canopy cover is supporting Walsall Council’s ambition to turn its part of ‘the Black Country green’. Bluesky’s National Tree Map data was supplied to the West Midlands Council for use in their tree management software complete with an analysis of tree population by Council wards. Walsall plan to use

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

3D Laser Mapping Workshop for Archaeology and Heritage Sectors

3D Laser Mapping has announced the latest in a series of free, application specific workshops designed to promote a new range of innovative, hand-held 3D laser scanners. Aimed at potential users of the Mantis Vision imager from within the Archaeological and Heritage sectors, the workshop will take place on the 14 March, 2013 at the

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