Mapping

New partnership seeks to develop inspection drones

June 21, 2016By

To meet the growing demand for advanced industrial airborne inspection tools, Sky Eye Innovations and Spacemetric have entered a strategic partnership to provide turnkey solutions for collection, storage and management of data from airborne sensors. Sky Eye Innovations produces a UAV solution with capabilities to control advanced sensing technologies, and Spacemetric is a provider of image data management software solutions. More and more organizations see the... read more

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Sentera launches fixed-wing Phoenix 2 imaging UAV

June 21, 2016By

Sentera LLC, a global provider of UAV hardware, sensors and data management platforms, has launched the Phoenix 2 fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The Phoenix 2 is light-weight and highly durable, and can follow precise grid patterns. “The Phoenix 2 brings a level of precision and accuracy to UAVs that hasn’t been seen before,” said Todd Colten, chief aerospace engineer for Sentera. “Users... read more

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Launchpad: OEM, survey and mapping products

June 3, 2016By

OEM Module for system integrators Size, weight and power designed for smaller unmanned platforms The MB-Two GNSS module delivers highly accurate GNSS-based heading plus pitch or roll in an advanced industry standard form-factor for system integrators. The module’s embedded Z-Blade GNSS technology uses all available dual-frequency GNSS signals equally, without any constellation preference, to deliver fast and stable centimeter-accurate position... read more

Intergeo 2016 preview event focuses on smart cities

May 19, 2016By

Intergeo 2016 host DVW German Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management gathered together experts from the worlds of business, public authorities and science to talk about this year’s key topic of the show: the “smart city.” Held in April at Hamburg’s Agency for Geoinformation and Surveying, the event focused on what an intelligent, digital city might look like and what... read more

Velodyne features VLP-16 Puck mobile mapping system at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Velodyne‘s Frank Bertini talks about the company’s new 3D lidar VLP-16 Puck at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International‘s Xpontential show, held May 3-5 in New Orleans. The sensor offers real-time data, 360-degree scanning, 3D distance and calibrated reflectivity measurements for the mapping, automotive, UAV, security and robotics markets. read more

Septentrio features AsteRx-m UAS receiver at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Septentrio featured its AsteRx-m UAS receiver for mapping with drones at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xpontential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. Jan Leyssens, product manager at Septentrio, gives details on the low-power AsteRx-m UAS, which offers centimeter-level accurate geotagging of images, stabilized VTOL hovering and solid interference mitigation. read more

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Launchpad: Galileo-ready receivers

May 5, 2016By

OEM: Galileo-ready receivers Triple-frequency receiver Ready for Galileo The compact FlexPak6 receiver houses NovAtel’s OEM628 triple-frequency plus L-band GNSS receiver board. It tracks all current and future GNSS constellations, with a highly configurable interface designed to meet current and future positioning and integration needs. The FlexPak6 is a GPS and GLONASS receiver that is also Galileo and Compass ready. Upgradable receiver... read more

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CaGIS discusses upcoming world conference at FedGIS

April 20, 2016By

Eric Anderson describes the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) and its world conference, coming to Washington, D.C., in 2017. He was interviewed by GeoIntelligence Insider columnist Art Kalinski for geospatial-solutions.com at the Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 24-25 in Washington, D.C. read more