Mapping

New mapping technology helps Santa deliver toys more efficiently

December 21, 2015By
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This holiday season, Santa Claus is using innovative technology to become even more efficient. He will be using RippleNami, a cloud-based visualization platform, to efficiently and safely deliver presents. Our favorite jolly man is one busy fellow. Not only does he have to keep track of the naughty and nice kids all year long and make the appropriate number of... read more

Hexagon and Huawei partner to deliver smart city solutions

December 9, 2015By

Hexagon AB has entered a strategic partnership with Huawei, an information and communications technology (ICT) company, to deliver smart city solutions. With most of the world’s population living in cities, safety and infrastructure challenges are at an all-time high. Hexagon and Huawei are working together to meet this global challenge by integrating Huawei’s communications hardware with Hexagon’s safety and infrastructure software solutions. The combined... read more

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Topcon and Agisoft sign partnership agreement for UAS photogrammetric software

December 8, 2015By

Topcon Positioning Group announces a new partnership with digital photogrammetric solution provider Agisoft LLC. The agreement is designed to further expand the Topcon solutions portfolio for mass data collection (MDC). Agisoft is a world leader in the processing of digital imagery in order to generate high-accuracy 3D spatial data using photogrammetric and computer vision techniques, and has been developing imaging... read more

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Mapping with Bluetooth

November 12, 2015By
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BlueStarGPS offers both GPS and GNSS options in a rugged, lightweight package. The BlueStarGPS device was designed to meet sub-meter mapping and data collection needs in the pipeline and utility industries. It provides sub-meter precision without post-processing, and maintains accurate positioning when the SBAS signal is obstructed. This means it can function under trees, around buildings and in rugged terrain... read more

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Bluesky Completes Aerial Mapping Project for UK Utilities

October 8, 2015By
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Bluesky has completed a multi-million pound aerial mapping project to assess the impact of vegetation on the electricity network of East Anglia and the South East of England. Working on behalf of UK Power Networks, Bluesky undertook the largest ever combined laser mapping and aerial photography survey commissioned by an electricity distribution network operator in the UK — some 34,000 square... read more

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Trimble’s TIMMS 2 Provides Maneuverable Indoor Mapping Solution

September 29, 2015By
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Trimble has introduced its next-generation Trimble Indoor Mobile Mapping Solution (TIMMS) that produces fast and accurate maps of difficult-to-navigate indoor spaces and translates them directly into 2D and 3D models of structured interiors. TIMMS 2 is a fusion of technologies for capturing spatial data of indoor and other GNSS denied areas, the company said. It provides both lidar and spherical video, enabling... read more

INTERGEO 2015: Trimble Showcases Mobile Mapping Solutions

September 23, 2015By

Elmar Lenz, general manager of Trimble‘s GNSS Geospatial Division, talks about the company’s MX7 mobile mapping system and its GNSS solutions at INTERGEO 2015, which was held Sept. 15-17 in Stuttgart, Germany. The Trimble MX7 with VISION technology is a vehicle-mounted photogrammetric system equipped with six cameras and Applanix GNSS and inertial geo-referencing modules. The MX7 can be mounted on... read more

INTERGEO 2015: Applanix Features Mobile Mapping and Positioning Products

September 23, 2015By

Eric Liberty of Applanix, a Trimble company, gives an overview of Applanix’s POS AV, POS AVX 210 and TIMMS indoor mobile mapping system at INTERGEO 2015, which was held Sept. 15-17 in Stuttgart, Germany. POS AV is a hardware and software system specifically designed for direct georeferencing of airborne sensor data. The POS AVX 210 is a GNSS-inertial solution designed... read more

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