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October 1, 2014

Icaros to Unveil Versatile Nadir/Oblique Aerial Mapping System at InterGEO

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 1, 2014—Icaros Inc., a leading provider of advanced aerial remote sensing and 3D visualization solutions, will unveil the IDM 1000 digital oblique mapping system next week at the 2014 InterGEO Conference in Germany. The versatile Icaros Digital Mapper (IDM) 1000 combines a high-accuracy photogrammetric nadir camera with four high-quality oblique sensors in

October 1, 2014

SimActive Introduces New Technology for Imagery Mosaic Creation

Montreal, Canada, Oct. 1st, 2014—SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce Correlator3D™ version 5.4, with significantly faster mosaic creation and a further increase in quality. The process has been entirely revamped to profit from multi-core CPUs and solid-state drives (SSD), leading to a 600% increase in processing speed from previous

October 1, 2014

Aibot X6 Uses Leica Nova MultiStation for Accurate Geospatial Data without GNSS

Heerbrugg, Switzerland/Kassel, Germany, Oct. 1, 2014—At this year's INTERGEO in Berlin, Leica Geosystems and its sister company, Aibotix, will present a solution for accurate positioning of the Aibot X6 without GNSS. The UAV can be tracked accurately with the Leica Nova MultiStation to define the exact position. Using the Aibot X6 together with the Nova

October 1, 2014

NOAA Selects New Leader for its Satellite and Information Service

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 29, 2014—NOAA announced today that Dr. Stephen Volz, a top official at NASA and an award-winning aerospace engineer, has been tapped to lead NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS). Volz replaces Mary E. Kicza, who retired earlier this year as the NESDIS assistant administrator. He will assume this new role on

September 30, 2014

Optech Announces New Airborne LiDAR Sensor for Engineering/Corridor/Wide-Area

VAUGHAN, ON, Canada, Sept. 30, 2014—Optech is pleased to announce the latest addition to its innovative line of airborne laser terrain mappers, the ALTM Galaxy. The Optech ALTM Galaxy rivals dual-beam sensors for point density and collection efficiency. Galaxy is a giant leap forward in productivity and technology innovation that truly raises the bar in

September 30, 2014

exactEarth Receives $19.2 Million AIS Data Contract from the Government of Canada

Cambridge, Canada, Sept. 30, 2014—exactEarth today announced that it has been awarded a C$19.2 million contract by the Government of Canada to provide extensive advanced Satellite AIS data services. This contract covers a period of 18 months and supersedes and significantly augments the existing AIS data services contract that had been in place since 2012

September 30, 2014

Global Mapper LiDAR Module Released with Feature Extraction to Create 3D Buildings and Trees

HALLOWELL, Me., Sept. 30, 2014—Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce the release of the LiDAR Module for Global Mapper version 16. This major upgrade includes the ability to quickly identify and classify building and vegetation points in unclassified LiDAR data, a new tool to automate the feature extraction process for creating 3D vector buildings

September 30, 2014

WaldoAir Introduces a Large-Format and Low-Cost Camera System

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2014 — WaldoAir has announced the launch of an integrated, large-format, low-cost camera system for use on single-engine aircraft bundled with a new edition of Pix4D’s image processing software that treats multi-camera systems. This complete system offers the manned aircraft industry the same image capture capabilities that until now could only

September 30, 2014

The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Watches the Weather

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014—In the absolute silence of space, a special group of satellites circles our planet in a fast, low earth orbit, their cameras and sensors point toward Earth as they record endless data and images of storm systems and weather patterns moving across the globe below. Back on the ground, hidden in a

September 30, 2014

New Toolboxes Make Using Sentinel Satellite Data Easy

The Sentinel satellites are built primarily to deliver information for environmental services through Europe’s Copernicus programme, but they will also be used to advance our scientific understanding of Earth. Paving the way for easy scientific exploitation, ESA has released three new open source scientific software toolboxes. Each toolbox provides users with a comprehensive set of