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April 16, 2014

PCI Geomatics Delivers High-Speed and Automated Historical Airphoto Processing System to Nationwide Environmental Title Research

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada, April 10, 2014—PCI Geomatics has successfully delivered its high-speed and automated Historical Airphoto Processing (HAP) system to Nationwide Environmental Title Research (NETR). “The HAP system has really reduced our project turnaround time,” said Brett Perry, President of NETR. “Our operations have become more streamlined, while we increase productivity at a reduced

April 16, 2014

Psomas Chooses Optech Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper for Highway Surveying

Toronto, April 14, 2014—Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of high-accuracy lidar 3D survey systems and productivity-enhancing workflow software, is pleased to announce delivery of a Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper™ to Psomas. One of the top-ranked engineering and survey firms in the United States, Psomas provides services in the transportation, water,

April 16, 2014

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Deploys RIEGL LMS-Q1560

Orlando, Fla., April 7, 2014—RIEGL USA is proud to announce that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recently deployed its RIEGL LMS-Q1560 airborne laser scanner system! NASA JPL is utilizing the RIEGL LMS-Q1560 to more completely and accurately measure snowpack depth of major mountain watersheds. This will be accomplished through the use of innovative airborne LiDAR from

April 16, 2014

Sewall and CAI Technologies Announce New Cooperative Agreement

OLD TOWN, Maine, and LITTLETON, N.H., April 8, 2014—James W. Sewall Company of Old Town, Maine, and Cartographic Associates, Inc. (dba CAI Technologies) of Littleton, New Hampshire, have announced a new cooperative agreement whereby clients will benefit from the expertise of two GIS companies instead of one. According to the agreement, Sewall and CAI will

April 9, 2014

Blue Marble Releases GeoCalc 7.0 with EPSG “Area of Use” Polygon Data

Hallowell, Maine, April 2, 2014—Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the release of the GeoCalc 7.0 software development kit (SDK). This release features new functionality to display and utilize the EPSG “Area of Use” Polygon dataset, improved Vertical Coordinate system handling, and new and improved Dominion Land Survey classes  now provide utility functions

April 9, 2014

Blue Marble Releases the “Coordinate System Song” on Roughly Round Records

Hallowell, Maine, April 1, 2014—Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the release of the “Coordinate System Song” on Roughly Round Records.  This is the company’s first foray into the world of educational songs in its twenty year existence.  Blue Marble's geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of

April 9, 2014

Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., April 3, 2014—The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a series of ground and air demonstrations at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., expanding the adaptability of the Global Hawk system to use an additional Satellite Communications (SATCOM) link to improve the transfer of mission

April 9, 2014

Hyperspectral Software Announced for Airborne Applications

Fitchburg, Mass., April 4, 2014—Headwall has released its new Hyperspec III application software featuring a powerful set of hyperspectral data acquisition management tools. The enhanced software suite represents an easy-to-use platform for controlling hyperspectral sensors across applications ranging from manned aircraft to UAV airborne remote sensing. The software is compatible with Headwall's award-winning Hyperspec® family

April 9, 2014

New Optech MG1 Configuration on Display at SPAR International 2014

Toronto, April 7, 2014—Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of high-accuracy lidar 3D survey systems and productivity-enhancing workflow software, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit a new compact sensor configuration for the Optech Lynx MG1 Mobile Mapper™ at SPAR International 2014 from April 14th to 17th and offer both

April 9, 2014

URISA Publishes GIS Management Institute Discussion Paper

Des Plaines, Ill., April 2, 2014—URISA has published the first in what is intended to be a series of occasional GIS Management Institute® discussion papers. These papers are intended to stimulate thought and open discussion about issues related to GIS management that are important to the GIS community. The paper, titled “A Distributed Model for