GeoEye, a source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it is proposing to acquire DigitalGlobe.
Mining technology provider Maptek will release Vulcan 64-bit to global mining customers during April. The launch kicked off at Expomin in Santiago, Chile this week.
Helica srl, a remote sensing firm based in Italy, has contracted with Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit and subsidiary, Vexcel Imaging GmbH, to purchase an UltraCam Eagle”ultra-large” format digital aerial camera system. First announced in May 2011, the UltraCam Eagle is the latest product in the line of award-winning UltraCam digital aerial camera systems.
Astrium Services’ GEO-Information team has now taken satellite-based monitoring to a new level. Based on cutting-edge satellite imagery, standard and advanced image analysis, processing and interpretation, the new service Go Monitor provides high-quality change information for any area of interest worldwide on a reliable and cost-effective basis.
The ‘European Council of Geodetic Surveyors’ and ‘GeoInformatics’ are very happy and proud to announce their cooperation for the coming two years.
Esri president Jack Dangermond opened a discussion, known as the Spatial Roundtable, about the value of geographic information system (GIS) technology and GeoDesign in responding to the effects of climate change. The conversation runs concurrently with the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa. Esri's hosted Spatial Roundtable provides an engaging online venue for environmental professionals who wish to weigh in on their visions for geospatial technologies' role in addressing the challenges of climate change adaptation.
A 3D model from aerial surveying specialist Bluesky is helping developers, architects and planning professionals assess the impact of urban building projects in the North East England. Supplied to Virtual Newcastle Gateshead the Bluesky data forms an extension to an existing city model and will help improve decision making and realise time and cost savings in the urban planning process.
ITT Corporation subsidiary ITT Visual Information Solutions (VIS) has released E3De, a new, interactive software environment for visualizing and extracting three dimensional features and products from Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR, data. ITT VIS is a developer of software products for data visualization and image analysis.
Tri-Global Technologies LLC, the developer of underground utility infrastructure mapping solutions, introduced Tri-Global UtiliDroid for Android smartphones. UtiliDroid allows field technicians equipped with portable Android devices to easily document utility mark-outs.