Leica Geosystems has released a new software version of its automated deformation monitoring solution. Leica GeoMoS v5.2 supports the new Leica Viva TS15 Imaging Total Station, a power saving mode, and many more new features making Leica GeoMoS more flexible and productive.
Getmapping’s South African subsidiary Geosense, has begun to deploy its VisionMap A3 camera system for aerial survey work across Southern Africa. The VisionMap A3 is a radical departure from traditional air survey cameras, enabling aircraft to fly higher and capture very large areas at high resolution. The A3 has the additional benefit of being able to capture oblique images during the same survey.
Autodesk, a provider of 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler 2012 software for conceptual design and AutoCAD Utility Design 2012 software for electric utility design, two new additions to the Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Infrastructure portfolio for planning, designing, building, and managing more sustainable infrastructure. These new products complement the Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2012, to help industry professionals increase efficiency and remove waste from their processes.
Locata Corporation announced it has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) contract phase for a Locata network which will enable the USAF to deploy a new ground-based, centimeter-accurate “truth-reference level” positioning system for use in GPS-denied environments.
In September 2010 and February 2011 two major earthquakes struck, just a few kilometers from the Christchurch central city creating utter devastation in the central city and eastern suburbs. Even 5 months on, access is still impossible to a significant portion of the inner city. Creating a reasoned and appropriate response to a disaster of this scope is extremely difficult.
In search for innovative ways to map the environment and climate the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has launched a dedicated Challenge as part of the new GMES Masters Competition: The DLR Environmental Challenge.
PCI Geomatics, a developer of geo-imaging software and systems, donated trees to the City of Gatineau, helping to enhance the local ecosystem and the environment.
The gathering at the Esri Senior Executive Seminar is not about the "big ideas" but "big accomplishments." The individuals that are invited to attend this session are those that "do," the champions of GIS projects that have successfully implemented the "big ideas."
There's a new innovation competition - the GMES Masters. The European Earth Monitoring Competition calls for new ideas and services making the best use of earth observation data from Europe's flagship programme on global monitoring for environment and security.