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Paragon Encourages Transport Planners to Get Smarter with Maps

October 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads, Surveying/Mapping

Dorking, UK, Oct. 9, 2015—Paragon is encouraging planners to get more out of their plan with a suite of smarter mapping products designed to add greater precision to transport plans.  Paragon’s Street Level Mapping, Average Road Speed Data and Truck…

Bluesky Maps the Impact of Vegetation on UK Power Networks Electricity Lines

Leicestershire, Oct. 7, 2015—Bluesky has completed a multi-million pound aerial mapping project to assess the impact of vegetation on the electricity…

Topcon Announces Rotary-wing UAS

October 5, 2015 - in Products, Surveying/Mapping

LIVERMORE, Calif. Oct. 5, 2015—Topcon Positioning Group announces the addition of a rotary-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) to its mass data collection…

NM Group and Pulse Partner on UAV LiDAR Inspection Services for Electrical Power Utilities

Oct. 1, 2015—NM Group (Network Mapping, Inc), a leading data capture, analytics and engineering services provider to electrical utilities, today announced a collaboration with Pulse (Pulse Aerospace, LLC). Pulse Aerospace is the premier developer of helicopter…

AibotX6 Version 2 Uses High Precision GNSS

September 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

Kassel/Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 30, 2015 – Aibotix GmbH has presented a new solution for high-precision surveying with Version 2 of its tried and tested hexacopter AibotX6: High Precision GNSS. After the successful conclusion of collaboration between the…

Ordnance Survey Ireland Creates an Authoritative National Spatial Data Infrastructure

September 25, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi), Ireland’s national mapping agency, has developed a standardized, authoritative digital referencing framework that enables consistent referencing and integration of national data related to location. This visionary framework,…

Softree Optimal Automates Vertical Alignment in Corridor Design

September 24, 2015 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Products

Today Softree Technical Systems Inc. of Vancouver British Columbia announced the release of Softree Optimal, a new technology for automating vertical alignment in corridor design. Using sophisticated mathematical techniques, Softree Optimal automatically determines…

FAA Issues 333 Exemption for Unmanned Aerial Systems Flights to Surdex Corporation

September 8, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

Surdex Corporation has received a 333 Exemption from the FAA to operate an Altavian Nova F6500 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). This 333 Exemption provides Surdex with a general Certificate of Authorization (COA) to operate UAS under 200 feet throughout the…

UA to Partner With Uber on Research

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart joined Uber executives at the UA College of Optical Sciences on Tuesday to celebrate a major economic development partnership between Uber and the UA. As part of the partnership,…

NOAA’s Green Infrastructure Product Suite Helps Communities Reduce Extreme Weather Impacts

August 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Stormwater

August 25, 2015—As coastal community populations grow and climate change brings more frequent weather extremes, communities are looking for new ways to become more resilient. Green infrastructure is showing a lot of promise. Green infrastructure—natural…