MAPPS Winter Conference

Visual Intelligence Leads Winners in MAPPS Geospatial Product and Services Excellence Awards

Visual Intelligence took the big prize last week at the 8th annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards ceremony in Alexandria, Va. The geospatial company won the Grand Award with their patented new method for coupling sensors into a single housing. Visual Intelligence's iOne SRK allows for reconfiguration of the sensors to meet the unique Geospatial demands of their clients. The ceremony took place at the 2014 Geospatial and Engineering International Marketing Conference on Sept. 25.

Benita Mehta
2 months and 3 weeks ago

New Version of Microsurvey STAR*NET Gets High Marks for Improved Functionality

For most surveying projects, speed, efficiency and accuracy of measurements are paramount. Since time truly is money in the surveying business, the goal is to reduce random error inherent in survey measurements.

Robert Galvin
2 months and 3 weeks ago

Experience Augmented Reality with RIEGL RiALITY

In March 2014, a mobile app named RiALITY was released by RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems for viewing and navigating LiDAR point clouds on an iPad with the added functionality of augmented reality for projecting point clouds into the real world. Over the past six months, there has been enthusiastic feedback from users and an expectation for future development.

Linda Duffy
about 2 months and 4 weeks ago

Leverage the Trend for Teaming into New Revenue Streams

Teaming arrangements between county, state and federal partners have become commonplace as a funding mechanism for orthoimagery and LiDAR projects throughout the U.S. Municipalities, councils of governments (COG) and private companies are also taking part by contributing money for buy-ups to get higher resolution and better accuracy over specific areas of interest.

Linda Duffy
3 months and 4 days ago

UAVs Solve Environmental Mapping Issues

As global commerce expands, developing countries with emerging economies become destinations for goods—and as global warming disrupts weather patterns, catastrophic events like tsunamis and floods become more impactful.

Mary Shacklett
3 months and one week ago

Computer Vision: Foundation of Automated UAS Data Processing

The MAPPS 2014 Summer Conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, included a number of sessions focused on the timely topic of unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The information shared included everything from potential applications of UAS data, evaluation criteria for UAS data, different types of UAS sensors and platforms, and the process to go through to legally fly a UAS in the United States today.

Linda Duffy
3 months and 2 weeks ago