Category Archives: Editors Desk

Aerial laser maps reveal WWI Battle

An aerial survey using aircraft mounted lasers has revealed previously undiscovered evidence that might potentially help to dispute accusations of a lack of determination by Welsh soldiers during the first Battle of the Somme in the Great War of 1914-1918. Aerial mapping company Bluesky flew an area of northern France called Mametz Wood, capturing accurate...

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Augmented reality turns geo IT applications into a real experience

It’s almost as if augmented reality (AR) had only just been invented. Pokémon Go – the revival of the classic game Pokémon – has turned the hunt for virtual monsters into a global craze. AR is neither new nor an unknown quantity, though. At INTERGEO 2016, a large number of companies will be showcasing their...

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what3words Addresses Rio’s Summer of Sport

Brazil will be teeming with tourists this summer, with an extra half-a-million visitors expected in Rio de Janeiro during August alone. But despite the new venues, and the city’s notoriously poor addressing system, athletes, tourists and logistics workers don’t have to get lost. what3word’s unique 3 word addressing system has been integrated into numerous mapping...

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Lehmann Aviation redefines mapping drones with new L-A Series

Lehmann Aviation announced the launch of a totally new L-A Series line of professional mapping drones for operators around the world. Lehmann Aviation also shared new features from the all new OperationCenter v2, the most advanced Drone Management System. The new ground-breaking L-A Series is comprised of three fully automatic aircraft for three major mapping...

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