Category Archives: Editors Desk

New Coastal Road between main cities

On La Réunion, a French island in the Indian Ocean, the New Coastal Road is being built - and it's an impressive project. When technical director Stéphane Magné tells us about the existing road, there is a strong sense of urgency: “The road is right next to a cliff, and rocks keep falling off along...

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INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS part of INTERGEO

INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS (IASEXPO) is part of INTERGEO, the world’s largest conference trade fair for the geoinformation sector, and it is the biggest civilian trade fair dedicated to the commercial use of drones. More than 170 international companies from the sector will be exhibiting in Frankfurt from 16 to 18 October, while more than 100 presentations...

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City of Amsterdam: Captured Once, Used Often

When mobile imaging technology was first introduced in The Netherlands, the city of Amsterdam immediately saw the benefits of using 360-degree geo-referenced imagery. The new technology gave a much better view of the state of the built environment than aerial imagery, not only through a different angle but also in higher detail.

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