Category Archives: Editors Desk

From UAV to BIM – How UAV data fits into the Scan to BIM work flow

We are moving towards a world where 3D is the expected format, whether it is in games, the cinema or indeed the world of construction and surveying. For the next generation to enter the construction workforce this will be the new normal. However, there is no doubt that its adoption in a commercial sense is...
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FOCUS 35 Shines in Nighttime Topographic Survey

When a topographic survey for the main runway of the East Midlands International Airport was performed during nighttime closure, the Spectra Precision FOCUS 35 robotic total station turned in a stellar performance.  Through cold November windy and rainy nights, with no task lighting permitted, the FOCUS 35 total station performed efficiently and flawlessly tracking the...
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DigitalGlobe and Big Data – The Necessity of a Platform-based Approach

Satellite imagery, content provider and remote sensing spacecraft operator DigitalGlobe is engaging with big data technology, investigating new verticals and planning a new platform-based approach later this year.

By the editors This will mean they can offer more scalable products and services. John-Isaac Clark, who is Director Product Management Geospatial Big Data at DigitalGlobe, explains all. Introduction In the...
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GfK launches new geomarketing software “RegioGraph 2016”

RegioGraph 2016 lets users visualize their customers, target groups and potential on up-to-date digital maps and carry out analyses using detailed integrated data on potential.

RegioGraph 2016 is a further development of GfK's multiple award-winning geomarketing software and includes 2016 maps and data on potential for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The English-language version includes the latest available...
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