Category Archives: Editors Desk

UAV to become the Go To Tool for Topographic Surveys?

Topographical land surveys provide an accurate measured plan of a site and can contain a whole range of different feature information. They are typically used as a base model for design work before a construction project starts. Traditionally the data for these surveys has been collected using land surveyors with GNSS equipment measuring every 3D...

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Offshore Engineering & Rapid Design Verification with the DotProduct DPI-8 Kit

The DPI-8 Kit from DotProduct is a very powerful tool for accurate, rapid capture of complex 3D spaces in detailed color 3D. Operating entirely off the included Android tablet, this device is a highly impressive handheld solution for user friendly, real-time capture of small-to-medium sized scenes and objects.

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Precision Agriculture

Canadian agriculture has an international reputation for being highly productive and modern. It plays a major role in the country’s economy, and contributes to 8% of GDP (approximately $110 billion dollars) and 12% of jobs (2.1 million people).

Everyone involved in Canada’s agricultural sector (decision makers, producers and advisors) is aware of the environmental issues associated...
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SPOT celebrates three decades of success and innovation

On 22 February 1986, a unique success story began: Europe’s first Earth observation satellite, SPOT 1, lifted off from Kourou on board an Ariane 1 launcher. It opened the door to three decades of major technological innovations and a host of new applications. Meanwhile, SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 represent the most recent steps of success...

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