Category Archives: Editors Desk

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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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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