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Bluesky launches nationwide Bluesky Heighted Building dataset

Aerial mapping company, Bluesky, has launched the first nationwide map providing accurate height measurement for around 40 million buildings.

Created from a combination of remote sensing surveys, including data from aircraft mounted lasers (LiDAR), the Bluesky Heighted Building dataset covers the whole of England, Wales and Scotland, and will help to change the...
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Esri and Microsoft join forces

Land cover mapping is a critical part of conservation planning, but current methods for collecting detailed geographic data are highly labor-intensive.

Advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) can help but are not yet widely accessible to those on the front lines of conservation and mapping. That is why Esri announced a collaboration with Microsoft to...
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Huron Geomatics Inc. acquires Optech Maverick mobile mapping system

Teledyne Optech announced that Huron Geomatics Inc. (HGI) has acquired an Optech Maverick mobile mapping system that will support the expansion of the company’s operations. HGI provides breakthrough DSM/DTM modelling, mapping, and asset inventory collection services in southern Ontario.

Weighing less than 9 kg, the Maverick integrates a lidar, a 360° camera, and an INS into...
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Esri Expands Its World Geocoding Service Capability

Esri announced the release of significant enhancements to the World Geocoding service for the company's ArcGIS platform. This update to the World Geocoding service gives users access to 25 additional countries, including Cuba, Bangladesh, and Libya, where street addresses can be located.

World Geocoding empowers users to easily convert addresses into locations—and vice versa—on a map....
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