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Bluesky Partners FATMAP to Create Interactive 3D Ski Maps

Aerial mapping company Bluesky is working with FATMAP to create ultra-high resolution 3D mobile maps of the world’s major ski resorts and other popular outdoor pursuit destinations. Bluesky recently completed a pilot project for FATMAP, capturing aerial photography and generating detailed height models in order to create a highly detailed 3D map of the Big...
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Keynote Address at 2016 International LiDAR Mapping Forum

Dave Gallo, Oceanographer and Director of Special Projects at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will deliver the keynote “Beyond Titanic: The Pursuit of Tactical Oceanography” at International LiDAR Mapping Forum on Monday, February 22, 2016 in Denver. Dr. Gallo has been at the forefront of ocean exploration for over 25 years and was one of the...
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OGC requests comment on the OGC Coverage Implementation Schema

Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) request comments on the OGC Coverage Implementation Schema (abbreviated as “CIS”). This candidate OGC Standard complements the OGC Abstract Topic 6 Standard (which is identical to ISO 19123) with a concrete coverage model whose implementations are conformance testable and, hence, are interoperable. ISO has expressed interest to adopt...
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Esri and NASA Collaborate to Advance Cloud Access to Imagery

Esri and NASA are collaborating to improve access to imagery and raster data stored in the cloud using a combination of two technologies, Meta Raster Format (MRF) and Limited Error Raster Compression (LERC). MRF is an Open raster format originally designed at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) to optimize web access to rasters. LERC...
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