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Making Heightmaps

There is no hiding it: I’ve been building a lot of 3D data recently, partly to sell, partly to fuel my adventures into augmented reality (if you’re interested in me adding this to the blog, please say!). The main vital thing has been the heightmap. Providing Certainty in 3D Heights  What is a heightmap, you...

xyHt Intergeo booth

Congrats Intergeo Subscriber Winners!

Two Subscribers Won “Door Prizes” at xyHt’s booth at Intergeo in Berlin, 2017 Congratulations to new subscriber Linus Smid, a recent masters graduate in geotechnology (geochemistry and geoinformatics) from TU Berlin.  Linus subscribed to the digital edition of xyHt at our booth and won from a random drawing an Oculus Rift package.  We wish Linus...

Equipment Theft

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series October 2017We’re battling surveying and mapping equipment theft in South Florida and we need your help. Data collection is the foundation from which maps are made, and a majority of this data has its origins in the field. Unfortunately, criminals repeatedly target the equipment used...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 10/13/17

MDA Completes Acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Creates Industry Leader in Satellite Systems, Earth Imagery, Geospatial Solutions and Analytics Bentley Systems and Topcon collaborate for Constructioneering Academy initiative Going Digital: Bentley Announces iModel 2.0 Cloud Platform and Its iModelHub Cloud Service – Automating Change Synchronization, Digital Alignment, and Immersive Visibility Flirtey Partners with Pioneering Ambulance Service to...

In our system map, the existing situation of the water supply network is shown as aligned with a city boundary.

SWAMS

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series October 2017Using GIS for utility asset management: the Water Supply Asset Management System The cost of maintaining water system utilities is a concern of all responsible administrative authorities. And utilities are assets that need to be sustained rather than replaced again and again to provide...

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