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Using Ortho Imagery (Digital Aerial) in ArcGIS Pro

The new version of Esri’s ArcGIS Pro software offers the capability to use stereo imagery, something of great use to those looking to digitize and use 3D vector data. To this end, I thought I would try bringing in some stereo aerial data to see how the process works within ArcGIS Pro. Vague Knowledge At...

The Gamification of the Geospatial Industry

Why Is It Important? With huge, sprawling maps and realistic cities now appearing in our video games, it begs the question as to how these amazing cities render so quickly, yet we geospatial experts still sit waiting for 10 minutes for our software to open. For example, the notorious Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (pictured...

CORS Map

A First for Africa Geospatial professionals don’t need an introduction to CORS. For everyone else, it’s an acronym that stands for continuously operating reference systems: geodetic receivers that log GNSS observables continuously which, when transmitted to users with survey-grade receivers, help them achieve centimeter-accuracy measurements. CORS stations have a range of about 70 kilometers (~43...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 07/13/2018

GAF introduces perfect reference in x, y, z for orthorectification of VHR data The surveyor and artificial intelligence: A look ahead Concept3D Launches Tour Builder, A New Platform for User-Created Immersive and VR Tour Experiences Virtual Surveyor Streamlines Workflow, Enhances User Experience with New Version of Drone Surveying Software Esri Announces New Indoor Mapping Product...

Drone Fireworks Show

Will Drones Replace Fireworks?

Here’s a slice of life from the western edge of the Eastern Plains of Colorado. As I write this, the Fourth of July is tomorrow, and I’m shopping for our holiday “staycation.” BBQ pulled pork, buns, baked beans, corn on the cob, and “tater salad.” Check. Should I pick up some fireworks? The informational sign...

Epson wide format plotters

Epson Abides – New Wide Format Plotters for the Small Office

A New Series of Large-format Plotters for Small Businesses and Home Offices At the 2018 Esri User Conference and Exhibition, Epson announced a new line of T-Series large-format plotters that should appeal to small home/office needs for surveyors, engineers, architects, designers, and people working in schools and construction job shacks. Folks can plot out check...

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