Tag Archives: geospatial

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Esri CityEngine: What Is It?

These past few weeks I’ve been trying to do some clever augmented reality stuff with Unity involving putting an object on the floor and ensuring it doesn’t wobble when you walk around it. (Yay for SLAM in mobile devices.) Although in software like Unreal and Unity you can download or buy models, what do you...

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The Future of Office Software

Cloud-based computing offers advantages in speed and cost, and desktop software is adapting to leverage the benefits.  It seems like just yesterday we had dial-up internet connections using 56k modems. It is amazing to observe how technology has evolved and how much our lives depend on being connected. That evolution is driving fundamental changes for...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 12/15/17

Transducers USA Introduces New Custom Ultrasonic Sensors Global Aerial Imaging Market – Expected to Reach $3.2 Billion by 2023 – Research and Markets Maptek unveils new strategic panel caving application Is the Newly Revised Geospatial Data Act Worth Supporting? Phase One Industrial Releases iX Capture 3.0 Software  for Aerial Photography Geomni Capturing Aerial Imagery of...


How to Use the New QGIS 3D

When QGIS revealed that they were going to add a 3D viewer, I was skeptical. Rumors were going around about it being a bolt on functionality and not really being fully adopted. To be perfectly honest, I was put off before there was anything to look at. As screenshots started to appear from Lutra Consulting,...

xyHt Weekly News Links: 11/24/17

Topcon Agriculture announces TAP, a connected agriculture ecosystem Trimble’s 3D laser scanning and modeling offers a new way to conduct storage tank inspection in the oil and gas industry Carlson 2018 Precision 3D Topo Geospatial Data Act Save the Date for Feb. 5-7, 2018, Co-Located with ASPRS!

xyHt Weekly News Links: 11/3/17

Garmin® acquires Navionics® SimActive Automates Direct Georeferencing GeoSLAM Launches Time & Cost Saving 3D Mobile Laser Scanners at Dallas Fall BIM Forum 2017 Singapore International Robo Expo Returns Bigger in 2017: Showcasing Latest Robotics Innovations USDOT launches Drone Integration Pilot Program Velodyne LiDAR and BoE Systems Partner for Integrated UAV-Borne LiDAR in Geospatial Data Collection