The 2015 Blue Marble User Conference in Arlington, VA on October 6th is a great opportunity for networking, training, and providing input on how to improve our products.
We will have several GIS professionals attending to share their success stories, best practices, and real-world knowledge. This is one conference you shouldn't miss.
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The Birth of 3D Mapping Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to take the LIDAR mapping market into hypergrowth. Following Moore's law, with computation capacity doubling every 2 years, it is now possible for point cloud feature extraction to outpace the speed of data generation from laser scanning systems using artificial intelligence. Today, many LIDAR data acquisition systems are capable of collecting terabytes of data on a single trip...
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LiDAR-based wet-areas mapping
The wet-areas initiative at the Forest Watershed Research Centre of the Faculty of Forestry and Environmnetal Management - University of New Brunswick using LIDAR point cloud elevations and high-resolution image drapes ...
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It's fast. It's affordable. It's revolutionary. And it's coming soon to the skies near you. Learn what you need to know to take your business soaring to new heights at the Commercial UAV Expo.
Candid and unbiased, the goal of the conference is to share knowledge, best practices and the latest drone regulations among end users as the commercial use of UAS and UAV technology continues to grow.
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) is now in full swing. 3DEP is an expense sharing program with the goal of collecting high quality LIDAR data for the conterminous United States, Hawaii, and the U.S. territories with Alaska being covered by synthetic aperture radar (SAR) elevation ...
Sponsored by Mandli Communications|
Maverick, from Mandli Communications, is a portable, powerful, and accessible spatial data
collection system. Combining high-resolution 360: imaging, LiDAR, and an integrated POS, Maverick
is capable of efficient and accurate mobile data collection. System operation is simple and
intuitive. Maverick can be easily mounted on a variety of mobile platforms, and provides a robust
and multi-functional dataset that can be utilized for a wide range of projects and applications.
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Sponsored by Certainty 3D|
TopoDOT is a CAD application for extracting high quality models from LiDAR system data.
Integrating TopoDOT's comprehensive tool suite for processing with the existing CAD capabilities
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InterDrone: 9-11 September, 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada
InterGeo: 15-17 September 2015, Stuttgart, Germany
ASPRS UAS Tech Demos & Symposium:
Sept. 29-30 2015, Reno, NV
Commercial UAV Expo: 5-7 October, 2015: Las Vegas, NV
Commercial UAV Show: 20-21 October, 2015 London UK
Drone World Expo: 17-18 November 2015, San Jose, CA
Capturing Reality: 23-25 November 2015, Salzburg Congress, Salzburg
International LiDAR Mapping Forum : 22-24 February 2016, Denver, Colorado
Sponsored by SimActive|
SimActive's Correlator3D™ software is a patented end-to-end photogrammetry solution for
the generation of high-quality geospatial data from satellite and aerial imagery, including UAVs.
Correlator3D™ performs aerial triangulation (AT) and produces dense digital surface models
(DSM), digital terrain models (DTM), orthomosaics and vectorized 3D features. Powered by GPU
technology and multi-core CPUs, Correlator3D™ ensures matchless processing power to support
rapid production of large datasets. For more information, please visit www.simactive.com.
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