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GeoWrap: 4 new sensors to join Spaceflight’s BlackSky network, Researchers develop deep-ocean LiDAR and more

3D at Depth develops LiDAR with centimeter resolution

US: To develop a LiDAR system that is capable of measuring the ocean floor at a resolution of 1 centimeter, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute is working with 3D at Depth. Once developed, the LiDAR will be mounted onto unmanned underwater vehicles, where it will capture point clouds alongside colour imagery for areas of 6400 square meters at time…(Read more)

Arithmetica previews new Pointfuse Point Cloud 3D modelling software at SPAR 3D

US: Arithmetica is giving visitors at SPAR 3D an insight into how quick and easy it is to convert the vast point clouds generated by modern laser scanners into manageable 3D models. Dubbed ‘simplified surfaces’, the latest development by Arithmetica can deliver a tenfold decrease in the size of the resulting 3D vector models…(Read more)

Maxoptra crops mileage and delivery costs for farm supplier Zantra

UK: Agricultural merchant Zantra is implementing Maxoptra dynamic route planning and scheduling software to manage deliveries of its crop protection solutions. One of the largest independently owned agrochemical merchants in the UK, Zantra will use Maxoptra to optimise routes in order to reduce unnecessary mileage, control costs and minimise the environmental impact of its transport operations…(Read more)

Survey of India to inaugurate Nakshe portal on 10th April

India: Survey of India (SoI) is celebrating its 250 anniversary this year. And therefore, the agency is organising a National Conference on Users’ Perspective to Geospatial Policy Framework on 10th April 2017 at Federation House, I, Tansen Marg, in association with FICCI…(Read more)

Spaceflight Industries unveils BlackSky Spectra; four new sensors to join network

US: Spaceflight Industries has revealed BlackSky Spectra, its on-demand satellite imagery service which enables customers to discover archive images and task new images from 13 high-resolution imaging spacecraft, all from one convenient web platform…(Read more)

Esri announces 2017 storytelling with maps contest

US: Esri has announced that it is inviting people to submit their top Esri Story Maps projects for a chance to win prizes and peer recognition at the Esri User Conference. Contest participants can submit up to three pre-existing or new story maps between now and May 30, 2017…(Read more)


Know all about Google and Levi’s “smart jacket”

Levi’s and Google collaborate to create the newest in wearable technology – the Levi’s Commuter x Jacquard by Google Trucker Jacket. Coming in the Spring of 2017, it is the first ever smart garment with Jacquard by Google technology woven in. Stay connected, not distracted as you get directions, information on nearby places, change your music, and answer calls.