Archive for 'Casual Friday'

GSD Calculator update – Version 4.21

GSD Calculator update – Version 4.21

latest Verison of GSD Calculator is available for download.

Some minor updates, such as introducing Gatewing X100 UAV, Nikon D3x, IGI DigiCAM H50 and solving a bugfix relating  Visual Intelligence IrisOne Stereo 19kps.

 

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GeoFly GmbH – 5th Anniversary – Happy Birthday!

Based in Magdeburg, Germanys beautiful Saxony-Anhalt, GeoFly GmbH focuses exclusively on airborne acquisition of high-quality digital imagery and photography for governmental authorities and businesses in the private and public sectors.

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GeoFly’s fleet of three aircraft is outfitted with state of the art digital mapping cameras. Each of the aerial cameras is equipped with gyro mount, flight management system and GNSS/IMU equipment. Currently Microsoft Vexcel Ultracam Xp and Lprime, two Riegl LiDAR and ...

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Casual Friday: BOOK – Bio Optical Organiced Knowledge device

Book is a revolutionary product:  Bio Optical Organiced Knowledge device… Find out about its amazing advantages!

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Bing Global Ortho Project: United States completed

Just some news from Microsoft’s Ultracam Blog:

The Global Orthophoto (GO) project began a little more than 2 years ago with the aim of collecting aerial imagery of the entire continental United States and Western Europe at 30cm resolution for publication on Microsoft’s Bing Maps website.  Readers of this blog may remember learning about the program here and through the really cool video that explains the program and the technology behind it.

After just ...

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Casual Friday: need a new survey aircraft? Survey aircraft for sale.

Casual Friday: need a new survey aircraft? Survey aircraft for sale.

This Casual Friday post will show you some alternatives to the aerial survey aeroplanes already in use. You know, aerial cameras mostly installed in a single or twin engine aircraft, such as manufactured by Cessna Aircraft Company or Piper Aircraft, Inc.
C 206, C208, C210, C402, C404 or C441 are commonly used beside PA-23, PA-31, PA-34 or PA-42. Some King Airs, Pilatus etc. flying around. But if these planes are not roomy enough, why not go for a new Boing?

Boing ...

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Casual Friday: Video Lessons about Georeferencing using GNSS/INS

Casual Friday: Video Lessons about Georeferencing using GNSS/INS

Our Casual Friday posts are most time funny, interesting or related to aviation history. This friday I would like to recommend you to watch two very interesting movies explaining GNSS/INS technology, often also called GPS/IMU at GeoErnest.com. So sit back and relax, watch and even learn something this friday.

GeoErnest is a new blog made by Ernest Yap, a well known expert in aided inertial technology and direct georeferencing.

He describes his background as “I am officially an account manager for a ...

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Casual Friday: Aerial Surveyors using Z/I Imaging & Leica cameras

What aerial surveyors do?  Have a look on  2012′s Airborne Movie by Hexagon covering latest  DMC and ADS technology. This movie explains the tech tops of famous DMC II aerial camera and ADS80, now under the Hexagon umbrella provided by Midwest Aerial Photography and North West Geomatics.

For almost a century, Z/I Imaging and Leica has defined airborne photogrammetry.

Readers of my blog know my friend Ken from ...

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Survey Earth in a Day (today, 20JUN2012)

Today we (surveyors around the world) celebrate the first annual Survey Earth Day! Planet earth has never been measured with great precision- in its entirety- from thousands of points, simultaneously, during the course of a single day. On Survey Earth Day, the geospatial professionals of the world will have a chance to change that. 

On the day of the summer solstice June 20 2012, geospatial professionals around the world and members of ...

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Casual Friday: 3d views of UEFA stadiums

Google have made a number of announcements concerning UEFA cup last week.  They have officially announced the availability of 3D street views of the UEFA cup stadiums in Poland and Ukraine.

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