latest Verison of GSD Calculator is available for download.
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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.
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 ...Continue Reading → Share
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.
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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?
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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 ...Continue Reading → Share
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.
Readers of my blog know my friend Ken from ...Continue Reading → Share
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 ...Continue Reading → Share