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Matterport Enhances Immersive 3D Media Platform

Matterport, a 3D media technology company, has announced open betas for publishing to Google Street View and new camera firmware enabling faster space capture.... (read more)

HERE and Unifly to Develop Airspace Map for Drones

Rich and accurate data sources will be vital for safe drone transportation. In the autonomous world, ground and airborne vehicle traffic will need coordination... (read more)

New 3D Technology Solution to Enhance Fire Safety

Luminous Group, based in Newcastle, UK, has designed a new tool which they say could revolutionise the effectiveness of vital fire safety surveys. The 3D techno... (read more)

5 Reasons to Attend ILMF 2018

From 5-7 February 2018, the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) and the ASPRS Annual Conference will take place together for the first time in Denver, USA.... (read more)

New Solution for Precise Autonomous Vehicle Localisation and Navigation

Civil Maps, a leading developer of cognition software for autonomous vehicles, has announced the availability of Fingerprint Base Map, a scalable solution for p... (read more)

Microsoft Integrates Azure Location Based Services into the Cloud

Microsoft has announced the public preview of Azure Location Based Services, a new cloud offering to power the “Location of Things”. This inclu... (read more)

Supergeo and DataGNSS Join Forces to Provide RTK Solution

Directors of DataGNSS, a professional GNSS RTK device manufacturer, visited Supergeo’s headquarters at the beginning of December 2017. During the meeting,... (read more)

Environment Agency Uncovers England's Landscape with Lidar

The British Environment Agency has announced plans to map England’s entire landscape by 2020, using the data to assess flood risk and inform conservation... (read more)
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