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Global Mapper Introduces New 3D and UAV Video Playback Tools with V16.1 Release

Global Mapper Introduces New 3D and UAV Video Playback Tools with V16.1 Release

Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the release of Global Mapper version 16.1. This interim release features a UAV Video Playback Tool, new options to rotate the map view, and the ability to select and measure features in the 3D viewer. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts ...

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QGIS vs ArcGIS

QGIS vs ArcGIS

Okay, so I’m likely to get lynched, but before all the lovers/haters come out of the woodwork I’d like to remind everyone that these two systems are both great achievements. We are looking at two software systems that have changed the way we look at the world and the way we think about the world around us. The have allowed ...

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Tutorial QGIS: Création d’un MNT à partir d’une carte topographique

Tutorial QGIS: Création d'un MNT à partir d'une carte topographique

Le géomaticien sera parfois confronté à l’absence de données liées à son territoire d’étude. Dans la nécessité de disposer d’un MNT propre à son territoire d’étude avec une précision élevé, il est parfois bon de se rabattre vers la vectorisation de carte topographique fourni par l’IGN. La triangulation de Delaunay permet de d’extrapoler les données manquantes.

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UAV survey and 3D reconstruction

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UAV survey and 3D reconstruction of the Schiefe Turm von Bad Frankenhausen with the AscTec Falcon 8 Visual inspections of historical structures are very costly and require technical, logistical and personnel resources. Flight system: Type: V-Form Octocopter “AscTec Falcon 8″ Flight time: 12–22 Min. Velocity: bis 16 m/s Tolerable wind speed: bis 12 m/s (GPS Mode) Camera mount: actively stabilized ...

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First steps with ArcGIS pro

First steps with ArcGIS pro

This is just a short insight into the new ArcGIS pro where I show some basic tasks like adding data, creating buffers and getting information about your data

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Image Analysis tool in ArcGIS 10.3

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With the new Image Analysis tool you can easily change layer transparency and you can flicker the layers in ArcGIS 10.3. Very easy, very helpful. Yet a basic tool for everyday work with raster and image data

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Convert shapefiles to geoJSON via web interface

Convert shapefiles to geoJSON via web interface

This is a nice web interface for converting Shapefiles to geoJSON, the preferred format of vector geodata on the web. And yes, you can also convert back from geoJSON to ESRI Shapefile. Check it out: http://ogre.adc4gis.com/ geoJSON is plain text format that stores geometries and attributes in a standardized and human readable way (read the docs: http://geojson.org/). It is often ...

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3D GeoModeller: An intuitive geologic modelling software

3D GeoModeller

GeoModeller is a software tool for 3D geological modelling. For building complex, steady state, 3D geology models – and performing forward & inverse geophysical modelling directly from solid 3D geology. Comprising a Geological Editor, Drill hole & grids/meshes management, Forward & inverse geophysics modules to manage and interpret your entire exploration, geothermal or engineering project.

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SimpleGeo Public Spaces free Data

SimpleGeo Public Spaces free Data

From SimpleGeo : “We’re very excited to announce that the SimpleGeo’s CC0 Places data set is now available for download at no cost. If you’d like to get your hands on 21M+ POIs that cover 63 countries, we’re ready to hand that over to you in one file. The file is about 2GB in .ZIP format, and remember, with the ...

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Creating a Smart 3D City Model from Start to Finish

Creating a Smart 3D City Model from Start to Finish

3D city models are no longer just nice-to-have side projects for rich and exotic cities. In this webinar, we will show how the use of 3D has moved beyond its earlier time-consuming and costly manual modeling routine into a practical, semi-automated modeling process. • Learn the entire smart 3D city creation process, and see Esri’s new enterprise 3D city information ...

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