The concept of 2D and 3D imagery being managed with a Web-based platform was the focus of a presentation Ben Vander Jagt led at the 2017 ASPRS Imaging and Geospatial Technology Forum. GeoDataPoint recently interviewed him and two other photogrammetric software specialists on what the age of cloud computing means for photogrammetric data management.
Pamela Nobles, PSM, PLS, SP, is president of Diversified Design & Drafting Services Inc. (3DS), a full-service land survey firm based in Tallahassee, Fla., that takes on projects mostly for design engineers working for state and local governments.
The innovations that impact the geospatial profession don’t just raise questions about tool relevance; they raise questions about people relevance. Photogrammetry is just one example of a geospatial specialty that is becoming simplified due to automation in hardware and software.