Face it: sometimes your accuracy just hits the iceberg. We have seen error reports within 0.011 of a foot and we’ve seen them crest near 0.080 of a foot. The key to obtaining LiDAR accuracy is understanding the components.
Back in 2005, staff at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) realized that it was difficult to locate LiDAR coastal datasets because of the lack of a comprehensive list of available data, so a group started searching among state, county and local government agencies for existing datasets. The result was the first operational inventory of elevation data along United States coastlines.
One of the favorite tropes in thrillers and war movies is “The Display.” Political leaders, nuclear power plant operators, spies or law enforcement personnel gather around a screen, tabletop display or hologram, and all the information they could possibly desire—troop movements, rainfall patterns, power station locations, roadblocks—is perfectly displayed in a way that is immediately apprehensible by even the meanest intelligence.
Rolta announced its release of Rolta Geospatial Fusion OnPoint 8.0 and OnField 2.0. Rolta Geospatial Fusion is a suite of solutions that helps organizations integrate geospatial and nonspatial data and exploit spatially enabled intelligence.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Trimble introduced TerraFlex, a software and services platform to manage data collection activities for geospatial projects. Trimble TerraFlex helps managers maintain control of the flow of geo-enabled field data.