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In order to develop new applications for oblique imagery, Pix4D has recently signed a partnership with Visual Intelligence LP, a sensor technology company based in Houston, which delivers solutions for airborne, terrestrial and mobile applications.
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.
Optech, a company that develops, manufactures and supports advanced lidar and camera survey instruments, announced the forthcoming release of the Lynx SG1 Mobile Mapper (Survey Grade). The product is expected to be available for delivery by the end of June.
Trimble Navigation introduced its next generation unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the Trimble UX5 aerial imaging rover with the Trimble Access aerial imaging application.
Graebert GmbH, a developer of custom CAD software, solutions and services and the co-developer of DraftSight, the 2D CAD drafting product from Dassault Systèmes, announced the release of a plug-in that integrates the Esri ArcGIS Online mapping platform with DraftSight.
URISA, in conjunction with NENA (the National Emergency Number Association), is calling for volunteers to assist with an update to the FGDC United States Thoroughfare, Landmark, and Postal Address Data Standard.
KS Associates, a civil engineering and surveying firm based in Elyria, Ohio, acquired Matrix Engineering, a coastal engineering firm in business for 27 years.
In testimony before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs, of the House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources, MAPPS President Dick McDonald commended Congress on its leadership in creating the hydrographic survey contracting program in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), through the Hydrographic Services Improvement (HSIA) Act of 1998, but said that it needs to go further to benefit taxpayers and reduce duplication between NOAA and the private sector.
UTEC, with a global footprint comprising 11 offices around the world, has acquired Star Net Geomatics Ltd. (Star Net), which has its headquarters in Livingston, Scotland, and an operational office in Milton Keynes, England.
MAPPS, the association for private sector geospatial firms, announced its program for the 2013 Summer Conference to be held July 22-26 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine.
More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.
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