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ITT Exelis Delivers Imaging System For Next-Generation, High - Photonics Online

ITT Exelis Delivers Imaging System For Next-Generation, High - Photonics Online | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

Exelis was instrumental in helping Lockheed Martin revolutionize the commercial remote sensing market by designing and manufacturing the imaging system for GeoEye's IKONOS...

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Aerial Mapping Spring 2012

Aerial Mapping Spring 2012 | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
Aerial Mapping supplement from Professional Surveyor Magazine with profiles and case studies about aerial mapping, remote sensing, lidar, and more.
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The Navy's LIDAR-Equipped UAV Helo Hunts Pirates, Not Speeders

The Navy's LIDAR-Equipped UAV Helo Hunts Pirates, Not Speeders | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
When it's not busting cocaine smugglers or helping overthrow dictators, the Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout UAV will soon hunt for pirates. With lasers.
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Multispectral Imaging Moves into the Mainstream

Multispectral Imaging Moves into the Mainstream | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

Advances in sensors, filters and apertures are driving the evolution of multispectral imaging from expensive one-off systems for military and defense applications to affordable, practical, commercial systems for use in everything from medical imaging to satellite remote sensing.

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Workflow Integration at the National Geodetic Survey

Workflow Integration at the National Geodetic Survey | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

Implementation of a new workflow solution allows the NGS to easily manage multiple, large projects with fewer resources.

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Mapping the world – and beyond | sUAS News

Mapping the world – and beyond | sUAS News | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
What started out three years ago as a series of aerial photography surveys for a University has now been developed into a global high-tech business, with clients ranging from universities and research councils to the European Space Agency.
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Chinese company buys 10 King Air turboprop aircraft from Hawker Beechcraft

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ISRO to launch French satellite - Newstrack India

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2Excel Aviation Gives Drones Virtual Eyes

2Excel Aviation Gives Drones Virtual Eyes | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

In most countries, civilian air authorities such as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration don’t permit UAVs to fly in the same airspace as conventional aircraft.

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Mapping Rangelands with Unmanned Aircraft

Mapping Rangelands with Unmanned Aircraft | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

At Jornada Experimental Range in southern New Mexico, ongoing research is aimed at determining the utility of UAS for rangeland mapping and monitoring and developing an operational UAS-based remote sensing program for ecological applications.

 

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Google Promotes Terrapixels for Everyone | Spatial Sustain

Google Promotes Terrapixels for Everyone | Spatial Sustain | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
It has been expensive to capture remote sensing imagery, but now today with drones, kites and balloons more people are able to capture and analyze imagery. While this low-end technology is democratizing remote sensing, ...
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Sediment Mapping by Air

Sediment Mapping by Air | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

The Albuquerque Corps of Engineers contracts the development of geospatial data to monitor sedimentation in New Mexico’s Cochiti Reservoir.

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News Release - US Imaging invests in Optech lidar-camera system

US Imaging, Inc. has purchased an integrated airborne surveying and mapping system, including an Optech ALTM Orion M300 configured with two advanced aerial digital cameras—an Optech CS-10000 and an Optech T-4800 oblique camera.

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U.S. Budget Battle Has Far-Reaching Consequences for Geospatial Industry : Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery

EnhancedView, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) contract to increase commercial satellite imaging capacity, is being threatened with a significant decrease in funding.

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Trimble Acquires Gatewing

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Aerial Imagery and 3D Models of Legendary Stadiums

Aerial Imagery and 3D Models of Legendary Stadiums | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
Google Earth Video Features Aerial Imagery and 3D Models of Legendary Stadiums http://t.co/rUzi2lH2...
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Terrestrial remote sensing toolkit

Terrestrial remote sensing toolkit | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it

Aim of the terrestrial remote sensing toolkit:

To show managers, scientists and technicians working in terrestrial environments how images collected from satellites and aircraft (remote sensing) can be used to map and monitor features, structures or processes in terrestrial environmental and their changes over time.

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Stratocam

Stratocam | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
Explore and vote on the best Google Maps satellite imagery around the world.
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K12Science - Remote Sensing Podcast for kids

K12Science - Remote Sensing Podcast for kids | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
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Modular Kinematic Surveying System

The swisstrolly 2 is a modular kinematic surveying system that combines LiDAR, rail profiling, ground penetrating radar and imagery to provide a complete rail survey managment solution.
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Microsoft backing OpenStreetMap, creating Google Maps competitor

OpenStreetMap is growing, with the likes of FourSquare switching to the service from Google Maps and Apple opting to use it for iPhoto on iOS. And from the looks of it, Microsoft's support might just...
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Development of UAV-Based Remote Sensing Capabilities for Highway Applications

Researchers from West Virginia University (WVU) have successfully demonstrated that a low-cost, remotely controlled (R/C) aircraft can provide a stable aer...
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UAH to offer two new science-related masters degrees

UAH to offer two new science-related masters degreesThe Huntsville Times - al.comThe program will train masters level students in research applications at the decision-making level, and students will learn to use GIS, remote sensing, and data...
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Anthony Follett Inducted to the Alaska Surveying and Mapping Hall of Fame

Anthony Follett Inducted to the Alaska Surveying and Mapping Hall of FameSeattle Post Intelligencer...
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10 places you're not allowed to see on Google Maps - Sydney Morning Herald

10 places you're not allowed to see on Google Maps - Sydney Morning Herald | Aerial Mapping Weekly Update | Scoop.it
10 places you're not allowed to see on Google MapsSydney Morning Herald“The satellite and aerial imagery in Google Earth and Google Maps is sourced from a wide range of both commercial and public sources,” Google spokesperson Deanna Yick tells...
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