Monthly Archives: August 2014

ABC Story on Technology in Farming in Australia

The Australia Broadcasting Company has a good 12min piece on technology in farming.  The first section is about drone startup company, Aerial Vision Australia that uses ortho imagery to get 3D models of the farm field for planning.  Other segments … Continue reading

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will be in Moorhead, MN to Discuss Red River Flood Diversion Project

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will be in Moorhead, MN to Discuss the Red River of the North Flood Diversion Project that is being planned in the greater Fargo/Moorhead area between North Dakota and Minnesota.  It is a large $1.8 Billion … Continue reading

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International GIS/Geomatics Markets

Hexagon Geospatial wrote a good blog post about the growing GIS market in Ireland.  The market was €117.5M in 2012 with significant growth in the future.  Events featuring Hexagon’s products and general GIS business networking is going to be at … Continue reading

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UAV Resources for Operation in the United States

Directions Magazine has put together a good list of UAV resources for operating withing FAA Regulations in the US.  It accompanies their recent webinar.  Currently outside the 6 test sites (North Dakota being one of them), you are limited to … Continue reading

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GeoComm works with St Cloud State (MN) University to map it in 3D for First Reponders

GeoComm is currently working with St Cloud State University (St Cloud MN) on a detailed 3D model of campus that will be made available to all first responders who service the campus.  St Cloud State is the first university campus … Continue reading

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Post-Processing of Point Clouds derived from Imagery

Martin Isenburg has a good blog post on his rapidlasso blog with LAStools using the point clouds derived from dense matching aerial photographs.  Make note his example is on relatively flat terrain to derive the DTM, DSM, and 1m elevation … Continue reading

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Dynamic Truck Routing Solutions from Intergraph

Intergraph had a interesting blog post this week on intelligent semi routing.  It is a web based GIS interface that you can fill out and get a route and permit 24/7 for any load.  Just put your details in and … Continue reading

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