The latest geospatial podcast to debut is the MapScaping Podcast. The podcast started about two months ago and features interviews with people working in geospatial. Hosted by Daniel O’Donohue, one of the co-founders of MapScaping, five episodes have been posted so far. The most recent episode features a discussion with Anne [...]
The drone services market size is expected to grow from USD 4.4 billion in 2018 to USD 63.6 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 55.9%
Increasing use of drone services for industry-specific solutions is the major factor for the growth of the global drone services market.
NEW YORK, April 15, 2019 — (PRNewswire) —
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The drone services market size is expected to grow from USD 4.4 billion in 2018 to USD 63.6 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 55.9% during the forecast period. The market for drone services is driven by numerous factors, such as the increasing use of drone services for industry-specific solutions, improvised regulatory framework, and increased requirement for qualitative data in various industries. Safety concerns and lack of skilled and trained operators are limiting the overall growth of the market.
The enterprise segment is estimated to lead the drone
services market in 2019.
Based on solution, the enterprise segment is estimated to account for the largest share of the drone services market in 2019.Enterprise solutions cater demand from different end-use industries.
These solutions provide end-to-end services for different applications. Increasing demand for analytical services and software solutions in the drone services market is...
Unique Multi-Point Independent Validation--Powered by XYO Technology--Improves Data Accuracy, User Experience
SAN DIEGO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 15, 2019 — XYO (Kucoin: $XYO), the geospatial cryptonetwork, today announced a strategic partnership with BULVRD, the crowdsourced global mapping and road reporting app whose users earn cryptocurrency tokens while driving. The partnership makes use of the Internet of Things (IoT)-based data and proof of location capabilities from XYO, and BULVRD’s Ethereum blockchain-based community mapping and road condition reporting ecosystem, currently live in more than 20 countries. The combined solution will improve condition and incident reporting through richer, “trustless” data sets, while creating a more effective experience for users.
BULVRD is creating a micro-economy on the Ethereum blockchain centered around a real-time traffic-aware navigation app. The app rewards users with tokens and digital collectibles for driving and making automatic reports on road conditions such as hazards, traffic and police activity.
“The location verification data delivered by our partner XYO is a natural value-add to what we’re doing with the BULVRD Drive app,” commented BULVRD founder and CEO David Hodge. “For navigation apps, crowdsourced data--a significant part of the process--is often tainted by ‘spoofing’ or even social engineering. Through this partnership with the XYO team and the multi-point independent validation of conditions and...
SAN LEANDRO, Calif., April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TerrAvion, the leading aerial imagery provider for the agricultural industry, is excited to partner with Skymatics, to be their aerial imagery provider for agriculture. Skymatics uses the latest advances in computer vision and machine learning to provide more actionable information to the crop insurance sector. For the agricultural growers and insurers, Skymatics’ product SkyClaim is an automated system that identifies, measures, and reports crop loss using high definition aerial imagery. It is designed to simplify complex image analysis and interpretation tasks for the crop insurance process and has been in use in over 45 countries to date.
“TerrAvion is excited to help Skymatics scale their crop assessment analytics for the insurance process,” says Brandon Udelhofen, VP of Enterprise Sales at TerrAvion. “Skymatics delivers tremendous value to their clients.”
“Our goal at Skymatics is to bring a greater level of transparency, accuracy, and understanding to the crop insurance process,” says EJ Burrows, CEO, Skymatics. “Partnering with industry leaders like TerrAvion will enable us to use high-quality imagery to continue to grow our offering to farmers and insurers alike.”
TerrAvion is the largest production aerial imagery provider for agriculture, with the flexibility to fly around weather events and deliver high-resolution data that powers Skymatics’ analyses for the insurance and production agriculture...
Danny Sullivan writes about how 360 imaging company NCTech's vehicle-mounted iSTAR Pulsar camera is being used by Icon Spatial as part of an asset management project for a major highway operator Australia.
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New Rugged Lightweight Tablets from DT Research
April 12th, 2019 by Susan Smith
DT Research, designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, recently announced the DT380CR and DT380Q rugged lightweight tablets, weighing two pounds and light enough for field workers to carry all day, yet with an 8-inch display that is large enough to facilitate a large number of indoor/outdoor computing assignments as well as provide high brightness with capacitive touch. These new tablets have IP65 and MIL-STD-810G ratings for military-grade durability, seamless information capture-transmission capabilities and hot-swappable batteries result in no work interruptions– increasing productivity while simultaneously offering organizations an affordable rugged solution.
A built-in 2D barcode scanner and 5 megapixel back camera or 3D built-in Intel® RealSense™ Depth camera make information and image capture and transfer easier. Robust wireless communications capabilities transfer information seamlessly through 4G LTE mobile broadband, WiFi and built-in long range (1,000 foot) Bluetooth.
The new tablets are a high performance, yet low power consumption device, that run on energy efficient Intel® Atom™ Quad Core and Qualcomm processors. Customers may also order the tablets with built-in features for precision measuring and 3D image capture.
Who are your customers for this rugged tablet?
This unique tablet has broad appeal across many industries with in-field...
MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, April 11, 2019 - PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today an incentive program to provide Geomatica software to educational institutions in Brazil.
Together with its reseller partner in Brazil, GlobalGeo, PCI Geomatics is offering educational institutions in Brazil (both federal and state level educational organizations) access to Geomatica through a limited time offer. Geomatica can be purchased for the cost of support and update from April 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019.
Geomatica is an advanced image processing and remote sensing package which is used by educational institutions around the globe. The educational package provides access to leading edge image processing capability including Object Based Image Analysis (OBIA), Polarimetric and InSAR processing, DEM Extraction from aerial and satellite imagery, as well as new Analysis Ready Data (ARD) tools for Multi-Temporal Analysis (MTA).
PCI Geomatics has been working in close collaboration with GlobalGeo in Brazil recently, including establishing joint educational outreach activities through LabGIS, a research center affiliated with the State University of Rio de Janeiro. LabGIS offers instructional webinars in Portuguese on a regular basis, which can be accessed through the PCI Geomatics YouTube channel.
To meet representatives from GlobaGeo and discuss PCI Geomatics technology, be sure to visit...
Hexagon Announces Completion of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology Acquisition and Related One-off Items in First Quarter 2019
NACKA STRAND, Sweden, April 12, 2019 — (PRNewswire) — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, today announces the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology. The income statement during the first quarter 2019 will be impacted by one-off items of -9.7 MEUR, related to impairment of overlapping technologies, transaction costs and integration costs.
Thermopylae is a Virginia, USA-based software provider serving both the U.S. government and private sector markets with geospatial applications, mobile frameworks and cloud computing for enhanced location intelligence. Collectively, Thermopylae's technologies, coupled with Hexagon's other geospatial offerings, provide location intelligence solutions to solve critical, real-world challenges at the tactical edge.
Thermopylae will operate as a part of Hexagon US Federal, a company operating under a proxy agreement within Hexagon's Geospatial division (which is reported under the Geospatial Enterprise Solutions segment). 2018 sales amounted to 48 MUSD.
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Global Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) Market in Healthcare Market to Reach $11.14 Billion by 2025
FREMONT, California, April 12, 2019 — (PRNewswire) — According to the new market intelligence report by BIS Research, titled " Global Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) Market in Healthcare - Analysis and Forecast, 2019-2025", the global AR and VR in healthcare market generated $1.08 billion in 2018, and is estimated to grow over $11.14 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 39.52% between 2019 and 2025. This growth of the market is primarily driven by the increasing need for AR-based surgeries. Consequently, software is the largest sub-segment of the global AR and VR in the healthcare market, due to an increasing requirement by the surgeons for better visualization of 3D anatomical structures for enhanced and precise surgeries.
The growth of global AR and VR market in the healthcare industry has been dependent on their increasing application for better patient experience, therapeutics, training of medical students, and advanced medical procedures. AR applications are compatible across various platforms...