Monthly Archives: August 2015
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The V1 Video team interviewed Jessi Dick, Senior Marketing Manager of Online and Software Partnerships at Airbus Defence and Space, at the 2015 Esri User Conference in San Diego. We spoke about the growing volumes of data and the company’s tools managing data via portals, systems, streaming services and custom solutions.
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This Asia-Pacific-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses rising sea levels in coastal cities; decreased air pollution in the Middle East; Australian researchers using drones to track wildlife; images of Typhoon Goni over Japan; industry news from Esri, Abu Dhabi, Korea Aerospace Research and Maptek; thoughts on urban population explosions in China and personal travel experiences; and more.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Don Murray, Co-Founder and President of Safe Software, at the 2015 Esri User Conference in San Diego. We spoke about transforming geospatial data into different formats such as Minecraft for greater community engagement as well as combining buildings and GIS data for greater context. Safe Software is all about data, allowing for analysis, processing, storing and integrating data for better decision making.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Paul Peterson, senior vice president, Product & Engineering, nearmap, at the 2015 Esri User Conference in San Diego. The aerial imagery and visual analytics company provides timely, high-resolution and historic imagery that they recently imported to the United States from Australia. The unique sensing capacity and frequent revisits of major cities is accompanied by online analysis tools.
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This Infrastructure-themed GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses Smart Cities initiatives and reports to help urban areas become more sustainable and livable; updates from engineers concerning Nepal's earthquake recovery; industry news from Topcon Positioning Group, Woolpert, gViz and IMAGINiT; thoughts on the growing Smart Cities industry; and more.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Matt van Doorn, Product Manager in Trimble’s Geospatial Division, at the 2015 Esri User Conference in San Diego. We spoke about the rugged requirements of a professional device vs. a smartphone for field data collection. The market is good for both approaches, pairing a smartphone via a bluetooth device for high-precision collection.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Antoine Martin, Business Manager of Pix4D’s operations in the United States, at the 2015 Esri User Conference in San Diego. We spoke about the growing interest in creating useful data from drone platforms as well as the many use cases for Pix4Dmapper software for automated image processing. The company has focused on the simplification of photogrammetric science to enable users to create accurate maps and 3D models from this imagery.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Eric Westreich, who works on Business Development at Aerovel, at the 2015 Esri User Conference in San Diego. We spoke about the unique Aerovel Flexrotor hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) craft that can take off and land vertically, rotating its flight to cover more ground and takeoff from a moving platform. The Aerovel Flexrotor comes from a marine legacy, where runways aren’t possible other than on an aircraft carrier.
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This GeoSpatial Stream broadcast discusses the massive phytoplankton blooms along both U.S. coasts and the damage they are doing; NOAA reporting record high temperatures across the globe; NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative; industry news from Bluesky Esri, ESA, Airbus and Harris Corp.; thoughts on toxic phytoplankton and climate change; and more.
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The V1 Video team interviewed Jeff Young, Manager of Regional and International Sales for LizardTech, at the 2015 Esri User Conference in San Diego. The company launched the 9.5 release of its GeoExpress software, which combines image and LiDAR compression technology. The latest tools add automation for color balancing and indexing images.