Category: Conference Interviews
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Airbus Defence and Space released its global elevation model that was captured by the twin TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X radar satellites in 2014 and now is producing Digital Terrain Models based on this dataset. The 12-meter-resolution pole-to-pole elevation data are a major improvement upon the commonly used 30-meter USGS SRTM data. Earth Imaging Journal spoke with Gertrud Riegler, WorldDEM Product Manager, Airbus Defence and Space, at the International Space Symposium about this new dataset and its many uses.
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The V1 Video team spoke to Stuart Feffer, co-founder and CEO of Reality Analytics about the company’s application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to sensor inputs. The company has a background in research and development for military customers and they’re now rolling out products and services based on that legacy.
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The V1 Video team spoke to Christopher Thompson, the sales manager for senseFly, the manufacturers of fixed-wing and rotary unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for mapping. We talked about the broad range of applications and some interesting case studies. We also touched on the inspection capabilities of their new eXom rotary platform.
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The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) recorded the keynote speech of Stephen P. Welby, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, at the 2016 GEOINT Symposium on May 16, 2016, in Orlando, Fla.
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DigitalGlobe has expanded upon its theme of "Seeing a Better World," with a new program that focuses on themes aligned to the United Nations sustainable development objectives. Speaking with V1 Media, Taner Kodanaz, Director of DigitalGlobe's Seeing a Better World Program, describes how the company is leveraging its own imagery to provide greater context and outcome-oriented solutions around food and nutrition security, infrastructure development, sustainability, and human rights.
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Ball Aerospace has been involved with the commercial and government sides of Earth-observation satellites for some time, including instrument and satellite construction for DigitalGlobe as well as the primary imager for the Landsat 8 satellite. Earth Imaging Journal spoke with Cory Springer, director of weather and environment at Ball Aerospace, about the prospects for environmental monitoring, the need to continue the data record for the Landsat program, the CAVIS instrument on DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite that removes the impact of weather on the image, and the motivating role of the International Space Symposium.
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Matt Ball interviews Mike Tully, President and CEO, Aerial Services Inc., at SPAR International in Colorado Springs, Colo. They discuss remote sensing and airborne LiDAR in a variety of industries, sensor diversity, streamlining data delivery, and industry disruption due to unmanned aerial systems.
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V1 Media and GeoSpatial Stream attended HxGN Live, Hexagon's annual user conference, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from June 1-4, 2015. They interviewed Hélio Samora, President of Hexagon Mining, who discussed the company's "life of mine" strategy, sensor and system integration, mine safety and synergy at Hexagon.
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Informed Infrastructure interviewed Greg Bentley, the CEO of Bentley Systems, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole. In Part 1 of this interview, he discusses some of his favorite finalists and winners from the event as well as the latest advances in BIM that create a connected data environment.
David Huie and David Burdick: Reality Capture and Modeling, LumenRT, and Visualization for Communication
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Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' David Huie, Product Marketing, Reality Modeling, and David Burdick, Market Development, Visualization, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole. They take turns discussing Bentley's latest advances in reality capture and modeling, including its LumenRT product, as well as how to best use visualization for communication with the expanding amount of "non-technical" stakeholders.