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25-Aug-2011

GIM International

StreetMapper 3D Laser Survey of Japanese Earthquake Damage

The vehicle-based laser mapping system StreetMapper is being used to assess the structural damage caused by the Japanese earthquake of 11 March 2011. The mobile mapping system, purchased from Mirukuru and operated by Asia Air Survey, has been used to capture highly detailed 3D survey data. This data will also be used to survey the effects of soil liquefaction (loss of strength from saturated soil) which is an important factor in the disaster-hit area where much of the land is reclaimed from the sea...

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02-Jun-2011

GEO Community

StreetMapper Laser Surveying Takes to the Streets of Malaysia

StreetMapper, the vehicle-based laser mapping system, has successfully completed high speed surveying trials in Malaysia. StreetMapper conducted a detailed engineering survey of the Univerisiti Teknologi Malaysia in a challenge, set by surveying company Jalal Johari Consultants, to compare StreetMapper’s performance against traditional total station surveying. Collecting 2.7 billion highly accurate measurements in just a matter of hours StreetMapper came out on top for speed of data capture, surveyor safety and ease of use. A 3D animation of the StreetMapper survey of the University campus in Johor, created using Pointools point cloud software, can be viewed at...

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25-May-2011

SPAR Point Group

Using StreetMapper to assess Sendai tsunami damage

A few of the presentations and a lot of the conversations at SPAR Japan last week in Kawasaki contemplated the use of 3D imaging for assessing the damage caused by the earthquake on March 11. Asia Air Survey Co. had just taken delivery of a StreetMapper mobile mapping system from IGI and 3D Laser Mapping immediately prior to the disaster. StreetMapper product manager Chris Cox was on site in Kanagawa on the outskirts of Tokyo when the earthquake struck. He says he felt the building wobble, as if there were very high winds, then the rumbling began, at which point everyone got under the desks...

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28-Apr-2011

ZDF Mediathek

Using LiteMapper data to prevent landslides

On 18 July 2009 is the soil in Nachterstedt, a small town in Saxony-Anhalt, starting to move. Approximately one million cubic meters of earth slides into an adjacent lake. Three houses and a road swept away and buried three residents. 41 inhabitants of seven other houses lose their home on this day. The affected district must be abandoned. "Knowledge Adventure" a German TV show presents how much Germany is threatened by landslides and shows the latest techniques to prevent the worst. Showing the LiteMapper system of our customer Milan Geoservice GmbH, LiteMapper data is used to analyse vulnerable regions and prevent landslides...

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21-Mar-2011

AEROoffice/IGIplan

IGI Software-Update-Day!

We are pleased to announce that new versions of our mission planning software IGIplan and our post-processing software AEROoffice are available. The software update is free for users with valid support contract. You can easily download it right now from MyIGI within our website...

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22-Feb-2011

GEO Community

Fractional Ownership offered for StreetMapper

StreetMapper, the vehicle-based laser mapping system, is now being offered on a Fractional Ownership basis providing affordable access to leading edge technology. With projected cost savings of more than 25 per cent and without the up front investment required for an outright purchase, the StreetMapper Fractional Ownership Plan is set to broaden the appeal of the world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system...

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09-Feb-2011

GIM International

StreetMapper in Africa

Global Geomatics, South Africa, has purchased a StreetMapper mobile laser mapping system. It is the first system of its kind to be operational in Africa and will provide the company with an advantage with a rapid surveying capability. The acquisition of the StreetMapper system will compliment existing capabilities in the fields of aerial mapping, underground detection and 3D laser imaging...

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12-Jan-2011

AEROoffice

AEROoffice v5.2 released

IGI, a leading guidance and navigation specialist, has recently announced a new major release of its leading post-processing software AEROoffice v5.2, which provides new features in workflow and sensor support. In addition, users of AEROoffice v5.2 can easily operate multi sensor systems like laser scanners with thermal and optical cameras...

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