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Telangana to soon have its state map

According to Survey of India officials an official and authentic map of Telangana would soon be available with all the relevant data pertaining to each of the 31 districts., the new map should be ready within a couple of months. The State government took up the massive exercise of reorganisation …

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GIS maps to help stop illegal mining in Gujarat

With the objective to stop the rising illegal-mining cases, the Gujarat government plans to create digital maps for all the 7000-odd mines located in the state. It also proposes to introduce a vehicle-tracking and management system, create a command and control centre at Gandhinagar “We will map all the existing …

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Karnataka all set to use GIS-based master plans under AMRUT

As a part of the Centre’s Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Urban Development Department (UDD) has taken up a reform and thus Urban planning will go digital in 26 cities in Karnataka. The use of GIS based master plans will allow authorities to monitor land use changes …

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Telangana to begin land re-survey with DGPS and ETS

Telangana  government will use DGPS, Electronic Total Station and also high resolution satellite images for land re-survey in the state. Land survey will begin from September 15. While ‘purification’ of land records will be completed by December, the digitization of the data is expected to be taken up after corrections and …

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Haze removal algorithm for cartosat images

ISRO – High-resolution optical imaging Earth Observation Satellite (EOS) systems such as CARTOSAT provide multi-spectral remote sensing data in the visible and near-infrared (VNIR) wavelengths of the order of sub-meter to few-meters. These datasets can be used in a variety of applications, particularly associated with precise mapping, monitoring and change …

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Malaysian geospatial master plan to be completed in 2018

The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry (NRE) is developing the National Geospatial Master Plan (NGMP) towards realising the potential of geospatial technology, in line with the government’s National Transformation 2050 (TN50) plan. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the master plan, expected to be …

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Geodetics Inc. announces point & pixel solution allowing photogrammetry while reducing the need for ground control points

Geodetics Inc., a leading manufacturer of integrated Mobile Mapping Systems that utilize LiDAR, announced plans to introduce innovative Point&PixelTM capability to their Geo-MMSTM product offering. As a part of the company’s long-term strategy to provide industry professionals with cost-effective, streamlined solutions to produce 3D georeferenced point clouds, Point&Pixel will enable accurate colorization of …

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Site Scan now has 3 new elevation viewers

One of the most common uses for Site Scan is performing topographic surveys: you can use a drone to survey your site faster, safer, and more cost-effectively, while also capturing far more detail than traditional methods. This makes it easy to collect the data you need to grade your jobsite …

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