Geo Week Round-up: Pix4D Cloud Solutions | Carlson 3D Topo & Hydro | Argentina Pipeline | Water Monitoring

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Pix4D Launches Two New Stand-Alone Cloud Mapping Solutions

Pix4D is a software development company that provides solutions for converting images collected via hand, drone or plane into geo-referenced 2D mosaics, 3D models and point clouds. After announcing new tools earlier this year, Pix4D has now announced a pair of cloud-based mapping platforms: Pix4Dcloud and Pix4Dcloud Advanced. The two new stand-alone cloud products use Pix4D’s photogrammetry algorithms for mapping and modeling reality from images. Both products now replace the previous Pix4D Cloud platforms, and Pix4D Advanced extends the functionalities of Pix4Dcloud for construction with the addition of time-based monitoring and higher accuracy.

Read more: SPAR 3D 

Carlson Software Releases Precision 3D Topo 2020 and Precision 3D Hydro 2020

Carlson Software announced the release of major updates to its Precision 3D Topo 2020 and Precision 3D Hydro 2020 software, enabling new, extremely efficient workflows that utilize the best of a 3D design environment while providing traditional CAD deliverables. For Departments of Transportation, county highway offices and civil engineers, the new workflows for designing culverts, channel liners, storm sewers, and associated drainage structures produce work faster, more intuitively and with maximized automation.

Read more: GeoConnexion

How precise point positioning saved 1500-km pipeline project in Argentina

gas distribution network. This upgrade would require extending the current 2000 km pipeline network. A topographic surveying company, Del Bianco Associates (Del Bianco), was tasked with providing preliminary topographical studies for project engineering, including reviewing, updating and completing information on 1,580 km of pipeline alignments.

Read more: Geospatial World News

Brazilian-German Partnership to Improve Water Monitoring through Geospatial Intelligence

Remote Sensing was essential in the work at the Doce River basin, because the satellite images allowed the team to ‘go back in time’ and see what were the rivers’ conditions before and after the tailing dam disaster.

Read more: GIM International

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