Articles in the Mapping Category

May 2017 | No Comment

Balloons can be regarded as the oldest platform for aerial observations. As early as in 1858, Tournachon aboard a hotair balloon…

May 2017 | No Comment

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) System has gained popularity in the field of photogrammetry, remote sensing and geospatial engineering for civilian applications…

Apr 2017 | No Comment

Water gates in the Isahaya bay were closed because of reclamation construction which started in 1989, and water conversion became a very serious problem. Then, the authors have carried out remote sensing research with a few centimeters…

Apr 2017 | No Comment

Information has generally been one of the most precious goods in recent decades. It is possible to buy and sell it, to barter it or just only freely provide it. The value of the information itself is very often based on the fact that it is…

Apr 2017 | No Comment

Drones are defined as flying robots in simple terms which are formally known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). The main distinctive characteristic of drones is the design to be operated with no onboard pilot. They are operated by remote controller or can fly autonomously through software controlled flight plans….

Sep 2016 | No Comment

The three authors of this paper work at the Applied Geodetic Division of the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LNEC), in Lisbon, Portugal. LNEC is a state owned research and development institution founded in 1946…

Aug 2016 | No Comment

Our end users are used to GPS navigation, and expect the same service on indoors – a blue dot on their own mobile screen accurate to a few meters. Furthermore, they expect free and effortless service with low latency and low battery and data usage…

Aug 2016 | No Comment

Interest in Indoor Positioning Services has been growing in recent years as the widespread adoption of GPS enabled devices has made outdoor…

Aug 2016 | No Comment

Less than a decade ago, few could have imagined that it would soon be possible to access detailed maps of indoor spaces on one’s desktop computer…

Aug 2016 | No Comment

Although people are increasingly connecting together through smart devices and social media, IoT emergence is expected to fuel even more…