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Archive | January, 2016

CartoConsult visibility mapping supports successful planning application

Swindon, 28 January 2016 – A before and after photomontage, created by CartoConsult, has helped to secure planning permission for a quarry extension in Kent. Working with DB Landscape Consultancy (DBLC) on behalf of site owners Ferns, CartoConsult prepared the high resolution photomontage to illustrate the potential visibility of the proposed extension to the existing […]

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Bluesky boosts drone survey offering with Cyberhawk partnership

Leicestershire, 27 January 2016 – Aerial mapping company, Bluesky, is partnering with airborne inspection and surveying expert, Cyberhawk, to provide a broader range of aerial survey and mapping services through the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) otherwise known as drones. The collaboration will allow Bluesky’s customers to take advantage of the rapid data collection […]

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Arithmetica virtual reality app helps keep industrial workers safe at Cape

Shepperton Studios, London, 21 January 2016 – Arithmetica has created a fully interactive virtual reality simulation of a hazardous working environment using a SphereVision 360 degree video recording and production system. Designed to support health and safety training at Cape plc, an international leader in the provision of critical industrial services to the energy and […]

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Bluesky revolutionises aerial photomap production with the help of Microsoft UltraMap

Leicestershire, 20 January 2016 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky has revolutionised the production of aerial photography, reducing the time taken to process the terabytes of data captured by more than 75 percent. Following a major research project, the team at Bluesky’s Leicestershire production facility has implemented a Vexcel UltraMap system, which has allowed for the […]

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Freeway launches mobile app for HGV engineering checks

London, 14 January 2016 – Fleet management software company Freeway has launched a mobile application for vehicle engineer inspections. Designed to run on any Android, Windows or Apple mobile device, the easy to use app eliminates paperwork and ensures that thorough vehicle inspections take place. Engineering checks are the regular safety inspections required by law […]

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NetDespatch takes the footwork out of ShoeStation Direct’s order despatch

Marlow, 13 January 2016 – Footwear retailer ShoeStation Direct is saving up to 20 hours every week since implementing an automated despatch solution from NetDespatch, which provides seamlessly integrated despatch, labelling and tracking for all its ecommerce activities. Daventry-based ShoeStation Direct ships orders of footwear and accessories via Royal Mail throughout the UK and overseas. […]

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Freeway launches smartphone app for bus driver walk-around checks

London, 13 January 2016 – Fleet management software company Freeway has launched a mobile application for bus and coach driver walk-around checks. Designed to run on any mobile device, including smartphones and tablets, the easy to use app eliminates paperwork and ensures that drivers complete their pre-journey checks properly. By guiding drivers through checks and […]

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Bluesky thermal maps highlight heat loss from Shropshire homes and businesses

Leicestershire, 07 January 2016 – A night time thermal imaging project is helping Shropshire Council improve energy efficiency and affordable warmth levels for residents and businesses across the county. Undertaken by aerial mapping company, Bluesky, and funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the thermal survey used specialist sensors to accurately record […]

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New Swindon company to bring 3D ‘smart city’ computer visualisation technology to market

Swindon, 05 January 2016 – A new high tech company specialising in computer-generated virtual reality is set the bring some of the world’s most advanced 3D imaging technology to Swindon. Called CartoConsult, the company has been formed by Tim Hughes, who was previously 3D mapping and cartography lead at Halcrow and CH2M. CartoConsult will be […]

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