Case Studies

Take a real-world look at our technology with a series of case studies highlighting the advantages of Applanix systems in environments all around the world.

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New Products Announced at Intergeo 2017
New Products Announced at Intergeo 2017
Applanix is excited to announce a number of new products at this year’s Intergeo, including three new DG for UAV board sets, an updated version of POS LVX for autonomous ground vehicles, the Trimble GNSS Smart Target Base Station for UAV mapping, and an online version of POSPac MMS™post-processing software called POSPac Cloud...
What is SLAM?
What is SLAM?
How SLAM, or Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, is used within indoor mobile mapping for precise indoor positioning.
Applanix PP-RTX™ in Hydrographic Survey
Applanix PP-RTX™ in Hydrographic Survey
Applanix’ industry leading POSPac MMS GNSS Inertial software, and in particular the Applanix SmartBase (ASB) post-processed virtual reference station technique, has been widely adopted as a robust and reliable method of Direct Georeferencing multibeam data...
Applanix and AS Vision Introduce Fully Calibrated Mapping Camera with Applanix DG
Applanix and AS Vision Introduce Fully Calibrated Mapping Camera with Applanix DG
Photogrammetry using UAVs as the aerial platform has become a popular topic in Hong Kong over the last few years. AS Vision Limited has been heavily involved in aerial survey pilot projects from UAVs conducted in Hong Kong, in particular with projects by the Hong Kong government using fixed wing and rotary light UAVs.
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Geospatial Applications, and the FAA
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Geospatial Applications, and the FAA
UAS are now used routinely for a wide range of geospatial applications, especially aerial mapping and inspection. In construction, conservation, humanitarian relief efforts, precision agriculture, change detection, and search and rescue, UAS are fundamentally changing our world.
What is LBS?
What is LBS?
Location Based Services (LBS), first imagined more than 20 years ago, have become ubiquitous over the past several years, mostly thanks to GPS-enabled smart phones.
Is Inertial Positioning Indispensable Technology In Navigation?
Is Inertial Positioning Indispensable Technology In Navigation?
GPS reception has its limits, including in tunnels, beside tall buildings, inside buildings, or under extensive cloud cover. GNSS driven positioning and navigation simply doesn’t work where there’s no visual contact to several GNSS satellites. Inertial technology is a solution for those who look for automated navigation in GNSS denied environments.
Delair-Tech DT18/DT26X LIDAR/Camera
Delair-Tech DT18/DT26X LIDAR/Camera
Delair-Tech’s DT18/DT26X Long Range UAVs Now Integrated with Applanix’ APX-15 UAV & AP20 for Highly Accurate and Cost Effective Aerial Mapping ...
LAX Airport
LAX Airport
The scanning work, performed by Applanix personnel using TIMMS, was completed in under 30 hours over a four-day window, with no interruption of airport operations. The final as-built models, which included all furniture, equipment, booths etc ...
Applanix SmartBase Cloud in public Beta
Applanix SmartBase Cloud in public Beta
The Cloud-based version of Applanix' industry leading Virtual Reference Station tool, SmartBase™, is now availalbe as a web-based cloud service for all users ...
Stantec
The project required Stantec to cross the state, generating pavement condition survey information, together with simultaneously captured high-resolution digital video imaging. Both pavement and imaging data needed to be accurately georeferenced ...
First Base Solutions Flies Applanix
First Base Solutions is Canada's leading provider of Aerial Photography, Orthophoto Mapping, Parcel Mapping, Flood Line Mapping and Digital Elevation Modeling. A wholly owned subsidiary of J.D. Barnes Limited (JDB), First Base Solutions (FBS) operates ...
Aero-Photo Chooses Applanix
Using advanced technologies and techniques for aerial data acquisition, processing and distribution, Aéro-Photo has successfully delivered on major aerial survey projects in over sixty five countries. With seven aircraft and over forty five employees ...
Aerodata International Surveys Relies On Applanix
Aerodata International Surveys is an innovative and hands-on airborne surveying and mapping company. They specialize in airborne spatial data acquisition and advanced data processing for generating geo-information products. Using Applanix’ POS AV and ...
Applanix is Exhibiting at Ocean Business
Applanix is Exhibiting at Ocean Business
Come and learn about our latest marine product news! Ocean Business offers the visitor training and a demonstration programme which runs alongside the exhibition ...
TIMMS Delivers Full 3D Coverage
TIMMS delivers full 3-Dimensional indoor coverage for 50% less than static methods ...
Fugro Pelagos
One of the areas in which Fugro Pelagos has been undertaking marine operations, is off the coast of Alaska, from northwest of the Aleutian Islands to as far east as Glacier Bay ...
American Aerospace Photogrammetric Mapping
Applanix and American Aerospace Form Industry Solution for Direct Georeferencing on Unmanned Aircraft for Civilian Mapping Applications. Read more ...
Brican Photogrammetric Mapping
Applanix and Brican Flight Systems Form Industry Solution for Real-Time Georeferencing. Read more ...
Riegl VUX-1 LIDAR
Riegl and Applanix join forces for UAV-based Airborne LIDAR mapping solution. Read more ...
PhaseOne Photogrammetric Mapping
The Applanix, APX-15 UAV GNSS-Inertial System and Phase One iXU 150 Direct Mapping Solution for Small UAVs. Read more ...
Microdrones Photogrammetric Mapping
Applanix and Microdrones develop Direct Mapping Solutions for the md4-3000. Read more ...
4D-IT LIDAR
The Scan-Copter 2.0 is a complete and ready-to-integrate solution for high accuracy 3D data collection. In cooperation with Applanix, 4D-IT has integrated the all-new APX-15 UAV solution for Direct Georeferencing into the latest Scan-Copter ...
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) held its third Grand Challenge competition on November 3, 2007. The DARPA Urban Challenge features autonomous ground vehicles executing simulated military supply missions safely and effectively in ...
Eagle Forestry Service (EFS)
Eagle (EFS) had been generating orthorectified mosaics and orthoquads for forest resource management purposes, using a standard film-based methodology. The medium-format film cameras used generated an excellent product, but the imagery was subject to ...
Port of Liverpool
The mission was to survey the condition not only of the seabed, but also the quay walls and dockside structures ...
Central London, England
The Port of London Authority is charged with ensuring navigational safety and port security along the tidal river Thames ...
Mapping Providence Harbor, Rhode Island
The Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography is involved in a program to protect the Narragansett Bay estuary and its watershed ...
NOAA Uses Rapid Response DSS System
NOAA (The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) is a U.S. federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere. NOAA is also currently engaged in a cross-cutting program to build and sustain an ability to respond ...
Leading Edge Geomatics - New Brunswick Flood
The Canadian Province of New Brunswick and the US State of Maine recently suffered from some of the worst flooding in over 25 years. Covering thousands of square kilometres, the rising floodwaters affected citizens and infrastructure throughout ...
Eurailscout
Eurailscout is a German-based, multinational company specializing in rail track inspection and measurement. Co-founded by German and Dutch companies - both of whom are leaders in track construction and measurement in their home countries - Eurailscout ...
PASCO
PASCO Corporation is one of the world’s largest suppliers of geographic information and one of the leaders in implementing the most advanced surveying and GIS technology in the Far East. Based in Tokyo, PASCO is heavily involved with digital data ...
Immersive Media Corporation (IMC)
Immersive Media Corporation (IMC) is an advanced digital video imaging company with clients worldwide. Using eleven video streams arranged according to geodesic geometry, immersive video captures an almost complete spherical image; a high-resolution ...
GeoEye Remote Sensing Survey
GeoEye is a leading supplier of visual geographic information products and related services in image processing and digital technology development. The company offers effective solutions and decision-support tools for a variety of environmental ...
Ohio DOT
The mission of Ohio's Department of Transportation (ODOT) is to seamlessly link Ohio's highways, railways, transit systems, aviation and port facilities to promote an efficient, cost-effective and reliable multi-modal transportation system ...
Sanborn
Sanborn selects Applanix’ Landmark™ mobile mapping system to fuel business growth! Sanborn provides comprehensive end-to-end geospatial solutions (products and services) that satisfy diverse and evolving customer needs for GIS software systems ...
Tuck Mapping utilizes DSS for Power Utility Mapping
Tuck Mapping Solutions of Big Stone Gap, Virginia sought the best available digital camera and position and orientation tools to provide Eagleeye with the ability to acquire exceptional vertical accuracy levels (as precise as one inch), while maintaining
Pictometry: Modeling 91 Buildings
“Using the old way – manually tying images together – this project could not have been completed. It simply would have taken too long. We needed a new way,” said Scott Sherwood. After researching all available options, TIMMS and Applanix were chosen ...
POSPac MMS V7.1 is Now Available!
POSPac MMS V7.1 is Now Available!
Applanix is pleased to announce that POSPac MMS V7.1, the latest version of its industry-leading post-processing software package, is now available! POSPac MMS supports mobile mapping from airborne, land, and marine platforms. V7.1 introduces ...
Applanix Exhibiting at INTERGEO
Applanix Exhibiting at INTERGEO
Arrange a private one on one meeting with an Applanix representative at INTERGEO, or find out more details please follow the links in the article ...
RIEGL And Applanix Take Flight On UAV
RIEGL And Applanix Take Flight On UAV
RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems and Applanix Corporation announced today that the Applanix AP50 GNSS-Inertial sensor system was successfully integrated with RIEGL's VQ-820-GU ...
Applanix Sponsors University of Toronto Aeronautics Team
Applanix Sponsors University of Toronto Aeronautics Team
Applanix, a leader in products and solutions for mobile mapping and positioning, today announced it is sponsoring the University of Toronto Aeronautics Team (UTAT), a group of over 100 undergraduate and ...
Applanix to Showcase its POSPac MMS V6 at ASPRS' Annual Conference
Applanix to Showcase its POSPac MMS V6 at ASPRS' Annual Conference
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 22, 2012 – Applanix will showcase its latest version of office software for mobile mapping-POSPac™ MMS V6-at the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Annual Conference. Featuring full support for GPS ...
Announcing the Applanix 2011 Airborne User Group Meeting
Announcing the Applanix 2011 Airborne User Group Meeting
RICHMOND HILL, ON, CANADA, Sept 14, 2011 - The Applanix 2011 Airborne User Group Meeting has been scheduled in Toronto, Canada on November 1-3. The meeting is designed to not only provide Applanix customers an opportunity to engage in advanced ...
Applanix Launches POS MV V5 for Hydrographic Survey
Applanix Launches POS MV V5 for Hydrographic Survey
SOUTHAMPTON, UK - Applanix announced today the release of POS MV™ V5 (Position and Orientation System for Marine Vessels), the next generation of its industry leading georeferencing and motion compensation system for hydrographic surveying ...
Applanix and ITRES Announce OEM Supply Agreement
Applanix and ITRES Announce OEM Supply Agreement
RICHMOND HILL, ON & CALGARY, AB, CANADA—Applanix Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trimble and developer and manufacturer of advanced products and solutions for mobile mapping and positioning, and ITRES Research Limited, a leader in the ...
Applanix Introduces Version 3.0 software for POSTrack
Applanix Introduces Version 3.0 software for POSTrack
SAN DIEGO , CA - Aimed at simplifying and improving the productivity of aerial mapping operations, Applanix introduced today software version 3.0 for POSTrack™, its industry-leading Direct Georeferencing and Flight Management System ...
Dieter Zeuner Retires From Applanix Corporation
Dieter Zeuner Retires From Applanix Corporation
Following a long and distinguished career, Dieter Zeuner has retired from Applanix Corporation. Recognized internationally as an exemplary professional, Mr. Zeuner provided sales and marketing leadership to Applanix Corporation through an ...
Applanix Introduces Shoreline Mapping Solution
Applanix Introduces Shoreline Mapping Solution
LONDON, – OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2010 – Applanix introduced today the latest LANDMark™ Marine mobile mapping solution. LANDMark Marine enables the creation of seamless models of near shore environments by providing a highly accurate ...
Peter Stewart New Marine Systems Product Manager for Applanix
Peter Stewart New Marine Systems Product Manager for Applanix
Richmond Hill, Ontario –Peter Stewart has been appointed to Marine Systems Product Manager at Applanix. In this role, Peter will be responsible for product development activities as well as the development and implementation of business strategy for ...

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