Blue Marble Releases Global Mapper SDK v14.1 Featuring Significant LiDAR Functionality Enhancements

Hallowell Maine – February 21, 2013 - Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the release of Global Mapper SDK version 14.1. This release offers many new and improved features and functions including a significant improvement in the ability to process and visualize massive amounts of LiDAR point cloud data, jumping from supporting files that contain tens of millions of points to those that contain hundreds of millions. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations.

The Global Mapper SDK provides a Windows DLL which allows you to include much of the functionality of Global Mapper within your own software applications. The SDK includes both native 32-bit and 64-bit DLLs, so users can target any Windows operating system. Global Mapper SDK 14.1 includes new calls for accessing and modifying LiDAR point features within a layer, improved spatial database connectivity, support for CADRG/CIB datasets, a runscript function for running Global Mapper scripts, and newly enhanced watershed functionality that supports generating ridge lines.


“We are pleased to release this major version update for Global Mapper software developers,” stated Blue Marble’s President Patrick Cunningham. “This SDK update will now let other software developers embed the power of processing significantly large LiDAR point clouds.”

About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Hallowell, ME is a leading developer and provider of software products and services for highly accurate geospatial data conversion solutions. Blue Marble is known for their coordinate conversion and file format expertise and is the developer of The Geographic Calculator, GeoCalc SDK, Global Mapper, Global Energy Mapper, and Global Mapper SDK. The company has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for twenty years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.

 

image_pdfimage_print
Share SHARE
Editor (18230 Posts)

Glenn is a geographer and a GIS professional with over 20 years experience in the industry. He's the co-founder of GISuser and several other technology web publications.


Editor’s Picks

Leica RCD30: Better Resolution with More Details for 3D City Modeling

Leica RCD30: Better Resolution with More Details for 3D City Modeling

(Norcross,GA, 6 October, 2014) – Leica Geosystems’ RCD30 Penta Oblique system is now available with new optics. Compared to the previous configuration, which consists of lenses with 50 mm focal length for nadir and 80 mm for oblique images, the camera isnow available with 80 mm and 150 mm focal length respectively.  In combination with the new 80 MP CCD sensor, the RCD30 nowprovides data with even more detail. These new features make the RCD30 the only oblique system able to acquire 4-channel RGBNmultispectral data with 10 centimeter Ground Sampling Distance (GSD) from an altitude of 3,000 meters. No other camera on the market today offers these performance parameters. Compared to other systems, users can fly higher and achieve the same high resolution. […]

10-year-old Raffia brings you a camel's-eye view of the Liwa Desert. (Courtesy Google)

Google recruits a camel as a Trekker to map Street View desert

A little Friday fun here as we share the latest from the Google Street View team… camel view! This from Fox News 13… It’s given us robot cars and internet-enabled glasses — but when it came to creating a “Street View” of a desert, Google hit on a low-tech solution. It hired a camel. The […]

tripomatic

Tripomatic – Custom Maps Built entirely with OpenSource Mapping Tools

An interesting update comes our way from the developers of Tripomatic – custom maps for iOS, Android or BlackBerry that focus on the features tourists really appreciate! What’s way cool about this app is that Tripomatic is based on OpenStreetMap and the Mapnik rendering toolkit while the symbology was designed using TileMill software developed by […]

More Posts from this Category

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>