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GGS GmbH and SkylineGlobe GmbH Sign Cooperation Agreement to Offer Full Workflow for 3D Reconstruction

Posted by Catherine Ryan on Feb 26, 2020 1:28:45 PM

Speyer, DE – February 26, 2020 – GGS GmbH (Ltd.), an industry leading aerial photogrammetry hardware and software solutions integrator, has signed a cooperation agreement with Skyline Software Systems, Inc. via Skyline’s subsidiary SkylineGlobe GmbH. This agreement combines the powerful capabilities of Skyline’s PhotoMesh and TerraExplorer with GGS’s advanced integration and support systems, to offer a comprehensive workflow for 3D reconstruction. 

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Topics: TerraExplorer, PhotoMesh, 3D Map Production, SkylineGlobe

PhotoMesh v7.6.0

Posted by Catherine Ryan on Jan 31, 2020 11:21:18 AM

The PhotoMesh 7.6 release features a new gigapixel mechanism that allows you to pre-purchase a bank of gigapixel credits, load them to your local Skyline Floating License Server (SFLS), and automatically apply them towards different PhotoMesh projects. PhotoMesh 7.6 boosts usability with new API and automation tools, fuser pools that enable you to dynamically share fusers between several PhotoMesh managers, and an easy method for defining collection properties (collectionProperties.xml). Also highlighted in this release are multi-band support, a new connection map AT review tool, and various performance enhancements including improved input/output operations, a new model simplification algorithm and new AT settings that optimize the aerotriangulation process.

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Topics: PhotoMesh, 3D Map Viewer, Digital Twin, 3D VR for Geospatial Production

TerraExplorer for Web 7.2.1 Product Updates are Now Live

Posted by Cathy Wolniewicz on Oct 23, 2019 1:10:45 PM

About TerraExplorer for Web (TE4W)

(TE4W) is a lightweight 3D GIS viewer that enables you to view and analyze high-resolution, stunningly realistic SkylineGlobe 3D content in a web browser, without any plug-ins. This latest addition to Skyline’s TerraExplorer product line complements Skyline’s powerful 3D GIS desktop and mobile applications, offering a simple, no-download, no-installation solution for online viewing and analysis of 3D environments.

Download the Release Notes Building on standard Cesium support for imagery, elevation and KML layers, TerraExplorer for Web can also display most of your spatial databases including 3D city layers and feature layers. TerraExplorer for Web integrates smoothly with the entire Skyline product line for easy access to all your data – from photo-realistic, geographically accurate terrain databases created in TerrainBuilder to PhotoMesh’s high-resolution, textured, 3D mesh models.

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Topics: TerraExplorer for Web, Cesium and TE4W

Skyline & Sky-Watch Partner to Provide Enhanced Defense & Security Solutions

Posted by Cathy Wolniewicz on Oct 15, 2019 12:30:00 AM

Hampshire UK – October 15, 2019  – Today, SkylineGlobe UK, a subsidiary of Skyline Software Systems Inc. entered into a partner agreement with Sky-Watch A/S, located in Støvring, Denmark. Sky-Watch is a developer and manufacturer of UAV’s serving the Defense, Security sectors, worldwide. The partnership will allow Sky-Watch to utilize the SkylineGlobe suite of 3D visualization and dissemination software; PhotoMesh, TerraExplorer, and SkylineGlobe Server to enhance their Heidrun Mapping solution. Heidrun Mapping is a fully autonomous, light-weight mini drone built for high precision mapping providing accurate, updated 2D overview maps and 3D models for mission planning and execution.

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Topics: TerraExplorer, Digital Twin, 3D Virtual Reality, UAV Integrators

Extend Cesium Capabilities with TerraExplorer for Web

Posted by Cathy Wolniewicz on Sep 24, 2019 10:18:24 AM

TerraExplorer for Web has many features that extend the capabilities of Cesium without requiring you to modify your existing code. In this post we go over some of the main features and benefits of TE4W and how they can help you leverage your Cesium environment.

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Topics: TerraExplorer for Web, Cesium and TE4W

Optimize Your Aerial Imagery With True Orthos

Posted by Cathy Wolniewicz on Aug 21, 2019 10:04:54 AM

Orthophotos are the standard when it comes to aerial imagery, but information is obscured, i.e. by building lean. Skyline’s software creates "true orthos" revealing a more accurate and complete picture of features in the image. 

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Topics: PhotoMesh, True Orthos

It's More Than Just VR

Posted by Tomas Orlik on Jul 31, 2019 1:17:09 PM

The support of virtual reality becomes essential for decision makers using 3D GIS models. And it’s fun!

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Topics: PhotoMesh, 3D Virtual Reality, 3D VR for Geospatial Production

SkylineGlobe GmbH and DATAKART Kft. to develop 2D and 3D Mapping Solutions for Hungarian Defence Forces

Posted by Cathy Wolniewicz on Jun 25, 2019 5:26:29 PM


Budapest, HU – June, 26 2019
– Hungarian Defence Forces Geoinformation Service [MH Geoinformációs Szolgálat (MH GEOSZ)] has chosen DATAKART as the official partner of SkylineGlobe GmbH to provide 2D and 3D mapping solutions for the Ministry of Defence, Hungarian Defence Forces Command and the Hungarian Defence Forces. Solutions include utilizing DATAKART’s GIS services with Skyline Software Systems suite of products; Photomesh, TerraBuilder, CityBuilder and TerraExplorer Pro in an integrated workflow with the Bingo Bundle Adjustment Software from Dr. Kruck & Co.

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Topics: PhotoMesh, 3D Map Production, 3D Map Viewer, Textured Mesh

Skyline Software Systems Releases TerraExplorer for Desktop 7.1

Posted by Cathy Wolniewicz on Jun 25, 2019 5:00:36 PM

On May 31, 2019 – Skyline Software Systems Inc. announced it's latest release of TerraExplorer™ for Desktop 7.1 as part of its robust suite of 3D geospatial mapping solutions. This latest update contains enhancements and features that include improved integration with CityBuilder™, more powerful analytics capabilities, and support for VR technology.

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Topics: TerraExplorer, 3D Map Production, 3D Map Viewer, Digital Twin