Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk

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Gain Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk: Industry trends, tips, and practical uses for aerial imagery and geographic data from First Base Solutions, the experts who brought you MapWarehouse.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Zoom2It Demo [Video]

How to search for Ontario aerial imagery with Teranet property boundaries

If you're new to Zoom2It, welcome! The most common questions from new users include 'How do I get the images I just bought' and 'How can I open this file?' Here's a few quick hints.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Decision Guide: Ground or Aerial Survey?

Quick Answer: Both!

Detailed topographic mapping from our MapWarehouse archives is popular with civil engineers to model terrain in 3D. Users can predict the flow of surface water, air movement, acoustic modeling, sight line analysis, make volumetric calculations, and even show depth on a flat image when used together with orthophoto. Most big projects, however, also have a ground survey component. Why buy DEM or contour mapping if you need a survey anyway? One's not better than the other, they both have their place in the project life cycle. Take a detailed look:

Decision Guide: Drone or Fixed Wing Aerial Imagery

A quick overview

Technology keeps advancing and drones are no exception. If you need aerial imagery for your commercial applications you've probably considered using drones or drone imaging service providers at some point.  Here's some tips to guide your decision.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Cost-Effective Aerial Imaging

UAV’s, or Drones as they are often called, have exploded into geospatial applications over the past few years. They offer a cost effective method to deploy and capture imaging that can be processed using photogrammetric methods to generate such diverse deliverables as DEM’s, volumetric analysis or simple images that can be used to record progression of construction projects or lifecycle status of infrastructure.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Celebrate GIS Day 2017

Originally started in 1999, GIS Day encourages the education of geography and the uses of GIS. Intended to be a grassroots initiative to display and highlight the practical use cases of GIS technology.

GIS has enormous hidden potential to increase productivity in every facet of our lives, from finding the most optimal route home to solving complex societal problems such as governance.

Monday, October 30, 2017

New 2017 Orthophoto Imagery Added

In preparation for the Winter, we are excited to announce the addition of new 2017 orthophoto data. This updated data is now available across all of our services. Whether you are a user of VuMAP or MapCast you can now access the imagery as part of your subscription.