Graz, Austria — November 27, 2012 — The Microsoft UltraCam business unit announces the release of UltraMap v3.0, the
first fully integrated end-to-end photogrammetric workflow system for UltraCam images. This new version will be available
to Microsoft’s customer base on November 27, 2012.
In addition to the well-known v2.x UltraMap modules (UltraMap and UltraMap/AT), the new UltraMap v3.0 system offers two new modules, the UltraMap Dense Matching module, and the UltraMap Ortho Pipeline module. With these new UltraMap v3.0 modules, UltraCam users can rapidly generate quality data products, from ingest of raw data to delivery of high-density point clouds, DSMs and ortho imagery.
New features of UltraMap v3.0 include:
With its operations based in Graz, Austria, and sales and support teams in North America and Asia, Microsoft’s UltraCam business unit brings more than two decades of photogrammetry expertise to Microsoft’s Bing Mapsbusiness unit. The division is responsible for the highly successful line of UltraCam digital aerial mapping systems that today include the UltraCam Hawk, UltraCam Falcon, and UltraCam Eagledigital photogrammetric sensors, and the UltraCam Ospreynadir/oblique photogrammetric digital aerial sensor. Also offered is the UltraNav Flight Management and Direct Georeferencing system, designed to maximize the efficiency of UltraCam aerial mapping. Rounding out the UltraCam offerings is the fully integrated UltraMap workflow software system, with features that include high-density 3D point cloud creation, highly accurate and detailed digital surface model (DSM) generation, and ortho mosaicing capabilities based on an automatically generated DSM or traditional DSM.
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