Microsoft’s UltraCam business group offers state-of-the-art photogrammetric products based on the latest and most-advanced technological developments. Our flagship product—the UltraCam photogrammetric digital aerial mapping camera—was first introduced in 2004 to offer customers an alternative to traditional film aerial technology.
Since the launch of the first UltraCam model—the UltraCamD—Vexcel Imaging has continued to enhance the product, resulting in the releases of the UltraCam Eagle “ultra-large” photogrammetric digital aerial camera system, the newly released UltraCam Osprey, as well as the UltraCam Falcon and UltraCamLp. With the advent of the UltraCamLp, UltraCam Eagle and new UltraCam Falcon, our innovation path has brought to market exceptional system integration, with all system components located in the sensor heads. This includes computing units, solid state storage devices, and our UltraNav direct geo-referencing and flight management system. UltraCam systems are complemented by the UltraMap 3.0 photogrammetric workflow software that allows UltraCam customers to generate radiometrically-corrected and color-balanced Level 3 imagery (in TIFF or JPEG), high-density point clouds, digital surface models, and DSM/DTM -derived orthophotos. Additionally, UltraCam systems are also highly compatible with third-party software systems, IMU/GPS/FMS products, and camera mounts. Meanwhile, Microsoft also offers its UltraMount-branded line of OEM GSM gyro-stabilized mounts.