Mapping Products are Getting Better and Better: SimActive’s …

As the industry progresses, drone mapping tools are getting more and more sophisticated.  Canadian mapping software company SimActive has traditionally been a leader in mapping for images from satellite and airplane; now they’ve added drone images to their offering.  The latest version offers advanced editing tools to perfect the product that service providers deliver to their customer.

The following is a SimActive press release:

Montreal, Canada, March 12th, 2019– SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces the release of Correlator3D™version 8.1 specifically addressing advanced needs from expert users.  Added features include, among many improvements, new DEM editing capabilities.

Version 8.1 showcases improved filtering capabilities to remove objects from DSMs and manual options to modify local DTM topography.  Also, a new system to track changes during DEM editing has been implemented allowing users to undo/redo previous operations.

“Our focus with Correlator3D™has always been to provide a high-end software to both neophytes and advanced photogrammetrists”, said Louis Simard, CTO of SimActive. “With version 8.1, we continue to address the exponentially growing needs of the mapping industry.”

About SimActive

SimActive is the developer of Correlator3D™ software, a patented end-to-end photogrammetry solution for the generation of high-quality geospatial data from satellite and aerial imagery, including UAVs. Correlator3D™ performs aerial triangulation (AT) and produces dense digital surface models (DSM), digital terrain models (DTM), point clouds, orthomosaics, 3D models and vectorized 3D features. Powered by GPU technology and multi-core CPUs, Correlator3D™ ensures matchless processing speed to support rapid production of large datasets. SimActive has been selling Correlator3D™ to leading mapping firms and government organizations around the world, offering cutting-edge photogrammetry software backed by exceptional customer support. For more information, visit



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