TRENDS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

Recently released report on the mining industry trends highlighted the persistance of improvement industry-wide and its changes over the time. Let‘s talk about these trends more. Changes of production The mine production is undergoing a significant shift to open pit mining. This surface mining technique involves the extraction of minerals by way of an open […]

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3D modeling in business

3D computer graphics have revolutionized movies and video games. Virtually, anything that can be imagined can now be created through the magic of computer generated imagery (CGI) – monsters, alien landscapes, past civilizations and so on. But what does that have to do with your business? Let‘s talk about it more. Many people are involved […]

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Object comparison over the time

In this specific use case we are going to overview how object comparison over the time can be surveyed. The customer is a company that produces silicate bricks and blocks. Their products are used for construction of housing, public, industrial and commercial buildings. Silicate bricks and blocks are made of natural materials – sand and […]

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Pixpro at MONTERREY MINERGY 2017

Pixpro is accelerating its penetration into the international markets. On November 27 to 29, “Pixpro” team will be attending the “Monterrey Minergy 2017” –  international exhibition for mining, energy and metallurgy, that locates new suppliers, pioneers, industrial developments and promotes new business partnerships. “Pixprocessing_Mining” is a cutting-edge photogrammetric software targeted at solving the mining challenges […]

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Processing opportunities in the drone market

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, have actually been around for about a century. The public perception of most of the UAV applications is still mainly associated with military use, but many seem to forget that one of the founding fathers of the idea of remotely controlled vehicles was the genial civil inventor […]

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Partially open – spaced object analysis

Many industries keep their resources in so called partially open spaces. There are cases when framing of an object can cause some difficulties in accurate and timely analysis. We will overview several methods of such object analysis. In specifics: Weighing; Manual RTK; Photogrammetric software. The investigation took place in the repository of one construction company. […]

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PIXPRO AT THE MINING SHOW 2017

On October 2 to 3, “Pixpro” team will participate in “The Mining Show 2017”- the largest mining quarrying conference & expo with a geographical reach covering the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and South Asia. “The Mining Show” has over 2000 mining and quarrying professionals, investors, VIP government professionals in just two days. “Pixpro” is […]

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KEY FACTORS DEFINING THE QUALITY OF THE 3D MODEL

For the qualitative 3D object reconstruction, you have to pass 3 main steps: Data gathering (photo shooting); Data processing; Analysis.   Height There is a widespread opinion, that flying from the lower height (lower than 30m), the best GSD result is possible. This is not always true, because some things depend on the flying and […]

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Everything you need to know about photogrammetry

There are many photogrammetry based software that you can use to process captured images. It is worth noting that while the rules of capturing your photos are universal to all software, due to how each software process the data differently, there are some software-specific guidelines that will enable you take advantage of the full power […]

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Is Automation the Future of Mining?

Automation – the new hot topic in the mining industry. A recent survey by “Mining IQ” showed that 77% of mining specialists think that automation is a high priority, and 40% of these specialists say that automation is “now more important than ever”. While big mining companies are seeking mining automation technologies for the operational […]

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