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  • Science meets art in Luciad V2018

    Science meets art in Luciad V2018

    On July 5th, Luciad is releasing V2018. While the visuals of Luciad were already very aesthetical in the previous versions, V2018 brings the science meets art principle to a whole new level with the new point cloud functionalities.

    by Nele Coghe

  • Join the Global Espionage Challenge at GEOINT

    Join the Global Espionage Challenge at GEOINT

    The annual GEOINT Symposium has kicked off. Besides attending lots of interesting keynote sessions, panel discussions, training and breakout sessions, participants can also take part in Hexagon's Global Espionage Challenge.

  • Ski trip throwback with Lucy Test Drive

    Ski trip throwback with Lucy Test Drive

    Every time I leave on holiday with my friends, I get the same question: “What does your company actually do?”. My answer in the past apparently hasn’t made a big impression to them as they never seem to remember the next year.

    by Sebastiaan Helsen

  • Happy World Customs Day

    Happy World Customs Day

    Today, just like every year on January 26th, the customs administrations of 180 member states of the World Customs Organisation are celebrating World Customs day. World Customs day recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security. As today is World Customs Day, let me explain you how Luciad helps security officers around the world.

  • Finding a cure for the map virus

    Finding a cure for the map virus

    Since John Snow created the Cholera map in 1854, the map virus has spread widely around the world. However the virus has mutated because maps have significantly evolved over the years. If you also got infected by the map virus, you'll find a solution for it at the end of this post.

    by Nele Coghe

  • Turning the tide with MARISA

    Turning the tide with MARISA

    Luciad is a partner in MARISA (Maritime Integrated Surveillance Awareness), a project funded by the European Commission to improve the safety and security at sea.

    by Frédéric Houbie

  • Cloudy with a chance of aircraft

    Cloudy with a chance of aircraft

    Luciad is a partner in the RETINA research project, which started in 2016 and will end early next year. The goal of the project is to investigate applications of Augmented Reality (AR) in the air traffic control tower, so that controllers will no longer be limited by what the human eye can physically see out of the tower windows.

    by Tom Nuydens