Started joint research with Shimane University
Mapry Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tanba City, Hyogo Prefecture, Representative Director: Keiji Yamaguchi, hereinafter referred to as “Mapry”), which provides the geospatial information application platform service “MAPRY” useful for forest management and regional activities, is pleased to announce that the Forest Resource Management Laboratory of the Department of Agricultural and Forestry Production, Faculty of Bioresource Sciences, Shimane University (Location: Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, President: Yasunao Hattori, hereinafter referred to as “Shimane University”) We have started joint research on the development and verification of forest measurement methods using mobile terminals and drones.
The purpose of this initiative is to verify the accuracy of forest measurement methods using smartphones and tablets, and to develop forest measurement methods in combination with photogrammetry and drones.
Since its founding in 2019, Mapry has been working on the development of forest survey applications and peripheral devices using iPhones and iPads, and has cultivated programming techniques indispensable for smart forestry. On the other hand, Shimane University has a wealth of research achievements in forest resource analysis such as aerial remote sensing.
The idea that it would be possible for the two institutions to collaborate to develop new and more valuable applications and peripherals was initiated.
■About the Department of Agricultural and Forestry Production, Faculty of Bioresource Sciences, Shimane University
The Department of Agricultural and Forestry Production, Faculty of Bioresource Sciences is a department that conducts education and research on sustainable production techniques, management, and economics related to agricultural and forest products. Among them, the research group led by Associate Professor U.S. of the Forest Resources Management Laboratory is conducting research on technology to extract forest information from aircraft and drone images and ground measurements, as well as wide-area forest information analysis using GIS and forest management methods.
Mapry is a service for all those involved in surveying, forestry, disaster prevention, agriculture and construction. We provide solutions that can easily acquire and analyze 3D data, which has been difficult to bear the cost of surveying equipment and operate and analyze the equipment.
Company Name : Mapry Corporation
Location : 165 Tada, Kasuga Town, Tanba-shi, Hyogo Prefecture (Head Office)
Sanyo Rokkaku Building No. 503, 84 Yanagisui-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto (Kyoto Office)
Representative Director: Keiji Yamaguchi
HP : https://mapry.jp
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