The Future of Oblique and 3D Mapping
for City Planning and Management
Trends and Applications
Dr. Armando Guevara
Presiden...
Visual Intelligence
iOne 3D Sensor Systems Solutions
Founded in 2007.
Based in Houston-Texas.
With world-wide partner netw...
Where are we? Where are we going?
Far behind in time we have left the
days when cartographers drew map
reports of traveler...
Vision and Creation

In a map we can see the past, the
present and the future… .
www.visualintell.com

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Visionary
Having or showing clear ideas about
what should happen or be done in
the future. Having or showing a
powerful im...
Some “Recent” Visionaries
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

Galileo Galilei
Leonardo Da Vinci
Jules Verne
Charles Babbage
Alexander G. Bell
T...
Recent IT Visionaries
Enterprises and Entrepreneurs
• Intel

• Xerox Menlo Park

• IBM
• Hewlett Packard

• CDC / Cray Res...
Some Geospatial Visionaries
(NA-Centric)
Roger Tomlinson
Duanne Marble
Tom Peucker
Michael Goodchild
Scott Morehouse
www.v...
IT Evolution – 10 year
Paradigm Shifts
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Microelectronics.
Opto electronics
Storage
Data Ban...
Three Converging Key Paradigm Shifts
Miniaturization – electronics smaller and smaller
Digitization – all data is digital
...
Digital Integration
• Telephone
• Email/Internet www
• Games
• TV
• Radio/CD
• GPS
• Command/Control
•Navigators
• Plannin...
Emerging Paradigm Shifts
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Digital integration – multi scale/n-dimensional / temporal
Interoperable v...
General IT Trends
1. Smaller
2. Faster
3. More for less (storage, processing, devices)
4. Rapid obsolescence
5. Higher res...
Gartner: Top 10 Strategic
Technology Trends For 2014
1. Mobile Device Diversity and Management
2. Mobile Apps and Applicat...
The Spatial Enabling of Information
A Geographic Paradigm Shift

www.visualintell.com

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The evolution of GIS - Geography
Idea…

Gis
1970-1980

Implementation…

GIS
1980-1990

Acceptance…

gIS
1990-2000

Disrupt...
Once upon a time… and still some times…
my-city-information-system.com

www.visualintell.com

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The evolution of GIS - Information
Ingenious (engineering)
Innovation

I
2000-2010

Integration
Interoperability
Interacti...
Then… Now

www.visualintell.com

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The evolution of GIS - Intelligence

I

Imagery (googols - 1 followed by 100 zeros)
Information
Intelligence
Intelligent I...
From the image to information to knowledge
Images/Data

Knowledge
Intelligence

Information

Fusion and “intelligent”
inte...
Integrated Information Management

2D

www.visualintell.com

3D
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The Spatial Enabling of Information
Foundation for the Science of Where
The process of designing, developing, and
implemen...
Shifting Gears into 3D
3D City Management

www.visualintell.com

•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

GIS
Emergency Response
Home La...
Urban Planning

Midtown Manhattan Growth Animation
www.visualintell.com

25
Property Valuation and Changes

www.visualintell.com

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Building Owners / Operators
Real State - Insurance

www.visualintell.com

Commercial Real State Search

27
I for Imagination

www.visualintell.com

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I for Interior Modeling

Click

www.visualintell.com

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Conclusions?
…connecting the dots…

Technology

Society

The Future?
“Digital Social Networks”
www.visualintell.com

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From “data” to knowledge to intelligence
Human knowledge stored
in rule-based data bases
Automated
knowledge-based
decisio...
UVS - Robotics
“Smart Machines”
This era will be the most disruptive in the history of
IT by the proliferation of:
context...
Augmented Reality
What is reality?
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Albert Einstein

The Real ...
GIS – Geography
“The Science of Where”
• It all happens somewhere.
• The n-dimensional spatial domain is a
topologically a...
Visual Intelligence over Houston

www.visualintell.com

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GIS - I for Imagination

“If you want your children to
be intelligent, read them fairy
tales. If you want them to be
more ...
Creating 3D “Visual Intelligence”
2013 Technology Innovation Award in Sensors

Thank you!
www.visualintell.com
armando.gue...
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  1. 1. The Future of Oblique and 3D Mapping for City Planning and Management Trends and Applications Dr. Armando Guevara President and CEO www.visualintell.com Houston-Texas
  2. 2. Visual Intelligence iOne 3D Sensor Systems Solutions Founded in 2007. Based in Houston-Texas. With world-wide partner network. Leading US Company with innovative geoimaging sensor patents. Aerial, ground, mobile / handheld. Leading the way to 3D geoimaging and actionable information applications (sensors and software). Geoimaging the 3D World Online! Collect More. Do More. For Less. www.visualintell.com 1st US Corp to receive the Geospatial Forum International Technology Innovation Award in Sensors 2013 2
  3. 3. Where are we? Where are we going? Far behind in time we have left the days when cartographers drew map reports of travelers and for areas not known the phrase “Terra Incógnita” was written. www.visualintell.com 3
  4. 4. Vision and Creation In a map we can see the past, the present and the future… . www.visualintell.com 4
  5. 5. Visionary Having or showing clear ideas about what should happen or be done in the future. Having or showing a powerful imagination. A person that by knowledge, experience and practice establishes the foundation to create, or creates, the future. www.visualintell.com 5
  6. 6. Some “Recent” Visionaries • • • • • • • Galileo Galilei Leonardo Da Vinci Jules Verne Charles Babbage Alexander G. Bell Thomas Edison Albert Einstein Galileo Leonardo Charles Alexander Albert www.visualintell.com Thomas 6
  7. 7. Recent IT Visionaries Enterprises and Entrepreneurs • Intel • Xerox Menlo Park • IBM • Hewlett Packard • CDC / Cray Research • SUN / DELL • Others… • APPLE • NetScape • AOL • ORACLE www.visualintell.com William (Bill) Gates III 7
  8. 8. Some Geospatial Visionaries (NA-Centric) Roger Tomlinson Duanne Marble Tom Peucker Michael Goodchild Scott Morehouse www.visualintell.com Nicholas Chrisman Geoffrey Dutton Others… Jack Dangermond 8
  9. 9. IT Evolution – 10 year Paradigm Shifts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Microelectronics. Opto electronics Storage Data Bandwidth and Compression Wireless communication Parallel / multi CPU/GPU processing Object oriented programming Knowledge base / expert systems Feature extraction, pattern recognition, computer vision Integrated multimedia / data fusion www.visualintell.com Source: Guevara 1994 On the Spatial Enabling of Information http://www.slideshare.net/armando_guevara/on-the-spatial-enabling-of-information-paradigmrev-06?from_search=17 9
  10. 10. Three Converging Key Paradigm Shifts Miniaturization – electronics smaller and smaller Digitization – all data is digital Integration / Interoperability www.visualintell.com 10
  11. 11. Digital Integration • Telephone • Email/Internet www • Games • TV • Radio/CD • GPS • Command/Control •Navigators • Planning • Holograms www.visualintell.com • And much more… 11
  12. 12. Emerging Paradigm Shifts INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Digital integration – multi scale/n-dimensional / temporal Interoperable virtual 3D “worlds”/domains Robotics/UVS and voice/brain-wave driven devices GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY The map of the future is an intelligent virtual n-dimensional world of the world. www.visualintell.com 12
  13. 13. General IT Trends 1. Smaller 2. Faster 3. More for less (storage, processing, devices) 4. Rapid obsolescence 5. Higher resolution 6. Higher accuracy (metric) 7. Sensing intelligence, e.g. Visual Intelligence 8. Smarter assisting and autonomous devices 9. eConsumables 10. Device-content eCosystems (device-web “cloud”) verticals www.visualintell.com Source: Guevara 1994 On the Spatial Enabling of Information http://www.slideshare.net/armando_guevara/on-the-spatial-enabling-of-information-paradigmrev-06?from_search=17 13
  14. 14. Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends For 2014 1. Mobile Device Diversity and Management 2. Mobile Apps and Applications 3. The Internet of Everything 4. Hybrid Cloud and IT as Service Broker 5. Cloud/Client Architecture 6. The Era of Personal Cloud 7. Software Defined Anything 8. Web-Scale IT 9. Smart machines 10. 3-D Printing and manufacturing Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2013/10/14/gartner-top-10strategic-technology-trends-for-2014/ www.visualintell.com 14
  15. 15. The Spatial Enabling of Information A Geographic Paradigm Shift www.visualintell.com 15
  16. 16. The evolution of GIS - Geography Idea… Gis 1970-1980 Implementation… GIS 1980-1990 Acceptance… gIS 1990-2000 Disruptive change… …from a geocentric paradigm to an information-centric one… www.visualintell.com 16
  17. 17. Once upon a time… and still some times… my-city-information-system.com www.visualintell.com 17
  18. 18. The evolution of GIS - Information Ingenious (engineering) Innovation I 2000-2010 Integration Interoperability Interactivity Interdisciplinary Inference Information Inalámbrico (wireless) www.visualintell.com 18
  19. 19. Then… Now www.visualintell.com 19
  20. 20. The evolution of GIS - Intelligence I Imagery (googols - 1 followed by 100 zeros) Information Intelligence Intelligent Internet (Increasingly) I 2010+ www.visualintell.com 20
  21. 21. From the image to information to knowledge Images/Data Knowledge Intelligence Information Fusion and “intelligent” integration • Processing as a Service “The Cloud” • Data as a Service • Software as a Service • Information as a Service • Applications as a Service Rule-Based Virtual Data Bases Virtual n-D Worlds Decisions / Actions n-Dimensional Multimedia Data Sources www.visualintell.com Users (Social Sensors) 21
  22. 22. Integrated Information Management 2D www.visualintell.com 3D 22
  23. 23. The Spatial Enabling of Information Foundation for the Science of Where The process of designing, developing, and implementing solutions that integrate geospatial, information and communication technologies that seek to optimize workflows and reduce operating costs by leveraging “where knowledge” in an innovative way is called “the spatial enabling of information”. www.visualintell.com 23
  24. 24. Shifting Gears into 3D 3D City Management www.visualintell.com • • • • • • • • • • • • • GIS Emergency Response Home Land Security AEC Real State Insurance Defense Situational Awareness Simulation Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Gaming Imagination is the limit 24
  25. 25. Urban Planning Midtown Manhattan Growth Animation www.visualintell.com 25
  26. 26. Property Valuation and Changes www.visualintell.com 26
  27. 27. Building Owners / Operators Real State - Insurance www.visualintell.com Commercial Real State Search 27
  28. 28. I for Imagination www.visualintell.com 28
  29. 29. I for Interior Modeling Click www.visualintell.com 29
  30. 30. Conclusions? …connecting the dots… Technology Society The Future? “Digital Social Networks” www.visualintell.com 30
  31. 31. From “data” to knowledge to intelligence Human knowledge stored in rule-based data bases Automated knowledge-based decisions and actions www.visualintell.com 31
  32. 32. UVS - Robotics “Smart Machines” This era will be the most disruptive in the history of IT by the proliferation of: contextually aware, intelligent personal assistants (voice/brain-wave driven) smart advisors (e.g., IBM Watson) advanced global industrial systems autonomous vehicles www.visualintell.com 32
  33. 33. Augmented Reality What is reality? Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. Albert Einstein The Real World as an Operating System www.visualintell.com The future of computing 33
  34. 34. GIS – Geography “The Science of Where” • It all happens somewhere. • The n-dimensional spatial domain is a topologically and geometrically integrating and convergent domain. The “ultimate container”. Say what!? • Where you are affects where you are… and where you will be: law of gravity. www.visualintell.com 34
  35. 35. Visual Intelligence over Houston www.visualintell.com 35
  36. 36. GIS - I for Imagination “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” www.visualintell.com 36
  37. 37. Creating 3D “Visual Intelligence” 2013 Technology Innovation Award in Sensors Thank you! www.visualintell.com armando.guevara@visualintell.com

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