How it Works

As the video plays, a cursor moves along the GPS track on the map, constantly indicating where the current video view was captured. Simply click any point along the path to geographically “navigate the video” to that exact location. If something of interest is detected in the video, users may pause and “snap” a still image from the video, which is then geo-tagged.

User can also easily geo-tag and add documents and other files right on the map. All these imported data types can be saved in a Remote GeoSystems .geoProject file for data portability and future analysis in LineVision desktop, cloud & server software.

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LineVision Esri Maps Details

 

Below are some of the most essential features in LineVision Esri Maps. For a more complete list of features and capabilities please check out the Pro & Viewer edition comparison table.

Video
  • Supports for high-definition and standard definition (NTSC & PAL) video files
  • Single camera map-based video playback
  • Multi-camera map-based video playback (up to 4 geo-synchronized files)
  • Navigate video by GPS waypoints (when applicable)
  • Chain together multiple geospatial video segments for continuous playback
Photos
  • Load oblique photos
  • Geotag or re-geotag photos
  • Snap and save geotagged digital still images from videos
  • Manipulate photos
Audio
  • Load geotagged audio files (without video)
  • Listen to audio from the video files
Annotations & Documents
  • Geotag & update annotations on the map
  • Geotag & update documents and files on the map
Mapping
  • Add local shapefiles & raster satellite/Aerial Imagery
  • Connect to ArcGIS Enterprise (formerly ArcGIS Server) & ArcGIS Online
  • Load GPX files with and without video
  • Export waypoints from video as a GPX file
Compatible Video Cameras
  • COTS (consumer-off-the-shelf) video cameras like Garmin ViRB, ContourGPS and some Sony POV & Handycam models
  • Commercial and professional Drones like the DJI Inspire and Phantom Pro series UAVs
  • Airborne multi-sensor gyro-stabilized systems connected to a geoDVR or other compatible GPS-enabled DVR
  • Multi-camera mobile mapping vehicles using a geoDVR or other compatible GPS-enabled DVR
Reporting & Data Portability
  • Save your data fusion and analysis work reports as a .geoProject file for easy collaboration, data portability and simple delivery to clients and end-users with LineVision
Interface
  • All panels are movable and can be “floating,” “docked” and resized
  • Customize and save preferred layout and application settings
  • Take a screenshot of the application interface

Geospatial Video File Support
File Format: .MP2, .MP4 (H.246), .AVI (MJPEG), .MOV
GPS Companion File Format: GPX, XML, CSV, KML, SRT (DJI UAVs), & Sony GPS log files
Embedded GPS Metadata: Remote GeoSystems “Whisper” (Persistent GPS Encoding)

Geospatial Photo Support
.JPEG: GPS metadata in EXIF header

Geospatial Data Support
Vector Files: Esri-compatible Shape Files (SHP)
Raster Imagery Files: Esri-compatible Raster Imagery files.
Streaming Data Endpoints: Esri-compatible Streaming Data Endpoints (ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS Online, etc.)

Geospatial Project Packaging
Single PC, Local Network or Portable Drive:
  • Remote GeoSystems .geoProject file
Portable Project File:
  • Remote GeoSystems .geoProject “Uncompressed” file
  • Remote GeoSystems .geoProject “Pack & Go” .RGS file (similar to a zip file)Video GPS Companion Files

LineVision Esri Mpas Pro & Viewer editions are supported on Microsoft Windows Operating Systems versions XP, 7, 8 & 10.

Recommended PC Specifications
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 or better
  • Ports: (2) USB 3.0
  • RAM: 8GB Minimum, (Windows 7, 64 Bit or better)
  • Hard Drive: 1 TB Minimum (or more depending on recording length. Ample storage is recommended as video files can take considerable space).
  • Video Card: minimum of 1 GB of memory
Minimum PC Specifications
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
  • Ports: (1) USB 2.0
  • RAM: 4GB Minimum
  • Hard Drive: 320 GB Minimum (or more depending on recording length. Ample storage is recommended as video files can take considerable space).
  • Video Card: minimum of 1 GB of memory

Open geoProjects saved in LineVision ESRI ARCGIS in these other LineVision versions:

Free Trial of LineVision Esri Maps

We want to make sure you have the right software for your project needs and offer a full-featured 7-day trial of our LineVision Esri Maps Pro & Viewer editions.

Pro & Viewer Editions Available

LineVision Esri Maps is available in Pro and Viewer editions. The main difference between the two versions is Pro will allow you to create, save and update information-rich, immersive geoProject reports with all related videos, photos, documents, shapefiles and other map data. Viewer edition is primarily designed for viewing and interacting with geoProjects previously created and saved in one of the LineVision Pro editions. Click here to compare LineVision Esri Maps Pro and Viewer editions.


Finally there is an easy and affordable way to create and distribute multi-source data analysis work products and reports without having to learn the details and workflow of traditional GIS software, but still using those valuable geospatial resources.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


LineVision Esri Maps

Yes. You can save your project as a geoProject. That way end user only needs to go FILE > Open geoProject to restore the project as you last saved it.

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Yes. LineVision excepts many different GPS Data companion file types and to make it easy we have a published very simple CSV spec for LineVision.

The format is as follows:

  • Column 1: Latitude
  • Column 2: Longitude
  • Column 3: Altitude
  • Column 4: UTC Time
  • Column 5: Speed
  • Column 6: Course

  • The 1st row MUST be the following:

    LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, ALTITUDE, UTCTIME, SPEED, COURSE

    From there, each additional row just needs to be the corresponding values.

    You can download the Simple CSV file format example by clicking on the document title below.

    Remote GeoSystems LineVision Sample CSV Format (Simplest)

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    To load a single geotagged video to LineVision go to File > Open Video then navigate to Windows folder where you downloaded the geotagged video AND GPS "companion" or "sidecar" files. This should load up the video and play with the clickable GPS track on the map.

    Check out this short tutorial:
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    LineVision desktop software is currently licensed to a specific PC as a perpetual license and includes free updates for the first year and an optional 20% annually for upgrades in year 2 and beyond. Click here to request a LineVision quote.  
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    No - LineVision Esri Maps is a stand-alone desktop application that leverages Esri technology and map data so that anyone without any GIS experience can create enterprise-ready immersive map-based geospatial video and photo geoProject reports.
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