Rapid Image Processing

PixElement uses photogrammetry and computer vision to reconstruct the 3D world


PixElement (Booth 1429) develops geospatial software and data analytics that empower customers to harness the power of multi-resolution terrestrial, aerial, and satellite data and turn it into high-fidelity 3D information.

“High fidelity 3D information is crucial to situational awareness,” said Founder Ben Vander Jagt. “For example, understanding and quantifying the volume of materials being moved on a weekly basis from Site A to Site B, or determining precise line-of-sight calculations for mission planning and threat mitigation. Analytics that may have taken hours or days to create previously are now compiled and disseminated at the click of a button.”

PixElement uses photogrammetry and computer vision techniques to reconstruct the 3D world, then via its analytics platform, allows users to conduct full 3D data exploitation from the comfort of their web browser.

“Our main focus is ease of use and reducing the latency of decision-making—every 2D/3D/4D product we create can be visualized and analyzed in the browser from any device, which streamlines how information is disseminated between different project stakeholders,” Vander Jagt continued.  

Additionally, PixElement only exports derivative data in open formats, which allows them to be ingested easily into existing software workflows.

Founded in 2015 in Columbus, Ohio, PixElement has largely served commercial customers in construction, land development, and other heavy industries. Specific use cases on display at GEOINT 2019 include urban 3D modeling, 4D volume monitoring, geo-positioning, and roof measurement. 


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