Key Features


  • Create and manage image sets and frames
  • Combine image data and orientations
  • Read and write RAW images
  • Read and write TIFF images
  • Read and write BigTIFF images
  • Read and write JPEG images
  • Read and write tfw format files
  • JPEG image compression inside TIFF images
  • GZIP image compression inside TIFF images
  • Create tiled images
  • Rotate, flip and swap images
  • Sharpen images
  • Create image pyramids
  • Create block overview mosaics
  • Combine image from separate channels
  • Split image to separate channels
  • Combine image pyramids to one file
  • Define stereo pairs
  • Compute epipolar images
  • Transfer orientations (MATCH-AT)
  • Transfer EnsoMOSAIC orientations
  • Transfer Bingo orientations
  • Transfer ISDM (ImageStation Digital Mensuration) orientations
  • Create artificial points for orientation transfer


  • Prepare triangulation work using project wizard
  • Measure fiducial marks automatically
  • Measure tie points automatically
  • Measure and edit points visually
  • Adjust tones automatically
  • Compute blocks efficiently using bundle adjustment program included (EspaBundle)
  • Utilize iterative flow of working in triangulation
  • Use approximate image orientations to guide image measuring
  • Visualize adjustment results


  • Use aerial film cameras
  • Use aerial digital cameras like Ultracam and DMC
  • Use multiple observation files
  • Define interior orientation (focal length, the location of principal point in the image plane, lens distortion)
  • Compute fiducial mark transformation with 6-, 8,- or 12- parameters
  • Correct effects of earth curvature and refraction
  • Compute approximate values using 4-parameters transformation (Helmert transformation)
  • Compute bundle adjustment
  • Adjust with XYZ-, XY- and/or Z-known control points
  • Adjust with distance observations
  • Adjust with GPS observations and drift parameters
  • Adjust with additional parameters (self calibration)
  • Write orientation parameters
  • Write accuracy estimates
  • Write adjustment report


  • Define orthophotos from input imagery
  • Compute terrain grids for orthophotos from random points or existing terrain grids
  • Rectify imagery to orthophotos
  • Clip and attach image patches
  • Create seamless orthophotomosaics
  • Preview orthophotomosaics
  • Adjust tones manually
  • Compute automatic tone adjustment for images
  • Adjust tone with color balance
  • Adjust white and black balance


  • Extract 3D data using stereoscopic measuring, image-wise measuring or orthophoto measuring
  • Utilize various alternatives for stereoscopic viewing
  • Compute y-parallax free epipolar images on-line
  • Adjust tones automatically
  • Superimpose 2D or 3D vector data on stereo images
  • Exchange spatial data between EspaCity and other applications using EspaGate linkage
  • Import and export spatial objects using shape files
  • Select object type from various alternative geometry types (with or without attribute information)
  • Use layer techniques to separate vector data sets (active, hidden, 2D, background)
  • Use Object Edit to work in 3D
  • Use Trail Edit to work in 3D
  • Find height level automatically
  • Control height level continuously
  • Compute digital elevation models (DEM) automatically
  • Check and measure point data efficiently with EspaDrive tools
  • Compute and edit grid elevation models
  • Visualize grid models with several techniques
  • Compute smooth contour lines
  • Utilize pre-defined feature models for 3D modeling of spatial objects


  • Standard set-up enables spatial data transfer between EspaCity and the
    (a) ArcGIS environment
    (b) AutoCAD environment
    (c) MicroStation environment
  • Special set-up enables spatial data transfer between EspaCity and the
    (d) Smallworld environment
    (e) Trimble Locus environment
    (f) Topocad environment
  • Develop your own EspaGate application using EspaGate API programming interface (C++)


  • Process airborne LIDAR data
  • Process photogrammetric point data
  • Read and write LAS format files
  • Read and write XYZ format files
  • Classify georeferenced points automatically
  • Classify georeferenced points in stereo (EspaCity connection)
  • Compute grid elevation models
  • Compute contour lines
  • Visualize data in point clouds (free viewing angle)
  • Visualize grid elevation models with wireframe or filled area (free viewing angle)
  • Visualize grid elevation models with colors (free viewing angle)
  • Visualize grid elevation models with hill shading (free viewing angle)
  • Visualize grid elevation models with lighting (free viewing angle and customizable light source)
  • Visualize grid elevation models by wrapping existing image data over grid (free viewing angle)
  • Visualize grid elevation models with contour lines(free viewing angle)
  • Check data in stereo (EspaCity connection)
  • Edit existing data in stereo (EspaCity connection)
  • Collect new data in stereo (EspaCity connection)