Teachin and Research Facilities

SAGE Lab has a range of hardware and software facilities to support teaching and research, such as satellite image analysis workstations computers, image data storage servers, GPU workstation computers for machine learning simulations, and latest desktop computers.


  • Computing workstations: HP Z440, 64GB RAM and 2TB HDD; 64-bit Windows 10
  • Computing GPU workstations, 2 x GTX2080Ti 11GB GPU, 64GB RAM and 1TB SSD, 4TB HDD; Linux OS
  • Satellite image storage and data analysis servers and workstations

Software packages

  • ERDAS IMAGINE for remote sensing, photogrammetry, and GIS
  • ESRI ArcGIS Pro for working with maps and geographic information
  • ENVI incl. SARscape (process and analyze geospatial imagery)
  • Matlab (programmable data analysis, design and visualisation)
  • Waypoint Inertial Explorer (GNSS and IMU data processing)
  • Leica Infinity (Survey, design and drafting; GNSS, TS and leveling data processes)
  • Leica Cyclone (Terrestrial laser scan data processing)
  • Topcon Magnet Office  (Survey, design and drafting; GNSS, TS and leveling data processes)
  • Autodesk Civil3D (Survey, design and drafting)
  • Pix4Dmapper (UAV photogrammetry)
  • Correlator3D (UAV photogrammetry)
  • Australis / iWitnessPro (Close range photogrammetry)
  • Quick Terrain Modeler (Lidar data processing and visualisation)
  • LASTools (Lidar data processing)
  • FixIT (Least Square Adjustment)