2018 JACIE Workshop – Call for Abstracts

The JACIE Team (Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation) is excited to issue this Call for Abstracts for the 2018 JACIE Workshop. This year’s JACIE workshop will be held in College Park, Maryland on September 18-20′ 2018. The JACIE workshop focuses on the quality and capability of remotely sensed data from commercial and civil remote sensing platforms. With the growth in […]

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Helsinki Creates 3D City Models to Promote Commercial Research and Development

Helsinki Heads Digital City Initiatives by Leveraging Bentley’s Reality Modeling Technology A New Generation of City Models Helsinki, Finland’s capital and regional center, is experiencing booming development and a growing urban population of more than 600,000 residents. Helsinki has a long tradition of 3D city modeling dating back to the mid-1980s. To support city growth, promote digital city initiatives, enable […]

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GeoSlam to Host Talk on Embracing Future at BIM Show

PRESS RELEASE  22 FEBRUARY 2018  GEOSLAM TO HOST TALK ON EMBRACING THE FUTURE AT BIM SHOW LIVE   Leading 3D mobile mapping technology specialist, GeoSLAM, is set to share its insights on the advancement of mobile mapping technology in an interactive discussion at this year’s BIM Show Live. In a special talk entitled, “Embrace the Future, Map On the Move – and […]

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Reality Modeling Drives Efficient Design, Management of Anderson Road Quarry

Bentley’s Integrated Solution Enables 4D Construction Process Accommodating a Soaring Population Growth To support the surge in economic development and population, Hong Kong has invested in numerous large-scale infrastructure works and new building structures. For more than 50 years, Anderson Road Quarry supplied aggregate, asphalt, stone, and concrete for construction programs in Hong Kong. Now a vacated site, Hong Kong’s […]

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Topcon Acquires ClearEdge3D

Acquisition combines the market-dominant EdgeWise and Verity software suites with a world leader in positioning hardware TOKYO, Japan – February 20, 2018 – Topcon Corporation, a world leader in positioning instruments for survey and construction, through its American subsidiary, has acquired all the outstanding shares of ClearEdge3D, Inc., a recognized technology leader in the engineering and construction software industry. ClearEdge3D’s […]

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GeoSLAM to Demo Time & Cost Saving 3D Scanners for Construction Applications at 2018 AGC Convention

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, U.K., 20 February 2018 – GeoSLAM will demonstrate how its ZEB-REVO RT handheld laser scanner can be used to slash the time and cost required for complex indoor 3D mapping on construction sites at the 2018 Association of General Contractors of America (AGC) Convention. The conference and exhibition will be held February 26-28 in New Orleans. In addition to […]

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Velodyne and MADD Partner to Eliminate Drunk Driving

DALLAS (PRWEB)February 19, 2018 Silicon Valley based Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) have joined together to launch #VelodyneMADD, a national partnership designed to educate people about the safety benefits of autonomous vehicle technology. To kick off the effort, Velodyne is releasing LiDAR 101 – which details the technology that helps make driverless cars possible and is […]

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Altavian Works Alongside Northern Plains Test Site for NASA

February 13, 2018 Altavian, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems and components, announced today that it is working with Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) to help test NASA’s Unmanned aircraft systems Traffic Management (UTM) system. Altavian and NPUASTS will work to develop technology related to UTM while a third partner, iSight RPV Services will provide […]

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AirGon LLC Appointed North American Distributor for YellowScan Drone LIDAR Systems

Huntsville, AL – AirGon LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoCue Group Inc., has been appointed the North American Distributor for YellowScan, based in Montpellier, France. Under the agreement, AirGon will sell, train and support YellowScan’s complete line of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAV) LIDAR scanning systems. The system choices range from the mapping grade YellowScan Mapper to the advanced, […]

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Bluesky Uses Mobile Phones to Create 3D Maps of Infrastructure

Leicestershire, UK, 12 February 2018 – Aerial mapping company has completed a research project backed by the UK government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to develop the use of mobile phones for capturing accurate 3D spatial information. The nine month investigation focussed on the use of standard smart phone technology to capture and calibrate video footage, and then convert to 3D […]

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Navigant Ranks Automated Driving Systems

Automated driving is a key technology for improving the commuting experience while also addressing societal problems caused by the saturation of automobiles, including traffic congestion, injuries and fatalities, as well as diminished air quality. As automated driving begins its move from a concept to a reality, Navigant Research is assessing how players active in the space stack up in terms […]

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3DUserNet to Power TexoDrone Online 3D Data Platform

PRESS RELEASE 3DUserNet has agreed to a deal with leading specialist aerial survey and inspection provider TexoDrone to fulfill their online 3D data requirements. “We have long recognized that Cloud platforms are the only way we can hope to store, and collaborate on, the exponentially increasing volumes of data for our growing client base as we go forward” says Richard […]

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NavVis sets new standard in SLAM precision

New algorithm reduces drift error in indoor environments MUNICH, Germany, 7 February 2018 – NavVis, a global leader in mobile indoor mapping, visualization, and navigation, announces new mapping software that significantly improves the accuracy of simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) technology in indoor environments, such as long corridors. The software update will be available for users of the NavVis M3 […]

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3D Reality Mesh of Penn State’s University Park Campus Generated with ContextCapture

3D Reality Mesh of Penn State’s University Park Campus Generated with ContextCapture Bentley’s Reality-Capture Technology Provides an Integrated Data Solution A Virtual Campus Initiative Founded in 1855 with more than 24 campuses serving nearly 100,000 students, Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is the state’s largest public university and has been ranked a leader in higher education for more than 150 […]

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Leica Geosystems Announces Next Generation TerrainMapper

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 6 February 2018) – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today the launch of TerrainMapper, its next generation linear mode LiDAR system. As part of the RealTerrain airborne LiDAR mapping solution, the new sensor builds on Leica Geosystems sensor technology and is supported by the HxMap unified multi-sensor post-processing workflow. TerrainMapper enables users to increase point […]

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Black Swift Technologies and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Unmanned Aircraft Volcano Research

Airborne Carbon Dioxide Data Analysis Helps NASA/JPL Advance Volcano Science and Monitoring Efforts Boulder, CO – (February 6, 2018) – With a legacy of delivering reliable, robust, and highly accurate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, announced today a successful collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/JPL) to capture […]

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Leica Geosystems Multipurpose Mobile Mapping Platform Increases Smart City Applications

Leica Pegasus: Two Ultimate enables professional 360 seamless imagery (Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 06 February 2018) – Leica Geosystems, industry leader of measurement technology, released today the new Leica Pegasus:Two Ultimate, an upgrade to its current mobile mapping platform bringing higher quality digital reality capture to the market. Users can service new market segments, including Smart City applications in digitising road and […]

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Delair Introduces Industry’s Most Advanced Fixed-Wing UAV For Lidar-Based Aerial Surveying and 3D Mapping

New Delair DT26X LiDAR drone combines LiDAR sensing with RGB camera data to enable highly accurate and high-resolution 3D representation and measurements over large areas with minimal flights and in challenging environments DENVER, Colo. – February 5, 2018 – Delair, a leading supplier of drone solutions for commercial industries, today introduced the next generation of its high-performance Delair DT26X LiDAR […]

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Orbit GT releases major update of 3D Mapping Cloud

Lokeren, Belgium, February 2, 2018 Orbit GT releases a major update of it’s game-changing SaaS product 3D Mapping Cloud. “3D Mapping Cloud is no doubt the most powerful a versatile online platform for large 3D resources,”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “Today we launch another update with a series if innovations and improved functionalities, empowering Oblique Imagery, UAV […]

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Quantum Spatial to Present at International LiDAR Mapping Forum

General | 02.09.2017 Quantum Spatial, Inc. the nation’s largest independent geospatial data firm, will showcase its leadership in use of next-generation sensors to support wide-area programs, such as the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), topographic-bathymetric (topo-bathy) LiDAR and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) next week. The company’s geospatial professionals will take […]

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BoE Systems Drone-Based Aerial LiDAR Supports Local Waterway Infrastructure Project

By Jason Littrell, President, BoE Systems Introduction BoE Systems integrates cutting-edge hardware and software to provide highly accurate geospatial data collection solutions. Our drone-based aerial LiDAR systems create detail-rich 3-dimensional models from an ideal vantage point. These models, known as point clouds, are ideal for a variety of industry uses as they hold a treasure trove of critical data points […]

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3D Laser Mapping Releases Real-Time Automated Mine Monitoring Solutions

PRESS RELEASE 01 FEBRUARY 2018 Two unique scanner and software packages, developed by global mining technology specialist 3D Laser Mapping, are set to boost safety, efficiency and productivity for underground and open pit mining operations. The long standing SITEMONITOR software gets an upgrade with the introduction of SITEMONITOR LIVE. The scalable solution marks a major step forward in mine surveying, […]

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Riegl Wins MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Award

The team of RIEGL USA proudly presenting the MAPPS Geospatial Excellence Award for Technology Innovation Horn, Austria, February 1, 2018: On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, RIEGL became the proud recipient of the 2017 MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Award. This prestigious award was bestowed upon the RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV miniaturized LiDAR sensor for unmanned laser scanning in the Technology Innovation […]

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