Make Your Opinion Count

    Here’s your chance to influence the 3D lidar industry and make your opinion count. Lidar News invites you to participate in a brief, online Media Survey. Your input on these important topics is highly valued and we think you’ll find it interesting. We understand that your time is limited so there are only 17, short answer questions that […]

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Utilizing Mobile Technology to Bring a Century-old School to Life

Transforming an ageing school building in the renowned Jazz District of Kansas City to a community arts centre required the utilization of the most up-to-date surveying technology.   The Attucks building, originally designed and built in 1905 has undergone several redevelopments over the years. When the time came for the complete refurbishment of the building, one Kansas-based survey firm opted […]

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Indoor Mobile Mapping System from NavVis = Breakthrough in Data Quality

NavVis M6 is a next-generation indoor mobile mapping system designed to overcome the scale and quality constraints of today’s reality capture technology 18 April 2018 – NavVis, a global leader in mobile indoor mapping, visualization, and navigation, announces the launch of M6, a next-generation indoor mobile mapping system that overcomes the scalability and data quality constraints of today’s reality capture […]

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Altavian Awarded US Army TUAS Contract

Altavian, Inc., a U.S. based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing firm, today announces the award of a $250MM Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the US Army. Under the Program Executive Office Aviation, Products Office for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft (TUAS), Altavian will be supporting the largest small UAS program in the world. The US Army Family of Systems, […]

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LizardTech to Launch GeoExpress 10 with Expanded LiDAR Functionality at GEOINT 2018

SEATTLE, Wash. — April 17, 2018 — LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial data, will launch Version 10 of its GeoExpress data manipulation and compression software at the 2018 GEOINT Symposium. GeoExpress 10 includes significantly expanded LiDAR data handling capabilities and improved interface communication. LizardTech will demonstrate GeoExpress 10 in booth #1245 at the GEOINT […]

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Comprehensive 3D Digital Design on a China Hydropower Project Saves USD 300 Million

Using Bentley BIM Technology Delivered Project 10 Months Ahead of Schedule   A BIM Initiative With hydropower at the forefront of China’s current aggressive targets to establish green energy consumption, Longkaikou Hydropower Co. Ltd. of China Huaneng Group commissioned the development of the Longkaikou Hydropower Station in China’s Yunnan Province. The sixth power station located along the Jinsha River, the […]

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SenseFly Announces the Appointment of New CEO, Gilles Labossière

Gilles Labossière, the Executive Vice President and COO of Parrot Group, will focus on further boosting senseFly’s growth and leveraging its professional expertise across Parrot’s wider Business Solutions group Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, April 12, 2018: senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of professional mapping drones and a commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group, today confirmed the appointment of its new CEO, Gilles […]

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Maptek showcases Sentry world-class monitoring system at Slope Stability 2018

FOR RELEASE April 9, 2018 This week, specialists in mining, civil engineering, geomechanics, geology, hydrogeology and geophysics will come together in Seville, at Slope Stability 2018, to explore new techniques for improving open pit mine stability. Maptek has shipped the latest mobile monitoring system some 17,000 km from its Adelaide manufacturing base to showcase at Slope Stability from 10-12 April. […]

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Orbit GT and Instrumental Y Optica, Ecuador, sign Reseller Agreement

Orbit GT is pleased to announce that Instrumental Y Optica, Ecuador, has joined as Authorized Reseller of Orbit GT 3D Mapping products. “We’re very pleased to announce Instrumental Y Optica as our Reseller”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “Instrumental Y Optica is a well respected company, known for its expertise in hardware and software solutions. We’re looking forward […]

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Updated Global Mapper Academic Labs Now Available with Free Software Licenses for Higher Education

Hallowell, Maine – April 5, 2018 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the availability of an update to the Global Mapper Academic Curriculum. Comprised of a series of hands-on lessons, the full package of lab materials is available free of charge to schools and colleges using Global Mapper in the classroom. Developed by Blue Marble Application Specialists, […]

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senseFly + Trimble Optimize Workflow for Geospatial Drone Operators

New collaboration ensures seamless integration between senseFly’s eMotion flight and data management software and Trimble Business Center Aerial Photogrammetry module   Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, April 3, 2018—senseFly, the world’s leading producer of professional drone solutions, today announces a new software integration with Trimble, which optimizes the drone mapping workflow for geospatial professionals.   The new integration between the company’s software ensures […]

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Surveying Without the Baggage

How Mobile Mapping was Utilized to Scan an Airport Baggage Handling Facility in Minutes LIFA Surveyors needed just 10 minutes to scan a large airport baggage handling facility with GeoSLAM’s ZEB-REVO mobile 3D laser scanner as part of a planned upgrade project. The same room, measuring roughly 55,000sqft, would have taken 1-2 weeks with a traditional total station to achieve […]

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