3D Scanning Helps Preserve Naval History

Our world of 3D imaging frequently takes us to amazingly interesting places to scan amazingly interesting things. Often our interest level alone drives us to go out and scan. Having learned in the local news about a major maintenance project underway for the famous USS Constellation and her equally historic cousin, the submarine USS Torsk, Direct Dimensions’ president Michael Raphael […]

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Bentley Announces Project Finalists in 2015 Be Inspired Awards Program

Winners Will Be Announced at The Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference, Taking Place Nov. 3-5 in London EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – September 23, 2015 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the project finalists in the 2015 Be Inspired Awards program. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users […]

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Global Mapper v17

Global Mapper v17 Now With New Multi-View Interface and Enhanced Cartographic Layout Tools We are pleased to announce the release of Global Mapper version 17. This major release offers numerous new and improved geospatial tools, functional upgrades, and performance improvements throughout all areas of the application. Significant new functionality includes a multi-view map interface allowing the simultaneous viewing and docking […]

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ASTM E2938-15 – Putting Laser Scanners to the Test

(Thanks to Dr. Kamel Saidi at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (www.nist.gov) for the following summary of the work that was done to develop a first-of-its-kind standard test for laser scanners.) The ASTM E57.02 sub-committee on Test Methods for 3D Imaging Systems has recently published the first standard for time-of-flight, spherical coordinate laser scanners.  These instruments measure a […]

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Forestry Applications for Teledyne Optech Airborne Lidar at SilviLaser 2015

September 22, 2015 ó Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that our academic partners will give exciting presentations on the use of Teledyne Optech lidar systems for forestry applications at the SilviLaser 2015 conference running from September 28th to 30th in La Grande Motte, France. Prof. BenoÓt St-Onge of the UniversitÈ du QuÈbec ‡ MontrÈal will discuss his pioneering work […]

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NM Group demonstrating transmission mapping with Optech Orion at ETS Conference

September 21, 2015 — Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that NM Group (Network Mapping Inc) will provide informative talks featuring the Optech Orion at the Electrical Transmission & Substation Structures (ETS) Conference in Branson, MO from Monday, September 28 to Thursday, October 1. The Optech Orion will also be on display at the NM Group booth 402 and during […]

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MAPPS Comments on Pipeline Safety Before Senate Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2015 (Reston, VA) – Calling for enhanced mapping and location data for the Nation’s pipelines, MAPPS submitted a statement on Friday to the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. At a field hearing last Friday at Montana State University, Billings, MT, […]

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Bentley Enlivens Reality Modeling through Acquisition of e-on Software

New Bentley Subsidiary Continues Advancement of Digital Nature Authoring – for Both Virtual Environment Creation and Physical Infrastructure Engineering EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – Sept. 14, 2015 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that it has acquired e-on software, a leader in the creation, simulation, and integration of natural 3D […]

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APPLANIX INTRODUCES NEW ENTRY-LEVEL DIRECT GEO-REFERENCING SOLUTION FOR AIRBORNE MAPPING APPLICATIONS

POS AVX 210 brings Applanix performance to airborne mapping using small and medium format imaging sensors and low-altitude lidar Stuttgart, Germany, 17 September 2015 – Applanix Corporation, a world leader in products and solutions for mobile mapping and positioning, announced today the POS AVX™ 210, the latest addition to its airborne position and orientation portfolio for direct georeferencing of airborne […]

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Mobile Mapping Systems – An Overview and Performance Test

(This article is based on a peer reviewed paper written by I. Toschi, et al) Mobile Mapping System (MMS) is nowadays an emerging technology, whose development began in the late 1980s and is constantly growing. From a technological point of view, MMS is a multi-sensor system, that consists mainly of three components: mapping sensors (active and/or passive 3D imaging systems), […]

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Teledyne Optech launches Lynx SG-S mobile surveying solution

September 14, 2015 — Teledyne Optech is excited to announce the addition of the Optech Lynx SG-S system to its line of Lynx mobile survey systems. Introduced at the INTERGEO 2015 trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany, the Lynx SG-S dramatically raises the bar for absolute data accuracy with mid-range mobile lidars. Boasting a high-performance lidar sensor combined with the industry-leading […]

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New Software Release 16.5 of PointSense, VirtuSurv, TachyCAD and PhoToPlan

Press Release New Software Release 16.5 of PointSense, VirtuSurv, TachyCAD and PhoToPlan Today FARO Technologies Inc. announced the new FARO 3D Software Release 16.5. The new programs are currently being introduced at INTERGEO in Stuttgart (Germany). Please find a detailed press release for FARO 3D Software attached. The FARO 3D Software GmbH develops software for as-built documentation that allows customers to convert and process […]

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Siteco’s Road-Scanner Surveys Okinawa Island Main Highway for ASCO

Asco Co. Ltd. is a general construction consultant based in Osaka and has been a pioneer of cutting edge 3D surveying technologies, including Laser Mobile Mapping. Last October, at Intergeo 2014, Mr. Masato Banjo, the CEO of Asco and their technical team were impressed by the Road-Scanner mobile mapping system.  ASCO began analyzing the system features and collecting sample data. […]

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AirGon LLC Granted FAA Section 333 UAS Exemption

Huntsville, AL – AirGon LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoCue Group Inc., has been granted a section 333 exemption by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its AV-900 Metric Mapping system. Under the exemption, AirGon will be permitted to conduct precision aerial mapping missions and demonstrations throughout the United States. The AV-900 Metric Mapping Kit is a small Unmanned […]

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