GeoCue – ILMF Preview

Please Visit us at Booth #4 GeoCue Group will be attending the ILMF conference this year in Denver, Colorado.  We will be highlighting the latest releases of our software products covering new features and tools designed to speed-up and simplify your lidar data production and exploitation. The latest release of LP360 will be featured in the booth along with demonstrations […]

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The Growth of Mobile LiDAR Mapping

Introduction The use of mobile LiDAR systems to map and document the condition of horizontal infrastructure, as well as the associated assets has moved out of the early adopter stage and it is now beginning to cross over into a much larger market. From its early days of being used to locate improvised explosive devices (IEDs) for the military in […]

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I Told You So…

Scenario My firm, Eco3D recently worked with a client on a $800 hundred-million-dollar project on the east coast and to validate the elevator shafts and staircases of a newly constructed corporate headquarters. The general contractor is a very large and well known national company that not only has a VDC/BIM Division, but aggressively markets that as a differentiator to owners […]

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Just How Accurate is Your Drone?

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) continue to influence the profession of remote sensing and mapping like few things ever have. Advances in computer technology, global positioning, and miniaturization have conspired to remove considerable barriers to entry. Many new practitioners are buying drones and providing these services and data for the first time. Much (not all) of the science and art of […]

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AutonomouStuff and Real Earth – Working Together to Provide Innovative SLAM Products

January 20, 2016 – Morton, Ill. – AutonomouStuff — known throughout the world as a leader in supplying components and services that enable autonomy — has recently entered into a working partnership with Real Earth, Inc. Real Earth provides real-time SLAM capabilities for LiDAR sensors. Their products create expanded possibilities in automation, generating high-quality 3D maps and localization for use […]

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The Zamani Project – Heritage Documentation Beyond the Point Cloud

The world’s tangible cultural heritage is suffering under an onslaught of war, cultural terrorism, vandalism, natural disasters, art theft, neglect and natural deterioration over time. While none of this destruction can be prevented by even the most advanced state-of-the-art digital documentation technology, digital heritage documentation makes a significant contribution to, at least, the virtual preservation of humankind’s past. It also […]

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A 3D Day in the Field

Mark your calendar for a 3D Day in the Field open house event hosted by LFM Software and point3D.  The 3D Day in the Field event is open to all interested parties and will be hosted February 4th 2016 at the Eaton’s Houston Experience Center.  Doors open at 8:30 and the event will run from 9 am to 1 pm. […]

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Sky-high success with NM Group’s new innovative service – Patrol+

NM Group, a specialist provider of solutions and services to electricity utilities, is pleased to announce an innovative new service. Patrol+ is designed to enhance patrol and safety inspection activities undertaken by helicopter. Using the latest imaging systems and lightweight LiDAR technology, alongside NM Group’s sophisticated processing technology, the service collects geospatially located asset information and enables accurate and cost effective […]

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Teledyne Optech lidar approved for use in OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission

January 12, 2016 — Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that NASA, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and York University have approved the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA) designed by scientists and engineers from Teledyne Optech and built by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA). The OLA is now being prepared for installation aboard the Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft.   […]

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Selecting The Appropriate GNSS Solution

Determining the appropriate GNSS solution required in your mobile lidar system can be a bit troublesome. While this is true, it is only true if your preferred vendor offers a choice and if you are aware of the choices. Most manufacturers offer only a single solution, some offer only a particular brand, and others offer a variety. It is easier […]

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Maptek releases I-Site Studio 6 point cloud modelling tools

The latest I-Site point cloud processing tools from Maptek focus on the everyday needs of mine surveyors for fast, accurate volumes, conformance reporting, geotechnical analysis and CAD design.   I-Site Studio software offers an expanding range of applications with increasing sophistication. I-Site Studio 6, released today, provides exciting new tools and requested enhancements.   New CAD design tools include user […]

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GEOCUE Announces Release Of LP360 2015.1

Huntsville, AL – GeoCue Group is pleased to announce the latest release of LP360. Available both as an add-in to ArcGIS® and as a standalone 64 bit application, LP360 is the world’s most powerful and popular LIDAR extension for the ESRI environment. This release (2015.1.76) includes many feature updates as well as new tools aimed at improving our users’ ability […]

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The Year’s Highlights

Happy New Year (soon) everyone!  For this week’s newsletter, we’re highlighting some of the most important and interesting lidar news of 2015.  Sign up in our sidebar to get a copy. The Lidar News Team wishes the world a prosperous 2016.  Thank you for your support and please continue to visit us regularly for all of your lidar news and […]

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2015 Lidar Art Winner Announced

We have a winner in the Lidar News Lidar Art 2015 contest. {See his full image below!}. With nearly 70% of the 330+ votes Pete Eade from Bartlett and West will have $100 donated in his name to the charity of his choice. Pete shares with us a bit of the story behind his winning image: “The image is, of […]

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Lidar System Accuracy

A client told me the other day that some vendors are promising vertical accuracy of LiDAR deliverables that exceed the LiDAR manufacturer specifications for that system and asked: Is it legitimate for a service provider to promise better accuracy than manufacturer specifications? Or, are service providers overselling their LiDAR services by promising high vertical accuracies? The short answer is “Yes”, […]

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Detailed Aquifer Mapping in Wayne County, New York

Detailed mapping of the glacial aquifer within the buried Fairport-Lyons bedrock channel in southern Wayne County, New York is the latest study in the cooperative Detailed Aquifer Mapping Program between the USGS New York Water Science Center and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC). The aim of the program is to map the extent of glacial aquifers […]

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UNDET Point Cloud Software Presents a New Extension for Trimble SketchUp Pro

UNDET Point Cloud Software presents a new extension for Trimble SketchUp Pro – Undet4SketchUp V1.0 that was released on December 1st, 2015. Undet4SketchUp V1.0 offers a unique opportunity to use any point cloud directly in SketchUp Pro and provides great tools for efficient visibility and colouring management. Undet software is absolutely hardware independent and allows to bring in numerous file […]

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Lidar Holiday Art Finalists 2015

The following images have been selected as the final candidates for the 2015 Lidar Holiday Art contest. We were amazed by the quality and quantity of the submissions.  Thank you to everyone for these outstanding images. We have had such a positive response to this event that we want to continue with this idea by featuring images in the Showcase […]

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GEO Business 2016 Announce Call for Papers

The organisers of the geospatial event of the year, GEO Business 2016, have issued a call to those working at the cutting edge of geospatial developments to submit their abstracts for next year’s conference which will be held at the Business Design Centre in London from 24 – 25 May 2016.   The conference committee is seeking revolutionary and thought […]

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