ContextCapture Creates Precise Reality Model for EUR 23,000 Ridracoli Dam Survey Project

ITALDRON’s 3D Model for Preventive Maintenance of Water Supply Dam Proves Accurate within 2 Centimeters Hydrogeological Risk Assessment Italian water supplier Romagna Acque required a fast, accurate, and low-cost alternative to the terrestrial surveys the company used to help monitor the condition of its infrastructure. Ridracoli Dam, spanning the Bidente river in Casentino Forests National Park, provided the proving ground […]

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TetraVue Partners with CVedia and AGC/Wideye at CES 2018 to Demonstrate 4D LIDAR Superiority for Autonomous Vehicles

Companies to Jointly Showcase Benefits of Industry’s First High Resolution 4D LIDAR Camera VISTA, Calif., January 4, 2018 – CES 2018 – TetraVue, the leader in high definition 4D LIDAR™ technology, today announced partnerships with NVIDIA, CVedia and AGC/Wideye to highlight the benefits of TetraVue’s groundbreaking high-resolution LIDAR for next generation ADAS and self-driving applications. The four companies will demonstrate […]

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Orbit GT exhibits and showcases Automated Pole and Bridge Clearance Detection at TRB, Washington DC

Orbit GT will exhibit at next week’s TRB event in Washington DC, USA. “With our strong focus on 3D Mapping, Orbit GT enjoys many customers in the transportation business. At this year’s event, we’re showcasing fully automated Pole and Bridge Clearance Detection tools, for sure solving some of the pain points for many DOT’s”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit […]

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2017 Solstice Contest Winner Announcement!

Maser Consulting’s image is the winner of our 2017 Winter Solstice Lidar Art Contest with almost 400 votes! Congratulations to their team!! They share the story of their image below. Thank you all for your entries this year. We really enjoyed them! Please participate next year, everyone. We can’t wait to see what you come up with in 2018. Thank […]

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SSEN uses 3D powerline modelling to help prepare network for winter storms

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is taking to the skies to improve the resilience of its electricity networks. Working with NM Group, SSEN is using innovative aerial 3D laser scanning technology (LiDAR) to survey its entire overhead electricity network and is using this data to carry out preventative works designed to minimise the risk of tree-related power cuts to […]

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GeoSLAM Celebrates Five Years in Business with New HQ, Record Growth

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, U.K. 13 December 2017 – Leading 3D mobile mapping technology specialist, GeoSLAM, is on track to achieve its growth ambitions in 2018 after relocating to new UK headquarters. The Nottinghamshire-based firm, which recently celebrated five years in the industry, has moved to Innovation House, a technology hub at Ruddington Business Park just outside the city of Nottingham. The new […]

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ASCO-DAITO selects Siteco’s Pave-Scanner Pavement Mobile Mapping System (PMMS)

12 December, 2017, Bologna, Italy – ASCO-DAITO has taken delivery of the Pave-Scanner Pavement Mobile mapping system, the first commercially available, true 360 degree, infrastructure and pavement surface inspection/classifications system from Siteco S.R.L, Italy. The configuration of the system which has been delivered includes two Pavemetrics LCMS sensors, two 3-D laser profiling sensors, a high performance rackmount controller unit, the […]

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National Grid trial aerial LiDAR inspections for gas network

National Grid have announced they are conducting a trial programme using laser scanning data to deliver safety and operational efficiency improvements across their network. In a UK gas transmission first, the operator will employ LiDAR technology to monitor the terrain around the pipeline, using an airborne survey. Working with NM Group, the Network Innovation Allowance (NIA) funded project will conduct […]

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2017 Winter Solstice Contest

The Winter Solstice will soon be here in the New England. In celebration of the return to the light, Lidar News is hosting the 4th annual Lidar Art contest. We are looking for images with artistic appeal that ideally relate to the solstice and/or the holidays. Please send us your submission by December 15th. We will choose the top 3 […]

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Riegl and American Engineers, Inc. – Innovation Leaders

Riegl and American Engineers, Inc. – Innovation Leaders Firm Background American Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is a full-service, award-winning surveying and mapping firm established more than 35 years ago in Glasgow, Kentucky. They have grown to a staff of more than 100 serving clients throughout the Southeast and Midwest from offices in Glasgow, Louisville and Owensboro, Kentucky as well as Marietta, […]

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The following statement was released today regarding the Geospatial Data Act pending in the U.S. Congress:

For Immediate Release November 14, 2017 The purpose of the Geospatial Data Act (S. 1253 and. H.R. 3522) is “to improve the coordination and use of geospatial data.” According to the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress, the bill is intended for “the development, implementation, and review of policies, practices, and standards relating to geospatial data” and […]

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Orbit GT releases 3D Mapping Feature Extraction Standard v18

Lokeren, Belgium, November 15th, 2017 Orbit GT launches the 3D Mapping Feature Extraction Standard product version 18. “We’re pleased to announce the release of our second product from the Feature Extraction portfolio”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “As version 18 bundles all the expertise and technology to support the various types of 3D mapping techniques, all users of […]

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Velodyne LiDAR Launches VLS-128™, The World’s Highest Resolution LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles

With substantial improvements in field-of-view, range, and resolution, VLS-128™ improves the overall perception system to accelerate the development of driverless cars SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Labs today announced that it has produced a LiDAR with the world’s best resolution, longest range, and widest field of view, the result of which will boost the autonomous vehicle and advanced safety market. The […]

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GeoSLAM Launches Time & Cost Saving 3D Mobile Laser Scanners at Dallas Fall BIM Forum 2017

DALLAS, TEXAS – Monday, October 30, 2017 – After a hugely successful European launch of GeoSLAM’s new hardware and software offering at InterGeo in Berlin, GeoSLAM will be premiering its new products to American audiences at the Fall BIM Forum in Dallas, Texas. The ZEB-REVO RT is the next generation of the hugely popular ZEB-REVO – GeoSLAM’s lightweight, handheld laser […]

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New Road-SIT Survey vertical application for the maintenance of the utility networks with Mobile Mapping technology

18 October, 2017, Bologna, Italy – Siteco announces the implementation of the Road-SIT Survey Software application, for the management of the maintenance and rehabilitation interventions of the utilities networks. The most immediate and frequent need for (public) utilities, is being able to quickly assess the cost of maintenance and rehabilitation interventions, in order to plan the required investments. Underground facility […]

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Michael Baker International Adds Long-Range, Highly Durable Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to Improve Large-Scale Mapping Operations

Michael Baker International Adds Long-Range, Highly Durable Fixed-Wing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to Improve Large-Scale Mapping Operations Firm Using Altavian Nova UAS to Assist Clients in Mapping Roadways Impacted by Flooding   Pittsburgh (October 12, 2017) – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, has expanded its cutting-edge inspection services with the purchase of an […]

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Global Mapper Training Course in Atlanta, GA, is Coming Up on October 31 – November 2nd

An official Global Mapper training course will provide you with the opportunity to uncover the myriad capabilities of this remarkable software. During the intensive program, you will not only learn the fundamental operation of Global Mapper but, through a series of hands-on interactive exercises, you will be introduced to features and functions that you were probably unaware of. Space is […]

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Orbit GT presenting Live at Intergeo – Join in to get free 3D Mapping Cloud coupons

Lokeren, Belgium, September 21 st , 2017 Orbit GT organises 9 live presentations at their Intergeo booth C4.025. Attend the presentation and get your free coupon for 3D Mapping Cloud. Presentations are held every day at 10:00, 12:00 and 15:00. “3D Mapping Cloud offers disruptive new capabilities in handling and using massive 3D data”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit […]

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GeoSLAM Launching Enhanced SLAM Software and Next Generation Mobile Scanner at InterGEO 2017

Faster Scanning, Lower Costs   NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, UK, 25 September 2017 – GeoSLAM, the experts in “Go-Anywhere” 3D mobile mapping, will launch the latest version of its award-winning SLAM registration software and unveil the next-generation ZEB-REVO mobile scanner this week at InterGEO 2017 in Berlin.   The time-saving and hassle-free solutions developed by GeoSLAM help to ensure that customers are completing […]

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