SSI: Investing in 3D Technology

Background Andrew Semenchuk was an early adopter of laser scanning technology. As a professional surveyor, licensed in multiple states, he has over twenty years of experience in the transportation industry. Andy served for 15 years in state government and held the position of Automation Specialist where he was responsible for developing and successfully operating the first statewide CORS network and […]

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Bentley Systems – Call for Submissions 2018 Awards for Going Digital: Advancements in Infrastructure

Winners to be Selected and Announced at the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference in London EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – March 7, 2018 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced its call for submissions to the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards program. The awards, which are judged by independent juries of industry experts, recognize infrastructure projects for digital innovations that […]

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TREKK Design Group Acquires Mobile LiDAR Firm Terrametrix, Inc.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City-based civil engineering firm, TREKK Design Group, LLC, (TREKK) has acquired Terrametrix, Inc., a mobile LiDAR provider based in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 2008, Terrametrix provides mobile LiDAR survey technology to clients across the country. LiDAR, which stands for light detection and ranging, uses laser scanning and navigation to provide safe and efficient survey-grade data […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Lidar and UAVs

“I first approached Velodyne LiDAR in 2012 with the wild idea of putting a LiDAR sensor on a drone,” says Grayson Omans, CEO and co-founder of Phoenix LiDAR. “Back then, these LiDAR sensors were pretty expensive, so it was a novel idea. I had high hopes for the result, but I never imagined that we’d both end up disrupting the […]

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Sanborn3D HD Maps for Autonomous Driving: Santa Clara

Project Major auto manufacturers have already released, or are soon to release self-driving cars, and for the vehicles to operate safely, purpose-built, accurate, and highly detailed map-based data sets are essential. To fill this need, Sanborn’s Advanced Technology Group used its proprietary HD Mapping technology to develop standardized, high-precision 3D base maps of the Silicon Valley area, and surrounding locations, […]

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Orbit GT Releases 3D Mapping Content Manager v18

Lokeren, Belgium, January 30th, 2018. Orbit GT is happy to release the new 3D Mapping Content Manager v18. “The Content Manager is arguably the most unique yet extremely powerful product in our 3D Mapping 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, […]

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Riegl to Exhibit and Present AT ILMF 2018

            RIEGL will be exhibiting and presenting at the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) 2018! ILMF 2018 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver in Denver, Colorado. from February 5-7, 2018. RIEGL will be exhibiting at Booth 315 during the conference. Be sure to stop by our booth to learn about the latest developments […]

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GeoCalc SDK 7.4 Update Includes Support for New Projections and JSON Wrapper Classes for Calling to GeoCalc Cloud

GeoCalc SDK 7.4 Update Includes Support for New Projections and JSON Wrapper Classes for Calling to GeoCalc Cloud Hallowell, Maine – January 23, 2017 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 7.4 of the GeoCalc Software Development Kit (SDK). This powerful toolkit allows developers to embed the world’s most comprehensive coordinate parameter database into […]

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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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