NSCC Topo-Bathymetric Lidar Research

NSCC Topo-Bathymetric Lidar Research in support of Sustainable Coastal Development Thank you to the team at Nova Scotia Community College – Tim Webster, with support from Kate Collins, Nathan Crowell, Kevin McGuigan, Candace MacDonald, and many students and research assistants for the research contributing to this article. Introduction and Background The Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) was formed in 2000 […]

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Siemens and Bentley Systems Agree to Jointly Offer Planning and Design Solutions for Utilities

San Diego, U.S.A. – DistribuTECH 2017 – Jan. 31, 2017 – Building on the strategic alliance between Siemens and Bentley Systems that was made public in November 2016, Siemens’ Energy Management Division and Bentley Systems have announced an agreement to jointly develop solutions to accelerate digitalization of planning, design, and operations for power utilities and industrial power customers. Bentley Systems […]

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RIEGL’s Notable Week at Geospatial World Forum 2017!

This past week at Geospatial World Forum 2017 in Hyderabad, India, RIEGL displayed some of the latest products of their broad product portfolio for terrestrial, mobile, airborne and UAV-based laser scanning, in cooperation with their distribution partner for India, MeaTech Solutions (www.meatechsolutions.com). RIEGL’s survey-grade UAV LiDAR platform, the RiCOPTER, was one of the highlights at the show and attracted many […]

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Using Lidar imagery to help research old roads

Article written by Kerry Hardy I grew up rambling through the fields and forests of mid-coast Maine and it’s been a long-standing hobby of mine to try and understand the many sections of abandoned roads that one encounters in this part of the world. Occasionally I’ll give a slide show on the topic; at one such recent event a fellow […]

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Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Hallowell, Maine – July 6, 2016 – Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting and delivering a LiDAR workshop at the upcoming International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) XXIII Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. This quadrennial event brings together thousands of specialists in photogrammetry, remote sensing, and spatial information science from throughout the […]

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Global Mapper SDK v17.2 Released with New and Improved Functionality for Software Developers

Hallowell, Maine – June 8, 2016 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 17.2 of the Global Mapper Software Development Kit (SDK) along with the Global Mapper LiDAR Module SDK. The latest upgrade to this powerful developer’s toolkit comes shortly after the latest release of the standard version of Global Mapper and incorporates […]

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Merging Terrestrial and Hydrographic Scanning

Background Back in the late 1980’s John F. Sawyer saw the need for a surveying services company that could provide accurate hydrographic surveying and quantity calculations. Mr. Sawyer had a background in dredging and in 1989 Arc Surveying and Mapping (Arc) was born. The company is family – owned and operated with three brothers running the day – to – […]

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SITECO Enters the UAV Market With Sky-Scanner

30 May, 2016, Bologna, Italy – Siteco Informatica S.R.L has launched their new high performance Sky-ScannerLiDAR and image data collection system for UAV’s. In development since early 2015, the Sky-Scanner has already exceeded all performance expectations on the DJI-S1000 and DJI Matrice-600 airborne platforms.   The development project was spearheaded in collaboration with: LTS, a high-tech survey Company headquartered in […]

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Tying Data Together

The LiDAR profession continues to evolve and with evolution comes new solutions, innovation and analytics which causes the provider of data to evaluate the best solution for the application. Merrick & Company uses most every remote sensing technology to provide solutions to most mapping applications. One of the more challenging aspects of combining technologies is making all the data fit […]

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Merrick Awarded Contract with Southern Nevada Water Authority

April 28, 2017 – COLORADO – Merrick & Company was recently awarded a contract through the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) to provide high-resolution LiDAR services in support of the water agency’s most successful water conservation program, known as the Water Smart Landscape (WSL) program. The high-resolution LiDAR data will be collected as part of the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) […]

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Global Mapper SDK v17.1 Released with Updates and Performance Improvements throughout the Toolkit

Hallowell, Maine – March 31, 2016 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 17.1 of the Global Mapper Software Development Kit (SDK) along with the Global Mapper LiDAR Module SDK. This update, released in conjunction with version 17.1 of the standard version of Global Mapper, includes numerous performance improvements, new and improved functionality, […]

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Solution-Based Remote Sensing Analytics

Solution-based mapping for a variety of applications has become predominate over the last five years as a result of advancing technology and the need to provide solutions with a variety of sensors for a given application. Merrick & Co. has been applying a variety of mapping technologies to address these applications. They include but are not limited to positive train […]

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ILMF 2016 hits record number of attendees and re-signs 51% of exhibit floor for 2017 event

March 4, 2016 (Portland, Maine) –  The 2016 International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), held last week, February 22-24 in Denver, boasted a record 908 attendees, as well as a sold out exhibit floor with more than 65 leading metric mapping solutions providers. Hundreds of professionals from the LiDAR community convened at the event to learn about the latest advances in […]

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