senseFly showcases the New eBee X Fixed-Wing Drone in Free Webinar

The exclusive webinar will highlight the platform’s capabilities and feature two experienced commercial operators who were the first to use the eBee X in North America Cheseaux-Lausanne, Switzerland, October 30, 2018 – senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of fixed-wing drone solutions, is hosting a free educational webinar exploring its new fixed-wing drone, the eBee X, at 10:00 EST / 16:00 […]

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Lidar Surveying is Gradually Being Democratized

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Simon Ritchie, based in London is tracking the democratisation of Lidar Surveying, but his research shows that the pace is still slow, despite the emergence of the price crushing, autonomous vehicle market. Introduction Lidar has been used for land surveying for fifty years or more.  In days gone by the scanners were heavy and had to be carried by a […]

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Red Hat – Open Source Pioneer Acquired by IBM

As tremendous confirmation of Keith Bentley’s vision, IBM just announced they intend acquire open source leader, Red Hat for $34 billion. I remember the early days of Red Hat when Bill Gates and many others thought they were the devil. Now Microsoft is more than 50% open source in-house. > Most significant tech acquisition of 2018 will unlock true value […]

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Research Fab Microelectronics Develops LiDAR Solutions

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The Research Fab Microelectronics (FMD) in Berlin, Germany is the single access point for customers to a broad variety of technological competencies in the field of LiDAR solutions. This significant investment by Fraunhofer Microelectronics in cooperation with the Leibniz Institutes FBH and IHP, is all about being positioned for the future in autonomous vehicle, industrial lidar fabrication and much more. Christoph […]

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FARO and STORMBEE Partner to Optimize Traceable Construction

FARO and STORMBEE – Breakthrough Wide Area 3D Scanning Solution Rugby, UK, September 25th, 2018 – FARO® (NASDAQ:FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for Construction BIM and STORMBEE®, a pioneer in Mobile UAV technology, have partnered to offer an integrated, cost effective airborne 3D scanning solution specifically designed to optimize on-site capturing workflows as […]

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senseFly and IN-FLIGHT Data Join Forces for Drone Project in Calgary

senseFly and IN-FLIGHT Data join forces for groundbreaking urban Beyond Visual-Line-Of-Sight (BVLOS) drone project in Calgary As the first BVLOS UAS operation permitted in a major North American city, the goal of the project was to demonstrate that BVLOS RPAS flights can be conducted safely and efficiently. Calgary, Canada / Cheseaux, Switzerland, October 25, 2018 — IN-FLIGHT Data, one of […]

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Frequency Scanning Interferometry For High Accuracy

Frequency scanning interferometry uses a tunable laser to provide highly accurate distance measurements. It was first developed by researchers at the University of Oxford who were working on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The system they have developed enables a single measurement device to simultaneously direct multiple laser beams to many targets, measuring each with extreme accuracy.   If you […]

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Bentley Systems Announces Winners of Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has announced the winners of the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards. The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing design, construction, and operations of infrastructure throughout the world.   Twelve independent jury panels of distinguished industry […]

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MAPPS Announces Passage of the Geospatial Data Act

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MAPPS – The Management Association of Private Photogrammetric Surveyors Announces Passage of the Geospatial Data Act (GDA) Forest Hill, MD (October 23, 2018) – MAPPS, the Association of geospatial firms, is honored to have been part of the cooperative efforts that facilitated the passage of the Geospatial Data Act (GDA). On behalf of MAPPS, I would like to sincerely thank […]

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Vibrosight Uses Long-Range Laser Vibrometry To Listen

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We present Vibrosight, a new approach to sense activities across entire rooms using long-range laser vibrometry. Our sensing principle was inspired by the spy technology used by the KGB in the 1950s. Unlike a microphone, our approach can sense physical vibrations at one specific point, making it robust to interference from other activities and noisy environments. There is something about […]

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Bentley’s New Open Applications Advance Comprehensive Modeling

Bentley’s New Open Applications Advance Comprehensive Modeling Environment for Multidiscipline Collaboration OpenSite Designer, OpenBuildings Designer, OpenBridge Designer, and OpenFlows FLOOD further extend Bentley’s design engineering and analysis portfolio  LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – 18 October 2018 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations […]

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Alluxa Makes Thin-Film Interference Filters for LIDAR

Alluxa is a world leader in high-performance optical filters and thin-film coatings. In this highly informative white paper Alluxa explains how their high-performance, ultra-narrowband interference filters improve LIDAR signal-to-noise ratios. Arguably the most versatile active remote sensing technique, LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is used across platforms and across disciplines. Long known to be one of the most important technologies […]

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LeddarTech Expands its Engineering Expertise and Accelerates…

LeddarTech accelerates the development of its automotive LiDAR development platform, through organizational enhancements and the investment in two new engineering facilities in Toronto, Canada, and in Linz, Austria. QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech, which develops a high-performance, cost-efficient solid-state LiDAR development platform for the automotive industry, is pleased to announce that it has greatly increased its […]

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Bentley Advances Industrialization of Infrastructure Project Delivery

Bentley Advances Industrialization of Infrastructure Project Delivery Through ProjectWise Integration with Microsoft 365 Automating digital workflows to replicate best projects’ successes! LONDON, U.K. – Conference – 15 October 2018 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the general availability of integration between ProjectWise 365 Services and Microsoft 365. The collaboration capabilities of Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Flow, alongside analytics from Microsoft SharePoint and […]

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GeoSLAM Welcomes New Member Of ZEB Family

GeoSLAM Welcomes New Member Of ZEB Family For Indoor + Outdoor Use The latest innovation from geospatial mapping and monitoring technology specialist, GeoSLAM has been announced today [16 October], with the launch of the ZEB-HORIZON. Officially unveiled at this year’s INTERGEO, the ZEB-HORIZON is the next generation of handheld 3D laser scanners, capable of rapidly capturing intricate indoor and outdoor […]

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iModel.js – Open-Source Library Released by Bentley

Open-source, iModel.js JavaScript library for creating immersive connections to infrastructure digital twins is available. LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – 17 October 2018 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the initial release of its iModel.js library, an open-source initiative […]

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Pointfuse Launches Laser Scanning Software at Construction Week

Pointfuse Launches New Laser Scanning Software Suite at Digital Construction Week  Maidenhead, UK, 15 October 2018 – Pointfuse is releasing Pointfuse 2018 a new suite of laser scanning software which includes a cloud based data processing service called Pointfuse Bolt. Designed to promote and support the practice of frequent capture of digitized ‘as built’ data, Pointfuse 2018 will help BIM […]

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Going Digital is Theme of Bentley’s YII 2018 Conference

A confluence of technologies enables “Going Digital” with project digital twins and performance digital twins for infrastructure engineering. LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – 16 October 2018 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the forthcoming availability of iTwin™ Services, digital […]

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Phoenix LiDAR Systems Disrupts the LiDAR Landscape Again

Phoenix LIDAR Systems – The​ ​commercial UAV LiDAR pioneer pushes industry boundaries with three new product announcements at INTERGEO 2018 Los Angeles, CA — October 12, 2018 –Phoenix LiDAR Systems, LLC., the industry leader in commercial UAV LiDAR systems, is proud to announce its three newest LiDAR solutions that will challenge LiDAR conventions once again at INTERGEO 2018, the world’s largest […]

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