BENTLEY SYSTEMS ISSUES CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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BENTLEY SYSTEMS ISSUES CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE YEAR IN INFRASTRUCTURE 2019 AWARDS PROGRAM Winners to be selected and announced at theYear in Infrastructure 2019 Conference in Singapore  EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – February 27, 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced its call for nominations for […]

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AEC Next and SPAR 3D 2019 Keynote Speakers Announced

2019 keynote sessions featuring technology thought leaders from NASA JPL and Walt Disney Imagineering have been announced for AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference and SPAR 3D Expo & Conference February 27, 2019 (Anaheim, California, USA) – The organizers of AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference and SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, the premier co-located events focusing on technology for the built world and […]

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FARO Announces Latest Groundbreaking Version of BuildIT Construction

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FARO Announces Latest Groundbreaking Version of BuildIT Construction 2019 with Enhanced Functionality to Improve Transparency for an Informed Construction Lifecycle. The BuildIT Construction Software 2019 version provides new workflows and enhancements for continuous project evaluation for superior accountability in Traceable ConstructionTM. Lake, Mary, February 2019 – FARO (NASDAQ: FARO), the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions […]

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Euclideon Opens First North American Office in Chicago

Euclideon Opens First North American Office in Chicago Bolingbrook, Illinois, February, 15, 2019 – Located in the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, Illinois, Euclideon announces the opening of its first office in the US. The new facility extends Euclideon’s global network ofinternational support to include the US and greater America’s region. The Bolingbrook office is a full display centre, offering visitors the chance to […]

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Global Mapper v.20.1 Now Available with Path Profile Zooming…

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Global Mapper v.20.1 Now Available with Path Profile Zooming and LiDAR Encroachment QueryingHallowell, Maine – February 25, 2019 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the availability of an update to Global Mapper, its groundbreaking GIS software. Version 20.1 offers a wealth of new and updated geospatial tools as well as performance improvements throughout the application. Significant enhancements […]

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Trimble Announces Next Generation Mixed-Reality Device

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Trimble Announces Next Generation Mixed-Reality Device with Microsoft HoloLens 2 Technology for Front-Line Workers in Construction, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing and Mining  Trimble XR10 with HoloLens 2—the First Device Created with the  Microsoft HoloLens Customization Program—Puts Holographic Data to Work in the Field BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2019—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new wearable hard hat compatible device that […]

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Bentley Systems Introduces Mixed Reality App for Hololens 2

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Bentley Systems Introduces Mixed Reality App for Infrastructure Construction Projects Using Microsoft Hololens 2 at Mobile World Congress Event. This is going to change the game for mixed reality. Bentley’s SYNCHRO XR brings the benefits of mixed reality to users in thearchitecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.    EXTON, Pa. – February 24, 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software […]

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Cepton Technologies Expands U.S. Operations, Opens Detroit Office

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CEPTON TECHNOLOGIES EXPANDS U.S. OPERATIONS, OPENS DETROIT OFFICE New office will ensure success for its current customer base and help expand its portfolio of customers in the automotive and mobility markets Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial, and mapping applications, today announced the opening of a new office in Detroit, Michigan that will operate as a key […]

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Cintoo Cloud 2.0: now everything changes

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CINTOO CLOUD 2.0: NOW EVERYTHING CHANGES With more than 10,000 scans already uploaded to the Cintoo Cloud platform from customers worldwide, Cintoo Cloud is steadily gaining momentum in the AEC market. For the release of Cintoo Cloud 2.0, a range of new technology and service initiatives have been put in place for 2019 to make Cintoo Cloud the singular choice for […]

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LIVOX – $599 lidar SENSOR brought to Mass-Market

LIVOX- 3D LIDAR TECHNOLOGY BROUGHT TO MASS-MARKET WITH A $599 SENSOR Low Cost, Reliable, High Performance Sensors Available Now SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Livox is shifting the marketplace for LiDAR sensors by introducing a reliable, compact, ready-to-use solution for innovators, professionals and engineers, around the world working closely with 3D sensing technology. After years of intense R&D and exhaustive […]

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IN-FLIGHT Data awarded three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™

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Calgary, Canada / Cheseaux, Switzerland, February 18, 2019 — IN-FLIGHT Data, one of Canada’s leading commercial drone operators, has been awarded three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for drone (UAS) flights recently carried out as part of a groundbreaking BVLOS project with help from senseFly, the industry’s leading provider of fixed-wing drone solutions. The pioneering project has seen IN-FLIGHT Data awarded three world records for flights carried out during […]

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Velodyne – Support of IVFC Accelerates Autonomous Vehicle Dev.

VELODYNE LIDAR’S SPONSORSHIP OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE COMPETITION IN CHINA ADVANCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-DRIVING CARS BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the 10th China Intelligent Vehicles Future Challenge (IVFC), Velodyne Lidar, Inc. sensors played a prominent role in enabling self-driving vehicles from multiple teams to navigate real and complex road traffic environments. As an IVFC sponsor, Velodyne had its industry-leading lidar sensors on 20 of […]

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riegl – Spaceborne Data: Mapping and Monitoring Carbon

Spaceborne Data:Mapping and Monitoring the Carbon Content of Earth’s Forests Laura Duncanson, Assistant Professor University of Maryland; NASA Goddard Space flight Center presents recent NASA laser missions – the ICESat-2 satellite and the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) – and their contributions to mapping global forest biomass, to guide forest management programs and inform climate mitigation plans. Duncanson will show […]

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3D Historic Preservation and Landscape Architecture – A Powerful Combination

Thomas J. Elmore began his formal education by earning an Associates degree from Colombia-Greene Community College, while living in my hometown of Catskill, NY. As they say, it’s a small world. After going on to earn his BS and MS in Landscape Architecture and  3D Historic Preservation, Thomas J. Elmore began Elmore Design Collaborative, LLC, Historical Landscape Architecture, in 1999. […]

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Orbit GT supports all types UAV imagery – desktop and 3dmapping.cloud

Orbit GT supports all types of UAV imagery in its desktop products and SaaS product 3dmapping.cloud.   “It’s great to announce that our latest releases support the various image content produced by UAVs”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “while mapping projects produce Nadir images, other projects like pole inspection produce front-facing or oblique imagery.  All of these are […]

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Complete Mobile Surveying of Amtrak’s New York Penn Station

Amtrak’s New York Penn Station (NYPS) mobile surveying project was one of the first extended mobile LiDAR projects completed underground.  Mobile LiDAR technology was requested to provide a seamless 3D survey data set across the station’s rail infrastructure systems and to locate all visible ancillary features throughout the underground facility where GPS data isn’t available and do so without disrupting […]

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NavVis now uses SLAM to automatically remove point cloud artifacts

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The latest software release for the SLAM-based NavVis M6 Indoor Mobile Mapping System automatically detects and removes point cloud artifacts, including moving objects in static scenes  February 12, 2019. Munich, Germany – NavVis, the leading global provider of indoor spatial intelligence solutions for enterprises, announces a new software release for the NavVis M6 Indoor Mobile Mapping System (IMMS) that automatically detects and removes dynamic […]

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AeroVironment Introduces Next Generation of Quantix Drone and AV DSS

AeroVironment Introduces Next Generation of Quantix Drone and AV DSS with New Product Updates, FMS Integration, Plant Count Beta Trial and Custom-tailored Pricing Packages for Growers to Ag Service Providers    Next generation of Quantix™ and AV Decision Support System™ (AV DSS) delivers performance improvements that optimize the user experience – on the ground, in the field, and in the […]

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GEODATA FORUM CO-LOCATES AT GEO BUSINESS 2019

NEW FOR 2019 – GEODATA FORUM CO-LOCATES AT GEO BUSINESS 2019 – A LEADING EVENT FOR DATA SPECIALISTS FOCUSED ON LOCATION INTELLIGENCE GeoDATA Forum is a new event for data specialists focused on location intelligence and is co-locating with the long established GEO Business event taking place 21 – 22 May 2019.  This sector has previously been served by a series of showcase […]

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Bentley Systems Announces Acquisition of SignCAD Systems

BENTLEY SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SIGNCAD SYSTEMS, LEADING PROVIDER OF TRAFFIC SIGN DESIGN SOFTWARE Sign design solutions augment Bentley’s software portfolio to enable greater detail for digital twins of transportation assets EXTON, Pa. – February 10, 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of […]

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The Making of PX-80: the World’s First Handheld LiDAR Scanner with Color Data

PX-80 Background Paracosm has been at the forefront of SLAM-based 3D-mapping since the company’s founding in 2013. In the ensuing years, they’ve racked up an impressive resume: helping Google develop the dense 3D-mapping engine on the Project Tango smartphone, receiving iRobot’s first corporate VC investment, and most recently being acquired by spatial computing powerhouse Occipital (makers of the Structure Sensor). […]

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BVLOS Drone Flights Improve Operational Economics

photo of drone BVLOS are The Missing Element

The number one issue holding back the drone industry is the inability, in general to fly beyond visual line of sight – BVLOS.  The following is an excerpt from The Economics of BVLOS, a whitepaper—written in partnership with Skylogic Research—that compares traditional inspection methods with VLOS and BVLOS drone operations on the basis of cost, safety, data quality, and time-to-value. […]

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