MADD Teams with Velodyne Lidar for a Second Year

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MADD Teams with Velodyne Lidar for a Second Year to Advance Understanding of Autonomous Vehicle Technology The partnership continues a public education effort across the country on the safety benefits of autonomous vehicle technology. IRVING, Texas, July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is proud to partner for a second year with Silicon Valley-based Velodyne Lidar, Inc., a market leader […]

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NAVVIS – Towards a digital twin for RheinEnergie

TOWARDS A DIGITAL TWIN FOR RHEINENERGIE, POWERED BY NAVVIS Cologne-based energy supplier RheinEnergie improves plant maintenance through an ambitious 3D visualization project carried out by IDS and powered by NavVis. One German energy supplier kicked off a bold new strategy last Summer, commissioning the 3D visualization of a power plant in the city of Westhoven and laying down the foundations […]

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LeddarTech Successfully Defends its LiDAR Intellectual Property

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LeddarTech Successfully Defends its LiDAR Intellectual Property Against Phantom Intelligence QUEBEC CITY, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform™ in the market, announces that its patent infringement case against Phantom Intelligence was settled favorably in the Federal Court of Canada. In December 2015 LeddarTech challenged Phantom Intelligence for […]

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FIELD SURVEY – THE ROUTE LIFT UP TO LANGKOFELSCHARTE

FIELD SURVEY OF THE ROUTE OF THE LIFT UP TO LANGKOFELSCHARTE Thomas Fontana of Alto Drones is enthusiastic about the performance of his RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV LiDAR sensor! “Without this scanner, it would not be possible to work so fast, efficiently, precisely and cost-effectively,” he exclaimed about his miniVUX-1UAV. The following project at the Sella Pass in Val Gardena, South Tyrol, was to be […]

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Velodyne Lidar Acquires Mapper.ai for ADAS Launch

Velodyne adds Mapper’s mapping and localization software to advance revolutionary lidar-centric ADAS Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced it has acquired mapping and localization software as well as intellectual property assets from Mapper.ai. Mapper technology will enable Velodyne to accelerate development of Vella™, breakthrough software that establishes its directional view Velarray™ lidar sensor. The Velarray is the first solid-state Velodyne lidar sensor […]

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Cepton Names T. R. Ramachandran as Executive Vice President of Marketing

Cepton Names T. R. Ramachandran as Executive Vice President of Marketing Twenty-year industry veteran will lead Cepton’s global product and corporate marketing SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D lidar solutions for transport, automotive, IoT, industrial, security and mapping applications, today announced the appointment of Dr. T. R. Ramachandran as Executive Vice President of Marketing. Reporting to […]

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AEYE REDEFINES THE THREE “R’s” of LiDAR – RATE, RESOLUTION, AND RANGE

AEYE REDEFINES THE THREE “R’s” of LiDAR – RATE, RESOLUTION, AND RANGE Company’s Intelligent Sensor Extends Metrics for Evaluating  Automotive LiDAR System Performance Pleasanton, CA – July 18, 2019 – In a new white paper released today, artificial perception pioneer AEye proposes newly extended metrics for evaluating advanced LiDAR system performance.  Industry leaders recognize that the conventional metrics of frame rate, angular resolution, and detection […]

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Velodyne Lidar’s Groundbreaking Sensors Power Kaarta Mobile Mapping

SAN JOSE, Calif. & PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Allvision Parkview Uses Kaarta Platform with Velodyne Lidar to Inventory Roads, Curbs, and Sidewalks Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta has included Velodyne’s smart, powerful lidar technology in Kaarta’s new Stencil 2-32 ground surface mapping solution. Equipped with Velodyne lidar, Stencil 2-32 accurately scans ground level surfaces, mapping items such as curbs, manholes, signs, poles, and other features at […]

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Arvizio Introduces Life Size Point Cloud Walk Through

Arvizio Introduces Life Size Point Cloud Walk Through on Microsoft HoloLens and Magic Leap Bringing LiDAR Scans and Photogrammetry Models to Life Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA – July 17, 2019 – Arvizio today announced the introduction of new capabilities to their MR Studio enterprise mixed reality platform. The new 4.0 release features hybrid rendering which allows GPU accelerated resources to stream massive 3D models […]

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RIEGL continues on course for success: New Office + Production Facilities

RIEGL continues on course for success: RIEGL Invests in New Office and Production Facilities! New, additional facility expansions at the headquarters in Austria as well as a new facility in the United States. Horn, July 15, 2019 For Immediate Release New production facility in Horn, Austria. RIEGL, an internationally successful manufacturer of LiDAR scanners for surveying applications headquartered in Horn, […]

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Autonomous Orchard Sprayer – World’s First and Only

This is the history of the vision behind the world’s first and only autonomous orchard sprayer. The heritage of GUSS, which stands for Global Unmanned Spray System, goes back to 1982 when its inventor Dave Crinklaw and his father Bob started an agriculture spray business in the Central Valley of California. Under Dave’s leadership, his company, called CFS LP, has […]

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Idriverplus Building Smart Autonomous Vehicles With Velodyne Lidar Technology

Velodyne Sensors Deliver Industry-Leading Range and Resolution to Idriverplus Autonomous Driving Products BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that Idriverplus, one of the first companies in China to launch the commercialization of driverless technology and realize mass production, is using Velodyne’s groundbreaking lidar sensors in a range of autonomous driving products. Velodyne has strategically teamed with Idriverplus to help Idriverplus with […]

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New Usage-Based Service Plans for Trimble Catalyst Enable Geospatial

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New Usage-Based Service Plans for Trimble Catalyst Enable Geospatial Organizations to Access Precise Positioning On Demand Scalable and Flexible Access to Professional GNSS Positioning-as-a-Service   SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 9, 2019—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today its Trimble® Catalyst™ software-defined Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver for Android™ phones and tablets is now available with a usage-based service plan—Trimble Catalyst On Demand. The new […]

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Virtual Surveyor Enhances LiDAR Point Cloud Handling

Virtual Surveyor Enhances LiDAR Point Cloud Handling in Latest Drone Mapping Software LEUVEN, Belgium, 8 July 2019 – Virtual Surveyor has enhanced the LiDAR elevation data handling capabilities in Version 6.4 of its drone surveying and mapping software. A new function enables Virtual Surveyor users to select specific feature classes from classified LiDAR point clouds before converting the point cloud to […]

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Hexagon announces the impact of slowdown in China + related restructuring

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Hexagon announces the impact of a slowdown in China and related restructuring program2019-07-05 08:00 GMT+02 Having experienced favorable growth in China over recent quarters, Hexagon has seen a much weaker than expected development in June. The main reason for the slowdown has been the impact of increased geopolitical uncertainties on global trade, especially within the electronics business of the Manufacturing […]

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Coordinate Metrology Society Finalizes CMSC 2019 Program

Coordinate Metrology Society Finalizes CMSC 2019 Program with a Metrology Career Workshop and More Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference Begins on July 22, 2019 in Orlando, FL Orlando, FL – July 3, 2019 – The Coordinate Metrology Society® (CMS) today announced its final schedule of events for the 35th annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) from July 22 – 26, 2019 at Renaissance Orlando […]

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WEAVER CONSULTANTS GROUP MOVES TO DELAIR UX11 UAV FOR BETTER PORTABILITY etc.

WEAVER CONSULTANTS GROUP MOVES TO DELAIR UX11 UAV FOR BETTER PORTABILITY, INTEGRATION & EFFICIENCY IN LARGE SCALE AERIAL-BASED TOPOGRAPHIC MAPPING Efficient platform for gathering data in large, hard-to-access locations makes a difference for renowned engineering services firm LOS ANGELES – July 3, 2019 – Delair, a leading supplier of commercial drone solutions, along with one of its regional resellers, Seiler […]

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NUAIR Validates Drone Parachute for Package Delivery Company Flytrex

Second drone parachute validation by NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site, advancing drone package delivery industry and routine flights over people (SYRACUSE, NY) – Following strenuous testing completed by Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) at the New York UAS Test Site in Rome, New York, Israel-based drone company Flytrex, has the parachute on its package delivery drones validated […]

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GeoCalc SDK 7.5 Released with an Expanded Geodetic Database

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07/2/2019 GeoCalc SDK 7.5 Released with an Expanded Geodetic Database and Improved Import and Export Options. Hallowell, Maine – July 2, 2019 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 7.5 of the GeoCalc Software Development Kit (SDK). Widely regarded as the preeminent geodetic toolkit, GeoCalc is at the core of countless geospatial applications, providing […]

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