Velodyne Lidar Advances Driver Safety with New Products at CES 2020

Small Form Factor, High Performance Make Velodyne Lidar Ideal Choice for ADAS to Protect Pedestrians, Assist Drivers and Save Lives – Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will introduce and demonstrate its groundbreaking new lidar sensor technology at CES 2020 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall – booth #7520. Velodyne will highlight its lidar technology that enables high-level […]

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Woolpert Acquires Southern Mapping in South Africa


WOOLPERT ACQUIRES SOUTHERN MAPPING, A GEOSPATIAL FIRM BASED IN SOUTH AFRICA Southern Mapping is an international aerial survey and mapping company that specializes in high-accuracy lidar, hyperspectral imagery and remote sensing technologies. DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Woolpert has acquired Southern Mapping, a geospatial solutions provider and aerial survey company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Southern Mapping has extensive high-accuracy lidar, imagery and remote sensing […]

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Call for Papers – 2020 Coordinate Metrology Society Conference


Abstracts are welcome from Master Practitioners of Portable and Traditional CMM Technologies Weatherford, TX – December 17, 2019 – The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) today announced the official call for technical papers for their Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC) to be held July 20 – 24, 2020 in New Orleans, LA. In its 36th year, the CMS will again host an interactive educational conference for novice and expert users […]

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USIBD Announces Conference Partnership with AEC Next and SPAR 3D

USIBD Announces Conference Partnership with AEC Next and SPAR 3D in Chicago Tustin, California – December 16, 2019 – The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation is thrilled to announce that our 6th Annual USIBD Symposium, the primary industry conference for the Building Documentation Community, will be co-locating with SPAR 3D and AEC Next.  The conference will be held under one […]

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GeoPoint Surveying Produces When Called Upon

WaterSound - A Glimpse of Some of the Data Produced from the RIEGL VUX-1LR GeoPoint Survey

Background Jack Geier wears a number of hats – UAS Pilot, Remote Sensing Tech and GIS Analyst – for GeoPoint Surveying, Inc., headquarted in Tampa, Florida. GeoPoint Surveying can trace its origin back to 1943 when they had a makeshift office in a garage at the Tampa home of Dick Merrin. The need for surveying services was being generated by […]

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Cognata Selected by Innoviz to Test and Validate LiDAR Sensor Suite T

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The Simulation Platform Replicates How LiDAR Technology Reflects Off of Various Materials, Creating an Unparalleled Virtual Testing Environment REHOVOT, Israel, Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Cognata, Ltd., a leading provider of simulation software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles announced today that Innoviz, a leading provider of high-performance solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software that bring vision to the automotive and non-automotive industries, has selected […]

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NEW GEOSLAM SOLUTION ENABLES QUICK AND EASY STOCKPILE VOLUME ANALYSIS The global market-leading 3D mapping and monitoring specialist has announced a new innovative product to enable mine operators to quickly and easily build high-density 3D volumetric models within minutes. GeoSLAM Volumes is an end to end way to calculate stockpile mass, instantly turning stockpile point cloud data into actionable 3D information […]

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Draper Unveils LiDAR with MEMS Beamsteering Technology

DRAPER UNVEILS LIDAR WITH MEMS BEAMSTEERING TECHNOLOGY FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — LiDAR, short for light detection and ranging, is often considered the primary sensor for self-driving cars, given its ability to create high definition maps of the surrounding environment. LiDAR provides a three-dimensional point cloud of a car’s surroundings by measuring how long light takes to travel […]

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BLUE MARBLE GEOGRAPHICS TO INTRODUCE NEW ACADEMIC LAB FOR PROCESSING DRONE OR UAV-COLLECTED IMAGERY WITH LIVE WEBINAR IN JANUARY Hallowell, Maine — December 13, 2019 — Blue Marble Geographics® is hosting a live webinar that will introduce the addition of photogrammetric point cloud processing from drone or UAV-captured images to the GIS software company’s free academic curriculum. The webinar is an online interactive event designed […]

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Quanergy and Geely Establish Strategic Partnership

QUANERGY AND GEELY ESTABLISH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR SMART CITY AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE INITIATIVES Smart city applications and Lotus car equipped with Quanergy’s S3-8 solid-state LiDAR to be showcased at CES 2020 SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced that the company was selected as a LiDAR partner […]

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$32 Million to Build the Next Generation of Drone Software, Services

Today, we’re pleased to announce a $32 million investment from venture investors including Millennium Technology Value Partners, Third Point Ventures, Eastward Capital Partners, and others.  We’ll use this financing to develop the next generation of PrecisionAnalytics, our A.I.-powered aerial data analytics platform. We’re also investing in our sales and servicing operations to address the growing demand for commercial drone services. “This […]

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International Lidar Mapping Forum Announces 2020 Conference Program

Lineup features dozens of geospatial experts set to discuss pressing issues and emerging technologies in remote sensing Washington DC, December 10, 2019 – The International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) has released its 2020 conference program featuring a robust and diverse lineup of keynote presentations, case studies, and panel discussions lead by industry experts. This year marks the 20th anniversary of ILMF, the premier event […]

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Bentley Systems Wins Downstream Award for Digitalization

BENTLEY SYSTEMS WINS DOWNSTREAM AWARD FOR DIGITALIZATION  Software Provider Helps Dow Chemical Company Implement AWP Best Practices Across the Organization HOUSTON – Downstream Awards – 19 November 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, and Digital Construction Works (DCW), a Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Group […]

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NVision Scans Rare Prehistoric Fossils for Texas Museum

(Southlake, Texas; December 4, 2019) — It roamed Texas long before the first dinosaurs. Growing to 12 feet in length, with powerful jaws and specialized teeth for stabbing and tearing apart its prey, it was not a creature you’d want to encounter while on a Saturday morning hike. “It” was Dimetrodon limbatus and a fossilized skeleton of the Paleozoic predator was recently scanned by NVision […]

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Velodyne Lidar Supports Next Generation of AV Developers

Velodyne Lidar Supports Next Generation of AV Developers in Formula Student Competitions Velodyne Participation in Student Engineering Challenges Brings State-of-the-Art Lidar Technology and Skills to Future Engineers SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–During the 2019 Formula Student, Europe’s most established educational engineering competition, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. contributed sensors to 20 university teams across Europe. The students used Velodyne lidar technology in powering the autonomous […]

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RIEGL Will be Attending and Exhibiting at AGU 2019!


RIEGL will be attending and exhibiting at AGU 2019! The American Geophysical Union 2019 (AGU 2019) conference will be taking place from December 9-13, 2019, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. RIEGL will be exhibiting at Booth 1514 during AGU 2019. Be sure to stop by our booth to learn about the latest developments in RIEGL Waveform-LiDAR technology including our fast-TLS solutions […]

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Terra Drone India partners with Canadian CAD/GIS leader Geo-Plus

Terra Drone India now offers Geo-Plus Vision suite which includes more than 16 3D measurements, 3D structure, geometry, cadaster, and document management software related to the territories Hyderabad, India – December 3, 2019 – Leading industrial drone solutions provider, Terra Drone India, has announced that it is joining forces with Canada-based geomatics pioneer Geo-Plus. This partnership makes Terra Drone India an official reseller […]

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Golden Software Streamlines Gridding Functionality in Surfer

Golden Software Streamlines Gridding Functionality in Surfer GOLDEN, Colorado, 3 December 2019 – Golden Software, a developer of affordable 2D and 3D scientific modeling packages, has enhanced Gridding and other key workflows in the latest release of its Surfer® software. Used by 100,000 clients worldwide, Surfer is a gridding, contouring and 3D surface mapping application used in environmental consulting, mining, oil […]

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