New Product Announcement: Introducing NavVis VLX

NavVis VLX is a first-of-its-kind wearable mapping system designed for hands-free, all-in-one reality capture, including survey-grade point clouds, in even the most complex environments such as construction sites, staircases and technical rooms May 12th, 2020 – We are very proud to announce the launch of NavVis VLX, a first-of-its-kind wearable mapping system that captures high-quality data in even the most complex […]

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Finding the Trees in the Canopy with Lidar at UNH

There are an estimated three trillion trees on the planet, and some people believe that one day we will be able to map and measure every one. Though this goal may still be far away, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that understanding the influence of forest structure may be the key to improving tree mapping capabilities. […]

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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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ILMF and ASPRS Open with Workshops and Keynotes

Logo for Geo Week MAPPS, ILMF and ASPRS

With a very successful MAPPS Winter Meeting winding down, the focus shifted to the opening of the ASPRS Annual meeting and ILMF 2019. From what I saw the joint location of MAPPS, ILMF and ASPRS produced a packed exhibit area with a lot of interaction taking place. The 3D digital mapping community geo-located to Denver, CO this week for three […]

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Quanergy Announces Partnership with LiDAR USA

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Quanergy, LiDAR USA to Integrate Quanergy’s Industry-Leading M8 Ultra Sensors in Mapping Solutions  SUNNYVALE, Calif., November 21, 2018 – Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions today announced a partnership with LiDAR USA, a distinguished provider of GIS, surveying, civil engineering, agriculture, forensics, BIM and heritage mapping solutions. As […]

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Orbit GT Signs Strategic Smart Mapping Deal with Singapore

Orbit GT signs strategic Smart Mapping deal with Singapore Land Authority at Embassy Singapore, October 11th, 2018 Orbit GT and the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) signed a strategic and comprehensive deal at the Belgian Ambassador’s residence in Singapore. “Orbit GT is honored to be chosen by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) to provide the Singapore’s Whole of Government (WoG) with 3D […]

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Hexagon Acquires SigmaSpace Corporation, a Leading 3D Mapping Company

2016-02-18 13:00 GMT+01 Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, today announced the acquisition of SigmaSpace Corporation, a provider of next-generation technologies used to rapidly deliver high-quality 3D maps of the Earth. Today, accurate and geo-referenced 3D visualisations have become an absolute necessity in real-world situations due […]

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