RIEGL announces expansion of global presence in Australia + Oceania

RIEGL office in Australia opened! The new office will provide direct RIEGL representation throughout Australia and New Zealand, offering full support to its existing RIEGL distributors in Australia C.R. Kennedy, and in New Zealand, Geospace. RIEGL Australia will have a primary focus on the airborne/UAV sectors, whilst our partners will continue to drive terrestrial and mobile products into various industries […]

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Novel LiDAR Data Improves Our Understanding of Tropical Forests

Dr. Kim Calders and his team have just completed 2 months of field work in Australian tropical forests collecting both terrestrial and UAS lidar data to support a novel lidar data fusion methodology. Forest ecosystems contain more biomass than any other ecosystem. However, estimating biomass without cutting down trees is difficult. Traditional methods of estimating aboveground biomass (ABG) are based […]

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Orbit GT Opens Australian Data Center to Boost Global Performance

Orbit GT opens new Australian Data Center to boost global performance for 3D Mapping Cloud SaaS platform. “We’re pleased to announce that Orbit GT is opening a fourth Data Center freely accessible for every customer”, says Peter Bonne, CEO of Orbit GT. “The new Central Australia Data Center will provide for our southern hemisphere customers in Australia and New Zealand. This is another […]

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3D LASER MAPPING AND GEOSLAM GLOBAL MERGER ANNOUNCEMENT

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3D Laser Mapping Ltd and GeoSLAM Ltd merge, creating a global market leader in mapping and monitoring. Leading UK laser scanning and monitoring companies 3D Laser Mapping Ltd and GeoSLAM Ltd have merged to create one of the world’s most innovative mobile mapping and monitoring technology providers. 3D Laser Mapping is a world leading geospatial technology supplier and innovator. Working […]

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Digital Preservation – Saving our Past to Enrich the Future

The idea of using computer technologies to aid digital visualisation, preservation and reconstruction is not new. Traditionally, manual 3D modelling techniques were used to reconstruct various historical events, object or people. While being a useful tool in visualization, manual 3D modelling techniques could do just as much when it concerned itself with complex artefacts or sites due to the issues […]

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RIEGL Scanners Used for Collision Investigation in Australia

After serious road traffic collisions, it is standard practice to accurately document forensic evidence in an objective and timely manner. This evidence recovery process can be stressful and time-consuming, especially in conditions where hundreds or thousands of vehicles are lined up and waiting. The Victoria police force, Australia, are using two RIEGL VZ-400i terrestrial laser scanners with Nikon D810 cameras […]

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Essential Energy use innovative technology to manage vegetation

Australian energy distributor Essential Energy has contracted NM Group to map, analyse and report on vegetation risks which could pose future safety and reliability issues across its overhead electricity network. The program will use innovative remote sensing and 3D modelling technologies around nearly 85,000 km of powerline. This will enable improved prioritisation and planning of vegetation management activities around the […]

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Blue Marble Teams Up with Pointerra to Provide Cloud-Based LiDAR Data Delivery

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Hallowell, Maine – January 30, 2017 – Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce that it has established a partnership with Pointerra (www.pointerra.com) to provide cloud-based LiDAR data delivery to Global Mapper, its popular GIS software. Pointerra’s 3D technology allows users to view massive 3D point clouds at any time, on any device, anywhere in the world and this […]

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