Webinar announcement – Drone Mapping Projects

We are very excited to be announcing the webinar ‘ How to Improve the Quality of Drone Mapping Projects ‘ We believe that this event will interest many of LidarNews readers. Here is a description, if you may need it: Producing high-quality photogrammetric products such as point clouds, DSMs, DTMs and orthophotos from drone imagery can be challenging.  Results are highly […]

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Commercial UAV Expo Americas Virtual Conference to Feature…

Commercial UAV Expo Americas Virtual Conference to Feature DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety UAS Content produced by AIRT Digital environment will allow attendees from around the world to engage in targeted educational content to learn how first responders are using sUAS to save lives. PORTLAND, ME – Public safety and emergency services drone pilots from across the globe will gather virtually to share […]

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NUAIR Validates AVSS Drone Parachute Recovery System

NUAIR Validates AVSS Drone Parachute Recovery System Third drone parachute validation by NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site, advancing safe integration of unmanned aircraft (SYRACUSE, NY) – Following vigorous testing, completed in collaboration with NUAIR, the drone parachute recovery system by Aerial Vehicle Safety Solutions (AVSS) for the DJI M200 series has been validated as compliant with industry standards. The […]

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3 Keys to successful canopy penetration – RTL-400 delivers the trifecta

3 Keys to successful canopy penetration RedTail LiDAR System’s RTL-400 delivers the trifecta Summer is here and with it comes the challenge of creating accurate topographic maps under tree canopies. The adoption of drone based, 3D light detection and ranging – or LiDAR– is emerging as the “go-to” sensing technique to meet this challenge consistently, safely, and cost effectively. The […]

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GeoCue Group Releases True View 615/620, RIEGL/Applanix UAS

GeoCue Group Releases True View® 615/620; RIEGL/Applanix-based UAS LIDAR System June 17, 2020 HUNTSVILLE, AL – GeoCue Group announces the release of their new True View® 615 and True View 620 UAS LIDAR/Imagery 3D imaging systems (3DIS). GeoCue’s True View 615 & 620 are equipped with RIEGL’s miniVUX-2UAV laser scanner integrated with dual photogrammetric cameras. Position and Orientation is provided […]

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Syracuse University Grads Help NUAIR Advance Drone Industry

Syracuse University Grads Help NUAIR Advance Drone Industry NUAIR, WindShape and Syracuse University Grad Students Team-up on UAS Wind Tunnel Project Every year NUAIR seeks college-level interns interested in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or “drone” industry, to give them hands-on, real-life experiences with this advanced technology. This last fall/spring semester, Syracuse University grad students Vincent James McGovern and Jean-Eric […]

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power AGROINTELLI’s Autonomous Farm Vehicles

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power AGROINTELLI’s Autonomous Farm Vehicles AGROINTELLI uses Velodyne lidar sensors in production of its Robotti autonomous tool carriers that increase efficiency on fields and help professional farmers save time and money. (Photo: AGROINTELLI) SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a three-year sales agreement with AGROINTELLI, a developer of intelligent farming solutions. AGROINTELLI uses Velodyne lidar sensors in […]

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Leveraging sensor technology for modern design techniques

LEVERAGING SENSOR TECHNOLOGY FOR MODERN DESIGN TECHNIQUES Matt LaLuzerne, PSM,  Vice President of GPI Geospatial, Inc.May 14, 2020 Transportation of people and freight continues to expand at a rapid pace, overhauling the current infrastructure system.  Airports are adding enormous terminals to accommodate the increase in travel and freight shipping.  Ports are exploring how to manage the increase in size to […]

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Graduate student helps keep drone academy on track amid COVID-19

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News Release: Graduate student helps keep drone academy in Malawi on track amid COVID-19 pandemic April 22, 2020 –Twenty-five students from nine African countries were prepared to make history on March 18. They would be the first graduating class from the African Drone and Data Academy in Malawi, a joint educational effort between Virginia Tech and UNICEF that provides students with […]

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Velodyne Lidar Appoints Mathew Rekow as New CTO

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Rekow Leads Velodyne R&D Team Recognized for Developing Revolutionary Lidar Solutions SAN JOSE, Calif. (February 4, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Mathew Rekow as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Rekow assumes the CTO role following Anand Gopalan, who was recently named Velodyne’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  As CTO, Rekow leads Velodyne’s customer-focused advanced research and development team.  The group […]

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Hexagon to showcase its solutions for an autonomous future at CES 2020

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will demonstrate its end-to-end solutions for infrastructure, mobility and manufacturing applications at CES 2020, highlighting the company’s integral role in empowering an autonomous future. “CES is well known as a showcase for innovative products that push the boundaries of technology,” said Ola Rollén, Hexagon President and CEO. “Hexagon’s decades of […]

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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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SAM First in N. America to Deploy Advanced Aerial Scanning Technology

Austin, TX — October 2, 2019 — SAM, LLC, a leader in providing geospatial data solutions, will be the first company in North America to acquire and deploy the most recent major advance in aerial scanning technology, the RIEGL VQ-1560 II. The sensor will be installed in SAM’s new fixed-wing aircraft, a 2019 Cessna Grand Caravan EX, to further expand SAM’s national aerial mapping […]

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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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MUNICH SCHOOL OF ROBOTICS – German Chancellor Meets NavVis CEO

On Friday, 24th of May, Dr. Angela Merkel and Dr. Markus Söder paid a visit to the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) to learn about the latest developments in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI). They looked at very selected demonstrations featuring high-tech projects at Technical University of Munich (TUM) and learned about synergies with research-driven companies in […]

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May Mobility Selects LeddarTech’s Cocoon LiDAR Solution for its Autonomous Shuttle

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LeddarTech’s solid-state Cocoon LiDAR has proven the most reliable technology as May Mobility’s driverless fleet takes to the roads, making autonomous mobility services safer. QUEBEC CITY, May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTechR, an industry leader in automotive and mobility LiDAR technology is excited to announce that May Mobility, one of the front-runners in the deployment of autonomous shuttles, has selected LeddarTech LiDAR […]

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RIEGL TO EXHIBIT AND PRESENT AT AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019!

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RIEGL will be exhibiting and presenting at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019! AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019 will take place from April 29th-May 2nd, 2019 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. RIEGL will be exhibiting at Booth 817 during AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019. Be sure to come by to meet with our team of RIEGL experts, along with our co-exhibitors Aeroscout, to learn about the latest developments in RIEGL unmanned Waveform-LiDAR technology and […]

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DETAILS FOR SIX PLENARY SESSIONS AND FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR COMMERCIAL UAV EXPO

  Register Before August 3 and Save $200 – Visit www.expouav.com  LAS VEGAS, NV, July 19, 2018 – Commercial UAV Expo, the leading event for professionals integrating or operating UAS in key vertical industries, now has complete detailed information at www.expouav.com/conference-program about the robust education program for the 4th annual event, taking place October 1-3 at the Westgate Hotel in […]

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