Velodyne – Multi-Year Agreement – GreenValley ..

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Agreement with GreenValley International Lidar-Powered Mapping Systems for Any 3D Environment SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 17, 2022– Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement to provide its lidar sensors to GreenValley International for handheld, mobile and unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) 3D mapping solutions, including in GPS-denied environments. Velodyne is already shipping sensors to GreenValley as part of […]

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Subsurface Information Modeling Using LiDAR

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Building on SUE, SUM, and BIM to Advance Underground Stewardship. For some reason, utility contractors over the years did not take the time to record subsurface information at the needed level of detail. by Mike Twohig The use of Subsurface Utility Mapping (SUE) dates back to the early 1980s. In 1991, SUE gained an official endorsement from the Federal Highway […]

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Turning Cutting Edge Technology into 3D..

Turning Cutting Edge Technology into 3D Productivity Gains By Jared Martin, Vice President of Operations Editor’s Note: This article is being reported as a narrative as told by the author. Can you please provide a brief overview of your professional background (s) and experience, particularly with 3D laser scanning/lidar technology, and/or a brief history of the growth of the company […]

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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. 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 handle massive […]

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LiDAR COMEX 2022 Wrap Up

LiDAR COMEX 2022 Wrap Up Last week’s LiDAR COMEX 2022 delivered a high rate of return for sponsors and attendees. Hampton, NH and Ottawa, Canada, April 13, 2022 – The LiDAR COMEX 2022 team would like to thank the nearly 1,000 attendees and sponsors for a very successful and informative event last week. The completely online format resulted in a […]

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Decarbonizing the Infrastructure Industry

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Our industry needs to recognize the need for decarbonizing, identify where to put their effort first for greatest effect, and take action – Mott Macdonald Clare Wildfire, Global practice leader for cities, Mott MacDonald We in the infrastructure industry have 30 years to decarbonise infrastructure. Three decades is a long time in terms of our daily lives. It’s long enough […]

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Seabed Selects Velodyne Lidar Sensors for Mobile Mapping System

Equipped with Velodyne Puck™ Sensors, Seabed Mobile Mapping Systems Support Marine Environment Protection and Sustainability SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced Seabed B.V., which specializes in high quality equipment for offshore surveying and dredging, has selected Puck™ sensors for its lidar mobile mapping system. The Seabed system is a turnkey mobile lidar solution for hydrographic surveys that can support […]

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Velodyne – Multi-Year Agreement With AGM Systems

AGM Systems Launches New Velodyne Lidar-Based UAV Mapping Solution for Leading Energy Companies Worldwide SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement with AGM Systems LLC, which provides state-of-the-art hardware and software technology for the collection, processing and analysis of air and mobile mapping data. AGM Systems will utilize Velodyne’s Ultra Puck lidar sensor in […]

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USGIF Scholarship Program – 2021

The 2021 USGIF Scholarship Program is now open. The deadline to apply is May 16, 2021. If you are submitting an application for the Stu Shea Scholarship that deadline is Feb. 26, 2021. About the USGIF Scholarship Program USGIF has awarded more than $1.4 million in scholarships since launching the program in 2004. To further the advancement of the geospatial tradecraft, […]

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USGIF Assembled a Consortium Under NGA’s GLAP Initiative

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USGIF Assembled a Consortium Under NGA’s GLAP Initiative NGA awarded the GEOINT Learning through Academic Programs (GLAP) contract to USGIF as the leader of a consortium of 11 universities to facilitate transformation of the analytic workforce into a data-savvy, technologically adept workforce of the future. Herndon, Virginia (January 4, 2021) – The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has assembled […]

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USGIF Recognizes Individuals for Their Years of Service

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USGIF Recognizes Individuals for Their Years of Service   Five GEOINT professionals awarded for their leadership and commitment to GEOINT Herndon, Virginia (September 30, 2020)— During the 2020 GEOINTegration Summit the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) recognized five GEOINT professionals who exemplify  leadership and commitment to the geospatial tradecraft, education, professional development, scholarly pursuits, and mentorship.  The winners were nominated […]

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Bluesky Laser Maps Quantock Hills to Reveal Archaeological Past

Bluesky Laser Maps Quantock Hills to Reveal Archaeological Past   Leicestershire, 07 August 2020 – Aerial mapping company Bluesky International is using state of the art, aircraft mounted lasers to create a 3D model of the Quantock Hills in Somerset. As England’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Quantock Hills has a distinctive character with exceptional beauty and cultural heritage. […]

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Join Bentley Systems and Siemens as They Discuss Going Digital

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Join Bentley Systems and Siemens as They Discuss Going Digital with Their Users Siemens Digital Enterprise Virtual Summit Offers Media Talks Press Briefing will include Q&A What The digital and technological transformation of the process industry is gaining momentum, and digital and automation solutions have proven particularly successful during the current coronavirus crisis. In fact, these solutions are providing the […]

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4 Earth Intelligence Heat Hazard Data Supports Resilience Planning across UK

4 Earth Intelligence Heat Hazard Data Supports Resilience Planning across UK Bristol, UK, 23 June 2020 – The UK’s first street level map of areas potentially at risk from extreme weather conditions has been warmly received since its launch last month. Created by earth observation company 4 Earth Intelligence (4EI), with support from the Ordnance Survey through its Covid-19 Response […]

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Advanced INS Set-Up for GNSS Urban Environments – webinar

Advanced INS Set-Up for Challenging GNSS Urban EnvironmentsUsing an INS in challenging urban environments can prove difficult but there are ways to ensure your results aren’t impacted. Here we explain… Using an Inertial Navigation System in a difficult environment, such as an urban canyon, can be a challenge. However, there are a number of ways to ensure you’re getting the best […]

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Advancing the Scope of Construction Digital Twins

Advancing the Scope of Construction Digital Twins EXTON, Pa. – June 3, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of NoteVault, a San Diego-based provider of voice-based field automation for construction management. The acquisition expands Bentley’s SYNCHRO digital […]

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$3 Million in Geospatial Contracts to Support Water Conservation

NV5’s Quantum Spatial Awarded $3 Million in Geospatial Contracts to Support Water Conservation HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 28, 2020 – NV5 Global, Inc. (the “Company” or “NV5”) (Nasdaq: NVEE), a provider of professional and technical engineering, geospatial, and consulting solutions, announced today that Quantum Spatial, Inc. (“Quantum Spatial”), an NV5 company, has been awarded two contracts totaling $3 million by NASA […]

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Commercial UAV Expo Europe 2020 Shifts to Virtual Event

COMMERCIAL UAV EXPO EUROPE 2020 SHIFTS TO VIRTUAL EVENT AS PART OF HYBRID AMSTERDAM DRONE WEEK May 19, 2020 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Commercial UAV Expo Europe 2020 is going virtual, according to event organizer Diversified Business Communications. “Due to ongoing concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and for the health and safety of the members of the commercial drone […]

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Where Whale and Buildings Meet – Digitized Data

Digitized Data in the Realms of Paleontology and Architecture Dan Edleson, Principal of STEREO, a company specializing in digitizing existing buildings, has written an exciting new story looking into ways technologies used for preserving buildings could translate into the field of Paleontology. In this article Dan not only explores what it would mean to create a WIM (Whale Information Model) […]

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Pointfuse + Leica announce new software + global cooperation

Pointfuse and Leica Geosystems announce a new software and global cooperation Maidenhead, UK, 14 May 2020 – Pointfuse Limited and Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon company, are delighted to announce the start of a global cooperation and development agreement that streamlines the use of reality capture in established digital construction, space management and visualisation workflows. This strategic cooperation demonstrates the shared […]

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ECM Awarded Top 10 BIM Consulting/Services Company 2020

ECM Awarded Top 10 BIM Consulting/Services Company 2020 By Construction Tech Review Magazine Topsfield, Massachusetts: On May 11, 2020, Construction Tech Review Magazine named ECM – Global Measurement Solutions the winner of “Top 10 BIM Consulting/Services Companies 2020.” The award recognizes companies with customized design, 3D scanning and building information modeling solutions that play a significant role for many construction companies […]

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Bentley Opens Up Access to ProjectWise 365, Waives Subscription Fees

To Support Infrastructure Engineering Ecosystems Working from Home, Bentley Systems Opens Up Full Access to ProjectWise 365 and Waives Subscription Fees through September 30 Connects Virtual Project Workgroups for Collaboration and Design Review with Purpose-built “Instant-on” Cloud Service EXTON, PA, USA – April 15, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, […]

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NV5’s Quantum Spatial Selected as Prime Consultant on NOAA Contract

NV5’s Quantum Spatial Selected as a Prime Consultant on $40 Million NOAA Contract HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 02, 2020 — NV5 Global, Inc. (the “Company” or “NV5”) (Nasdaq: NVEE), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announced today that Quantum Spatial, Inc. (“Quantum Spatial”), an NV5 company, has been selected as a prime consultant for a five-year, $40 million shoreline […]

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USIBD Survey on Impact of Coronavirus to Building Documentation Industry

USIBD Survey on the Impact of the Coronavirus to the Building Documentation Industry Tustin, California – March 23, 2020 – The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) has prepared a short survey regarding the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Building Documentation Industry, as part of our mission to be a resource for all stakeholder groups practicing in and using […]

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