Hexagon Acquires Xwatch to Strengthen ..

Hexagon acquires Xwatch to strengthen its construction safety portfolio 2024-04-23 08:00 GMT+02 Hexagon, the global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies, today announced the acquisition of Xwatch Safety Solutions. Xwatch provides machine control hardware and software technologies designed to enhance safety protocols on construction sites. This includes height control, slew control, and rated capacity indication […]

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Merging Terrestrial and Hydrographic Scanning

Background Back in the late 1980’s John F. Sawyer saw the need for a surveying services company that could provide accurate hydrographic surveying and quantity calculations. Mr. Sawyer had a background in dredging and in 1989 Arc Surveying and Mapping (Arc) was born. The company is family – owned and operated with three brothers running the day – to – […]

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The “What” and the “Why”: The Geospatial Journey of 3 Regular Guys

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Gene Roe, Founder of Lidar News speaks with Brian Leiser, Owner/Principal, Redefined Horizons Surveying Inc. and his two partners about the challenges of developing a new surveying business from scratch with integrity and cutting edge technology. Let the geospatial journey begin. Can you please provide a brief overview of your professional background (s) and experience, particularly with 3D laser scanning/drone […]

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Tying Data Together

The LiDAR profession continues to evolve and with evolution comes new solutions, innovation and analytics which causes the provider of data to evaluate the best solution for the application. Merrick & Company uses most every remote sensing technology to provide solutions to most mapping applications. One of the more challenging aspects of combining technologies is making all the data fit […]

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Innoviz Reaches a Key Milestone with ..

Innoviz Reaches a Key Milestone with Successful Winter Test of InnovizTwo LiDAR and AI-Powered Perception Software, Showcasing Significant Progress and New Opportunities Innoviz successfully completed an 18-day test in the harshest winter conditions, demonstrating the robustness and reliability of the InnovizTwo LiDAR and Perception Software  TEL AVIV, Israel, April 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Innoviz Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: INVZ) (the “Company” or “Innoviz”), a leading […]

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Archaeologist Brings 18th Century Fort to Life with LiDAR..

Archaeologist Brings 18th Century Fort to Life with LiDAR and 3D Modeling GOLDEN, Colorado, 18 March 2021 – A Canadian archaeologist is using advanced mapping and visualization technologies to bring one of the earliest European settlements in North America back to life. Dr. Jonathan Fowler combined a centuries-old map with a modern 3D terrain model to portray Fort Anne and its surrounding […]

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Outsight Wins the 2024 Airport Technology Excellence Award

Outsight Wins the 2024 Airport Technology Excellence Award Outsight’s groundbreaking Spatial AI Software Platform, Shift, received the 2024 Airport Technology Excellence Awards.PARIS, FRANCE, April 15, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Outsight’s groundbreaking Spatial AI Software Platform, Shift, has received the 2024 Airport Technology Excellence Awards, an event aiming to celebrate the best and greatest achievements in the aviation industry.  This award recognises […]

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New Diamond DA62 MPP SurveyStar for the RIEGL Test Aircraft Fleet

New Diamond DA62 MPP SurveyStar for the RIEGL Test Aircraft Fleet The new DA62 MPP SurveyStar has been delivered by Diamond Aircraft Austria to RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems and it will be immediately implemented for test and calibration flights. RIEGL and Diamond Aircraft Austria have been collaborating for almost 20 years. Since 2007, RIEGL has owned and operated the proven DA42 MPP GeoStar, which has successfully completed all missions to […]

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Drone based LiDAR survey of Oil & Gas assets ..

Drone based LiDAR survey of Oil & Gas assets in the jungle of Gabon (80 000ha)In difficult to reach places in Africa, LiDAR surveys are often prohibitively expensive and can take a long time to perform. Delays due to poor weather, long ferries and bureaucratic processes make it a challenge to undertake accurate and critical information regarding terrain conditions. Drone […]

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Automating Scan to BIM Workflows for Faster ..

Automating Scan to BIM Workflows for Faster and Accurate Model Creation  Are you tired of errors and of spending countless hours manually creating models for your BIM projects? Explore how automating Scan to BIM workflows can enhance your model creation process, making it faster and more accurate. This technology revolutionizes the way we generate 3D models from laser scans, providing […]

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PARAMOUNT SIGNS MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH DIGITAL TWIN STUDIO PREEVUE

PARAMOUNT SIGNS MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH DIGITAL TWIN STUDIO PREEVUE Paramount Pictures and Preevue are excited to announce they have entered into a multi-year licensing agreement. It is with immense pride that we join forces with Paramount Pictures and contribute to the evolution of film and television production” — Ryan MetcalfeLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, April 12, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Under […]

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Accuracy – Efficiency – Consistency. Requirements for Today’s Best Lidar Sensors

This interview provides an inside perspective of NV5, a leading provider of technology, conformity assessment and consulting solutions for public and private clients worldwide. It is being provided here as told by the persons being interviewed.  Accuracy – Efficiency – Consistency. Requirements for Today’s Best Lidar Sensors Background Commercial lidar entered the geospatial services arena in the 1990s, becoming a […]

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Deep Learning-Based Framework for Feature Extraction

This paper by Wen et al., presents a deep learning-based framework for road marking extraction, classification and completion from three-dimensional (3D) mobile laser scanning (MLS) point clouds. Road markings play a critical role in road traffic safety and are one of the most important elements for guiding autonomous vehicles (AVs). High-Definition (HD) maps with accurate road marking information are very […]

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Descartes Labs Accelerates Growth with Strategic Acquisition of Geosite

Descartes Labs Accelerates Growth with Strategic Acquisition of Geosite SANTA FE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Descartes Labs, a leading provider of geospatial analytics and artificial intelligence solutions, announced today that it acquired all of the operating assets of Geosite, a SaaS provider of geospatial intelligence to property and casualty insurance companies. This strategic move will unlock new revenue growth opportunities and further strengthen […]

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Enhancing Infrastructure with Aethon’s Expertise & RIEGL’s Premier Sensors

Editor’s Note: This is an interview with Cameron Shankland, who is responsible for business development at Aethon Aerial Solutions. 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 and its use of 3D technology? Please include an idea of […]

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3D Historic Preservation and Landscape Architecture – A Powerful Combination

Thomas J. Elmore began his formal education by earning an Associates degree from Colombia-Greene Community College, while living in my hometown of Catskill, NY. As they say, it’s a small world. After going on to earn his BS and MS in Landscape Architecture and  3D Historic Preservation, Thomas J. Elmore began Elmore Design Collaborative, LLC, Historical Landscape Architecture, in 1999. […]

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How UAV-based LiDAR Has Transformed the Surveying Industry

How UAV-based LiDAR Has Transformed the Surveying Industry CHALLENGE Pape-Dawson Engineers is the largest civil engineering firm headquartered, and exclusively located, in Texas with a staff of over 850 employees. Their team of professionals provide civil engineering, surveying, GIS, and environmental services for land development, transportation, and water resources projects for both private and public clients. Pape-Dawson’s surveyors and engineers […]

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Bowman Enters into Agreement to Acquire Surdex ..

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Hexagon Acquires Itus Digital to Expand ..

Hexagon acquires Itus Digital to expand Asset Performance Management capabilities 2024-04-04 08:00 GMT+02 Hexagon, the global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies, today announced the acquisition of Itus Digital, a Roanoke, Virginia-based provider of asset performance management (APM) software. Itus’s capabilities directly compliment Hexagon’s HxGN EAM platform, as well as other Hexagon products. Asset performance management […]

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CHUNG HSING SURVEYING COMPANY BRINGS GEOSPATIAL ..

CHUNG HSING SURVEYING COMPANY BRINGS GEOSPATIAL DATA ACQUISITION TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH RIEGL MOBILE LIDAR Chung Hsing Surveying Company (CHS) is proud to announce the introduction of RIEGL’s VMX-2HA Mobile Mapping System to the geospatial industry in Taiwan. The company has built an excellent reputation over the past 50 years in the region, and the addition of this RIEGL system enables them to have unprecedented accuracies and efficiencies within […]

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GPI GEOSPATIAL, INC. ENHANCING MOBILE MAPPING ..

GPI GEOSPATIAL, INC. ENHANCING MOBILE MAPPING WITH RIEGL LIDAR Adding a VMX-2HA to their Portfolio of RIEGL Systems GPI Geospatial, Inc. (a subsidiary of Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.) has been a leading geospatial solutions company for over 50 years with a footprint across the Eastern U.S., and they recently upgraded their mobile mapping capabilities by adding a RIEGLVMX-2HA to their data collection portfolio. As a RIEGL customer […]

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SPH Engineering presents Drone Show Software 4.3 ..

SPH Engineering presents Drone Show Software 4.3, elevating Drone Shows to new heights Riga, Latvia – SPH Engineering, a global expert in drone technology development, is thrilled to announce the release of its latest Drone Show Software update, version 4.3. This update introduces cutting-edge features to streamline preflight processes, enhance map visualization and sharing capabilities, and improve operational efficiency for […]

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Commercial UAV Expo Announces 2024 Advisory Board

Commercial UAV Expo Announces 2024 Advisory BoardCommercial UAS industry leaders will provide guidance for landmark 10th edition by serving on Commercial UAV Expo Advisory Board Portland, Maine – USA, March 27, 2024 – Organizers of Commercial UAV Expo, the world’s leading commercial drone trade show and conference, have announced an impressive list of influential leaders in the commercial drone industry […]

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What’s the difference between Laser Radar and LIDAR technology?

What’s the difference between Laser Radar and LIDAR technology? Article by John Smits, Gary Confalone, and Tom Kinnare – ECM A question frequently asked by our clients is, “What’s the difference between Laser-Radar and LIDAR technology?” It’s a question without a simple answer. Confusion between the two is understandable. Their names are nearly synonymous and the terms are often used interchangeably. […]

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