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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Cartomorphosis – A Four Generation Surveying Evolution

Cartomorphosis – A Four Generation Surveying Evolution When I was just six years old, my grandfather would take me as a camera operator on his photogrammetric plane. In the early 80’s without FMS (flight management system) nor airborne GPS, aerial photography required special skills. The results could not be verified until the film was processed.  These experiences sparked my passion for mapping. […]

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Japan Post Unveils Cutting-Edge Initiative to Digitize.

Japan Post Unveils Cutting-Edge Initiative to Digitize Roads for Digital Maps Using Innoviz LiDAR The Initiative Enables Next-Generation Services Including Autonomous Driving and Unmanned Delivery TEL AVIV, Israel and TOKYO, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Innoviz Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: INVZ) (the “Company” or “Innoviz”), a leading provider of high-performance, automotive-grade LiDAR sensors and perception software, today announced that Japan Post, a special private company under the jurisdiction of […]

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SimActive Releases Version 9.2 with Phase One..

SimActive Releases Version 9.2 with Phase One (IIQ) Integration Montreal, Canada, June 21th, 2022 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software and Phase One, a pioneer of digital imaging sensors and airborne systems, today announced a strategic partnership. The new release of SimActive’s Correlator3D Version 9.2. features several productivity enhancements, including the support of Phase One’s Intelligent Image […]

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New President and CEO for Hexagon…

Paolo Guglielmini to be appointed new President and CEO for Hexagon Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensors, software and autonomous technologies, today announced that Paolo Guglielmini will succeed Ola Rollén as President and CEO of Hexagon AB, effective 31 December 2022. Gun Nilsson has decided to step down as CEO for Hexagon’s principal shareholder MSAB on […]

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Velodyne Lidar Wins GeoBuiz Summit Award for..

Velodyne Lidar Wins GeoBuiz Summit Award for Innovation in Mapping Technology Velodyne’s Intelligent Infrastructure Solution Creates 3D Maps of Roads and Intersections to Advance Safety in Communities Globally SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 3, 2022– Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution won the GeoBuiz Summit Award. Velodyne’s smart city solution was recognized for excellence in innovation in the Mapping Technology […]

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Leica Geosystems – Major Performance Increase..

Leica Geosystems announces major performance increase in airborne bathymetric survey The new Leica Chiroptera-5 bathymetric LiDAR sensor provides 40% higher point density, a 20% increase in water depth penetration and improved topographic sensitivity for generating more detailed hydrographic maps. (Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 31 May 2022) – Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced today the introduction of Leica Chiroptera-5, the new high-performance airborne […]

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Bentley Systems Issues Call for Nominations for..

Bentley Systems Issues Call for Nominations for the 2022 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure EXTON, Pa. – April 13, 2022 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), theinfrastructure engineering software company, today announced its call for nominations for the 2022 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure. This juried awards program celebrates the most exemplary projects that represent going digital advancements in infrastructure. The deadline for nominations is May […]

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Saddleback Surveys, Inc. Gets Big Returns with Lidar

Lidar News recently had the opportunity to interview Kathie and Rick Tetreault, the founders of Saddleback Surveys, based in Irvine, CA about their investment in Lidar and 3D laser scanning. Here are their valuable insights. Can you please provide a brief overview of your professional background and experience with 3D laser scanning/lidar technology, as well as a brief history of […]

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Empire State Development – Application Window Open for…

Empire State Development Announces Application Window Open for Round Six of GENIUS NY Competition The World’s Largest Business Accelerator for Uncrewed Systems is Accepting Applications through May 31; Innovative Competition Has Also Been Extended for Five Additional Rounds  GENIUS NY is Supported by “CNY Rising” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy Empire State Development […]

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LiDARCOMEX 2022: April 5 The Lidar Commercial Expo

LiDARCOMEX 2022: April 5, 2022, The Lidar Commercial Expo. GoGeomatics and Lidar News present Lidar Comex 2022: April 5, 2022, with workshops on April 6, 2022. https://lidarcomex.com/  The free livestream Lidar Comex 2022 is a free business–to-business virtual event matching reality capture lidar vendors with practicing 3D professionals from North America and beyond.  By registering for this free and unique […]

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NGS News: Surveyors Week is March 20–26

NGS Surveyors Week

NGS News: Surveyors Week is March 20–26 National Surveyors Week is March 20–26, 2022, and Global Surveyors Day is Tuesday, March 22! These events are perfect opportunities to introduce students to the many career paths open to professional surveyors, and to get involved in your professional community. Every year during this week NGS works with our local, state, and regional partners to highlight […]

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Solidspac3 Approves SmarTwin as an Authorized Partner

Solidspac3 Approves SmarTwin as an Authorized Partner Newslink at https://solidspac3.com/solidspac3-approves-smartwin-as-an-authorized-partner/ March 15, 2022 – San Francisco, California – SolidSpac3, a technology company providing insight into the construction process, has signed an authorized partner agreement with SmarTwin, a New York-based digital twin technology construction adviser. SmarTwin will add Solidspac3’s construction variance reports to their existing portfolio of design planning, BIM, 3D, CAD, AI large point cloud processing […]

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Versatile Mobile LiDAR Changes the Game for Bowman Consulting

Versatile Mobile LiDAR Changes the Game for Bowman Consulting Lidar News recently had the opportunity to interview Seth Gulich, Florida LiDAR and UAS Manager for Bowman Consulting about their investment in drones, lidar and 3D laser scanning.  Can you please provide a brief overview of your professional background and experience with 3D laser scanning/lidar technology, as well as a brief […]

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SolidSpac3 QA/QC construction variance reporting solution

New SolidSpac3 QA/QC construction variance reporting solution reduces rework and schedule delays by ensuring plans match reality Cloud based solution compares CAD/BIM models to as-built scans, informing construction teams of problems as they occur November 22, 2021 – San Francisco California – SolidSpac3 (www.solidspac3.com) has debuted SolidSpac3, a SaaS QA/QC analysis and reporting solution for the commercial construction industry. Solidspac3 compares 2D […]

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95WEST AERIAL MAPPING

95WEST AERIAL MAPPING FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Winter Garden, FL) December 2, 2021 I 95West Aerial Mapping formally KBM GeoSpatial, LLC. has completed integration and training finalizing the delivery of cutting-edge RIEGL VQ-1560 II-S airborne laser scanners.  The new VQ-1560 II-S system, with its doubled laser power and high pulse frequency, will allow 95West Aerial Mapping to more efficiently achieve a wide variety of projects; from wide area collections […]

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Peak Rock Capital Completes Acquisition Of SAM Companies

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Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Completes Acquisition Of SAM Companies AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital (“Peak Rock”), a leading middle-market private investment firm, announced today that it has completed an acquisition of SAM Companies (“SAM” or the “Company”), a leading provider of geospatial services to utility, transportation, and broader infrastructure clients. The SAM management […]

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The State of Mobile Mapping 2021 – Survey

The State of Mobile Mapping 2021: You’re invited to take part in a new industry survey Brought to you by NavVis in partnership with Geo Week News, BIM+, Lidar News and GIM International. The laser scanning and surveying industries are undergoing a seismic shift. Mobile mapping technology has radically changed the way we work, reinventing workflows and generating whole new […]

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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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LiDAR Technology & New Indian Geo-Data Rules

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LiDAR Technology and New Indian Geospatial Data Guidelines  Bharat Lohani, Professor, IIT Kanpur & Founding Director, Geokno India Pvt. Ltd. Lidar tech. On 15th February this year Indian government published its New Geospatial Data Guideline.  The news left all working in geospatial and related sectors, and especially in high-resolution data, totally awestruck and full of disbelief.   Collection and dissemination of […]

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3DUserNet announces upcoming launch…

3DUserNet announces upcoming launch of a complete online viewing, creating and collaboration Portal for all your Survey Data April will see the launch of 3DUserNetVISION It will offer the most comprehensive, and highest quality streaming and work platform for all 3D & 2D Survey Data and Imagery outputs, together with job collaboration features and flexible Modular Licensing. View, create and […]

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