Bret Bienkowski of Tetra Tech provides valuable insights

Lidar News recently had the opportunity to interview Bret Bienkowski, LSIT at Tetra Tech. Bret is their Mobile Mapping Survey Manager. He provided his valuable insights on their use of 3D laser scanning and mobile lidar.    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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AGM Selects Velodyne Sensor for Mobile Scanning

Velodyne Lidar : AGM Selects Velodyne Lidar’s Alpha Prime Sensor for New Mobile Scanning System AGM Provides Accurate and Powerful Mobile Mapping for Complex Applications Including Infrastructure, Smart City, More AGM Systems Velodyne Lidar announced AGM Systems LLC has deployed the Alpha Prime lidar sensor on the AGM-MS5.Prime, AGM’s latest high-performance mobile scanning solution. SAN JOSE, Calif. (September 20, 2021) […]

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Velodyne Lidar Calls for Action to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Velodyne Lidar Calls for Action to Improve Pedestrian Safety New Velodynewhite paper published by SAE International shows how advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) can be improved to reduce nighttime dangers to pedestrians Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a white paper, written by Velodyne experts and published by SAE International, that calls for independent performance testing of driver assistance systems to […]

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Boundaries and Beyond

Boundaries and Beyond by Jody Budde, PLS Background Recognizing the technological benefits of LiDAR more than 11 years ago, Foth teams began to utilize 3D scanning technologies for specialty projects ranging from airport baggage handling systems, utility vaults, and industrial plant facilities. Their geospatial team has continued to push and pioneer new techniques and opportunities, supporting an elevated use of […]

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3D Scanning – RedBone Production of Goose Calls

3D Scanning Accelerates RedBone Production of World-Champion Goose Calls (Southlake, Texas; August 19, 2021) — NVision’s 3D laser and computed tomography (CT) scanning services are helping Redbone, a manufacturer of hand-crafted goose calls, get its unique products to customers faster, enabling the Elton, La., company to significantly expand its output. After scanning two key components of a call–the barrel and the insert–NVision (Southlake, Texas) […]

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SCANFLY NEWS: NEW WEB-SITE, NEW PRODUCTS & NEW WEBINAR

SCANFLY NEWS: NEW WEB-SITE, NEW PRODUCTS & NEW WEBINAR 3D TARGET is very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website. As a technology leader, it’s important for us to make information regarding our ideas, products, services, and events easily accessible for our current and potential customers. We wanted to make the new website faster, easier to navigate, […]

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CHRIST THE REDEEMER AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE

3D LASER SCAN REVEALS CHRIST THE REDEEMER AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE Geospatial mapping specialist GeoSLAM has produced a never-before-seen digital twin of the inside of the world-famous Christ the Redeemer statue, before its 90th birthday restoration work begins. In 2019, it was visited over 2 million times with people from all over the globe travelling to admire the […]

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Hovermap – DISCOVER 20+ data capture applications

Discover 20+ of Hovermap’s many data capture applications across a wide range of industries Hovermap is a mobile LiDAR mapping solution designed for challenging GPS-denied environments. Uniquely versatile, Hovermap’s scanning techniques employed are diverse, including beyond-visual-line-of-sight flight, lowered on a winch, extended on a boom, vehicle mounted or handheld. Equally capable above ground or underground, indoors or out, Hovermap is […]

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Trimble SX12 Scanning Total Station

New Trimble SX12 Scanning Total Station Adds Features and Applications for Versatile Everyday Surveying and Scanning Enhancements Open Up New Applications in Tunneling and Underground Mining  SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2021—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the Trimble® SX12 Scanning Total Station, the next iteration of its breakthrough 3D scanning total station that provides fast and efficient data capture for surveying, engineering […]

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The Battle of Mobile Lidar Scanners

The Battle of Mobile Lidar Scanners When it comes to Mobile Laser Scanning (MLS), there are many tools available on the market. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to utilize some of the latest and greatest MLS technologies at Candrone. MLS solutions offer great flexibility in areas where it can be hard to fly a drone (ie. indoors or […]

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RiEGL USA Has RElocated

RIEGL USA HAS RELOCATED Internationally recognized for their Ultimate High-Performance LiDAR 3D scanning equipment and data processing software, RIEGL USA is proud to announce that they have relocated to their new state-of-the-art, RIEGL group financed North American headquarters and training center in Winter Garden, Florida. This investment was made possible by the continued success and growth of RIEGL in North America, the excellent and determined teamwork […]

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NavVis Introduces Processing in the Cloud…

NavVis Introduces Processing in the Cloud for Even Faster Laser Scanning Workflows From processing to viewing, with NavVis it can now be done entirely in the cloud. November 17, 2020. Munich, Germany – NavVis, an innovator in indoor mobile mapping, today introduced the Cloud Processing Add-on for NavVis IndoorViewer, a cloud-based tool that enables users to quickly and easily convert laser scans […]

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Leica Survey – Increased Reliance on Laser Scanning In…

Leica Geosystems Survey Points to Increased Reliance on Laser Scanning in 2021 Among Architecture, Engineering and Construction Professionals Community Shares and Ranks Most Widely Used Measurement Tools on Job Sites Heerbrugg, Switzerland – November 17, 2020 – Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, industry leader in measurement technology, recently conducted a survey on social media among architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals. The […]

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Laser Scanning Helps High-Tech Retailer Open New Store One Month Early

Laser Scanning Helps High-Tech Retailer Open New Store One Month Early    (Southlake, TX; October 15, 2020) — A popular high-tech retailer recently utilized NVision Inc.’s Long Range Scanning/Measurement services to reduce by one full month the time and cost of expanding its business into a newly vacated space. Southlake, Texas-based NVision used its Long-Range Scanning system–designed to scan large […]

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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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Evolution of the Revolution: Industry Leader Continues to Push the 3D Envelope

Evolution of the Revolution:  Industry Leader Continues to Push the 3D Envelope David Headrick (KCI Technologies, Inc.) certainly has a unique perspective on advanced surveying technologies.  David started his career in traditional surveying, but after the Internet Bubble collapsed, he went to law school and practiced construction law for several years.  In 2012, Tate Jones, owner of LandAir Surveying (since […]

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3D Scanning Speeds Production of Custom Roof Racks

3D Scanning Speeds Production of Custom Roof Racks  (Southlake, TX; August 2020) — Hamar Industries Inc. was able to design three new roof rack product lines in just one-third the usual time by utilizing the engineering services of NVision, Inc. (Southlake, Texas). NVision’s 3D laser scanning captured the exact geometry of three vehicles’ roof profiles and the data was incorporated […]

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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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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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3D Laser Scanning Accelerates Production of Masks for Pandemic

3D Laser Scanning Accelerates Production of PPE Masks for Covid-19 Pandemic  (Southlake, TX; May 2020) — Two recent PPE-related projects completed by NVision, Inc. demonstrate the growing role that non-contact scanning/measurement technologies are taking in the race to create new products and designs to minimize exposure to COVID-19. NVision, Inc., a leader in 3D measurement and engineering services for more […]

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