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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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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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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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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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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Laser Scanning Systems for Rail Surveying – Riegl

RIEGL, based in Austria, is one of the leading providers of terrestrial, industrial, mobile, bathymetric, airborne, and UAV-based laser scanning systems for surveying. Focusing on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths, RIEGL has been active in research, development and commercial production of LiDAR systems since 1978. Worldwide sales, training, support and services are provided by RIEGL’s Austrian headquarters […]

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Velodyne Lidar Launches Ecosystem Partner Program

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced the Automated with Velodyne program for its integrator ecosystem to commercialize next generation autonomous solutions using Velodyne lidar technology. Through the program, Velodyne helps companies by supporting innovation, promoting applications and creating lasting customer and business relationships. “In this new era of autonomy, we are seeing exciting new uses of our lidar every day”Tweet this The […]

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RIEGL Will be Attending and Exhibiting at AGU 2019!

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RIEGL will be attending and exhibiting at AGU 2019! The American Geophysical Union 2019 (AGU 2019) conference will be taking place from December 9-13, 2019, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. RIEGL will be exhibiting at Booth 1514 during AGU 2019. Be sure to stop by our booth to learn about the latest developments in RIEGL Waveform-LiDAR technology including our fast-TLS solutions […]

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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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