Z+F FlexScan: Mobile Mapping SLAM Platform

Z+F FlexScan: Mobile Mapping SLAM Platform Combining Precision with Efficiency The Z+F FlexScan® platform, developed by Zoller + Fröhlich, merges the precise measurement capabilities of static scans with the efficiency of mobile systems. This innovative solution is ideal for time-sensitive or large-scale applications in AEC, facility management, process industries, heritage documentation, and forensics. Versatile Mounting Options The Z+F FlexScan® 22 […]

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NavVis CTO Discusses the VLX Wearable Mapping System

Lidar News had the opportunity to interview Georg Schroth, Co – Founder and NavVis CTO concerning the recently released NavVis VLX wearable mapping system. 1. Please provide a brief bio and overview of your history with NavVis. My name is Georg Schroth, and I’m the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer here at NavVis. We established the company in 2013 to […]

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Mobile Mapping – Tools and Technology Explained

This is the first in of a series of articles from NavVis about mobile mapping for experienced laser scanning professionals looking to make the jump to this new technology. In its short life, the market for 3D as-built documentation technology has seen considerable innovation. Among the myriad new tools to hit this market, nothing has changed the way we capture […]

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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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REVOLUTIONISE SLAM ACCURACY AND AUTOMATION

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NEW GEOSLAM HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REVOLUTIONISES SLAM ACCURACY AND AUTOMATION GeoSLAM launches its latest software offering Connect 2.0 at Intergeo. Connect 2.0 brings industry-leading accuracy to ZEB range of handheld scanners. The next generation SLAM algorithm, GeoSLAM Beam, powers new software. ZEB Vision, a new solution for colourisation and immersive walk throughs available for pre-orders. GeoSLAM has announced a major […]

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The Definitive Guide to SLAM & Mobile Mapping

The Definitive Guide to SLAM & Mobile Mapping What is simultaneous localization and mapping? How does it affect the accuracy of your scan data? Why do some SLAM systems process data faster than others? Presenting the definitive guide to SLAM from NavVis, where all your questions will be answered. It includes virtually every piece of information you could need to understand […]

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NEXT GENERATION SLAM 3D DATA PROCESSING

NEXT GENERATION SLAM 3D DATA PROCESSING  Market leaders in mobile SLAM technology, GeoSLAM, is bringing automation to the industry, with the launch of GeoSLAM Connect.  Connect is an automated processing platform that provides users with the flexibility to process their data to their exact specifications all through a series of interactive customisable script based workflows. Developed on  GeoSLAM‘s new operating system, […]

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RAPID SLAM TECHNOLOGY REVEALS SECRETS OF SINKHOLE

RAPID SLAM TECHNOLOGY REVEALS SECRETS OF SINKHOLE A laser scan has revealed a huge underground void after a sinkhole appeared in a Buckinghamshire playing field. After the sinkhole appeared in a field in the town of Wooburn Green, the local parish council contacted land surveyors and geospatial engineers, Geoterra, to carry out a 3D laser subsurface scan and video survey. […]

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ZEB Go launches a new era for mobile SLAM

ZEB Go launches a new era for mobile SLAM There’s a smarter way to map and understand spaces, and it’s called the ZEB Go. The latest member of the ZEB family has arrived, bringing lower cost SLAM to even more people. In a familiar shell, but with new components and the smartest SLAM, it’s already delivering cost effective 3D data […]

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New Product Announcement: Introducing NavVis VLX

NavVis VLX is a first-of-its-kind wearable mapping system designed for hands-free, all-in-one reality capture, including survey-grade point clouds, in even the most complex environments such as construction sites, staircases and technical rooms May 12th, 2020 – We are very proud to announce the launch of NavVis VLX, a first-of-its-kind wearable mapping system that captures high-quality data in even the most complex […]

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GEOSLAM SOLUTION = QUICK + EASY STOCKPILE VOLUME ANALYSIS

NEW GEOSLAM SOLUTION ENABLES QUICK AND EASY STOCKPILE VOLUME ANALYSIS The global market-leading 3D mapping and monitoring specialist has announced a new innovative product to enable mine operators to quickly and easily build high-density 3D volumetric models within minutes. GeoSLAM Volumes is an end to end way to calculate stockpile mass, instantly turning stockpile point cloud data into actionable 3D information […]

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NavVis now uses SLAM to automatically remove point cloud artifacts

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The latest software release for the SLAM-based NavVis M6 Indoor Mobile Mapping System automatically detects and removes point cloud artifacts, including moving objects in static scenes  February 12, 2019. Munich, Germany – NavVis, the leading global provider of indoor spatial intelligence solutions for enterprises, announces a new software release for the NavVis M6 Indoor Mobile Mapping System (IMMS) that automatically detects and removes dynamic […]

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The Making of PX-80: the World’s First Handheld LiDAR Scanner with Color Data

PX-80 Background Paracosm has been at the forefront of SLAM-based 3D-mapping since the company’s founding in 2013. In the ensuing years, they’ve racked up an impressive resume: helping Google develop the dense 3D-mapping engine on the Project Tango smartphone, receiving iRobot’s first corporate VC investment, and most recently being acquired by spatial computing powerhouse Occipital (makers of the Structure Sensor). […]

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GEOSLAM UPGRADE ANY SLAM DEVICE CAMPAIGN

GeoSLAM – With the rapid advancement of SLAM (Simultaneous Location and Mapping) technology recognised particularly across the built environment industry, leading 3D mobile mapping and monitoring specialist, GeoSLAM, is offering the opportunity to upgrade any SLAM device to an industry leading handheld scanner. GeoSLAM has launched its upgrade campaign offering £10,000 (or €11,200 or 12,650 USD) off the price of […]

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GeoSLAM Welcomes New Member Of ZEB Family

GeoSLAM Welcomes New Member Of ZEB Family For Indoor + Outdoor Use The latest innovation from geospatial mapping and monitoring technology specialist, GeoSLAM has been announced today [16 October], with the launch of the ZEB-HORIZON. Officially unveiled at this year’s INTERGEO, the ZEB-HORIZON is the next generation of handheld 3D laser scanners, capable of rapidly capturing intricate indoor and outdoor […]

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Standards are the Key to Harnessing Technology

Shane MacLaughlin, Managing Director at Atlas Computers in Ireland provides an in-depth look into the need for open standards. Topographic Survey Specification for Urban Projects Some years ago I chaired a working group hosted by Dublin City Council tasked with developing a robust specification for urban topographic survey projects.  This working group came into being at the behest of the […]

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Utilizing Mobile Technology to Bring a Century-old School to Life

Transforming an ageing school building in the renowned Jazz District of Kansas City to a community arts centre required the utilization of the most up-to-date surveying technology.   The Attucks building, originally designed and built in 1905 has undergone several redevelopments over the years. When the time came for the complete refurbishment of the building, one Kansas-based survey firm opted […]

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A REVOlution in Handheld Mobile Mapping

GeoSLAM is a UK-based company with a global reputation for developing game-changing survey solutions. From its Nottingham headquarters, GeoSLAM has pioneered the development and manufacture of handheld indoor 3D mobile mapping systems such as the award winning ZEB1 and newly released ZEB-REVO. Utilising revolutionary Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM) technology, GeoSLAM’s solutions offer a cost effective alternative for rapid mapping […]

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AutonomouStuff and Real Earth – Working Together to Provide Innovative SLAM Products

January 20, 2016 – Morton, Ill. – AutonomouStuff — known throughout the world as a leader in supplying components and services that enable autonomy — has recently entered into a working partnership with Real Earth, Inc. Real Earth provides real-time SLAM capabilities for LiDAR sensors. Their products create expanded possibilities in automation, generating high-quality 3D maps and localization for use […]

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