Velodyne Announces Patent License Agreement With Hesai

Velodyne Lidar Inc. Announces Patent License Agreement With Hesai Photonics Technology License Agreement Reaffirms Velodyne’s Pioneering Patent on Surround View LidarJuly 21, 2020 08:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a long-term global licensing agreement with Hesai Photonics Technology Co., Ltd. encompassing 360° surround-view lidar sensors. As a result of this agreement, Velodyne and Hesai […]

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New ‘FREE’ 3D data visualisation product announcement

Due to market demand, Euclideon is launching a Free 3D data visualization product on 13th July, called udStream. The product launch marks the company’s business model change to Freemium for rendering and streaming.   udStream solves the universal problem of massive point-cloud data files being simply ’too big’ to stream, share and visualize. Simply put, udStream effectively unlocks the priceless […]

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Bentley Systems’ Acceleration Fund Announces – Virtuosity!

Bentley Systems’ Acceleration Fund Announces the Launch of Virtuosity,a Bentley Company New Global Reseller’s Virtuoso Subscriptions Uniquely Combine Bentley’s Infrastructure Applications with Expert Services  EXTON, Pa. – July 9, 2020 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced that its Acceleration Fund […]

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USIBD Welcomes New Platinum-Level Sponsor

USIBD Welcomes New Platinum-Level Sponsor Tustin, California – June 22, 2019 – The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) is pleased to announce we have a new Platinum level sponsor, StructionSite, the automated site capture software that uses cameras and artificial intelligence to automatically track installs on a construction site. StructionSite’s sponsorship supports the ongoing endeavors of USIBD, in its […]

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GeoCue Group Releases True View 615/620, RIEGL/Applanix UAS

GeoCue Group Releases True View® 615/620; RIEGL/Applanix-based UAS LIDAR System June 17, 2020 HUNTSVILLE, AL – GeoCue Group announces the release of their new True View® 615 and True View 620 UAS LIDAR/Imagery 3D imaging systems (3DIS). GeoCue’s True View 615 & 620 are equipped with RIEGL’s miniVUX-2UAV laser scanner integrated with dual photogrammetric cameras. Position and Orientation is provided […]

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Virtual Surveyor Drone Surveying Software Simplifies Workflow

Virtual Surveyor Drone Surveying Software Simplifies Workflow for Earthworks Monitoring at Construction Sites Fast Cut-and-Fill Calculations AARSCHOT, Belgium, 15 June 2020 – Virtual Surveyor has introduced new functionality in Version 7.3 of its popular drone surveying software to create a simplified workflow for monitoring earthworks progress at construction sites. The productive workflow enables construction managers to quickly calculate cut-and-fill changes […]

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Pointfuse + Leica announce new software + global cooperation

Pointfuse and Leica Geosystems announce a new software and global cooperation Maidenhead, UK, 14 May 2020 – Pointfuse Limited and Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon company, are delighted to announce the start of a global cooperation and development agreement that streamlines the use of reality capture in established digital construction, space management and visualisation workflows. This strategic cooperation demonstrates the shared […]

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MAJOR NEW VERSION RELEASE by Euclideon

MAJOR NEW VERSION RELEASE Euclideon has released the latest version of it’s cutting-edge Vault Client software for Windows, a majornew release that incorporates ground-breaking tools for visualising massive 3D datasets and associatedinformation. The release comes as the Australian-based company responds to increasing demand fromits customers to find new ways of handling the massive file sizes generated by scanning and captureprocesses […]

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Quanergy and Geely Establish Strategic Partnership

QUANERGY AND GEELY ESTABLISH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR SMART CITY AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE INITIATIVES Smart city applications and Lotus car equipped with Quanergy’s S3-8 solid-state LiDAR to be showcased at CES 2020 SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced that the company was selected as a LiDAR partner […]

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$32 Million to Build the Next Generation of Drone Software, Services

Today, we’re pleased to announce a $32 million investment from venture investors including Millennium Technology Value Partners, Third Point Ventures, Eastward Capital Partners, and others.  We’ll use this financing to develop the next generation of PrecisionAnalytics, our A.I.-powered aerial data analytics platform. We’re also investing in our sales and servicing operations to address the growing demand for commercial drone services. “This […]

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Golden Software Streamlines Gridding Functionality in Surfer

Golden Software Streamlines Gridding Functionality in Surfer GOLDEN, Colorado, 3 December 2019 – Golden Software, a developer of affordable 2D and 3D scientific modeling packages, has enhanced Gridding and other key workflows in the latest release of its Surfer® software. Used by 100,000 clients worldwide, Surfer is a gridding, contouring and 3D surface mapping application used in environmental consulting, mining, oil […]

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reality capture software brings the best of point cloud processing

New domain-centric reality capture software brings the best of point cloudprocessing into one streamlined application Leica Cyclone 3DR automates scan-to-deliverable workflows (HEERBRUGG, SWITZERLAND, 13 June 2019) Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, today announced Leica Cyclone 3DR, the new reality capture software that fuses technology for centralised, full-scale point cloud management from Leica Cyclone with advanced, automated point cloud analysis and modeling […]

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Virtual Surveyor Unveils Terrain Lenses in Drone Mapping Software

Virtual Surveyor Unveils Terrain Lenses in Drone Mapping Software Better Understanding of Topography LEUVEN, Belgium, 4 June 2019 – Virtual Surveyor has unveiled Terrain Lenses in Version 6.3 of its popular drone surveying and mapping software. Overlaid on a LiDAR point cloud or orthophoto, the six lenses enhance different aspects of the terrain in 3D to give users a better understanding […]

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Water Catchment Analysis – VRMESH V10.3 latest version

3D model of WATER CATCHMENT

Apr. 3rd, 2019 – VirtualGrid is pleased to announce the availability of VRMesh v10.3, the latest version of its powerful point cloud and mesh processing software. This release has added a new feature for water catchment analysis. VRMesh provides a streamlined workflow covering everything from automatic point cloud classification to accurate point cloud meshing. Analyzing water catchment becomes easy based […]

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Global Mapper Adds Online Access to NEXTMap One™

Blue Marble

Global Mapper Adds Online Access to NEXTMap One™ Elevation Data from Intermap Hallowell, Maine – October 11, 2018 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of NEXTMap® worldwide elevation data, including Intermap’s newest generation NEXTMap One, as an online streaming service within Global Mapper. Developed by Intermap Technologies®, NEXTMap One offers both Digital Terrain Model […]

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LizardTech to Launch GeoExpress 10 with Expanded LiDAR Functionality at GEOINT 2018

SEATTLE, Wash. — April 17, 2018 — LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial data, will launch Version 10 of its GeoExpress data manipulation and compression software at the 2018 GEOINT Symposium. GeoExpress 10 includes significantly expanded LiDAR data handling capabilities and improved interface communication. LizardTech will demonstrate GeoExpress 10 in booth #1245 at the GEOINT […]

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Blue Marble adds the ability to write Petrel™ CTL to the Geographic Calculator along with a new GeoCalc Geodetic Registry

Blue marble

Blue Marble adds the ability to write Petrel™ CTL to the Geographic Calculator along with a new GeoCalc Geodetic Registry Hallowell, Maine – January 17, 2017 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Geographic Calculator 2016 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This release includes numerous improvements to the usability of the software; updates to the […]

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The Impact of Software on the Lidar Industry

The Trusty Slide Rule I’m sitting here looking at the Sun Hemmi slide rule that I keep on my desk (I have been using it as a ruler over the past several decades) and I reflect that this wonderful device never required any software updates or battery charges, yet it still delivers very accurate advanced mathematical calculations. One could postulate […]

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