Velodyne Adds “Smart” to Blue City Technology’s Smart City Solution

Velodyne Announces a Multi-Year Sales Agreement to Improve Traffic Safety and Efficiency July 17, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Blue City Technology, developer of a Smart City system for traffic monitoring. The Blue City Technology solution, equipped with Velodyne’s lidar sensors, helps improve road safety and mobility by […]

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What’s the difference between Laser Radar and LIDAR technology?

What’s the difference between Laser Radar and LIDAR technology? Article by John Smits, Gary Confalone, and Tom Kinnare – ECM A question frequently asked by our clients is, “What’s the difference between Laser-Radar and LIDAR technology?” It’s a question without a simple answer. Confusion between the two is understandable. Their names are nearly synonymous and the terms are often used interchangeably. […]

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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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Bentley announces Digital Infrastructure Student Idea Challenge

News Alert Bentley Institute announces “Digital Infrastructure Student Idea Challenge 2020” EXTON, Pa. 23 April 2020 – Bentley Institute, a leading organization advancing infrastructure professions by empowering practitioners, students, and academic institutions through continuous learning, scholarships, internships, and applied research partnerships, recently announced its Digital Infrastructure Student Idea Challenge 2020. The challenge is continuing Bentley Institute’s undeterred mission of nurturing future […]

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Building a Company with 3D Technology – TerraMark

Building a Company with 3D Technology Kevin Hardy, Vice President – Technology A Brief History TerraMark is a land surveying firm that was founded in 2003 in Marietta, Georgia; a suburb of Atlanta. Over the years they have been involved with some of the landmark projects of this fast-growing urban region including SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta […]

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Bentley Systems Announces the Acquisition of GroupBC

Bentley Systems Announces the Acquisition of GroupBC, UK Leader in Cloud Services for Construction Information Management Advancing Project and Asset Common Data Environments (CDEs) through Digital Twins LONDON, UK – March 11, 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 the acquisition of GroupBC, a leading […]

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KOREC and NCTech join forces to launch KlearView360°

KOREC and NCTech – Companies join forces on vehicle-based visual asset inspection and verification system Liverpool & Edinburgh, UK – February 25, 2020 – KOREC and NCTechtoday announced the launch of KlearView360°, a streamlined, hosted system designed for the identification of assets, defects or changes within images collected by vehicle or backpack. A cost-effective solution, KlearView360° makes vehicle-mounted asset inspection accessible to […]

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Black Swift Technologies Unveils American-Made Quadcopter

Black Swift Technologies Unveils American-Made Quadcopter Specifically Designed for Automated Industrial Inspections Boulder, CO – (February 14, 2020) – Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, announced today availability of the Black Swift E2™ UAS (Figure 1), an American-made, advanced unmanned aerial system (UAS) specifically designed for automated industrial and structural inspections.  Its advanced navigation enables the Black Swift E2 […]

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L3Harris Selected by US Air Force for Artificial Intelligence

L3Harris Technologies Selected by US Air Force for Artificial Intelligence Contract Highlights: • Fills critical gap for training data needed for artificial intelligence algorithms • Addresses urgent defense need for automation to analyze large geospatial data sets • Leverages proven modeling and simulation technology to generate training data MELBOURNE, Fla., Feb. 12, 2020 — The Air Force Life Cycle Management […]

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Looking for best-in-class technology, AiRXOS partners with NUAIR

Advancing UAS Traffic Management Solutions and Services to New York State Agencies Looking for best-in-class technology and functionality, AiRXOS partners with NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site for advanced unmanned aircraft operations. (SYRACUSE, NY) – NUAIR and The New York UAS Test Site joins AiRXOS as an industry-leading partner, helping to scale and accelerate the adoption of safe and compliant […]

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Virginia Tech helps launch first African Drone and Data Academy

News Release: Virginia Tech helps launch first African Drone and Data Academy January 14, 2020 –This month, in partnership with UNICEF, Virginia Tech helped open the first African Drone and Data Academy (ADDA) in Lilongwe, Malawi — an effort that will provide a new generation of young people in Africa with drone, data, and entrepreneurship skills to respond to development needs in […]

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international tech firm breaks ground in West Orange – RIEGL

Riegl, a laser-measurement systems company, is bringing its North American headquarters and training facility to Winter Garden. The city of Winter Garden is hoping a new international technology company coming to West Colonial Drive will be the beginning of a new face for the major roadway through Central Florida. On Friday, Dec. 6, representatives from the city, Orange County, Riegl […]

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Draper Unveils LiDAR with MEMS Beamsteering Technology

DRAPER UNVEILS LIDAR WITH MEMS BEAMSTEERING TECHNOLOGY FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — LiDAR, short for light detection and ranging, is often considered the primary sensor for self-driving cars, given its ability to create high definition maps of the surrounding environment. LiDAR provides a three-dimensional point cloud of a car’s surroundings by measuring how long light takes to travel […]

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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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Texas A&M University to Establish Trimble Technology Lab for Geosciences

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and COLLEGE STATION, Tex., Nov. 14, 2019—Texas A&M University has received a gift from Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) to establish a state-of-the-art Trimble Technology Lab in the College of Geosciences. The Lab will provide an integrated field and classroom experience that will empower geospatial education at the University. Using Trimble hardware and software, the Technology Lab will incorporate field-based […]

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ROBOSENSE WINS CES 2020 INNOVATION AWARD FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

RoboSense Wins Award for World’s First MEMS-based Smart LiDAR Sensor for Self-Driving Passenger Vehicles November 7, 2019, Shenzhen, China – RoboSense, the world’s leading autonomous driving LiDAR perception solution provider, announced today that it has won the CES 2020 Innovation Award the second year in a row for autonomous vehicle technology. RoboSense won this year’s CES 2020 Innovation Award for the first MEMS-based Smart LiDAR […]

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Virginia Tech Uses GeoSLAM Mobile Scanner to Create Immersive VR Experience

Virginia Tech Uses GeoSLAM Mobile Scanner to Create Physically Immersive VR Experience for Education NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, U.K., 4 November 2019 – The Creative Technologies Program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) has created an immersive simulation that enables participants to experience a World War I battlefield with their senses of sight, hearing, and touch. The simulation combines a digital Virtual Reality (VR) […]

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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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Velodyne Lidar Hosts 2nd World Safety Summit on Autonomous Tech

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Velodyne Lidar Hosts Second World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, Wed., 9 AM, Oct. 2 at Levi’s Stadium WHAT: The Second Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, hosted by Velodyne LiDAR convenes a host of high-profile business, government, public safety and community leaders to address safety issues and public concern in the realm of autonomous vehicles. This event invites a broad range of perspectives […]

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Quanta UAV, New INS/GNSS to Increase the Productivity

Quanta UAV, New INS/GNSS to Increase the Productivity of UAV-based Surveying Solutions  Carrières-sur-Seine, France, April 15th 2019 – SBG Systems will present for the first time at AUVSI’s Xponential show in Chicago (U.S.), the Quanta UAV Series, a brand new line of Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) dedicated to UAV-based Surveying Integrators.  More Productivity for UAV-based Mapping Systems Because SBG Systems […]

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Corbley Communications Celebrates 25th Anniversary

CASTLE ROCK, Colorado, USA, 4 June 2018 – Corbley Communications Inc., a provider of marketing communications and consulting services to the worldwide geospatial industry, is celebrating 25 years in business. Kevin Corbley started the Colorado company in 1993 after working as a journalist and public relations professional in Washington, D.C. “I am so grateful for all the clients, friends, business […]

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