Revolutionizing Construction Technology with ..

Revolutionizing Construction Technology with Robotic Imaging (Now Available on IOS and Android) Robotic Imaging’s application is changing the way architects, engineers, construction teams, owners and developers exchange data. Integrating with existing technology is their focus and how these growing trends continue to grow in unison with the 3D data economy. It’s hard to believe, but the year of 2024 is […]

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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. 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 handle massive […]

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CATIA certified for 3D PluraView

CATIA certified for 3D PluraView A 3D fusion with endless possibilities The 3D software application CATIA from the French company Dassault Systèmes has already successfully established itself in many industries worldwide: in aerospace, the automotive and supplier industry, the construction industry, industrial manufacturing, energy and product technology, mechanical and plant engineering, healthcare and Formula 1. CATIA is not just a […]

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Singaporean Tech Firm Uses Lasers to Spot Pirates

Singaporean Tech Firm Uses Lasers to Spot Pirates Singaporean tech firm Zycraft, known historically for its unmanned surface vessels, has branched out into technology for fighting maritime crime – using lasers. The company has trialed an off-the-shelf commercial LIDAR sensor for spotting approaching pirate boats, giving the crew early warning and an opportunity to take action.  “The company tested a LIDAR system […]

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Vueron – Advance LiDAR Perception – ADAS and AV

Vueron Chooses Cognata Technology to Advance LiDAR Perception Software for ADAS and AV REHOVOT, Israel, July 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Vueron, a leading LiDAR perception software provider, has chosen Cognata, a renowned ADAS and AV simulation software provider, as its trusted simulation partner to accelerate advancements in LiDAR perception software for autonomous driving systems. With the global ADAS market projected to reach USD 90.1 […]

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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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Forsyth Tech – Developing 3D BIM PROFESSIONALS

Forsyth Tech Students at Work Mack Todd Shoaf, a licensed architect is using his many years of experience to develop the next generation of 3D BIM professionals. Many thanks to him and his team for the important work they are doing at Forsyth Tech in Winston-Salem, NC and to Robert Blum for the introduction. My name is Mack Todd Shoaf […]

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3D Cloud by Marxent Announces Early Access ..

3D Cloud by Marxent Announces Early Access Program for 3D Cloud Room Scanner This limited opportunity provides enterprise furniture and home improvement retailers with privileged access to leading-edge 3D tech. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, 3D Cloud by Marxent, the leader in 3D kitchen design and furniture planning, is excited to announce an early access program for the […]

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Leveraging 3D LiDAR Technology for Success

Leveraging 3D LiDAR Technology for Success Editor’s note: This is a multi-person interview with members of the Burns & McDonnell team, including Anthony Gaskill, PE, Innovation & Development Manager and two members of the Remote Sensing Team: Coryell Kelsey, Senior Technology & Innovation Consultant and David DeLind, PE, Section Manager. Can you please provide a brief overview of your professional […]

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Ouster, Velodyne Announce Proposed Merger ..

Ouster and Velodyne Announce Proposed Merger of Equals to Accelerate Lidar Adoption Merger expected to strengthen financial position $355 million in combined Q3 cashAnnualized cost savings expected to reach at least $75 million SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 7, 2022– Ouster (NYSE: OUST), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar, and Velodyne (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), a leading global player in lidar sensors and solutions, […]

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Building a Company with 3D Technology – TerraMark

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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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An Insider’s Perspective on the Value of Bandpass Lidar Filters

An Insider’s Perspective on the Value of Bandpass Lidar Filters Lidar News had the opportunity to interview Peter Egerton, Chief Commercial Officer at Alluxa. As the CCO, Peter is responsible for the strategy and execution of global sales, marketing, product management, and business development functions at Alluxa. He is a named inventor on 10 patents in optics and related fields and […]

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Emesent – CSIRO Data61- Georgia Tech team …

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Emesent – CSIRO Data61- Georgia Tech team Runner-up in DARPA’s SubT Challenge For four days, elite robotics teams from around the world gathered in Kentucky, USA to compete in the prestigious DARPA Subterranean Challenge, which has been dubbed the ‘Olympics for Robotics’. The Australian lead Emesent – CSIRO Data61 – Georgia Tech team were excited to take second place, in […]

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Knightscope Selects Velodyne Lidar Technology for…

Knightscope Selects Velodyne Lidar Technology for Next-Generation Autonomous Security Solutions Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), jointly announced today that Knightscope has selected Velodyne Lidar’s technology to power its future 5 th Generation Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs). This press release features multimedia. […]

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CHC Navigation Introduces the AlphaAir 450 LiDAR System

CHC Navigation Introduces the AlphaAir 450 LiDAR System One of the lightest, most accurate and cost-effective UAV LiDAR system in its class. Shanghai, China – March 31, 2021 – CHC Navigation (CHCNAV) announced the release of the AlphaAir 450 (AA450) LiDAR system. The AlphaAir 450 is a very lightweight and compact all-in-one sensor. Featuring internal IMU, GNSS, 3D scanner and camera, […]

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Bentley ~ $1.05 Billion Agreement to Acquire Seequent..

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Bentley Systems Enters into ~ $1.05 Billion Agreement to Acquire Seequent, Global Leader in 3D Modeling Software for the Geosciences  To Advance Environmental Resilience by “Deepening” Infrastructure Digital Twins!   EXTON, Pa. – March 11, 2021 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with investors led by Accel-KKR […]

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Kässbohrer Signs Multi-Year Supply Agreement with Ouster

Kässbohrer Signs Multi-Year Supply Agreement with Ouster Ski Slope Maintenance Application demonstrates extreme cold weather operating capabilities of Ouster’s digital lidar technology SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ouster, Inc. (“Ouster”), a leading provider of high-resolution digital lidar sensors for the industrial automation, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive industries, today announced that it has signed a multi-year strategic supply agreement with Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG, […]

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NavVis + Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program

NAVVIS JOINS THE QUALCOMM SMART CITIES ACCELERATOR PROGRAM NavVis is pleased to announce it has joined the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program to promote smart, secure building technologies. The goal of the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program is to connect cities, municipalities, government agencies, and enterprises with an ecosystem of providers, forging connections that can make smart city visions a concrete reality. […]

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Two Companies, One Vision – Lidar Tech

Two Companies, One Vision Elevating the Power of Partnership Background At Quantum Spatial (QSI), we were very early adopters of 3D laser scanning/lidar technology. We completed our first lidar project in 1995 with an airborne system that was equipped with a 2 KHz laser (2,000 points per second). Today, lasers typically operate at 2 MHz, or rates 1,000 times faster. […]

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Velodyne – World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda

Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda Free Virtual Event Promotes How AVs and ADAS Advance Safety and Safe Communities SAN JOSE, Calif. (October 14, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced the agenda for the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver assistance systems on roadways and […]

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Velodyne Lidar is now a public company!

Velodyne Lidar is now a public company! We are thrilled to have achieved the long-time goal of becoming a public company. Velodyne Lidar is now trading on NASDAQ with the ticker VLDR! We would not be here today without the support of our employees, whose dedication and hard work brought Velodyne to this point. We would also like to thank […]

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Velodyne – Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology

Velodyne Lidar Announces Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Velodyne Previews Summit with WSS Webinar Miniseries Kickoff on September 11 SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address safety and autonomy issues in vehicle transportation. The summit brings together a diverse group of experts and thought […]

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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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