Monthly Archives: April 2011

LiDAR Used to Map 3-D Habitat

A research group in Germany, as recently reported in Wired, decided to use a helicopter equipped with LiDAR to overcome this challenge. Continue reading

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LiDAR and Vegetation Management

Lewis Graham a contributing author to LiDAR News has also written a series of articles on the use of LiDAR in power line transmission that you may want to review. Continue reading

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New 3-D Camera Technology

The Texel Camera developed by Dr. Robert Pack, Associate Professor at Utah State University combines a LiDAR sensor with a digital multispectral camera that collects data in the visible and infrared ranges. Continue reading

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FIATECH Day 2

So today Tad Fry and I get to make our pitch for this org and its members to adopt E57 as the standard for 3D laser data exchange. Continue reading

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FIATECH Day 1

Laser scanning is not the focus of the FIATECH Technology Conference, but I would say most people are aware of it and appreciate its potential. Continue reading

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Royal Wedding App Based on Laser Scanning

The Abbey was laser scanned to create the 3D model. Proceeds will go to charity. Continue reading

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Fiatech’s Technology Roadmap

Laser scanning is barely mentioned in the conference program. The reason for this is that it is seen as a tool, like many other productivity enhancement tools. Continue reading

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Watershed Sciences

I came across this link to a very informative slide deck prepared by Watershed Sciences on the use of LiDAR data. Continue reading

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Off to Fiatech

The idea is to convince these influencers to require that laser scanned data for their capital projects be delivered in E57. Continue reading

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The Applied Geomatics Research Group

Each summer he offers at least one hands-0n LiDAR workshop that starts with collecting airborne data and continues with has the students process the data. Continue reading

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