Monthly Archives: July 2011

Study Predicts Laser Scanning Market to Double

If you include hardware, software and services the 3D laser scanning market is predicted to double by 2015. Continue reading

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LiDAR and the Warfighter

LiDAR sensors were not part of the original Buckeye Continue reading

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An Athermal Laser Product Concept

Chuck Ratermann provided this slide deck about an athermal laser concept that he is working on. Continue reading

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Autodesk Shape Extractor and Esri LiDAR Updates

The tool supports the automated extraction of shapes from point clouds inside AutoCAD. Continue reading

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LiDAR Technology Evaluation

Earlier this week I referred to a report that involved a comparison of airborne, mobile, static laser scanning and traditional survey. Continue reading

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Workshop on LiDAR and Height Modernization

As part of the workshop there will also be a discussion of LiDAR standards. Continue reading

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Managing 3D Data

In fact it seems to me that transportation agencies should have a 3D data management strategy that includes LiDAR/laser scanned data, 3D geometric design models, and AMG -automated machine guidance data. Continue reading

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Mobile vs. Airborne LiDAR

They had some issues with the mobile scanning technology, but have recently committed to doing 6 projects with airborne LiDAR. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Railroad Tunnels

Anderson Associates used a Faro phase-based scanner to reduce measurement time by 60% over traditional methods. Continue reading

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LiDAR Used to Predict Global Cooling

A recent study of the earth’s atmosphere has detected an increase in aerosols at the upper levels of the stratosphere. These particles tend to reduce the effects of global warming. Continue reading

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