Monthly Archives: August 2011

Project Spark from Autodesk Labs

Project Spark – a simplified 3D BIM solution intended for light commercial and residential projects. Continue reading

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Tennessee LiDAR Business Plan Meeting

The first step to accomplish the mission on this project is to create a business plan that identifies the business requirements, costs, and benefits of creating a LiDAR derived elevation GIS dataset Continue reading

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Multisensor Imagery Combined with Laser Scanning

this research effort that combines laser scanning, photogrammetry and IR (infrared) thermography to optimize mapping of thermal anomalies, Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Used to Calibrate SAR Satellites

they had used terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) in the Florida Everglades National Park to calibrate remote sensing SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) satellites. Continue reading

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Aerosol LiDARs Track Volcanic Cloud

This video provides an excellent overview of the use of aerosol LiDAR technology, which was the first LiDAR application, to track the effects of large volcanic eruptions. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning on the MBTA

When L-Kopia could not negotiate the tight corners on a couple of the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority) tracks they had to get creative in order to complete the laser scanning data collect of the entire system. Continue reading

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Geospatial Video Challenges Mobile LiDAR

Turns out they are using a video-based system, which I think is important to be aware of as this represents a serious alternative to the use of mobile LiDAR, at least for asset collection. Continue reading

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LiDAR Sensor Integration and Data Fusion

The sensor payload included LiDAR, Nadir RGB, Nadir CIR and Oblique RGB. The data fusion and analysis is a must see. Continue reading

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LiDAR VFX

Each time I stumble upon one of these high end, under the radar laser scanning firms I am always amazed. Continue reading

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NOAA NGS LiDAR Presentations

Some of the leading LiDAR experts in the country presented on topics ranging from LiDAR 101 to the use of waveform LiDAR in Topo – Bathy mapping. Continue reading

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