Monthly Archives: November 2011

LASzip – Lossless Compression for LAS

We describe a completely lossless compression scheme for LiDAR in binary LAS format versions 1.0 to 1.3. Continue reading

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Autodesk Takes BIM to the Cloud

Is the performance there to manage large point clouds in Revit over the web? Continue reading

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Afraid to Fail

So where will the next breakthrough innovation in laser scanning be developed? Continue reading

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ELMF 2011 Set to Open

The European LiDAR Mapping Forum – ELMF 2011 opens tomorrow in Salzburg, Austria and runs for 2 days. Continue reading

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LiDAR as Art Contest

GeoDigital International, one of the leading airborne LiDAR and imaging firms just announced their “LiDAR as Art” contest. Continue reading

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FLiDAR Successfully Tested in North Sea

Wind Power Monthly reports that a floating LiDAR was successfully tested in one of the harshest marine environments in the world – the North Sea. Continue reading

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Riegl LiDAR 2012

The registration and preliminary agenda for the 3 day Riegl LiDAR 2012 conference scheduled for February 28 – March 1, 2012 in Orlando, Florida is now available. Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays because it is focused on family and of course being thankful for all of the good in our lives. Continue reading

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Airports GIS Includes Use of LiDAR

Automated workflow tools to build all the imaginary 3D surfaces from the runway and to the check those against the LiDAR point clouds to identify the intrusions and build the reports for filing. Continue reading

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Bentley Systems Sees Benefits of ASTM E57

Ben noted that some key aspects are that it is a binary exchange format, it can includes oriented 3D images and it involves a larger number of industries than LAS. Continue reading

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