Monthly Archives: December 2012

Coastal Zone Changes and LiDAR

I would dare say that LIDAR is providing truly astounding information about the coastal dynamics… Continue reading

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Forest Wind Power and LiDAR

I can’t think of 2 more important growth areas – energy and 3D. Those companies that can figure out how to put those two business drivers together are going to be positioning themselves for success. Continue reading

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Shader-Based LiDAR Simulation

I think I understand what Alpha Pixel is discussing here, but I am not entirely sure. Continue reading

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Designing the LiDAR Mission for Industrial Heritage

Heritage managers and digital documentarians may see the same subject, but observe it through a contrasting set of filters. Continue reading

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LASindex – Simple Spatial Indexing of LiDAR Data

It provides an excellent overview of his approach to compressing and searching LAS data. Continue reading

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First 3D Laser Scanned Images of Chinese Tombs

The Glasgow School of Art Media Centre has recently published some of the first images of the next Scottish Ten project. Continue reading

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A Virtual Display for Your Contact Lens

This could easily be the next big news in display technology Continue reading

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America Unearthened With the Help of LiDAR

It seems as though there my be a link between the Mayans and a site in the state of Georgia. Continue reading

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More Insight on Nokia’s Use of LiDAR

It appears that Apple bit off more than it could chew (couldn’t resist) when it decided to go into the map business. Continue reading

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Calculating Volume from a Point Cloud

The folks at Laserscanning Europe just announced the availability of a new volume tool in their PointCab software. Continue reading

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