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Celebrating Labor Day

It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” Continue reading

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Lidar and Rowing

I was rowing on the Exeter River the other day when I heard a helicopter approaching. It was flying low and slow. I realized it was collecting lidar on the powerline ROW that is close to our boathouse. My two … Continue reading

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50 Years of 3D

Turns out Dassault has been promoting the advantages of 3D for nearly 50 years – incredible. Continue reading

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Digitally Documenting the Lincoln Memorial

DJS donated its time and resources to gather millions of data points in order to capture accurate, reliable measurements of the monument, both interior and exterior. Continue reading

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Mobile Mapping Contest Closes August 31

If you’d like a chance to win $10K plus use of the new Pegasus:Two on a mobile mapping project Continue reading

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Laser Scanner Provides Quality Control for 3D Printing

Suppose your 3D printer malfunctions in the middle of a project. Continue reading

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LiDAR eNewsletter Informs

With many here in the U.S. on holiday this can be a great time to catch up on your reading and please pass us on to a colleague. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Using Lidar to Improve Earth’s Climate

discuss how a satellite equipped with high-powered LIDAR lasers may prove useful for researching—and maybe eventually actually orchestrating—climate engineering. Continue reading

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ASPRS Establishes UAS Test Course

The course will be established at the Reno Stead airport, an FAA-designated UAS test site. Continue reading

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Laser Scan From Multirotor Platform

This may be one of the first scans from a from a multicopters drone. Continue reading

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