Category Archives: 3D Modeling

How Accurate is Your Drone? Real World Results

By Mike Tully, ASI Aerial Services and the Iowa Department of Transportation completed a UAS project in 2017 that tested the positional accuracy of several Unmanned Aerial Systems (camera and lidar). In this highly informative article Mike Tully presents a … Continue reading

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Big Data and Lidar

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing new solutions for the responsible and sustainable use of the resources of agriculture, forestry and fishery, as part of an international consortium. The main goal is to use Big Data particularly … Continue reading

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Free Airborne Lidar Data Webinar

Join the New York State GIS Association for a webinar titled ‘What’s the Point in LiDAR’ presented by David McKittrick of Blue Marble Geographics. This webinar is FREE and open to all, regardless of membership in the Association. Date: Tuesday … Continue reading

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Scanning the Titanic

OceanGate Inc., a provider of manned submersible services and 2G Robotics, a global leader in underwater laser scanners, have formed a strategic alliance to capture laser data of the RMS Titanic shipwreck and debris field. 2G Robotics dynamic underwater laser … Continue reading

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USIBD Best Practices Webinar

Join Us January 17th at 1 PM ET to Hear Case Studies that Demonstrate the Unique Challenges and Best Practices for High-Precision 3D Laser Scanning & Modeling Projects Pharmaceutical and medical research labs share several unique characteristics that can present … Continue reading

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Auto Mining

A fully autonomous vehicle that is capable of driving at 70 miles per hour may be a long way off, but safely navigating and supporting remote mining operations is already taking place. From robotic drills to driverless haul trucks and … Continue reading

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Monitoring Subsea Assets

Press Release – 3D at Depth Inc., a global provider of advanced subsea LiDAR systems and solutions, has partnered with iQ3Connect Inc. (iQ3) to deliver a new data visualization tool to help clients build, maintain, map and monitor subsea assets, … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem? Bicycles

Turns out one of the tougher feature identification problems for autonomous vehicles is detecting bicycles in an urban environment.This may not seem like a major problem here in the U.S., but it certainly is in other countries. A grad student … Continue reading

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Solid State HD 4D Lidar

Press Release: TetraVue, the leader in high definition 4D LIDAR™ technology, today announced that KLA Tencor, Lam Research and Tsing Capital have joined existing investors Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH, Samsung Catalyst Fund and Nautilus Ventures in providing additional funding … Continue reading

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FARO Acquires Dustin Forensics

In a move to support their vertical business growth strategy FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO) recently announced the acquisition of Dustin Forensics, a digital forensic animation firm based in Adairsville, Georgia with international experience. Dustin Forensics has been led by David Dustin, … Continue reading

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