Category Archives: Business Development

USIBD Digital Reality Symposium

Time is running out to make your plans to attend the USIBD Digital Reality Symposium in Las Vegas, NV September 16 1nd 17. This brand new event is going to offer a unique opportunity to learn about technology and business … Continue reading

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Preserving the Nations Monuments with 3D Laser Scanning

This is a guest post from Jon Adams at DJS Associates. Construction companies need accurate measurements and want them fast. Over the past 10 to 20 years, hardware and software engineers have been hard at work developing tools to suit … Continue reading

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Mass Lidar Production

As if they might have read the previous post Velodyne LiDAR today announced that the company is preparing to scale up for high-volume manufacturing of sensors for automotive applications, including self-driving cars. Velodyne is now poised for mass production of … Continue reading

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Camera with Lidar

While the geomatics industry has been focused on high end laser scanners, with the   exception of Velodyne, although I don’t think they are anwhere near the price point of this new Multi Function Camera from Continental. As I have noted … Continue reading

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Automated Pavement Data Collection

Michael Baker International claims their new mobile pavement data system is the first of its kind. The system combines the Pavemetrics pavement profiling solution with its existing mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) vehicle and Ground-Penetrating Radar systems. The company … Continue reading

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Lidar Market Poised for High Growth

According to this the report the global lidar market is poised for substantial growth – 15% CAGR. If you think you missed the boat you may want to read this. U.S.-based market research firm Transparency Market Research (TMR) announces the … Continue reading

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Open Source Laser Scanner

Looks like the wizards at LulzBot and BQ have teamed up to develop a fairly advanced open source laser scanner product offering for just $400. The Ciclop is fitted with a Logitech C270 HD camera and 2 class 1 line … Continue reading

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USIBD Digital Reality Symposium 2015

Now is the time to make your plans for the USIBD Digital Reality Symposium 2015. This ground breaking event deserves the support of our industry and I hope you will pass the news along to your contacts. The event is … Continue reading

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The iCar?

This report says there is concrete evidence that Apple is planning to design and build a driverless car, or at the very least provide software to other manufacturers. The UK’s Guardian newspaper has published correspondence between Apple engineer Frank Fearon … Continue reading

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Lidar-Lite v2

At $115 this DIY lidar sensor is certain to grab a lot of people’s attention. The Lidar-Lite version 2 sensor from PulsedLight is now available for applications that range from collision avoidance to UAS mapping. Let me know if you … Continue reading

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