Category Archives: Business Development

JRC Outperfoms

A team of researchers from the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s in-house science service, has outperformed a global mix of 27 teams from academia and industry, achieving the best overall result at a recent Microsoft-sponsored indoor localization competition … Continue reading

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Terrain360

Thanks to Michael Raphael for the heads up on this very interesting use of outdoor imagery. It’s not lidar, at least not yet, but it is a very cool use of panoramic photography. Terrain360.com is your interactive trail companion providing … Continue reading

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ASPRS IGTF 2016 Announced

The American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) will host their annual IGTF Conference April 11 – 15, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. Please reserve the date. All conference sessions and plenaries will be held at the Fort Worth … Continue reading

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NASA RFI For Space Lidar

NASA/ARC is interested in spaceflight-qualified LIDAR systems for planetary rover missions on the Moon. LIDAR is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distance). This RFI seeks information about … Continue reading

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Here Matters

It looks like the big 3 German car companies are in the process of acquiring Nokia’s Here mapping service and as you can see in the adjacent photo that includes the use of lidar – derived imagery. As reported in … Continue reading

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New Lidar News Website

The transition is underway to provide readers with a new Lidar News website. In the meantime the Lidar News url (www.lidarnews.com) will automatically redirect to this blog address. We apologize for any inconvenience and please let me know if you … Continue reading

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DIY Laser Harp

To test our LIDAR-Lite laser telemeters, we have built an infra-red laser harp which sound a note depending on the measured distance. Continue reading

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USIBD Digital Reality Conference

The USIBD will be hosting an important building documentation conference September 16-17, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The theme “Where Technology Meets Business Reality” is an appropriate indicator of the practical, high value … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Report #3

On July 14th, the United States Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) will be sending out a survey to our membership and industry partners regarding the State of the Industry. This comprehensive survey explores valuable subjects including: Financial performance in the … Continue reading

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Changes at Lidar News

This In The Scan blog will continue under the Lidar News brand under my ownership. Continue reading

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