Category Archives: Business Development

Sick – Scanning for Safety

While on the industrial theme this might be a good time to highlight the new safety scanner from Sick. Sick specializes in providing scanners that are used for security and for protecting people that operate dangerous machinery in real time. … Continue reading

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Industrial Geomatics

This article in Hydrocarbon Engineering proposes the use of “industrial geomatics” as an emerging part of the 3D intelligent management of plant facilities. It is an interesting combination of terms and I think it helps to describe what has been … Continue reading

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AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2016

To add more excitement to AUVSI’s annual conference they came up with a pretty catchy name. XPONENTIAL 2016 is the BIG one with over 650 exhibitors featuring automated vehicles, robotics, drones and more. It starts May 2 and runs for … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – April 19, 2016

The Lidar News Today enewsletter recapping the top events from last week is now available. This issue includes an important article on the impact of software on the lidar industry, highlights from last week’s IGTF and SPAR 3D conference, a … Continue reading

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Top Drone FAA Exemptions

According to this Construction Dive report the Federal Aviation Administration has given construction and infrastructure businesses 1,800 exemptions, almost 60% of all industry requests for exemptions —which is also almost 40% of the total 4,600 exemptions the FAA has approved, according … Continue reading

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Bad Weather and Autonomous Vehicles

As the plans progress for the introduction of autonomous vehicles the questions begin to arise, such as how are these vehicles going to operate in rain and snow. This article in Auto World News explains how Ford has been working … Continue reading

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The Consumers of Geospatial Information

Yesterday’s Frontier Day outreach program marked an important turning point for the ASPRS. By reaching out to the consumers of the geospatial technology and information that the members of ASPRS develop and produce a much broader audience is now being … Continue reading

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Sweep Gets Kickstarted

Are you looking for a very low cost scanner then I have good news. Scanse has just completed a Kickstarter campaign to fund development of their Sweep scanner. They are now taking pre-orders on their website. From their press release, … Continue reading

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USIBD Combines with BIMForum

This seems like a win for both groups. The USIBD has just announced that their second annual Symposium will combine with the BIMForum’s fall event in Atlanta, GA. The USIBD event will take place on October 16 and 17 while … Continue reading

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Frontier Day – April 15, 2016

As part of the upcoming IGTF 2016 annual conference in Ft. Worth, TX April 11 – 15 the ASPRS is offering an additional outreach program designed to attract K – 12 students and non-ASPRS consumers of geospatial data and information. … Continue reading

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