Category Archives: Business Development

Virtual Reality Crime Scenes

Researchers from Staffordshire University’s Centre of Archaeology and Forensic and Crime Science have been awarded a $203,000 European Union grant to research virtual reality crime scene technology. The project will apply a range of digital recording methods to complex criminal … Continue reading

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HxGN LIVE 2016 – Anaheim, CA

Hexagon and Leica Geosystems are moving the venue for HxGN LIVE 2016 from Las Vegas to Anaheim, CA. This year’s extravaganza will be held June 13 – 16. Time to make your reservations and take advantage of the early bird … Continue reading

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LOA and LOD

John Russo, the founder 0f Architectural Resource Consultants (ARC) has been performing building documentation services for nearly twenty years.  He notes, “Over time I have come to realize that most clients don’t know how to write a Request for Proposal … Continue reading

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eora 3D

From the team at eora 3D: We recently concluded a successful crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter. We surpassed our initial goal within 3 hours of launching, and we raised close to $600,000 from 2139 backers from over 60 countries. We are … Continue reading

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Self Driving Taxis Within Next Year

General Motors Co. and Lyft Inc. announced that they will begin testing a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric taxis on public roads, a move central to the companies’ joint efforts to challenge Silicon Valley giants in the battle to … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – May 3, 2016

The Lidar News eNewsletter this week features an interesting article from the team at Direct Dimensions about supporting a sculptor with a massive scale up of his 3D model into a spectacular bronze horse. In addition, there is a report … Continue reading

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New UAV Website

Diversified Communications has just announced that they have launched a new website focused on the UAV market. Commercial UAV News is a new website that will focus on as the name implies, the disruptive UAV and UAS market.

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SpaceX Gets GPS Satellite Launch

It was reported last week that the U.S. Air Force will save 40 percent by buying a GPS satellite launch from Elon Musk’s SpaceX compared with what United Launch Alliance has been charging, the head of the Space and Missile … Continue reading

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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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