Category Archives: Consumer

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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Frontier Day

The ASPRS IGTF conference wraps up today with Frontier Day. This is an outreach focused event that seeks to engage with a new audience of K – 12 students and educators as well as the business community that are consumers … Continue reading

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Autonomous Vehicle Update

Autoliv has singled out “a couple” of lidar companies that are “more interesting than others,” Carlson said. “It’s too early to mention any names as we are in various levels of discussions with some of these guys.” The second <a … Continue reading

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Rowing in 3D

On a light news weekend I wanted to mention that I got two days of rowing in which marks the earliest start in New Hampshire in my memory. Having rowed until December 26 this past season that means I have … 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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Apple Granted Lidar Patents

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 43 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In particular there were two iDevice camera inventions. The first covers 3D photography using advanced LIDAR technology for iDevices, the same … Continue reading

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Lidar Pizza Robot

This seems a little crazy, but I suppose in the right situation it could make sense. Domino’s certainly thinks it does, at least in Australia. Meet DRU (Domino’s Robotic Unit) – The newest team member to join the Domino’s family! … Continue reading

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Autonomous Vehicle Demo

For an interesting, inside look at the work that AutonomouStuff is doing with driverless vehicles have a look at the following video.

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White Paper on Lidar and the Future of Autonomous Navigation

Frost and Sullivan has created a 31-page white paper entitled, “LiDAR: Driving the Future of Autonomous Navigation – Analysis of LiDAR Technology for Advanced Safety.” It recaps the technology’s history, assesses its current status and forecasts its short-term prospects. The … Continue reading

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