Category Archives: Consumer

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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New Solid State Lidar Sensor

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, continues to revolutionize the LiDAR sensor space with the development of the all-new S3-Qi, a miniature solid state LiDAR sensor that is 15% the size of the … 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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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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