Category Archives: Education

Forensic Competency Testing

This is something different. One of the items being offered at the upcoming HxGN LIVE user conference being held in Anaheim, CA June 13 – 16 will be a low-cost, proctored competency testing for those who use the Leica ScanStation. … 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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Comparing Mobile Scanning Systems

This research was conducted in Poland comparing a Z + F system with a Riegl which used the VMX 250 to measure the gauge of railroad track. The point of these tests was to answer the question of whether the … Continue reading

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TopoDOT User Conference Update

The warm sun in Orlando feels very nice, but it’s the first TopoDOT User Conference that is creating the real benefits. The decision to host the conference at a local community college that has 3 labs with more than 40 … 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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USGS Lidar Topography Seminar

Abstract – Light Detection and Ranging (lidar) has become the dominant technology for topographic mapping. The significant improvements in spatial resolution, vertical accuracy, and most dramatically, relative accuracy of lidar data has enormous impact on the hydrology/hydrography community, making it … 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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XPONENTIAL Conference Preview

If you are planning on attending next week’s AUVSI XPONENTIAL conference in New Orleans then this Lidar News conference preview may be of some help in planning your time there. With over 600 exhibitors this is the BIG one for unmanned … 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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