Category Archives: Government

Proposed FAA UAS Regs

The new rules will also limit flights to the pilot’s line of sight and altitude to 400-feet. Continue reading

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NASA GEDI Lidar

In this case the goal is to create detailed 3D maps and measure the biomass of forests. Continue reading

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The Great Wall of China in 3D

To this end, 3 years will be dedicated to create the whole 6,000km length of the Great Wall of China and its surroundings in 3D, in high resolution. Continue reading

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Digitally Documenting the Lincoln Memorial

DJS donated its time and resources to gather millions of data points in order to capture accurate, reliable measurements of the monument, both interior and exterior. Continue reading

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Using Lidar to Improve Earth’s Climate

discuss how a satellite equipped with high-powered LIDAR lasers may prove useful for researching—and maybe eventually actually orchestrating—climate engineering. Continue reading

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The ROI for 3DEP

The goal of 3DEP is to systematically collect enhanced elevation data using lidar over an eight-year period Continue reading

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Mobile Lidar Improves Rail Safety in France

LiDAR technology has without a doubt improved the management of our railway infrastructure. Continue reading

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Scanning in Afghanistan

help cultural heritage professionals in Afghanistan preserve the towers by providing baseline documentation that will underpin future conservation and preservation activities. Continue reading

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Lidar Key to RoboBoat Winner’s Design

The Velodyne HDL-32E is such an impressive sensor, and we’re delighted at the initial outcome of this partnership. Continue reading

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$94 Million for LiDAR

a new LiDAR sensor that will be deployed by the end of the decade to study the earth’s climate by monitoring the structure of forest canopies. Continue reading

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