Category Archives: Government

JRC Outperfoms

A team of researchers from the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s in-house science service, has outperformed a global mix of 27 teams from academia and industry, achieving the best overall result at a recent Microsoft-sponsored indoor localization competition … Continue reading

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TRB Committee Meeting

I’ll be in Indianapolis attending one of my favorite annual events the summer meeting of the TRB AFB80 committee meeting. This is the Geospatial Data Acquisition Technologies in Design and Construction and not only do we share ideas and information … Continue reading

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NASA RFI For Space Lidar

NASA/ARC is interested in spaceflight-qualified LIDAR systems for planetary rover missions on the Moon. LIDAR is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distance). This RFI seeks information about … Continue reading

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3DEP BAA

The USGS just announced the 3DEP program via a Broad Agency Announcement for FY 2015/16. The BAA provides detailed information on how to partner with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data. Information and contacts … Continue reading

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Volcanic Ash Lidar Detection

It will be made up of 10 instruments called Light Detection and Ranging Systems, or Lidar. Continue reading

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China and Italy Announce Research Center

The current and future activities of the China-Italy Joint Research Center (JRC) for Laser Remote Sensing were officially presented with an inauguration ceremony at the Roma-Tre University here on Friday. The JRC was set up between Italy’s National Interuniversity Consortium … Continue reading

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Open Lidar Data

From September 2015 on all our LIDAR data will become Open Data and everyone will be able to use it for free. Continue reading

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Fermilab 3D Survey

3D mapping of existing equipment to yield data to support the placement and installation of an additional beam transport line. Continue reading

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3DEP Workshops in Progress

the USGS is offering numerous state and regional coordination workshops. Continue reading

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Snoopy Helps in Baltimore

This is the first time a LiDAR system has scanned riot damage, according to the Graham. Continue reading

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