Category Archives: Mapping

rFpro Delivers Driving Simulation Solutions

A quick introduction to rFpro showing highlights of the latest (2014) build of the Nordschleife Continue reading

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Oregon Cities Partner on LiDAR Data Collection

DOGAMI uses Quantum Spatial, a geo-mapping company with a Portland office, to gather the data. Continue reading

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USGS to Host Briefing: Safer Communities, Stronger Economies – in 3D

The USGS is doing an excellent job of selling the benefits and value of LiDAR-derived 3D information. Continue reading

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Obama Recommends Use of 3-D Maps

As reported in USA Today the Obama administration unveiled initiatives this past week that include 3-dimensional mapping to better identify flood risks, landslide hazards and coastal erosion. “It gives us a 3-D picture. That’s what makes lidar a game-changing technology,” … Continue reading

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Colorado County Obtains COA to Fly UAS

This COA is an authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allowing the operation of an unmanned aircraft in a designated area and not for commercial use. Continue reading

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NASA Using MABEL to Understand Summer Snow and Ice Packs

The number and patterns of photons that come back depend on the type of ice they bounce off – whether it’s smooth or rough, watery or snow-covered. Continue reading

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Solar Potential Derived From 3D LiDAR

Sungevity will instantly supply you with a pre-determined panel design and cost. Continue reading

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3D Survey Solves 18 Year Old Mystery

Farber says H2H may just be scratching the surface of what this kind of scanning can provide and could provide 3-D images of dangerous or low visibility areas. Continue reading

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High Resolution 3D Terrain Data System

Army engineers are also working with industry to improve the capability tenfold. Continue reading

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15th Annual JALBTCX Airborne Coastal Mapping and Charting Workshop

He commented, “This is an outstanding workshop for coastal/bathymetric lidar.” Continue reading

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