Category Archives: Mobile LiDAR

Lidar News Today – February 2, 2016

Lidar News Today has hit the street with a summary of the important news items of the past week in one location. Learn how Lanmar CTO and Lead Modeler Larry Kleinkemper has found a powerful new software that can handle … Continue reading

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Hurting the Industry

I had this theme come up twice at the TRB conference on Tuesday and I promised I would use my platform to highlight it. I guess at the core of the problem are those old fashioned ideas known as being … Continue reading

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Mobile Mapping Guidelines

The Florida Department of Transportation has developed a document entitled “Terrestrial Mobile Lidar Surveying and Mapping Guidelines.” It was released in March of 2015. It was adapted from the CALTRANS Survey Manual 2011 and the NCHRP report #748 which has … Continue reading

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Mobile Laser Scanning Services

Continuing its commitment to invest in the most advanced survey technology, Psomas has purchased the Lynx S1 Mobile Mapper System from Optech. Psomas is the first company in the United States to implement the S1 (survey grade) system. “Using mobile … Continue reading

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Automobiles Becoming 3D Data Collectors

If Toyota has its way they will be turning your car into a mobile mapping system. This is not the first time I have seen this model proposed. The basic idea is to use the sensors on the car to … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – 12/22/15

We have a winner in the Lidar News Lidar Art 2015 contest. With nearly 70% of the 330+ votes Pete Eade from Bartlett and West will have $100 donated in his name to the charity of his choice. We want … Continue reading

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Lidar Vision

This is a video depicting what the lidar sensor “sees” as it is being driven through London. It was created by ScanLAB for The New York Times. It looks like as with GPS the automotive market will be the “driver” … Continue reading

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Lidar Supports Crash Avoidance System

The following 11 minute video explains how lidar is being used as part of a new system to assist aircraft with avoiding crashes while on the ground. The recently patented Aerial, Landing and Takeoff Aircraft Crash Avoidance System (ALTACAS) offers … Continue reading

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Baker Adds Two Lynx Systems

If you have any doubt about the demand for mobile mapping services this press release from Michael Baker announcing they have doubled their system count from two to four should help to persuade you. “These mobile survey systems from Teledyne … Continue reading

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IHEEP 2015 Report

The first 24 hours at IHEEP 2015 were very productive. IHEEP is the International Highway Engineer Exchange Program. As the name indicates this organization’s roots are in face-to-face communication and we all know what value the younger generation places on … Continue reading

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