Category Archives: Research

Searching for an Ancient Civilization

The UK-led project is trying to determine how big these communities were, and to what degree they altered the landscape. Continue reading

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Engineering for You Video Contest – $25,000 Prize

One of these is to restore and improve urban infrastructure. Continue reading

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Mapping Forests’ Carbon

laser technology that is flown over the tropics to measure how much carbon is trapped in the forests, and where deforestation, illegal logging and mining activities are releasing it. Continue reading

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Lidar Not Needed on Driverless Cars

Once the lidar reference map is derived, only a single forward looking monocular camera is needed to use the localization framework. Continue reading

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Using Lidar to Understand Vantage Point

Now you get a look from the perspective of a raptor sitting on a power line and if that makes it scarier for the prey down on the ground using shrubs for cover. Continue reading

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Low Cost 3D Nav for Vehicles

Wolcott’s system uses the same approach, with one crucial difference—his software converts the map data into a three-dimensional picture much like a video game. Continue reading

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27th ILRC in New York

The call for papers will be announced very soon through the Conference Website. Continue reading

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International Year of Light

the UN has proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light. Continue reading

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4D Printing

Their new approach to additive manufacturing ensures not only that the material changes structure over time, but does so precisely Continue reading

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NOAA – CREST Atmospheric Lidar Network

has been operating to observe aerosol vertical distribution in the eastern United States for more than eight years. Continue reading

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