Category Archives: Research

Laser Scanner Provides Quality Control for 3D Printing

Suppose your 3D printer malfunctions in the middle of a project. 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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ASPRS Establishes UAS Test Course

The course will be established at the Reno Stead airport, an FAA-designated UAS test site. 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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Using LiDAR to Measure Farm Air Quality

“It lets us see what’s going on from many dimensions.” Continue reading

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NASA to Launch New LiDAR to Probe Ocean Ecology

NASA announced a new combined ship/aircraft field campaign that they are launching today that will use a prototype lidar to measure microscopic phytoplankton in the ocean, down to 160 feet below the surface. The lidar will be flown on NASA … Continue reading

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Velodyne Debuts New LiDAR Sensor

It is half the size and about 2/3 of the weight of the HDL-32E and will be attractively priced according to Wolfgang Juchmann. 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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UAS and LiDAR Support Rim Lighting Effect

lighting system that includes a small quadricopter drone carrying a white-light source and a lidar system. Continue reading

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