Category Archives: Research

Keep an Eye on Flash Lidar in 2015

things are about to change as they begin to achieve economies of scale in 2015 with their manufacturing. Continue reading

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Automated Urban Feature Extraction

The proposed method defines a set of rules for merging segments into meaningful units according to types of urban objects Continue reading

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In this case the goal is to create detailed 3D maps and measure the biomass of forests. Continue reading

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USIBD is Sponsoring Hardware Survey

The survey applies to all those who are associated with the industry of documenting buildings. Continue reading

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Compression Strategies for Lidar Waveform

In our experiments, the waveform cube is compressed using classical methods for 2D imagery, such as JPEG-1 that are further tested to assess the feasibility of the proposed solution. Continue reading

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Lidar Sensor Fusion

This is an interesting slide deck from a group of researchers at Brno University of Technology in the Czech Republic involving the challenges of calibrating lidar data with RGB imagery Continue reading

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NASA Advancing MEMS Lidar

As reported in Space Daily, a team of technologists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is developing a next-generation 3-D scanning lidar – dubbed the Goddard Reconfiguable Solid-state Scanning Lidar (GRSSLi) – that could provide the imagery … Continue reading

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Lidar and Animal Ecology

The authors review insights gained through the application of LiDAR to animal ecology studies, revealing the fundamental importance of structure for animals. Continue reading

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Landslides and Lidar

This paper outlines a novel algorithm to automatically and consistently detect landslide deposits on a landscape scale Continue reading

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OSU Has Marine Geomatics Faculty Opening

It is a full time, tenure track position in the newly launched Marine Studies Initiative. Continue reading

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