Category Archives: SLAM

Point Cloud Texture – Part 2

This is the second in a series explaining the use of Google Streetview to add texture to a point cloud. In this video, the author improves the result of texturing a 3D mesh with a screenshot of Google Streetview, by … Continue reading

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Autonomous UAV

Taking 3D scans of its surroundings, the drone can process that data fast enough to navigate in real time, without hitting objects. Continue reading

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Leica Pegasus: Backpack

The part I find interesting is that there are two Velodyne puck scanners being used for the data capture Continue reading

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Dinosaur Footprints in 3D

it is the first time the Zeb1 has been deployed. Continue reading

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ILMF 2015 DAY 2 – Fisheye Cameras

After a rigorous analysis they found that the accuracy of the point clouds was quite similar. Continue reading

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Lidar – Guided Driverless Pod

It’s closer than you think, thanks in part to the use of lidar to support the navigation. Continue reading

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Spot Takes a Lickin

Spot can take a real hit and remain on its feet thanks in part to the Velodyne lidar scanner that you see in this video – truly amazing: 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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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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Lidar Guided Self Driving Car

The car or truck, comprehensive with headlights, a redesigned LIDAR method and a new paint job Continue reading

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