Category Archives: Standards

Esri Announces Beta Program for Optimized LAS

It’s free and does not require an ArcGIS license. Continue reading

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Integrated BIM, 3D and Geospatial – Finally

Geoff and I are on the same wavelength about the importance and potential of these new standards that are now out for comment. Continue reading

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USIBD Releases Standards Documents

I encourage everyone to take advantage of the hard work that has gone into these documents Continue reading

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USGS Lidar Base Spec Updated

Lidar is a fast evolving technology, and much has changed in the industry since the final draft of the “Lidar Base Specification Version 1.0” was written. Continue reading

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Esri LAS Optimizer Updated

Clayton Crawford reports that Esri has an update to Esri’s LAS Optimizer (EzLAS) Continue reading

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Applied Research Topics in Geomatics Wanted

These are problems that you regularly encounter for which there really isn’t an elegant solution. Continue reading

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3D Data Accuracy Challenge

I think it would be most helpful to use mobile LiDAR examples, but you may chose something else if your prefer. Continue reading

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Practical Application of Mobile LiDAR Guidelines

In this document Ted stresses the practical application of the Guidelines to real world experiences and workflows. It’s a must read if you are in the mobile LiDAR business. Continue reading

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USIBD Requests Input on Standards

A tremendous amount of work has gone into this project – now it’s our turn to contribute. Continue reading

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The “S” Word – Standards

There were over 80 references, most of which are related to the ASTM E57 3D Imaging committee that I belong to. Continue reading

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