Category Archives: Technology

LiDAR News Magazine and SPAR 2014 Product Announcements

The latest edition of LiDAR News magazine is now available both online and in print. Continue reading

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SPAR 2014 in Two Weeks – #SPAR2014

SPAR 2014 begins just two weeks from today in Colorado Springs, CO. with the first day devoted to a number of pre-conference sessions. Continue reading

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LiDAR-Lite Gets Funding

This lightweight, compact sensor could be disruptive especially in the consumer 3D space. Continue reading

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LiDAR’s Diversity

the use of LiDAR to improve the reliability of Angola’s electrical power transmission lines was cited as critical to the future of the country. Continue reading

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World’s Most Powerful LiDAR Chip

At the heart of the new imaging system is a microchip bearing the largest-ever array of pixels that detect just one photon apiece Continue reading

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AEC Hackathon Update

According to¬†Adena Schutzberg at Directions Magazine the organizers of the AEC Hackathon are looking for people with a geospatial background to join in the fun on March 14 – 16 at Facebook HQ, in Menlo Park, CA. Two things I … Continue reading

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3-D Images Using Only One Photon Per Pixel

As reported in MIT News this technology could have a dramatic impact on the design of lidar sensors. Continue reading

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How LiDAR is Tranforming the World

It’s always interesting to read an article by someone outside of our industry as they are not drinking the Kool Aid like the rest of us. Continue reading

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AEC Hackathon

The non-profit event creates on-the-spot teams of Silicon Valley technologists and industry stakeholders to shape the future of our built environment. Continue reading

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Underwater Laser Scanners Help to Salvage Costa Concordia

They are now in the process of laser scanning the exposed hull in the damaged areas. Continue reading

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