Category Archives: Technology

USIBD Digital Reality Symposium 2015

Now is the time to make your plans for the USIBD Digital Reality Symposium 2015. This ground breaking event deserves the support of our industry and I hope you will pass the news along to your contacts. The event is … Continue reading

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The iCar?

This report says there is concrete evidence that Apple is planning to design and build a driverless car, or at the very least provide software to other manufacturers. The UK’s Guardian newspaper has published correspondence between Apple engineer Frank Fearon … Continue reading

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ASCE Engineering Surveying Manual

As a follow up to the previous post the Geomatics committee is going to be re-writing the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Engineering Surveying Manual. It is being written primarily for practicing professionals who have a need to understand … Continue reading

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Underwater Laser Scanning

With the theme of time is money on some campaigns, subsea LiDAR has removed weeks of project installation time over conventional acoustic methods Continue reading

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USGS 3DEP RFI

The primary purpose of this RFI is to identify potential options for providing robust management, file access and exploitation of numerous, large-volume lidar datasets acquired by the USGS through the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) http://nationalmap.gov/3DEP/.  Options may be in the … Continue reading

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Internet-From-Space

Essentially you will have high speed Internet like you have GPS and probably better since I am sure it will work inside. Continue reading

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Lidar Helps Blind Driver ‘See’

a blind driver was to independently drive the vehicle down the main straightaway, onto the road course. Continue reading

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FARO Supports Corvette Racing

For all of you 3D car nuts this weekend is the 24 hours at Le Mans. Continue reading

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Day 1 of AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2015

Here is the link to the AUVSI 2015 show daily news magazine. Continue reading

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Lidar eNews For All

Perhaps the most impressive item is the video from Volkswagen that used laser scanning to help explain the new safety systems on the Jetta. Continue reading

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