Category Archives: Technology

XPONENTIAL Conference Preview

If you are planning on attending next week’s AUVSI XPONENTIAL conference in New Orleans then this┬áLidar News conference preview may be of some help in planning your time there. With over 600 exhibitors this is the BIG one for unmanned … Continue reading

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AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2016

To add more excitement to AUVSI’s annual conference they came up with a pretty catchy name. XPONENTIAL 2016 is the BIG one with over 650 exhibitors featuring automated vehicles, robotics, drones and more. It starts May 2 and runs for … Continue reading

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Sweep Gets Kickstarted

Are you looking for a very low cost scanner then I have good news. Scanse has just completed a Kickstarter campaign to fund development of their Sweep scanner. They are now taking pre-orders on their website. From their press release, … Continue reading

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Workshops, Meetings, Demos and Product Previews

The focus is on Texas this week with the ASPRS IGTF annual conference opening in Ft. Worth and SPAR 3D in the Woodlands on Monday. It’s about a 3.5 hour drive if you are considering attending both events. IGTF will … Continue reading

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Webshare Cloud Services

I think this is the direction that most software is headed. FARO announced the achievement of another milestone in cloud-based as-built data management with the release of version 2.0 of its well-known web hosting service, SCENE WebShare Cloud. SCENE WebShare … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – 3/1/16

The latest edition of Lidar News Today is now available. You can subscribe here to receive a summary of the top news stories and articles recapping the previous week. Included in this issue is the top story from last week’s … Continue reading

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Next Generation Remote Sensing Business Model

There is a lot of risk in acquiring airborne remote sensing systems. Add to this the potential disruption that is coming from the use of UAVs plus the need to deliver a total solution for lifecycle asset management and perhaps … Continue reading

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Lidar News You Tube Channel Launched

It seems to me that one can find a You Tube video on just about any subject. I love the car and home repair topics, especially some of the plumbers – too real. In any case, it is time for … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – Week of November 30, 2016

The Lidar News Today eNewsletter has just been published with the latest news items from a holiday-shortened week. We are still looking for more entries in the Lidar Art charity contest which will close on December 10. If you are … Continue reading

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Day 2 at the Be Inspired Awards #YII2015

On the second day of the Bentley Systems Be Inspired awards we get the opportunity to meet all of the finalists and then listen to the 30 minute presentations. As a juror in the Roads and Land Development categories we … Continue reading

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