Category Archives: The Industry

Day One at Transportation Asset Management Conference

The first day at the 11th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management kicked off with a number of short keynotes. The most interesting opening comment was that DOTs must look at becoming performance – based organizations, not just implementors of … Continue reading

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Mysterious Mapping Vehicle

On the lighter side to get the holiday week started here in the U.S., I had to laugh when I read this. I wonder why the author of this article didn’t think to reach out to one of us in … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – June 28, 2016

This week’s Lidar News Today includes a number of thought provoking articles that can provide you with new insights, best practices and lessons learned. Topping that list is the article on 3D Competitive Advantage where Kapur and Associates explains how … Continue reading

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FAA Announces UAS Regs

From the FAA press release, Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules (PDF) for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – 6/16/16

This week’s Lidar News Today is highlighting a number of interesting topics including an inside look at a firm based in Florida that has built a reputation for being experts in merging hydrographic and 3D laser scan data. The FHWA … Continue reading

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The History of CAD Plus NASTO

Have you ever wondered how the CAD industry began? Well this website provides an amazingly detailed account of the history of CAD dating back to the 1960’s. It is called CADAZZ and they claim it is “the best CAD software … Continue reading

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HxGN LIVE is Next Week

Have you ever seen Leaving Las Vegas? Now that is a powerful movie. It also describes what Hexagon is doing with  HxGN LIVE 2016. Instead of Las Vegas this year’s event will be in Anaheim, CA and it promises to … Continue reading

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Lidar News Today – June 8, 2016

This week’s Lidar News recap features an inside look at building a civil engineering career and a 3D consulting firm to boot. NIST is also reporting on results from their testing of scanners in conformance with the recently approved ASTM … Continue reading

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ICUAS’16 is This Week

If you are in the Washington, DC area there is an important UAS conference this week. The 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, ICUAS’16, will be held on June 7-10. The conference venue is the Key Bridge Marriott, located … Continue reading

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eora 3D

From the team at eora 3D: We recently concluded a successful crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter. We surpassed our initial goal within 3 hours of launching, and we raised close to $600,000 from 2139 backers from over 60 countries. We are … Continue reading

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