Tag Archives: Geiger Mode

Geiger-Mode for Autonomous Market

This press release from Princeton Lightwave caught my attention.  They are forming a new business unit to pursue the autonomous vehicle market. Geiger-mode LiDAR has been recommended by the Auto Alliance – which represents vehicle manufacturers that produce 77% of … Continue reading

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Hexagon Acquires SigmaSpace

Well this might have been the big news at ILMF next week, but Hexagon has chosen to preempt that venue with a press release announcing that they have acquired Washington, DC-based SigmaSpace Corporation. This is a fit on at least … Continue reading

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The Future of Lidar Data Acquisition

This is an excellent presentation on the future of lidar data acquisition and processing by Dr. Qassim Abdullah who works for Woolpert, Inc. He discusses all of the major topics including single photon counting and Geiger mode as well as … Continue reading

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USGS Evaluating New Lidar Systems

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has contracted with Woolpert to evaluate new lidar (light detection and ranging) technologies to assess the suitability to support the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). This use of the single photon and Geiger mode lidar for … Continue reading

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UAVs and Photon Counting

And on that topic the breakout session on photo counting which included four papers was standing room only. Continue reading

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Geiger Mode Lidar Sensor

Finally, the accuracy assessment is more like that of photogrammetric bundle adjustment than the current QA/QC techniques used for linear sensors. Continue reading

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