Monthly Archives: June 2010

Using Excel to Analyze LiDAR Data

I just came across a new blog, Alberto Concejal’s GeoVisualization that looks like an interesting combination of topic areas, including LiDAR. Continue reading

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Fusing Laser Scanned Data with Imagery in Real Time

Some of the key scientists at Ambercore in Ottawa, Canada have applied for a patent on technology they have developed to fuse image data from a line scan camera with laser scanned data – in real time. Continue reading

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LiDAR Measuring US Air Quality

Canadian forest fires are causing problems for US air quality as measured by the UMBC Leosphere LiDAR project and reported in the Smog Blog. Continue reading

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LiDAR Cloaking Using Nanotechnology

Four SAIC inventors have been looking at the other side of LiDAR physics. They have received a US patent that uses nanotechnology for countering laser technology. Continue reading

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Earth Science Applications of LiDAR at GSA 2010

The Geological Society of America – the GSA will be including a number of sessions at their upcoming annual meeting October 31 – November 3, 2010 in Denver, CO on the use of LiDAR in geology and geomorphology. Continue reading

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3D Laser Scanning Plug-ins

Leica Geosystems has announced a new series of software plug-ins to make it easier to develop high end 3D models from point cloud data. Continue reading

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LiDAR News Update

I am sorry for the interruptions with the site over the past couple of days. We have had some problems that have hopefully been resolved. Continue reading

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Near-Real-Time Open Pit Mine Monitoring with Laser Scanning

Graham Hunter from 3D Laser Mapping notified me that they have been in the near-real-time geotechnical monitoring business since 2004. Continue reading

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QT Modeler Vers. 7.1

The following video from the folks at Applied Imagery provides an impressive overview of the new release of QT Modeler. Continue reading

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Automated Laser Scanning for Geotechnical Monitoring

1. This is one of the first near-real-time use of laser scanning.
2. The project that needed monitoring is a tunnel under an interstate highway.
3. Two Leica Geosystems scanners were installed and are now feeding data back to the office – impressive.
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