Monthly Archives: August 2010

Kubit PointCloud FreeEdition

AutoCAD 2011 contains a native point cloud engine (the new file extension is .PCG) which is powerful enough to handle up to 2 billion points of scan data. Continue reading

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LiDAR 101 Video From SAL

Jarlath O’Neill-Dunne has re-recorded a presentation made to some of the agencies in New York City which he entitled, LiDAR 101. Continue reading

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Phenology Modeling and LiDAR

Thanks to EducationGIS.com and you may want to bookmark this site – I am, since they have a broad interest in the intersection of LiDAR and GIS. Continue reading

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Northeast US LiDAR Project Webinar

The New England chapter of URISA is hosting a free webinar to discuss the recently funded Northeast LiDAR data project. Continue reading

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Comparison of Wind LiDARs and Mobile Project Planning

This short article provides valuable insight on selecting the right type of wind measuring LiDAR to match what you are trying to measure. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Aids in Restoration of Historic Whaling Ship

Restorers are spending $10 million to bring the Charles W. Morgan back to seaworthy status. Both laser scanning and X-ray technology are being used to document the existing conditions. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Becoming Mainstream

Mike provides detailed comparisons of laser scanning versus traditional survey methods, and what he sees as the benefits and limitations. Continue reading

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Survey of Terrestrial Laser Scanners

GIM International has recently published their terrestrial laser scanner product survey. Continue reading

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Laser Scan Data Exchange Format Website

This is the solution to the problem of proprietary data formats in the laser scanning industry. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Backpack

I am sure there is some additional commercialization to be done, but this has the potential to open up some new laser scanning opportunities, both indoors and out. Continue reading

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