Monthly Archives: September 2010

North Carolina State LiDAR Lab

Just getting back to the real world and saw this announcement about a LiDAR research lab at NC State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Continue reading

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Processing LiDAR Data

Just a quick post as I am going analogue for the next couple days. This is the 3rd edition of Computer Processing of Remotely Sensed Images: An Introduction. The new edition includes sections on processing LiDAR data.

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Scanning Rare Egyptian Treasures

Eton College has only been in the education business for 600+ years. It started with the vision of Henry VI. The London Evening Standard recently reported that the school had granted the use of its collection of rare Egyptian artifacts … Continue reading

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Nokia Developing 3D Cities Using LiDAR

This is another important vote of confidence for the industry as the mass market begins to adopt laser scanning technology. Continue reading

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LiDAR Used to Assess Habitat Loss

Researchers in the Forestry Department at Oregon State University are finding LiDAR to be a powerful tool “to assess habitat loss and fragmentation Continue reading

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Laser Scan Point Cloud Shape Extraction for AutoCAD

This tool is overcoming some of the limitations that people are finding with the weak point cloud support in AutoCAD 2011. Continue reading

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LiDAR Analyst 5.0 Automates Feature Extraction

Overwatch has recently announced LiDAR Analyst 5.0, which they position as a “powerful 3D automated feature extraction tool for airborne LiDAR data”. Continue reading

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Automated Line Extraction from Laser Scan

They recently announced MicroSurvey Pointcloud CAD with the ability to automated the extraction of linear features. Continue reading

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Intro to 3D Laser Scanning

I think it provides a number of examples which illustrate the steps in going from laser scan to CAD model. Continue reading

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Imagined LiDAR Landscapes

I admit that I really do not understand the full concept of this, but it is certainly different and it tends to pull you in. Subverting the LiDAR Landscape: Tactics of spatial redefinition for a digitally empowered population by Matthew … Continue reading

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