Monthly Archives: October 2011

Downtown Revitalization In Schenectady

A great, local use of laser scanning. Should be one of these projects in every town. Continue reading

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Virtual Tours of Cultural Heritage Sites

Liz is going to be a regular contributing author on LiDAR News. We welcome her expertise on the important subject of digital documentation. Continue reading

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Autodesk and Bentley Systems Interviews

so if you are interested in understanding the details, from the product development perspective, concerning the integration of laser scanned data with the 2 leading CAD systems – AutoCAD and Microstation Continue reading

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MetraScan 3D Laser Scanning

A very informative video on this impressive, handheld short range MetraScan laser scanning system from 3D Laser Scanners Canada. Continue reading

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Point Cloud Data Compression Input

Next on the To DO list for the ASTM E57.04 Data Interoperability subcommittee is going to be data compression. Continue reading

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Point Cloud Processing for AutoCAD

Undet, named for the powerful leaf cutter ant, is an entry-level point cloud processing software that can handle large point clouds for object analysis, 2D drafting and 3D modeling. Continue reading

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The Impact of the NERC Alert

With the average collection rate for a helicopter-based LiDAR platform to be conservatively in the range of 50 to 70 miles (80 to 113 km) per day you can quickly see why every system operator is struggling to meet the demand. Continue reading

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Mobile Mapping Guidelines

Richard Rybka raises a number of important issues in his recent article concerning mobile mapping guidelines, standards and/or best practices. Continue reading

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LiDAR and Landslides

have developed a new system that will enable highway construction engineers in the field to immediately analyze soil movements caused by active landslides and erosion and use the powerful tool of LIDAR to better assess and deal with them Continue reading

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Alice Labs/Autodesk Technology Acquisition Update

Bottom line, as Randall points out, Alice Labs has been working on some important point cloud engine technology advancements. Continue reading

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