Monthly Archives: February 2012

Adoption of Mobile LIDAR Technology

The adoption of a disruptive technology like mobile laser scanning, in the final analysis will have more to do with organizational issues then it will the the hardware and software. Continue reading

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Using Laser Scanning To Reengineer Jay Leno’s Classic Cars

Jay explains how his team uses Rapidform XOR with their 3D scanners to reverse engineer car parts Continue reading

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Second Edition of GeoDigital’s LIDAR as Art Contest Announced

GeoDigital has just announced the second edition of the very popular LIDAR as Art contest. Continue reading

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NASA Uses Satellite LiDAR to Create Forest Height Map

The data was collected from the Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) instrument, in 2005, using the Geoscience Laser Altimeter System on NASA’s Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite (Icesat). Continue reading

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Using LiDAR to Make Wind Energy More Cost Effective

This is an excellent interview with NRG Systems’ Evan Osler who oversees business development for the WINDCUBE Lidar (light detection and ranging) to talk about how remote sensing is lowering the cost of wind energy. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning the Sun Temple at Konark

Plans are being made to 3D laser scan the Sun Temple at Konark in India. Continue reading

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IMLF 2012 Exhibitor Video Interviews

For a brief introduction to the following companies and their products please have a look at the following videos interviews: Continue reading

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Faro 3D Documentation Conference

Greg Richards and his team have certainly done a great job of positioning this event as the place to be next week if you want to get immersed in 3D laser scanning. Continue reading

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On the Need for a Mobile LiDAR Data Format

The ASTM E57.04 data interoperability subcommittee is seeking your thoughts on the topic of a mobile LiDAR data extension to the E57 data exchange format. Continue reading

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Canada Shuts Down LiDAR Research

Lidar network measurements of particle pollution layers from five Canadian stations no longer occur, and the website that was distributing this data has disappeared, Continue reading

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