Monthly Archives: June 2012

Correctly Positioning Scanner to Capture Facade

This is a very informative technical note from the folks at Laserscanning Europe describing how to efficiently capture the details of a building facade. Continue reading

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LiDAR Unit for $250 in 2014

That is exactly what we have been predicting could happen if the consumer market for LiDAR takes off. Continue reading

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LiDAR Supports Dynamic Line Rating

As the authors point out in this excellent article through the use of LiDAR-derived data in most cases the utility can avoid this. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning and the GSA

The GSA’s – Government Services Administration Office of the Chief Architect – OCA is investigating the use of laser scanning on its building projects. Continue reading

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Integration of Static and Mobile Laser Scan Data

JRC Reconstructor prepared this video combining Topcon’s IP-S2 with the FARO Focus 3D. Continue reading

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URISA Offers ‘Data Quality Control’ Webinar as Part of LiDAR Series

URISA, the Association for GIS Professionals, is offering a three part LiDAR webinar series for all members of the geospatial community. Continue reading

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13th Annual JALBTCX Airborne Coastal Mapping and Charting Workshop

You’re invited to attend the 13th Annual JALBTCX Airborne Coastal Mapping and Charting Workshop in Chicago from 20-22 June 2012. Continue reading

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Federal LIDAR Business Opportunity

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is currently planning to procure technical services in support of NGA’s Innovision Directorate LIDAR Program. Continue reading

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Leica Geosystems and GeoCue Team Up

Leica Geosystems and GeoCue announced today that they will collaborate on streamlining geospatial mapping workflows. Continue reading

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Augmented Point Clouds

In this post he makes the case for using point clouds as both the base for augmentation and the 3D model to accurately align the augmentation data with the imagery. Continue reading

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