Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why Google Sold Sketch Up

According to CAD industry veteran Ralph Grabowski Google has come up with an alternative approach for generating 3D building models. Continue reading

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Good Science – Bad Archaeology?

This is a little different perspective on the use of LIDAR to “magically” identify ancient archaeological sites. Continue reading

Posted in cultural heritage, remote sensing, Research | 1 Comment

LiDAR Used to Analyze Earthquake Damage

LiDAR News contributing author and Oregon State University Assistant Professor Michael Olsen traveled to Japan after the earthquake and tsunami to laser scan the damage. Continue reading

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Hexagon 2012 Day 2

A common theme is “the little engine who could” – small companies doing some amazing laser scanning projects around the world. Continue reading

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Making the Digital World Real

I thought Ken Mooyman, NAFTA CEO had the most informative keynote. Continue reading

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Hexagon 2012 Day 1 Sneak Preview

The conference theme is centered around “Think”. The first reception was Think Progress, the second is Think Exploration and the third is Think Again. Continue reading

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Using Laser Scanning to Retrofit MEP Seismic Restraints

This is an interesting article in Structure Magazine describing the value of 3D laser scanning in the design of retrofits to MEP seismic restraints. Continue reading

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Hexagon 2012 Opens Monday

I just got an email from Geoff Jacobs noting that there is a 70% increase in the Geosytems Track attendance – wow. Continue reading

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Teledyne to Acquire Blueview

BlueView produces compact high-resolution acoustic imaging and measurement systems, including microbathymetry systems and 3D scanning sonar. Continue reading

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3D Scanning Hackathon at the Met

This is not quite the same as GeoDigital’s, Anna Maria Kotlowska’s LiDAR as Art contest, but it’s the same basic concept – great minds think alike! Continue reading

Posted in Software, The Industry | 4 Comments