Monthly Archives: April 2013

Introduction to LiDAR Training Video

I am pledging to donate all of my proceeds from the sale of this video to the New Hampshire Food Bank, a charity that puts every dollar to work. Continue reading

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Scan to BIM 2014 Released

I heard good things about this software when it first came out, but not much recently. Continue reading

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Cloud Compare Release

A new version has been released. Continue reading

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Using LiDAR to Analyze Riparian Vegetation

This is a 30 minute presentation by Jay Mills, Vegetation Data Specialist with Jeodesy GIS, on identifying riparian boundaries and quantifying structure. Continue reading

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The Docks Are In

To counter those who would accuse me of not having a life outside of laser scanning and LiDAR Continue reading

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3D Data Archiving Standard Workshop

I am pleased to see that Faraz Ravi from Bentley Systems will be discussing the ASTM E57 data exchange format which could be of tremendous value to this discussion. Continue reading

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Google’s 3D Augmented Reality Patent

In other embodiments, the panoramic image is replaced and/or complemented with one or more of 3D models, Continue reading

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I just made my reservations for Hexagon 2013 or what they like to refer to as HxGN Live. Continue reading

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The Range Image vs. The Point Cloud

Elmer Bol, the Reality Capture Director at Autodesk says he does use the term point cloud. He prefers the concept of a range image. Continue reading

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A Comparison of Laser Scanning and Photogrammetry

Bottom line – they found that both methods were capable of producing the desired results. It’s definitely worth a look. Continue reading

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