Monthly Archives: October 2014

Landslides and Lidar

This paper outlines a novel algorithm to automatically and consistently detect landslide deposits on a landscape scale Continue reading

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Bentley’s Be Inspired Awards 2014

For a lifelong civil engineer this is the top event of the year. Continue reading

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FARO Reports Strong 3rd Quarter

In a recent press release FARO announced strong earnings for the third quarter. Sales in the third quarter of 2014 increased 20.6% to $82.2 million from $68.2 million in the third quarter of 2013. Net income increased $6.2 million, or … Continue reading

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Magic Leap

I would definitely say they are doing some sort of laser scanning or LiDAR.” Continue reading

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Robot X Competition

The RobotX Maritime Competition finals were today in Singapore. Velodyne’s LiDAR was used on the winning MIT/OLIN boat and also by 4th place participant Embry Riddle Team Minon.

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Subsea Laser Scanning

There is no reference to the sensors being used. Perhaps someone can provide this. Continue reading

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Managing Lidar Data

Esri is hosting a live training seminar entitled Smart Strategies for Managing Lidar Data. Continue reading

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Laser Beam Combiner

It could offer immediate, hands-free access to information via gadgets such as smart glasses, which overlay computer-generated visual data on the user’s field of vision. Continue reading

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OSU Has Marine Geomatics Faculty Opening

It is a full time, tenure track position in the newly launched Marine Studies Initiative. Continue reading

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Close Enough Webinar is Today

Industry guru Jonathon Coco will explain how he balances industry best practices with clients needs and tight project budgets on a number of very challenging 3D laser scanning projects. Continue reading

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