Monthly Archives: July 2015

3DEP BAA

The USGS just announced the 3DEP program via a Broad Agency Announcement for FY 2015/16. The BAA provides detailed information on how to partner with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data. Information and contacts … Continue reading

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New Lidar News Website

The transition is underway to provide readers with a new Lidar News website. In the meantime the Lidar News url (www.lidarnews.com) will automatically redirect to this blog address. We apologize for any inconvenience and please let me know if you … Continue reading

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DIY Laser Harp

To test our LIDAR-Lite laser telemeters, we have built an infra-red laser harp which sound a note depending on the measured distance. Continue reading

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USIBD Digital Reality Conference

The USIBD will be hosting an important building documentation conference September 16-17, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The theme “Where Technology Meets Business Reality” is an appropriate indicator of the practical, high value … Continue reading

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Underwater Laser Scanning

With the theme of time is money on some campaigns, subsea LiDAR has removed weeks of project installation time over conventional acoustic methods Continue reading

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3D Site Security

The author claims that laser scanners can perform better than cameras in rain and snow which perhaps for security purposes is fine Continue reading

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Volcanic Ash Lidar Detection

It will be made up of 10 instruments called Light Detection and Ranging Systems, or Lidar. Continue reading

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24 Hours of Le Mans in 3D

iRacing’s team of nearly a dozen laser scanning technicians, photographers and artists recently completed their data-gathering work Continue reading

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3D Printed Cars

3D printed cars are going to get a lot of people’s attention, especially in Detroit. Continue reading

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Cornerstone Report #3

On July 14th, the United States Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) will be sending out a survey to our membership and industry partners regarding the State of the Industry. This comprehensive survey explores valuable subjects including: Financial performance in the … Continue reading

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