Monthly Archives: November 2017

4th Annual Lidar Art Contest

The Winter Solstice will soon be here in New England. In celebration of the return to the light, Lidar News is hosting the 4th annual Lidar Art contest. We are looking for images with artistic appeal that ideally relate to … Continue reading

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Apple Research Revealed

In what makes one wonder the intent behind this move, two Apple scientists have published a paper revealing their research into improving real time object recognition. One of them is an AI researcher and the other specializes in machine learning. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

To everyone who celebrates this great holiday thank you for your ongoing support and Happy Thanksgiving.

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Geospatial Data Act

While all the headlines coming from Washington these days are focused on taxes there is also an important bill working its way through both houses that affects the geospatial industry. The purpose of the Geospatial Data Act (S. 1253 and. … Continue reading

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FARO Acquires Dustin Forensics

In a move to support their vertical business growth strategy FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO) recently announced the acquisition of Dustin Forensics, a digital forensic animation firm based in Adairsville, Georgia with international experience. Dustin Forensics has been led by David Dustin, … Continue reading

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World’s First Lidar Integrated Circuit

LeddarTech claims that the LeddarCore LCA2 is the world’s first LiDAR integrated circuit (IC) enabling rapid high-volume deployment of solid-state 3D LiDARs that meet the automotive industry’s stringent performance, cost and reliability requirements. By integrating a powerful, proven, discrete solid-state … Continue reading

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Introductory Lidar FAQ

WWF-UK has compiled easy-to-read guidelines related to the practical use of LiDAR remote sensing in conservation and ecological research. The main argument behind creating these guidelines was that as vegetation and terrain structure has been known to determine habitat quality, … Continue reading

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Velodyne Raises the Bar

Velodyne has just announced an important new sensor – the VLS – 128 and as you can see from the photo it represents a major improvement to the original HDL – 64 form factor. Not only is it smaller and … Continue reading

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Riegl USA Hosting Free Webinar

RIEGL USA will be hosting a North American End of Year Promotional Webinar on Tuesday, November 14 at 2:00 PM EST. Please join RIEGL’s terrestrial expert, Shannon Trammell, for this special year end event! She will be discussing the following … Continue reading

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Security Robots Rely on Lidar

Knightscope is utilizing lidar to guide its autonomous security robots. Knightscope’s long-term vision is to predict and prevent crime utilizing autonomous robots, analytics and engagement. Crime has a $1+ trillion negative economic impact on the U.S. economy every year and … Continue reading

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