Monthly Archives: September 2018

Geo Week 2019 Includes ILMF, ASPRS and MAPPS

There is big news in the winter geospatial conference schedule for attendees of ILMF, ASPRS and MAPPS. You will just need to attend one conference during Geo Week 2019 in Denver, CO. Great news!        

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Frank Lloyd Wright – His Vision of the World in 3D

The personal story of Frank Lloyd Wright is a complex one, but for many of us there is no disputing the genius of this architect.

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Fine Art Reproduction Using 3D Mapping

Arius Technology, based in Vancouver, BC is teaming with British museum powerhouse, Tate, UK on a five-year fine art partnership to 3D scan and reproduce artworks by world-famous artists and British masters. Every so often a company really nails their … Continue reading

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Doppler Lidar – Is This the Better Approach?

Blackmore is promoting the use of Doppler lidar as a better sensor for the autonomous vehicle industry. The typical example of the Doppler effect in the real world is the apparent change in frequency of a train as it approaches … Continue reading

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Underground Infrastructure Mapping with GPR

Geoff Zeiss, Principal at Between the Poles has provided an in-depth look at the state-of-the-art in underground infrastructure mapping. The vision of innovators in this arena is to combine mobile lidar data collection with ground penetrating radar – GPR. This … Continue reading

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Point Cloud Market Survey is Being Updated

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is updating an online survey from 2016 involving the point cloud marketplace. This is one of the most important online technical surveys I have seen in a while. This survey is a follow-up to an … Continue reading

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Rolling Shutter Effect Important in UAV Photogrammetry

The typical UAV camera uses a rolling shutter to record the image scan line by scan line. This can cause distortion of the image. (Be sure to watch the video at the end for a detailed explanation.) Dr. Munjy, who … Continue reading

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FIG Young Surveyors North America Meeting

The NSPS Young Surveyors Network (YSN) is sponsoring a  meeting of the FIG Young Surveyors North America October 17-18th, 2018 at the College Park Marriott in College Park, Maryland. If you are a young surveying professional this FIG Young Surveyors … Continue reading

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3D Laser Scanning the World’s Population

Size North America has a mission of 3D laser scanning the North American population. Getting the correct size clothing can be a real challenge for some people, but this project has far greater importance than it might appear on the … Continue reading

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