Category Archives: Quality

Ortho and LiDAR Accuracy Concepts

It includes an hour long video and slide presentation that you can access by filling out a form. Continue reading

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ToPa 3D – A Global Community of 3D Technology Enthusiasts and Professionals

This is one of those situations that you have to experience first hand, so I will get out of the way and let you explore. Continue reading

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LiDAR – Accuracy vs. Resolution

Here is an excellent, brief discussion of the issues surrounding accuracy and resolution as it applies to airborne LiDAR. Continue reading

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URISA Offers ‘Data Quality Control’ Webinar as Part of LiDAR Series

URISA, the Association for GIS Professionals, is offering a three part LiDAR webinar series for all members of the geospatial community. Continue reading

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LiDAR Magazine Article Wins Award of Distinction

Congratulations Kitty and thanks for providing our readers with such quality content. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning and BIM

Laura Handler and Tocci Construction are leaders in VDC and IPD.
They offer a glimpse into the future of the integrated 3D AEC space.
The BIMForum recognizes the value of laser scanning in the move to 3D project delivery. Continue reading

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Quality Control of Derived LiDAR Data

1. The September issue of PE & RS has an important paper on the work being done by Dr. Habib and others.
2. A mathematical methodology is being proposed to assess the quality of derived lidar data and the associated system parameters.
3. The goal of this important research is to produce a set of standards for judging the quality of the derived lidar data.
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Tiling LiDAR Data

1. Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne noted that he thinks tiled LiDAR data should include an overlap.
2. This would allow 32-bit software to mosaic the tiles and eliminate edge effects.
3. Applied Imagery’s 64 bit version of QT Modeler is an alternative.

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Caltrans’ Mobile Data Collection Test Strip

The California Department of Transportation has designated a stretch of freeway in San Diego as a test bed for anyone that wants to demonstrate the capability of their mobile mapping system. One company that recently completed a very successful trip … Continue reading

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QA/QC Procedures

1. Harold Rempel at URS Corp. did agree with me that contours and LiDAR just don’t mix.
2. The question was raised on a forum on how best to check a 3D CAD model against the source point cloud.
3. It seems to me that if this is still not a standard procedure that we have a lot of best practice work to do.

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