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Agricultural Drone Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Reaching data accuracy on your experimental fields requires that you fly the right drone, at the right time, with the right settings. It is easy, but needs a little bit of preparation. In this guide, we will walk you over … Continue reading

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Remote Sensors CTO on Adding Drone Lidar

From an interview with Eric Harkins, Remote Sensors CTO that was published in the GeoCue Q3 2020 eNewsletter. Tell Us About Your Company Remote Sensors Inc. is a relatively new organization; however, our experienced team has been working in the … Continue reading

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Scanning a Piece of Puget Sound History

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) is using today’s scanning technology to help in the restoration of one of Puget Sound’s oldest surviving wooden tugs, the Parthia. Built in 1906 by James Hall, the tugboat had a long-life servicing ships that … Continue reading

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Delivery Drones – Do the Benefits Outweigh the Liabilities?

This is a guest post from Karlyn McKell who explores the pros and cons of delivery drones for The Zebra. Social distancing guidelines have made contactless delivery essential for many businesses and delivery services to continue operations. With the rise … Continue reading

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11 Myths About Lidar Technology Debunked

To move our society closer to the reality of fully autonomous vehicles taking over the roadways, a number of different solutions are being tested. One of these solutions is LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), which utilizes lasers to calculate the … Continue reading

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USGIF Offers First Geospatial Intelligence Certification

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is pleased to announce the addition of an entry-level geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) certification to its suite of professional designations. “The Essentials” exam is intended for recent graduates and young professionals in the GEOINT … Continue reading

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Phoenix Lidar Proves Whether it Snows on Mars

At minus 100 degrees Celsius, it is certainly cold enough for ice to form in the Mars atmosphere, but these scientists relied on NASA’s Phoenix lidar to finally answer the question. From an article in Discover by Tom Yulsman. First, … Continue reading

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NASA Space Shuttle Discovery Open Access Models

In this post, I wanted to share how the Smithsonian Institution Digitization Program Office scanned the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery, in high, high resolution — like tens of thousands of 50 megapixel images as well as hundreds of laser scans. … Continue reading

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SPIE Proposes Automotive Lidar BenchmarkingTests

Working with experts like you, SPIE is helping to establish standard tests to benchmark automotive LiDAR performance. Please comment on this draft in the text field below. Or download the PDF and send comments via email to LidarTest@spie.org so that … Continue reading

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NASCAR is Laser Scanning Cars to Confirm Specs

For those who did not see the end of the Daytona 500 on Monday night this photo does not begin to show what happened to Ryan Newman who was leading the race at the time. To insure that teams are … Continue reading

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