Tag Archives: LiDAR

Lidar, CCD and Hyperspectral

This paper describes the design, implementation and performance of a novel airborne system, which integrates commercial waveform LiDAR, CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) camera and hyperspectral sensors into a common platform system. CAF’s (The Chinese Academy of Forestry) LiCHy (LiDAR, CCD and … Continue reading

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Finding Lidar Data

The USGS hosts what it calls the National Map Download Client which is a searchable database of lidar data collections for the U.S. The site features a number of advanced search options that can be used to more quickly locate … Continue reading

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India Planning to Make Use of Lidar

This article in the Hindu Times explains how India plans to make full use of  lidar technology for a range of projects. They report that: “Use of Lidar technology is quite beneficial and it gives quality data in digital form … Continue reading

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Lidar Degrading Field Skills

This article in the Irish Times caught my eye because it involves lidar and ecology, or more specifically ecologists which is a career that my son is pursuing. The concern is that the use of technology such as lidar and … Continue reading

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Helping Countries with Lidar

It may sound like a stretch, but in this article an Israeli aerial mapping firm explains how the use of lidar and photogrammetry helped the island of Cyprus to avoid bankruptcy. Even if his company’s name goes unmentioned, Udi Friedlander, … Continue reading

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Using Lidar in India for Irrigation

Khammam: The Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) survey to study the pumping of Godavari river water for the Rs 7,967 crore Sri Sitarama Lift Irrigation Project, the redesigned Dummugudem Lift Irrigation Scheme envisaging integration of Rajiv Sagar and Indira Sagar … Continue reading

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Apple Granted Lidar Patents

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 43 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In particular there were two iDevice camera inventions. The first covers 3D photography using advanced LIDAR technology for iDevices, the same … Continue reading

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Lidar Pizza Robot

This seems a little crazy, but I suppose in the right situation it could make sense. Domino’s certainly thinks it does, at least in Australia. Meet DRU (Domino’s Robotic Unit) – The newest team member to join the Domino’s family! … Continue reading

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Mapping Wetlands with Lidar

In order for wetlands to be protected in New York State they need to be on an officail map. Approximately 20 percent of the wetlands in Tompkins County are not on the map, and therefore not protected. “The wetland maps … Continue reading

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Lidar UAS Platform Announced

French aerial survey & engineering company YellowScan has announced the global launch of its new LiDAR UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) surveying solution. The YellowScan Surveyor is an integrated LiDAR platform measuring 100mm X 150mm X 140mm and weighing in at … Continue reading

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