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Baker Adds Two Lynx Systems

If you have any doubt about the demand for mobile mapping services this press release from Michael Baker announcing they have doubled their system count from two to four should help to persuade you. “These mobile survey systems from Teledyne … Continue reading

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Navteq Using Velodyne Scanner

1. One of the most hyped news stories from the CES this week is Navteq’s True laser scanning system.
2. This is opening up the consumer side of laser scanning.
3. It is all based on the mobile market – the place where the serious venture capital is being dropped.

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SPAR 2010 – A Look at the Agenda

1. Spar 2010 has an agenda that offers something for everyone.
2. Mobile and Scan to BIM appear to be the top tracks.
3. Add the exhibits and the networking and the ROI is going to be hard to beat.

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Sanborn Selects Optech’s Lynx Mobile Mapper

Chalk up another major company selecting the Optech system. I think that this has a lot to do with Optech’s presence in the aerial LiDAR market where they have been managing a dynamic platform for many years. Sanborn is a … Continue reading

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Low Cost 2D Mobile Mapping System

1. Oxford Technical Systems has designed a low cost 2D mobile mapping system.
2. If you can live with 10 – 15 cm then this could be worth investigating.
3. Alignment of the scanner and GPS/IMU is critical.

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SPAR 2010 – Mobile Mapping Showcase

Mobile mapping is the hot platform. SPAR 2010 has 7 of the leading mobile mapping vendors signed up to demo their rigs. The ROI for SPAR 2010 is going to be very high.

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3D Laser Scanner Mapping System Breaks Price Barrier

1. A group at the Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a 3D mobile mapping system for less than $20k.
2. ROAMS uses a 2D scanner on a rotating and pivoting platform to obtain 3D coverage.
3. This kind of innovation is going to rapidly expand the laser scanning market.

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Velodyne-64E

1. I wanted to check back with Velodyne to see if there was any news.
2. Velodyne is teaming with GrayMatter to offer a trial version of its visualization point cloud software.
3. Is the mobile mapping community going to be interested in this technology?
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