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Optimal Scan Locations for Terrain Mapping

The main objective of this research study is the development of a simulation and optimization method for wide-area terrain mapping with terrestrial laser scanning (TLS). The problem can be stated as follows: given a prior digital surface model (DSM) of … Continue reading

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Sick – Scanning for Safety

While on the industrial theme this might be a good time to highlight the new safety scanner from Sick. Sick specializes in providing scanners that are used for security and for protecting people that operate dangerous machinery in real time. … Continue reading

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Scanning vs. Photography

Given the unique challenges of this project photography was the clear choice. Continue reading

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Scanning the Taj Mahal

The Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) will start the work of 3D laser scanning of the Taj Mahal from Wednesday to gauge its structural dimensions and strength. Continue reading

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The President, in 3D

Recently, the Smithsonian stopped by the White House to take a 3D portrait of President Obama, in what will be be the highest resolution digital model of a head of state. The bust of President Obama was created by a … Continue reading

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