With expectations on the rise that all information should be available at the click of a mouse, it only makes sense that LiDAR users have lost patience with waiting to load, view and manipulate large point cloud data sets, and viewing only select points or working with a few tiles at a time isn’t acceptable. Today’s sophisticated users want all the data all the time, just like a gamer enjoying a non-stop virtual reality adventure on an Xbox One.
Trimble announced two new additions to its airborne LiDAR portfolio. The Trimble AX60i and AX80 are highly capable, versatile systems that meet the demands of aerial survey operators for corridor and wide area mapping projects.
20 February 2014
VUX-1 can handle emerging surveying solutions
05 February 2014
Quantum Spatial, Inc. (formerly Aero-Metric, Inc.), has entered into a Master Services Agreement with Hawkeye Helicopter, LLC to provide precision helicopter-mounted LiDAR solutions to both Quantum Spatial and Hawkeye clients.
19 December 2013
UTEC StarNet has announced the company is performing laser surveys on the Shearwater platform in the North Sea.
19 December 2013
Many new lidar data sets recently have been added to the NOAA Digital Coast website and are available for customized download.
11 December 2013
New solution connects field information to the model in the office
04 December 2013
Building information technology helped an airport’s redevelopment program take flight. Thanks to BIM and the efforts of HTNB, the Denver International Airport South Terminal redevelopment program has overcome any turbulence and smoothed out rough edges.
The International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), taking place Feb. 17-19, 2014 in Denver, has launched the conference program for its 2014 event. With world-leading experts presenting the latest advances in LiDAR, the conference will offer participants knowledge of up-to-the-minute research and commercial developments.
26 November 2013
A TV special will air at 9 p.m. Nov. 13 on PBS Nova and PBS internationally in November, coinciding with the 50-year anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, with a section on the use of a Leica ScanStation P20 to uncover new clues.