Tag: LiDAR

New handheld imaging laser scanner offers efficiency to surveyors

HEERBRUGG, SWITZERLAND/LAS VEGAS - Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, is showcasing the Leica BLK2GO handheld imaging laser scanner, a first-of-its-kind mobile scanner, that was announced yesterday at...

Nationally Ranked Firm Opens Surveying Office in Charleston

Charleston—McKim & Creed, Inc., a nationally ranked engineering, planning and geomatics (surveying) firm with locations across the U.S., has opened an office in Charleston,...

System will help planners identify, prioritize highway projects

A new prototype system that monitors the number and type of tractor-trailers moving through a region could help transportation planners identify and prioritize infrastructure projects and increase operational efficiency. 

Routescene and Caddis Aerial launch UAV LiDAR surveys

Caddis Aerial added LiDAR as a capability to their UAV survey offering, partnering with turnkey UAV LiDAR experts Routescene Inc. to perform high-resolution and vegetation-penetrating surveys.

Principles of Photogrammetry and LiDAR

Remote sensing techniques make high-resolution terrain mapping easier and quicker. By Jose Diego Monroy, CFM, and Shuhab Khan, Ph.D. Terrain mapping measures the shapes and features...

Mobile mapping system helps Australia’s NorthGroup

Geospatial technology supplier 3D Laser Mapping helped surveying specialist NorthGroup Consulting streamline a highway upgrade in Australia. Multi-platform mapping system, ROBIN, was used to survey a 15-km section of the Bruce Highway.

USGS offers 3D Elevation Program webinar

Registration is now open for the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) FY19 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Instructional Webinar.

USGS announces changes in LiDAR data distribution

In support of ongoing efforts to provide efficient, cloud-ready, open-data formats for the use of LiDAR data, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Geospatial Program and its associated 3D Elevation Program is transitioning all of its LiDAR data distribution files to LAZ format by September 30, 2018.

Surveying the future

LiDAR automation drives increased efficiencies The evolution of geospatial technology has seen rapid advancement in the last 18 months, with systems and software now available...
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