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• Next Great Ap  • Points & Pixels  • Phoenix  • Mines and Quarries  • NEEA  • Shipbuilding  • Colorado River Basin  • The Great Indoors  • Marina Renovation  • Point Cloud or Raster  • Change
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SimActive Used for Coastal Erosion Assessment with UAVs
Epson and DJI Announce Solution to Help Meet FAA ‘Visual Line of Sight’ Rules for Drone Operations
New AEC Salary Report Reveals Surprising Results
FARO Announces FocusM 70 Laser Scanner
GRMC Announces Complete Scan-to-BIM and BIM Modeling Services
Woolpert Signs 6-year Deal to Map Maine
International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2017 Keynotes Announced
Acuity Technologies Introduces the AL-500 Lidar System
Caltrans Takes Delivery of the RIEGL VMX-1HA
Certainty 3D and TopoDOT at TRB 2017
Woolpert Contracted to Collect Orthoimagery for Ohio
RIEGL to Attend the 2017 TRB Annual Meeting
An Overview to Phoenix LiDAR Systems
Topcon Announces Distribution With Intel for Both Fixed- and Rotary-Wing UAS Solutions
Handling Massive Geodata Made Easy
LizardTech Unveils Lossless Compression of Harris Geiger-Mode LiDAR Data in GeoExpress 9.5.3
Velodyne LiDAR Announces Breakthrough Design for Miniaturized, Low Cost Solid-State LiDAR Sensors
Proteus Geo Works with AECOM to Test New Bathymetry Service
Award-Winning Engineering Firm Acquires Maptek Spatial Modelling and Geotechnical Tools
Keystone Consultants Chooses Identified Technologies; Surveys 6 Well Pads in a Single Day
FARO Expands its Footprint in Mobile Virtual and Augmented Reality with Acquisition of MWF-Technology GmbH
Structured Real Estate Partners with Eco3d to Complete Adaptive Reuse Project—Meetinghouse at 3080
Dewberry Selected to Conduct Lidar Surveys of Everglades National Park
AeroVironment and CSUF Begin Field Research to Identify Water Stress in Almond Production Using UAV Data
Fugro’s Airborne Technology Deployed in Response to New Zealand Earthquake
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Topcon Announces Next Generation of Online Support and Training
RIEGL to Attend the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting
From the Editor: The Next Great LiDAR Application
Points & Pixels
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From the Editor: The Next Great LiDAR Application
We are witness to tremendous growth and awareness of 3D technologies such as laser scanning, reality capture and scan-to-BIM. The advent of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to simulate planning, design, construction, and operation of a facility helps reduce costs, save ....
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P and Pixels 
Points & Pixels
FARO® Launches the FocusS Laser Scanner... Siteco Informatica to Launch Mobile Mapping Applications in Construction... Leica BLK360 Imaging Laser Scanner and Autodesk ReCap 360 Pro App... Trimble Unveils SX10.... Estimating Rockfall Danger After a Landslide ...
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Larry Trojak 
Phoenix Area Boasts "Need for Speed"
When it comes to the design of utility installations, few things move at the speed of telecom technology--particularly in an area like metropolitan Phoenix, in which growth has rebounded nicely to pre-recession rates. The ongoing demand for standard utility work, coupled with a push to ....
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Serafin & Papenhagen 
UAV Use for Open Cast Mines and Quarries
Drone is a word that drives fear into the hearts of numerous citizens. It is technology that has been privileged exclusively to the super powers of our world and the military. Fortunately, times have changed and this secretive knowledge has trickled down to the ordinary citizen in the street ....
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Dr. David F. Maune 
National Enhanced Elevation Assessment (NEEA) - Part 1
Today's highly successful 3DEP program for nationwide QL2 LiDAR was a direct result of the findings and conclusions of the NEEA that USGS called "the most comprehensive benefit/cost analysis ever performed for any layer of The National Map." This is the first of several articles by the ....
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Gregory B. Lawes 
Digital Thread: Lifecycle Support in Shipbuilding
The shipbuilding industry in the US is undergoing what some might characterize as a slow digital transformation. Shipbuilding begins with concept design and progresses through functional and detailed design, and on through manufacturing and ....
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Kutalmis Saylam 
A Tale of Two Airborne LiDAR Scanners
In January 2016, a team of Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) researchers and Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) staff mobilized to Parker, Arizona, from Austin, Texas, to conduct airborne LiDAR surveys in the lower Colorado River basin, between the states of California and ....
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Viametris Tackles the Next Frontier in Mapping
Remote sensing technologies are mapping, surveying and recording virtually every inch of the Earth from satellites, planes, automobiles and UAVs. Yet the mapping of indoor areas still present a challenge due to the lack of GPS or GNSS signals indoors and underground. And, the ....
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William T. Derry 
Spatial Data Integration for Marina Renovation and Dredging
Our client was looking for a multisource data solution for a marina renovation and dredging project in a tributary to the Rehoboth Bay, in Sussex County, Delaware. Elevation data was required for the project area encompassing uplands, structure and water. Problem: To provide .....
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Lewis Graham 
Random Points: Point Cloud or Raster - Chose Wisely
We have an enterprise systems division of our company that primarily develops technology for organizing and processing point cloud and raster data. Within this body of work and projects we have commercial product development such as our LIDAR Server technology as well as ....
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Ken Smerz 
The Business of Laser Scanning: Change on the Horizon!
To qualify the forthcoming opinion I'm about to give, I've been in the 3d imaging business for about 8 years, managing a 3d imaging service provider that isn't loyal to any hardware or software manufacturer. In fact, we actively seek to work with them all, and use the best ....
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