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In This Issue
• INTERGEO  • Points & Pixels  • Embracing New Technology  • 5 Myths  • Need a Vacation  • Aerial LiDAR  • Gravity vs. Geometry  • Future of Land Surveying  • Tennessee Agencies  • What's in a Name?
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Global Mapper Now Available in Nine Languages
PrecisionPoint Hires 3D Scanning Industry Veteran to Expand Line of 3D Reality Capture Services
HYPACK Chooses Ellipse-D Inertial Navigation System for UAV-Based Surveying Solution: NEXUS 800
GRMC Announces “Your Facility on Your Desktop” Webinar Using SLAM Technology for Indoor Mapping
ROBIN Mobile Mapping Video: Newark Castle in 3D
Springfield Hires Woolpert to Conduct Airport Master Plan
3D Laser Mapping Marks 800th Anniversary of King John’s Passing
Bluesky Aerial Mapping Technology Helps Prevent Trees Falling onto Power, Road and Rail Networks
Woolpert Signs Contract with NOAA to Map U.S. Coastal Regions, Great Lakes
Arithmetica Appoints point3D as North American Reseller of SphereVision 360 Imaging Software
Thiess Invests in Maptek I-Site Laser Scanner for Oyu Tolgoi Project in Mongolia
RIEGL and RIEGL USA to Exhibit and Present at the Commercial UAV Show 2016 and Commercial UAV Expo
INTERGEO 2016 – Smart Geoinformation Shaping the Future
GEO Jobe Pleased to Participate as Sponsor of Fourth Annual Mississippi Geospatial Conference
Arithmetica Launches Pointfuse V2 at Intergeo
Maptek NA Operations Move to New Location
USIBD's Version 2 of the Level of Accuracy (LOA) Specification Version 2.0 Published
RIEGL Debuted the New miniVUX-1UAV and the New VQ-1560i at INTERGEO and Announced Launch Customers
Eco3d Vice-President to Serve as Master of Ceremonies at USIBD Conference
RIEGL with Broad and Impressive Product Range, New Products at Intergeo 2016
InterGEO2016: AltiGator and YellowScan Unveil a 5.6kg Survey-Grade LiDAR UAV All Integrated System
Teledyne Optech Announces New Efficiency Enhancement for ALTM Galaxy Wide-Area Lidar Mapping Sensor
Teledyne Optech Unveils the Ultra-Light Maverick for Mobile Asset Mapping
Brand-New Optech Polaris Terrestrial Laser Scanner Launches at INTERGEO 2016
Teledyne Optech Doubles Scanner Speed with Lynx HS-600 Mobile Surveying Solution
DotProduct & Elysium Announce InfiPoints DP On-Tablet Feature Extraction for DPI-8
Applanix Announces POSPac MMS 8 Featuring Post-Processed Trimble CenterPoint RTX Service
SimActive Launches Subscription UAV Software
Orbit GT Unveils Mobile Mapping Feature Extraction v17 Features
Orbit GT to Join Partners at Intergeo, Hamburg
LiDAR mag

From the Editor: Embracing New Technology
Welcome to the October/November edition of LiDAR Magazine. This is our INTERGEO issue and the LiDAR Magazine crew are all here in Hamburg Germany taking in the largest geospatial conference and trade show in the world. With over 16,500 visitors from more than 100 countries ....
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P and Pixels 
Points & Pixels
Infusing Reality into 3D Models... Dielmo Power Line Cloud Services Address Operational Needs... Scanning of the Davelis Cave using GeoSLAM ZEB-REVO... Value-adding survey tool ....
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Wantman, PE and Hall, PSM 
Embracing New Technology: WGI Adds Mobile Mapping Capabilities
The learning curve associated with adopting new technology can be a significant hurdle for many firms. Will the time and effort be worth it in the long term? If everything is going well, why introduce potential problems? These are fair questions to ask before purchasing a mobil ....
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Josh Killalea 
Busted! 5 Myths About Working With Point Cloud Data
I hear a lot of myths when talking to people about working with point cloud data. Most of the time they come from people that have never used point cloud data at all or have only used it once. While nearly all are understandable, most are not true. So here are some myths ....
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Stuart Roberts 
Even Photogrammetry Needs a Vacation.... Yeah, Right
I had busted my hump all year long and now it's time for an escape. Take the young kids and wife to Yellowstone for a week of relaxing. Well, you really don't relax in Yellowstone once you've surmised you're vacationing in the world's largest volcano. Exit the car in the wrong spot and ....
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Jamie Young 
Why Do You Have To Be That Way? A Look at Aerial LiDAR Again!
The September 2016 issue of LiDAR Magazine featured an article titled "YES, WE CAN Provide High-Quality LiDAR for Less than $100 per Square Mile" The general . premise of the article was that Atlantic can provide USGS QL2 LiDAR for $100 a square Mile and why? That is ....
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Dr. David F. Maune 
National Height System: Gravity vs. Geometry
National height systems have long been based on the rules of gravity to determine orthometric heights (H) and model the directions in which water will flow across the earth's surface. Until the late 1990s, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) had relied on conventional line-of-sight ....
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Marie Scultore 
LiDAR Technology: Future of Land Surveying
Experts based throughout Quebec offer their opinion regarding the use of a new technology that is revolutionising land surveying, LiDAR. LiDAR, also known as Light Detection and Ranging which allows terrestrial, airborne, or mobile scanning, and provides detailed digital terrain models and ....
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Sam Moffat 
Tennessee Agencies Collaborate to Gain Multipurpose Lidar Data
Lidar was collected via three projects across 49 counties to form a comprehensive topographic state database that also supports the U.S. Geological Survey's 3D Elevation Program. In late 2015, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) contracted with Woolpert to collect high- ....
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Lewis Graham 
Random Points: What's in a Name?
As I have mentioned in a number of past columns, we are addressing the small UAS mapping industry via our subsidiary company, AirGon LLC. While our primary business is developing and/or integrating technology to provide turnkey mapping systems, we also provide a small amount ....
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