Category Archives: Lidar/Imaging

Karen Schuckman is the ASPRS’ Next Executive Director

The ASPRS Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Karen Schuckman as the next executive director of ASPRS. “After a thorough and extensive search process, the ASPRS board of directors has named Karen Schuckman as its next executive director. Karen, in her previous positions in ASPRS, has demonstrated an incredible commitment to seeing the...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 07/16/2021

Esri Releases New Predictive 2050 Global Land Cover Map Esri Awards GIS Users for Innovations Velodyne Lidar Partners with NVIDIA Metropolis for Infrastructure Solutions Zoom75 & Zoom 95 – The New GeoMax Robotic Total Stations Lidar Helps Reveal Radiation Hot Spots at Chernobyl GIS-Pro 2021: October 3-6, 2021 Setting the Record Straight: The RETAIN Act...

Early 3D Scanning Competition: 1998 – 2000, Part 13

When you join a start-up, as I did in 1998 with 3D laser scanning pioneer Cyra Technologies, you worry about two things. One is if your start-up’s “new thing” will catch on in the market and your company will survive. The second is if a competitor will “out-invent” you with something better (and your company...

Laser Scanning Scores in Stadium Renovation

In Spain, soccer stadiums are often as beloved as their local teams. The Carlos Tartiere stadium in Oviedo, a small city in the northern Asturias region, is no exception. Built in 2001, the Tartiere stadium is home to the city’s Real Oviedo soccer team, a second-division club that’s been engaging fans for 95 years. As...

CZMIL SuperNova is Changing Bathymetric Lidar

CZMIL SuperNova, Teledyne Optech’s next generation bathymetric lidar system, is changing the way information about coastal territory is collected and processed. Terratec AS, a leading Norwegian mapping firm, is the first private company to acquire the CZMIL SuperNova and the only company in the EU to engage in work around environmental change and coastal zone mapping...