June 2019 Archives

Touring the Leica Geosystems Facility in the UK

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This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series June 2019

Getting to see Leica Geosystems’ shiny new RTC360 scanner and delve into the details were only part of a fantastic day when I toured Leica Geosystem’s facility at Milton Keyes in the UK recently. On the same site is also the UK technical support and servicing department that was only too happy to let me […]

Virtual Reality Training Thanks to Scanning

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This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series June 2019

Laser scanning helps create effective VR training for public safety in England. While virtual reality (VR) is commonly associated with video games, it is shaping many industries by opening up a vast array of new possibilities to sell products, experience places, or train employees. VR has multiple applications based on its ability to immerse users […]

NASA’s Eyes on Mars

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This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series June 2019

NASA’s InSight Mars lander took this image using its robotic arm-mounted Instrument Deployment Camera. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. An old imaging technology is outdated for use on Earth, but it’s the perfect fit for today’s remote-sensing needs on Mars. Since 1960, at the dawn of the space age, humankind has launched dozens of missions to Mars, from […]