Tag Archives: lidar

Weekly xyHt News Links: 4/6/2018

Ouster Launches Two New LIDAR Sensors, Adopts NVIDIA DRIVE™ AI Platform Topcon introduces new laser series designed for distance and accuracy in construction projects What Drone Operators Need to Know About the Expansion of LAANC East View Geospatial Launches On-Demand Milspec Geospatial Data  Topcon and Bentley to hold collaborative Constructioneering Academy in Brisbane senseFly and...

Mexico City’s Transportation Revolution

Using drones, lidar, and BIM, enterprising surveyors and geospatial engineers designed and constructed the city’s first high-speed train system. Editor’s Note: Lessons learned from a problematic rail project in Mexico City prompted an initiative to pull out all technological stops for a subsequent new rail line. An innovative, tech-savvy firm that had demonstrated its capabilities...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 3/16/2018

Point Clouds from Smartphones  Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio and Spaceflight Industries Finalize Alliance to Manufacture Smallsats at Scale and Deliver Innovative Geospatial Services Hemisphere GNSS Announces New Atlas®-Capable, Multi-GNSS Vector™ V123 & V133 Smart Antennas Geneq introduces SXblue Premier GNSS receiver Aerosense surveying drone markers use u-blox positioning Sir Wilson Harris obituary Mapping the electric grid...

What I Saw at ILMF 2018

ILMF is an outstanding conference for all things lidar, including airborne, terrestrial, and underwater, as well as new remote-sensing and data-collection tools and technologies. I try to attend every year because it never gets old; there are plenty of new and exciting technologies, both on the exhibit floor and in the many workshops and presentations....

Weekly xyHt News Links: 2/9/2018

Trimble Acquires e-Builder to Expand its Construction Management Solutions Orbit GT releases major update of 3D Mapping Cloud Teledyne Optech announces the new ALTM™ Galaxy PRIME: Higher point density increased range performance and superior cost reduction! Korea will launch its own satellite positioning system Trimble Introduces Next Generation GNSS Reference Receiver Delair offers advanced UAV for...

Michelle Japitana

Instructor and Concurrent Chairman, Engineering Sciences Department, Carga State University, Philippines Testimonials for Michelle Japitana were remarkable. (This year we received a record number of nominations from the Philippines, and we wish we could honor all the fine candidates.) Michelle’s nominators noted that her strength in the geospatial community is her research capabilities in the fields...