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Geo Week 2019: Lots and Lots of Lidar

Every time I go to this conference I get the sensation of drinking from a fire hose: so much lidar technology! This year the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) became Geo Week with the addition of the ASPRS annual conference and MAPPS winter conference. Here’s a small sample of the wide array of lidar tech...

Standalone UAV Lidar

Above: The YellowScan Vx-20 collected this image in Hiroshima, Japan in May 2018. A surveying company developed a self-contained UAV lidar system so teams could gather data without a lidar specialist.  Some companies are born (and some are transformed) when their founders switch their focus from using a tool for projects to developing that tool...

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...

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...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 10/27/17

Septentrio launches the AsteRx-m2a and AsteRx-m2a UAS at Commercial UAV Expo WiBotic Announces a New Lightweight Onboard Charger Ideal for Wireless Charging of Smaller Drones Teledyne Oceanscience Introduces a new USV! Welcome to Z-Boat 1250! Solve Gas Detection Problems with Microdrones mdTector1000 CH4 Commercial UAV Expo and Drone World Expo Come Together in 2018  OGC...

xyHt Sep 2016, Trimble's UX5

The UAS Platform, and How to Pick One

Secrets to Successful Selection Think UAS platform selection is cut and dried? Well, did you know that fixed-wing UAS, not multirotor, are the best fit for a specific (and growing) inspections market? Or that by choosing an amped-up multirotor UAS, your fee schedule could also get amped-up? Now that FAA Rule 107 is the law...