January 21, 2015
January 21, 2015—Celebrating the International Year of Light initiative adopted by the United Nations, we at Optech are pleased to invite you to the Optech Imaging & Lidar Solutions Conference on June 9-12, 2015 in downtown Toronto. This year is special, not just because of the great location in the middle of the best Toronto
January 7, 2015
Jan. 7, 2015 — Optech is pleased to announce that the latest laser and camera 3D sensing technology will be on display January 11-15, 2015 in booth 760 at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington D.C. In addition to mobile solutions that capture survey-grade data from roads, rails and
January 6, 2015
In early December 2014, Optech announced the new Optech Titan multispectral LiDAR sensor, which has three active imaging channels for measuring the intensity of returns. In addition to its multispectral capabilities, the sensor also has shallow water bathymetry capabilities thanks to new water sensing algorithms in Optech’s Lidar Mapping Suite and AquaDX software.
December 18, 2014
Heerbrugg, Switzerland / Kongens-Lyngby, Denmark, Dec. 18, 2014—COWI, based in Denmark, is the first mapping company in Europe to start operating two new Leica ALS80HP airborne scanners. The new advanced technology will be used for large area scanning as well as forest assessment, and supporting engineering design services. The new Leica ALS80-HP scanners will be an essential part of COWI’s
December 17, 2014
The state of Washington created the SR 530 Landslide Commission in response to the deadly Oso landslide that occurred in March 2014. The commission recently released its report to help guide policy and improve planning and response with greater awareness of conditions.
December 14, 2014
During the last few decades, average global temperatures have been on the rise, and this warming is happening much faster in the Arctic and Antarctic. Scientists are hard at work studying how rising temperatures are affecting Earth’s polar regions.
December 11, 2014
Hallowell, Me., Dec. 9, 2014—Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce a new option for purchasing the Global Mapper Software Development Kit (SDK). This new option allows developers to add advanced LiDAR functionality to the standard SDK product giving them access to a host of powerful LiDAR tools. Blue Marble's geospatial data manipulation, visualization and
December 9, 2014
December 3, 2014 —Optech is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Optech Titan multispectral lidar sensor to the survey and mapping industries at the European LiDAR Mapping Forum in Amsterdam, December 8-10, 2014. Experience the beginning of a new era in active sensing that will dramatically expand what is possible with lidar. Dr.
December 5, 2014
Just in time for ELMF 2014 in Amsterdam, rapidlasso GmbH (http://rapidlasso.com) and Carbomap Ltd. (http://carbomap.com) have teamed up to further the development of tools that better exploit full-waveform LiDAR for the forestry and carbon market. This partnership brings together many years of expertise in processing discrete and full-waveform LiDAR with a wealth of experience in