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Fugro Awarded Three-Year Survey Contract by UK Highways Agency

Fugro has been awarded a three-year contract by the Highways Agency to undertake Traffic Speed Structural Surveys (TRASS) of England’s Strategic Road Network. From late 2014 to 2017, Fugro will undertake the structural performance surveys using the Highways…

ADAS and Bluesky Survey 30,000 km of Overhead Power Lines Using LiDAR Technology

October 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Surveying/Mapping

Leicestershire, UK, Oct. 20, 2014—A multi million pound contract to produce the largest ever LiDAR survey undertaken by an electricity distribution…

LiDAR Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020

October 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 —Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an optical remote sensing technology that use laser light to examine surface on the…

Video Released of RIEGL’s New “Flying Laser Scanner” RiCOPTER

October 17, 2014 - in Products, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

HORN, Austria, Oct. 17, 2014—RiCOPTER, RIEGL’s ready to fly remotely piloted airborne laser scanning system (equipped with the survey grade VUX-1 LiDAR sensor), was unveiled at Intergeo in Berlin last week with great excitement! RiCOPTER is a high-performance…

SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference Announces Call for Papers for 2015 Event

PORTLAND, Me., Oct. 15, 2014—SPAR Point Group, organizer of SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference,  announced a Call for Papers for the 2015 event which will take place March 30 – April 2 in Houston, Texas. The Call for Papers  invites…

Pointfuse Helps Skanska Join Up Laser Scanning Dots for Highways Surveying

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 - Skanska is pioneering the use of new software that automatically creates 3D computer models directly from laser scanners. The global project development and construction company has successfully trialled the Pointfuse software that…

Washington State Looks to Fund Statewide LiDAR Mapping of Geologic Hazards

October 10, 2014 - in Modeling, Projects, Surveying/Mapping

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is requesting $6.6 million to expand LiDAR mapping across Washington. The agency is making the case for the high-resolution mapping method due to the landslide disaster at Oso that killed 43 people. Detailed…

Carlson Introduces GIS360 for Android

October 8, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

New from Carlson Software and Carlson EMEA is Carlson GIS360 for Android, an easy-to-learn and -use mobile field GIS-GPS tool that utilizes both GIS and surveying technologies for field data collection. “Taking advantage of the graphics processing power…

Free Software, Carlson 3DX Viewer Has Arrived

MAYSVILLE, Ky., Oct. 6, 2014—It’s free, simple, and no CAD knowledge is needed; say hello to the Carlson 3DX Viewer, the new addition to Carlson Software that runs standalone and provides an easy way to show 3D models to others who don’t have, or aren’t…