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Velodyne Drives Demonstration Vehicle Featuring HDL64 Sensor to SPAR International

April 19, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Velodyne LiDAR, the leading developer of real-time 3D LiDAR sensor technology, showcased its newest HDL32 sensor at SPAR International. The Velodyne Lexus Demonstration Vehicle, mounted with a LiDAR HDL64, made the approximate 1,366-mile trip to SPAR in Colorado…

B.C. Study Uses Remote Sensing to Measure Truck Emissions

April 15, 2013 - in Transportation

An in-depth report commissioned by Metro Vancouver has been conducted to determine how dirty - or not - the province’s truck fleet is. The study was…

Rutland Awards Highway Surveying and Asset Management Software Contract to Yotta DCL

April 15, 2013 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

Yotta DCL is currently working with Rutland County Council, UK, with Horizons visualised asset management software, highway condition and asset inventory…

An App that Takes on Pothole Season

April 14, 2013 - in Transportation

Developers from TAXI Canada have created an iPhone application aimed at recording and avoiding potholes. As the roadways thaw from the cold winter, pavement is cracking up everywhere. This application notified drivers of upcoming potholes, and automated the…

Newfoundland’s Moose Detection System Out of Order

April 14, 2013 - in Transportation

Part of a high-tech moose sensor system designed to warn drivers that animals are near or on the highway has been out of order for weeks. The Newfoundland and Labrador government spent $1.5 million installing two sets of columns with infrared sensors on the…

Newfoundland's Moose Detection System Out of Order

April 14, 2013 - in Transportation

Part of a high-tech moose sensor system designed to warn drivers that animals are near or on the highway has been out of order for weeks. The Newfoundland and Labrador government spent $1.5 million installing two sets of columns with infrared sensors on the…

Redesign of Culverts Due to Extreme Weather Impacts will Factor in Wildlife

April 12, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

The extreme weather events that have hit the Northeast United States in the past few years, washing out roads due to overwhelmed culverts, provides an opportunity to design them better. There is an ongoing effort to rebuild these storm-damaged culverts, and…

RIEGL USA and Maser Consulting Expands Into Mobile Mapping Market with Delivery of RIEGL VMX-450

April 11, 2013 - in Transportation

RIEGL USA continues to set new milestones within the mobile mapping market with their second VMX-450 Mobile Mapping System sale in 2013. Maser Consulting P.A. will be taking delivery of two RIEGL systems:  the VMX-450 CS-6 with four cameras and a new dual…

Metropolitan Police Helps Improve Road Safety in London with GGP’s GIS

April 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Metropolitan Police Service is using the latest desktop mapping software to collate essential data about road traffic collisions in London. The advanced Geographical Information System (GIS) from GGP Systems in being used to identify and map the exact…

Metropolitan Police Helps Improve Road Safety in London with GGP's GIS

April 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Metropolitan Police Service is using the latest desktop mapping software to collate essential data about road traffic collisions in London. The advanced Geographical Information System (GIS) from GGP Systems in being used to identify and map the exact…