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Velodyne eyes improved roadway safety with sub-$500 LiDAR sensor

In 2007, Velodyne used to charge almost $80,000 for each LiDAR unit it developed to advance safety in self-driving vehicles. Today, the company is...

What’s a LiDAR sensor doing on an iPhone anyway?

For our regular readers and the geospatial community in general, Light Detection and Ranging or LiDAR is part of common parlance. For everyone else,...

Self-driving cars that run on simple maps and video camera feeds?

There are more than 60 companies in the United States alone that are developing technologies for self-driving cars. While some are rethinking maps at...

Drones and Lidar – A Match Made in Cartometric Modeling Heaven

After consecutive hurricanes carved their way through the Gulf of Mexico in August and September of 2017, of paramount importance was restoring the crippled...

A lot more Apple Maps cars to be seen on Canada roads

Apple has announced that it will be driving across Canada throughout the summer to capture road details, signage and landmarks. It is carrying out...

How the tragic fire at Notre Dame will accelerate the adoption of laser scanning of historic architecture

On April 15th, 2019 the tragic fire at Notre Dame in Paris caused devastating damage to the famous 856-year-old cathedral. It's a terrible loss...

NASA’s new 3D map of forests to fill carbon knowledge gap

NASA is all set to create the first three-dimensional map of the world’s forests with its newly-launched Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) laser instrument....

Shocking LiDAR discovery astounds Maya civilization experts

Mind=blown. That’s the popular sentiment in archaeological circles right now. Maya experts have just learnt that the ancient civilization was home to “millions” more...

Drone LiDAR or Photogrammetry? Everything you need to know.

With the recent development in the drone surveying space, there has been a lot of myths and misconceptions around UAV LiDAR and photogrammetry. In...

This startup has made real-time 3D mapping possible with only a handheld device

Creating a 3D model of a space for architecture, engineering and construction is a time-consuming process, to say the least. You scan the surroundings,...

Is 3D street view coming to Apple Maps?

It is no secret that Apple has been driving vehicles around the world to collect data which it says will be used to improve...

Laser Mapping Indian Infrastructure

Laser Mapping - a very new concept just few years ago. Today it has found its usefulness from transportation to pipeline mapping to construction....

Application of Mobile LiDAR on Pothole detection

Introduction: Mobile LiDAR technology is found to be the most effective solution for the maintenance of public transportation.  Identifying and repairing the potholes is one...

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