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Trimble blends performance and simplicity with new X7 3D laser scanning system

US: Trimble has introduced the Trimble X7 3D laser scanning system, enabling professionals of all scanning levels to quickly and easily capture precise 3D scanning...

Applanix releases new POSPac LiDAR quality control tools for UAVs

US: Applanix, a Trimble Company, has introduced LiDAR Quality Control (LiDAR QC) Tools for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)—a new software module supported by the...

Bluesky launches international MetroVista city mapping service at Intergeo

UK: Aerial mapping company Bluesky is launching their MetroVista city mapping service for Europe at the Intergeo trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany.  As the...

Teledyne Optech announces the CL-360, a compact, long-range, survey-grade LiDAR sensor for UAV and...

US: Teledyne Optech, a  Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in advanced lidar sensors, is pleased to announce the CL-360, the next offering in its new line of...

LeddarTech Launches the Leddar Pixell, a durable cocoon LiDAR for autonomous vehicles

US: LeddarTech, an industry leader in LiDAR technology who provides the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform™ in the market, introduces the Leddar™...

Cepton unveils VistaTM-X120, its newest high resolution, long-range LiDAR

US: Cepton Technologies, Inc. has announced its newest Vista LiDAR sensor, the VistaTM-X120, an industry-leading LiDAR solution for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous...

Advancing Role of Geospatial Knowledge in Digital Economy

Andhra Pradesh Space Applications Centre (APSAC) organised a seminar on "Building new India by leveraging geospatial technologies"...

Smart LiDAR network set to unlock missing layer in surveillance technology at GSX 2019

Combining full 3D data, dimension, location and velocity, ‘Helius’ fills the medium-range gap with the capability to classify objects and behaviours in...

Concept3D Platform Selected by Penn State for System-Wide Interactive Campus Maps and Virtual Tours

Concept3D, a leader in creating immersive online experiences with 3D modeling, virtual reality (VR), interactive maps and virtual tour software, today announced...

Woolpert and iXblue partner to deliver aerial mapping services to Australia, New Zealand and...

Woolpert, Inc and iXblue Sea Operations division, part of iXblue Group based in France, have formed a strategic partnership to provide aerial...

Velodyne LiDAR announces second annual World Safety Summit on autonomous technology

US: Velodyne LiDAR has announced the second annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology that will address safety issues and public concern regarding autonomous vehicles (AV). The...

Orbit GT and Harmony Instruments, Hong Kong, sign Reseller Agreement

Orbit GT is pleased to announce that Harmony Instruments, Hong Kong, has joined as Authorized Reseller of Orbit GT 3D Mapping products.

Teledyne Optech and LiDAR USA partner in dynamic new mobile UAV sensor integration

US: Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in advanced lidar sensors, has announced today that its new compact lidar sensor, the...

Rizing to accelerate intelligent enterprise with acquisition of Transcend Spatial Solutions

US: Rizing, the privately held global SAP® functional and technical firm, has announced the acquisition of Transcend Spatial Solutions ("Transcend"), a Geographic Information System...
Velodyne files complaint

Velodyne LiDAR files complaint against two Chinese companies over IP

US: Velodyne LiDAR, the world’s largest producer of LiDAR has filed patent infringement complaints against Suteng (Robosense) and Hesai for stealing its...

Velodyne LiDAR announces breakthrough sensor for autonomous systems, Puck 32MR

Velodyne LiDAR, has introduced the Puck 32MR sensor to address key markets in the autonomous industry. This product offers a cost-effective perception solution for...

James Van Rens wins presidential award at Mapps sSmmer Conference 2019

James Van Rens, Senior Vice President with RIEGL USA and Strategic Advisor for Government and Industry Relations for the RIEGL Group, was honored with the Presidential...

OGC calls for participation in its 3D IoT platform for smart cities pilot

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites interested members & non-members to participate in OGC’s 3D IoT Platform for Smart Cities Pilot. 

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Did you know which are the sources for free LiDAR data?

LiDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is an active remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to...

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Geospatial and 5G

Geospatial and 5G rollout: Why they are critical for each other

5G — the next generation of mobile internet connectivity — is the next buzzword. 5G will accelerate the move towards digital as a transformative...

Competition in LiDAR market to enhance innovation and cost-effectiveness — Erik...

GEOTECH, the developer, and manufacturer of Lidaretto, is located in Bratislava, Slovakia. Founded in 1994, the company has deep experience with different data capturing...

#GeospatialByDefault – the all encompassing technology

“I will stop the motor of the world.” Atlas Shrugged, 1957. “The world economy runs on GPS.” Bloomberg, 2018. So quite literally, switching off the GPS...