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2012-06-23 23:02:21

Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, is investing in another Leica ALS70-HP airborne laser scanner and a Leica RCD30 digital camera. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, is investing in another Leica ALS70-HP airborne laser scanner and a Leica RCD30 digital camera. Across its global operations, McElhanney now owns and...

Airborne LiDAR Used To Unveil Honduran Archaeological Ruins
2012-06-07 03:57:31

A field team from the University of Houston and the National Science Foundation (NSF) National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) has mapped a remote region of Honduras that may contain the legendary lost city of Ciudad Blanca. The results, recently announced by Honduras President Porfirio Lobo, mark the successful completion of the first light detection and ranging (LiDAR) survey of that country's Mosquitia region, one of the world´s least-explored virgin rainforests. An...

2012-03-17 23:03:13

Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that Photo Science has purchased a Leica ALS70-HP airborne laser scanner, bringing to four the total number of Leica LiDAR systems owned and operated by the Lexington, KY, geospatial services firm. In addition, Photo Science has contracted Leica to upgrade one of the company´s existing ALS60 sensors later this year. Norcross, Georgia (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that Photo Science has purchased a Leica ALS70-HP...

2012-03-14 20:00:00

Geosystems Inc. today announced that AeroMetric of Sheboygan, Wisconsin has purchased a Leica ALS70-HP LiDAR scanner and upgraded two of its Z/I DMC digital mapping cameras. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that AeroMetric of Sheboygan, Wisconsin has purchased a Leica ALS70-HP LiDAR scanner and upgraded two of its Z/I DMC digital mapping cameras. AeroMetric made the investment in new and upgraded Leica and Z/I technology to better serve its...

2011-09-21 08:00:00

AeroMetric has completed 36 miles of High Accuracy Mapping along I-88 for the Illinois Tollway. I-88 is undergoing a mill and resurfacing program, and the design engineers required a high precision base map to prepare their construction documents. By employing a helicopter mapping solution, AeroMetric offered the team a creative and innovative approach to transportation corridor surveying. This is the first time the Illinois Tollway has used helicopter-based high accuracy mapping LiDAR...

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2011-05-12 07:35:31

How do instruments end up on satellites orbiting the Earth? For many of them, long before they are ever launched into space, they are tested from NASA airplanes. One of the objectives of the NASA Airborne Science Program is to test new instruments in space-like environments. Testing future satellite instruments from airplanes is the next best thing to actually testing them in space. Over the past three weeks, a team from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., led by Bill Heaps...

2010-06-07 08:35:00

HOUSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ - Ambercore, the 4D Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Lewis as the new Vice President of Sales for Terrapoint USA Inc. In this role, David will work with and support the entire US sales team with the focus of increasing market presence and diversifying Terrapoint's services across key verticals. "We are excited to welcome David Lewis to the position of VP Sales for Terrapoint USA," said James Ferguson, President of Terrapoint. "With David's...

2009-05-25 07:46:48

By combining the best of two different distance measurement approaches with a super-accurate technology called an optical frequency comb, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a laser ranging system that can pinpoint multiple objects with nanometer precision over distances up to 100 kilometers. The novel LIDAR ("light detection and ranging") system could have applications from precision manufacturing lines on Earth to maintaining networks of...

2009-03-31 08:30:00

HOUSTON, TX, March 31 /PRNewswire/ - The Terrapoint division of Ambercore, the 4D Company, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Tridex Solutions to provide an innovative LiDAR solution for Dauphin Island, Alabama. Terrapoint acquired aerial LiDAR data concurrent with terrestrial LiDAR data captured using the TITAN(R) mobile scanning system. Tridex Solutions will mine these two data sets for a multitude of applications on Dauphin Island. Terrapoint's high-accuracy aerial LiDAR...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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