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2014-09-24 08:20:38

Mapping Firm Adds State-of-the-Art Leica Sensor to World-Class Capabilities COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. (Sanborn) has purchased a Leica ALS70-HP high-pulse-rate airborne LiDAR sensor, and the cutting-edge system already is benefiting Sanborn customers. "This advanced system not only increases data acquisition efficiency, but also facilitates a seamless production workflow, enabling much faster turnaround times for customer...

2014-09-23 23:04:35

The European LiDAR market report defines and segments the LiDAR market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-lidar-4510888302.html (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The European LiDAR market report defines and segments the LiDAR market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was valued at $82.5 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $146.5 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 12.2% from 2013 to 2018. Browse...

2014-09-22 23:03:47

The North American LiDAR market report defines and segments the LiDAR market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-lidar-8724528262.html (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The North American LiDAR market report defines and segments the LiDAR market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was valued at $133.9 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $191.6 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 7.4%...

2014-09-18 23:03:28

The Asia-Pacific LiDAR market report defines and segments the LiDAR market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-lidar-7670395971.html (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The Asia-Pacific LiDAR market report defines and segments the LiDAR market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was valued at $35.0 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $163.4 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 36.1% from...

2014 Global Hawk
2014-09-17 03:00:21

Ellen Gray, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Looking out the window of a commercial plane during takeoff is like taking the nickel tour of the profile of the atmosphere. As the plane ascends, what may start as a gloomy day on the ground, can turn into rain streaking across the window as you pass through the white-gray cloud, and then sunny skies above once the plane reaches cruising altitude. NASA’s Cloud Physics Lidar (CPL) instrument, flying aboard an unmanned Global Hawk...

2014-09-10 23:00:23

Sensor & Imaging Device is a perfect fit for ATS TraffiCloud™ State College, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 All Traffic Solutions, the leader in radar speed displays and variable message signs designed to improve traffic safety outcomes, has been named a Master Distributor of DragonEye Speed Lidar Products. Customers can choose from two models. The Speed Lidar provides superior target acquisition and range performance into a rugged, shock-resistant and lightweight 3 lb. package....

Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation lidar
2014-09-08 11:37:53

Elizabeth Zubritsky, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center A laser-based instrument being developed for the International Space Station will provide a unique 3-D view of Earth’s forests, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle. Called the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) lidar, the instrument will be the first to systematically probe the depths of the forests from space. The system is one of two instrument proposals recently selected for...

2014-08-14 23:05:14

Drive-by Capability Delivers Massive Amounts of Data, Big Cost Savings Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In yet another innovative application of LiDAR technology, Boston-based Essess (http://www.essess.com) has deployed Velodyne HDL-32 LiDAR sensors to help public utilities meet energy efficiency goals via advanced 3D thermal imaging. A hardware and software technology company, Essess provides drive-by thermal imaging capabilities that enable utility and government clients to...

2014-06-16 18:02:39

Science China Press Chinese and American scientists collaborating in the study of an active seismic fault that produced one of China's most deadly earthquakes say their deployment of an airborne LiDAR system, which uses pulses of laser light to calculate distances and chart terrain features, has helped them produce the most precise topographical measurements ever of the fault zone. "Light detection and ranging (LiDAR) presents a new approach to build detailed topographic maps...

2014-06-11 08:21:12

OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Neptec Technologies Corp. is pleased to announce that its OPAL 3D laser scanners have been selected by the Technische Universität Dresden for an airport tarmac safety project in Germany. The research project, led by Professor Hartmut Fricke, aims to improve the current safety level of airport operations with a real-time 3D surveillance and visualization system for the apron controller. The system combines 3D point cloud data with real-time...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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