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NASA HS3 Instrument Views 2 Dimensions Of Clouds

NASA HS3 Instrument Views 2 Dimensions Of Clouds

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,...

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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...

2014-09-10 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...

Researchers Create A New Twist On 3-D Imaging Technology
2014-05-30 03:42:40

The Optical Society A new twist on 3-D imaging technology could one day enable your self-driving car to spot a child in the street half a block away, let you answer your Smartphone from across the room with a wave of your hand, or play "virtual tennis" on your driveway. The new system, developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, can remotely sense objects across distances as long as 30 feet, 10 times farther than what could be done with comparable current...

morpheus night test
2014-05-30 03:30:26

Sasha Congiu, NASA Langley Research Center In a test on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, NASA demonstrated that it can land an unmanned spacecraft on a rugged planetary surface in the pitch dark. The free-flight test was the first of its kind for NASA's Autonomous Landing Hazard Avoidance Technology, or ALHAT. [ Watch the Video: Morpheus Completes Nighttime Flight Test ] During testing, Morpheus -- an unmanned spacecraft capable of carrying 1,100 pounds (499 kg) of cargo -- powered its...

2014-05-19 16:21:01

BOULDER, Colo., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has received a contract from NASA to build a High-spectral-Resolution-Lidar for Aerosols Winds and Clouds - Using the Optical Autocovariance Wind Lidar (HAWC-OAWL) to help scientists better understand how the wind transport of aerosols and water vapor affect air quality and cloud formation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/LA39163LOGO The existing OAWL technology has successfully flown...

2014-05-05 23:07:08

LiDAR Market report segments the market on the basis of different components, applications, product types, and geographies. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/lidar-market-1261.html (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 According to a new market research report of "LiDAR Market by Components (INS, Laser, GPS/GNSS, Camera, MEMS), Product Types (Airborne, Mobile, Terrestrial), Applications (Corridor Mapping, Forestry, Mining, Topographic Surveying, Volumetric Mapping) - Analysis &...


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