GIM January 2017

GIM January 2017

This issue is focused on laser scanning, both airborne and terrestrial. The first commercial airborne Lidar systems appeared on the market in the mid-1990s. Since then this active remote-sensing technology has evolved rapidly. An article on this subject from page 12 onwards provides an overview of the main technological advances of today’s operational systems. (Image courtesy: Nova Scotia Community College).

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Capturing, Modelling and Building the Reality
  • The Fierce Rise of Airborne Lidar 
  • Protecting Location Privacy Brings Opportunities to the Geosector 
  • Low-cost vs. High-end Systems for Automated 3D Data Acquisition 

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