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Teledyne Optech Showcases Next-generation Terrestrial Laser Scanner

Teledyne Optech has announced the release of its Polaris Terrestrial Laser Scanner at the SPAR 3D Conference and Expo, 3-5 April in Houston, Texas, USA. The sca... (read more)

Interaerial Solutions 2017 to Attract Global UAS Industry to Berlin

Virtually no other sector is growing and professionalising faster than the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) sector. The focus has long since moved beyond technical... (read more)

Mapping Canberra's Tree Canopy with Airborne Lidar

Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) recently engaged 1Spatial, a leading company in managing geospatial data, to analyse and extract aerial laser s... (read more)

Bluesky to Capture 185,000 Hectares of Lidar Data in Ireland

Working on behalf of the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) and state forestry company Coillte, Bluesky is capturing 185,000 hectares of high-resolution Lidar d... (read more)

Intel to Acquire Computer Vision Leader Mobileye

Intel and Mobileye announced on 13 March that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Intel will acquire Mobileye. Under the t... (read more)

Implementation of Drones & Robotics Taking off at Record Speed

From 19-21 April 2017, TUS Expo & RoboBusiness Europe are joining forces, forming a professional exhibition and conference programme. It will feature grand... (read more)

Bluesky Acquires US Aerial Survey Company Col-East

British aerial mapping specialist Bluesky International is expanding its business into North America following the acquisition of Col-East, a Massachusetts-base... (read more)

Copernicus Sentinel-2B Delivers First Images

Just over a week after being lofted into orbit, the European Union’s Sentinel-2B satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of... (read more)
RIEGL Scanning the Grand Canyon

Watch how the RIEGL VZ-4000 is scanning the Grand Canyon.

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