Sensor Web Workshop Draws Interdisciplinary Crowd

52°North, the German initiative for geospatial open source software, recently held its annual Sensor Web Workshop at the University of Münster's Insitute for Geoinformatics. Sensor Web enthusiasts and practitioners met with experts at 52°North’s Sensor Web Workshop to share their experience with Sensor Web activities and identify next research and development steps. The 2 day workshop provided an overview of current and planned Sensor Web projects and activities. More than twenty participants from throughout Europe (e.g. EEA, Wupperverband, IRCEL-CELINE, BfG, BSH, Mines ParisTech, British Antarctic Survey, Helmholtz Centres, etc.) met with 52°North staff and discussed motivations, use cases, implementations, issues... (read more)
2014-12-17 11:07:00

Racing Game Benefits from Velodyne Lidar Sensor

Velodyne's HDL-64E LIDAR (Light Distance and Ranging) sensor is being used by Real Time Race to map Formula One race courses for its immersive media technology. The sensor is used on a Real Time Race data collection vehicle in conjunction with a 360 degree video camera to create an accurate 3D digital map of the course, enabling Real Time Race to place its customers directly into a live event and side-by-side with a professional driver.   Before a race, Velodyne's lidar sensor quickly and accurately creates a digital 3D map of each part of the track. A video recording is... (read more)
2009-11-20 12:27:46

Flight and Sensor Control Management v3.34

Leica Geosystems has launched version 3.34 of its powerful Leica Flight & Sensor Control Management System (FCMS) for all its airborne sensor systems. New features such as automatic generation of bitmaps from DTM data have been added. The package provides easy and highly automated operation of the recently released Leica ALS70 high-performance Airborne LiDAR system as well as of the new Leica RCD30 medium format camera, a 60MP camera to acquire multispectral imagery in RGB and N.   Both, the Leica ALS70 and the Leica RCD30, can be operated either as a standalone installed system or as multi-sensor system ALS70+... (read more)
2011-08-12 11:31:24

New Lidar Sensor for Airborne 1

Airborne 1 Corporation (CA, USA) has purchased its fourth Optech ALTM sensor and filled the position of CFO. Airborne 1 has purchased a new Optech ALTM sensor to further expand the company’s fleet of LiDAR systems. This sensor, in addition to the ones they already own from the same manufacturer, will allow the company to increase efficiency and continue to meet current and future demand for services. Ted Lanes has been appointed as new CFO of the company. Todd Stennett. Lanes, a USC graduate, has ten years of CFO experience in both the private and public sector (read more)
2006-11-09 12:00:00

Sensor Systems Joins Overwatch Systems Group

Sensor Systems (VA, USA), the developer of RemoteView geospatial processing software, has joined the Overwatch Systems (NJ, USA) group of companies. Effective 1st October Sensor Systems changed its name to Overwatch Geospatial Operations and remains headquartered in Sterling (VA, USA). Overwatch Systems combines the resources of four companies – Sensor Systems, Austin IT Systems, ITSpatial and Federal IT – to provide a suite of integrated geospatial and fusion software tools for the defense/intelligence community called the Overwatch Intelligence Center (OIC). The OIC focuses on providing situational awareness by enabling analysts to generate relevant, actionable intelligence faster and more effectively for... (read more)
2005-11-01 12:00:00

HDL-32E LiDAR Sensor Demo

Velodyne LiDAR is to display the latest in sensor technology with its HDL-32E in booth 934 at the 2011 AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America conference being held from 16th to 19th August 2011 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC, USA.   The HDL-32E is a small, lightweight and rugged sensor designed to satisfy the needs of numerous markets including autonomous navigation, 3D mobile mapping, entertainment and security. It features 32 lasers aligned across a 40° vertical Field of View (FOV) and generates 700,000 distance measurement points per second. The HDL-32E is just 5.68 inches high by... (read more)
2011-08-11 11:30:47

OGC Announces Sensor Alert Service Interoperability Experiment

The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC) (MA, USA) will soon begin an Interoperability Experiment to create a draft specification and implementations of a Sensor Alert Service (SAS). The OGC Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) Working Group has recognised that the SWE suite of standards and proposed standards requires an alert and notification mechanism to specify how alert or 'alarm' conditions are defined, detected, and made available to interested users. Therefore, this Interoperability Experiment will create a draft Sensor Alert Service (SAS) specification for consideration by the OGC SWE Working Group. An initial task of the SAS Interoperability Experiment will be to... (read more)
2005-05-18 12:00:00

Velodyne HDL-32E Lidar Sensor

Velodyne Lidar had introduced the HDL-32E to meet the demand for a smaller, lighter, and less expensive product for autonomous vehicle and mobile mapping applications. The HDL-32E will be on display in booth 2416 at the AUVSI show, held from 24th to 26th August 2010 at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, USA. The HDL-32E extends the core technology developed for the HDL-64E introduced in 2007. The HDL-32E measures just 5.9 inches high by 3.4 inches wide, weighs less than three pounds and is designed to meet stringent military and automotive environmental specifications. It features up to 32 lasers aligned over... (read more)
2010-08-23 12:14:04

New Leica ADS100 Airborne Digital Sensor

Leica Geosystems has announced the new generation of its leading airborne digital sensor, the Leica ADS100. Introducing a focal plate design, the Leica ADS100 offers a swath width of 20,000 pixels for all multispectral bands (RGBN) and multispectral capability in forward, nadir and backward. The Leica ADS100 provides a large-format CCD line with TDI (Time Delay and Integration) to increase sensitivity despite a smaller pixel size. By doubling the cycle rate, high-resolution images can now be acquired at much higher ground speeds. To provide the best stabilisation performance, the new Leica PAV100 gyro-stabilised mount is equipped with adaptive control technology.... (read more)
2013-03-26 09:14:13

New Airborne Lidar Sensor: Orion H300

Optech, the Canadian manufacturer of Lidar survey products, has announced the latest addition to its line of ALTM airborne laser terrain mappers, the Optech Orion H300. Built on the Orion sensor platform, the H300 adds high-altitude capability to a model line that already provides low- and mid-altitude 3D laser scanning solutions for corridor and engineering applications. With a maximum effective ground sampling rate of up to 300kHz, the Orion H300 delivers high-density point cloud data with industry-leading data precision and accuracy. Now even with ground sample rates of over 100kHz at altitudes above 4,000mAGL(>13,000 feetAGL). According toMichael Sitar, Optech's airborne... (read more)
2012-08-29 10:47:40
Search Filter