LIDAR Stories December 9, 2020

Photogrammetry software developer SimActive has integrated its Correlator3D product into LiDAR systems for LiDAR USA’s drones. The integration will allow for accurate LiDAR scans by linking images to the scan data.

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LIDAR Stories November 24, 2020

Network Rail has turned to drones and LiDAR to create a photo-realistic 3D scan of North Yorkshire’s Ribblehead viaduct in the UK to assist in the restoration of the iconic rail structure. The high-tech restoration is a part of Network Rail’s £2.1 ($2.8) million Great North Rail Project.

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LIDAR Stories October 28, 2020

Remember that video that was making the rounds? You know, the one with the chimpanzees flying the drone? Well, we debunked that one. Now, there’s a new video making the rounds. It shows a dog flying a drone. What???

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LIDAR Stories February 3, 2020

DJI and DJI’s Livox are likely to benefit from strong growth in the Lidar drone market. The market is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.2% from 2020 to 2025 according to this report.

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LIDAR Stories December 3, 2019

Drones help map Puerto Rico’s coastal heritage

Drones help map Puerto Rico’s coastal heritage. Indigenous sites along Puerto Rico’s coast dating back thousands of years are being mapped by U.S.-based scientists using drones. The researchers hope to identify which historic sites are most vulnerable before hurricanes and rising sea levels linked to climate change destroy a large chunk of the island’s history. Over the last two years, we have seen more and more researchers turn to drones to help them with their archeological research.

LIDAR Stories November 18, 2019

As we have seen in other cases, LiDAR-equipped drones are revealing secrets that have remained invisible to the naked eye. This time a drone with LiDAR reveals a German SS concentration camp from WWII. Old reconnaissance photos from the RAF had shown that during the war a prison camp had been present on Alderney in the Channel Islands, UK, but it took a drone to show where exactly the remains of the camp were located. Be sure to check out this video as well.

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