Category Archives: Editors Desk

La Réunion: Building a Road in the Indian Ocean

The remote Indian Ocean island of La Réunion is a French overseas territory lying between Madagascar and Mauritius. Measuring 2,512km² in total with 866,506 residents, the island is densely populated with approximately a quarter of this population living in the ethnically diverse capital of Saint-Denis. The island is home...

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Field Survey of the Route of the Lift

Thomas Fontana of Alto Drones is enthusiastic about the performance of his RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV LiDAR sensor!

“Without this scanner, it would not be possible to work so fast, efficiently, precisely and cost-effectively,” he exclaimed about his miniVUX-1UAV.


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ISPRS Educational and Capacity Building Initiatives

The ISPRS Educational and Capacity Building Initiatives (ECBI) is a program that aims at improving ISPRS’s international status in education and training in the field of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, and therefore benefits all ISPRS members and beyond.

This new...

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Mobile Laser Scanning through the Blue Mountains Rail Corridor

One of RIEGL mobile customers, Michael Finlay who is a Geospatial Engineer with Jacobs, recently shared an amazing railroad video that he worked on with his team.

This project took the RIEGL VMX-450 mobile system scanning through the Blue Mountains rail corridor. The length of the project extended from Springwood to Lithgow to scan some of...
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