Category Archives: Editors Desk

Asset life extension: Smarter infrastructure monitoring

How monitoring technology can be used to assess our future infrastructure assets.

ASSET life extension is a particularly popular phrase in our sector as we come to a pressure point with demand for infrastructure. There is more focus than ever on creating new infrastructure assets, but also extending the life of existing...

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Mapping the rockfall source and deposit areas in the Alps

Rockfalls are one of the major treats to the viability and liveability in the Alps. To recognise areas that are at high risk due to rockfalls, it is important to study historical events and develop spatial models that provide accurate mapping of rockfall deposit areas. To study the rockfall it is necessary to...

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What the future of LiDAR looks like

Autonomous cars by 2020 is a good bet—as long as goals across five key criteria are met.

The LiDAR market is approaching a tipping point of mass market adoption that spans from individual to fleet vehicles, factory and farm automation, to UAVs. While there is an explosion in demand for high-performance, low-cost...

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Phoenix LiDAR specialized in multi-vehicle LiDAR solutions

Phoenix LiDAR are pioneers of the UAV LiDAR industry who continue to push research and development to bring customers surveying and mapping solutions that are lighter, more powerful, and easier to use. A RIEGL partner for many years, Phoenix consistently integrates RIEGL sensors into some of its most powerful LiDAR payloads to offer customers a...

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