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Dewberry to update high-res LiDAR for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been selected by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to collect and process Quality level 1 topographic LiDAR data of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to identify the impact of Category 5 Hurricane Maria, which struck the territories in September 2017.

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Pointfuse 3D models boost social housing management

Dutch engineering company Aveco de Bondt has created a unique workflow to improve the energy efficiency and structural safety of social housing in the Netherlands. Using state of the art 3D laser scanners Aveco can capture every detail of an individual house or residential complex. The vast point cloud datasets are collected are...

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Hexagon launches Luciad V2018

Hexagon’s Geospatial Division announced full details of its Luciad V2018 release at HxGN LIVE 2018. V2018 empowers users to create a Smart Digital Reality by enabling the streaming of highly detailed point cloud data to both the desktop and the browser, and by giving users the ability to develop and utilize intricately detailed...

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Leica Geosystems combines UAV technology with DJI aerial platform

Leica Geosystems announced the new Leica Aibot, the latest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) system based on DJI’s aerial platform, the M600 Pro, to rapidly and autonomously acquire mobile 3D mapping data. The new Leica Aibot UAV allows users to get a complete data set in less time with a user-friendly and innovative interface,...

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