TAG: point cloud

LizardTech granted US patent for lidar point-cloud compression

September 22, 2017By

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, has been awarded a U.S. patent for the compression of lidar point clouds (US 9753124). The patented technology provides lossless compression of point clouds captured by airborne lidar sensors or terrestrial laser scanners for easy and cost-effective processing, storage and transmission of data sets. “Lidar systems capture terabytes... read more

ISPRS Geospatial Week

September 28, 2015By

The 2015 ISPRS Geospatial Week will take place from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 at the Conference Center La Grande Motte in France. The ISPRS Geospatial week 2015 is a scientific event hosting a bundle of high quality conferences and workshops on the topics of geospatial data acquisition, data processing, data visualization and dissemination. These conferences can be native ISPRS... read more

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Trimble Expands Geospatial Portfolio to Increase Productivity

April 24, 2015By

  Trimble has expanded its portfolio of geospatial solutions for surveyors, engineers and mapping professionals. Highlights include new total stations, a new GNSS receiver and new field and office software features. The solutions save time, reduce costs, streamline workflows and produce high-quality geospatial deliverables across a wide range of industries, Trimble said. “Trimble’s portfolio expansion will enable our customers to... read more

Arithmetica to Launch Pointfuse Modeling Engine at Intergeo

October 7, 2013By
A point cloud image of a motorway with crash barriers extracted and highlighted by Pointfuse. Data courtesy of Blom Aerofilms Ltd.

Arithmetica will be demonstrating Pointfuse at Intergeo, which is being held this week in Essen, Germany. Pointfuse is a powerful modeling engine that has been created to give professionals a fast, precise and flexible way of turning vast point cloud data sets (whether derived from LIDAR or photogrammetry) into high-fidelity vector models, the company said. Replacing painstaking and costly manual... read more