Topcon, Leica Sponsor REAL 2015 3D Sensor Conference

January 26, 2015By

REAL 2015: Capture, Compute, Create will be held Feb. 25–26 at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. REAL is designed to explore the professional 3D sensing, creation, and visualization industries. It includes an executive summit and a world’s fair of cutting-edge 3D demonstrations, and is organized by Autodesk. According to organizers, “From drones to autonomous cars, industrial robots to major engineering works, and game consoles to tomorrow’s mobile... read more

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Topcon Releases Next-Generation 3D Laser Scanners

August 22, 2014By
GLS-2000 laser scanner by Topcon.

Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of the newest edition to the GLS line of laser scanners, ­ the GLS-2000. Featuring an expanded field of view, the GLS-2000 is designed to pair with ScanMaster v3.0 software for quickly capturing and processing 3D point-cloud data. “The GLS-2000 is the fastest and most versatile scanning system in its class,” said Charles Rihner,... read more

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u-blox Introduces 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning

February 7, 2014By

u-blox has introduced its next-generation semiconductor technology dedicated to advanced in-dash navigation, emergency call (including eCall, a European rapid response initiative, and ERA-GLONASS, Russia’s Government Accident Emergency Response System), usage-based insurance, road-pricing, and stolen-vehicle recovery systems. The UBX-M8030-Kx-DR chip integrates 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning (3D ADR) technology, which enables it to calculate a vehicle’s position, speed, and elevation in areas... read more

Esri’s Survey Summit Showcases UAVs, 3D, the Cloud

July 30, 2012By

The Esri Survey Summit reeled in only ~250 people this year along with a roomful of exhibitors. That's not to say the content wasn't good. On the contrary, the content was very good, as it usually is, with new developments in unmanned aerial vehicles for mapping, 3D rendering technology, and cloud-based apps. read more

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Going 3D

February 1, 2010By

To enrich user experience of location-based services and personal navigation, three-dimensional models such as those used in urban planning are added to a smartphone platform, without the requirement of additional hardware. read more

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