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Anatomy of a mobile mapping system

  Mobile mapping systems are ground truthing soldiers of accuracy and produce high-quality data to mapping data providers. Popularised by Google’s Street View cars, various mapping data companies operate similar vehicles to collect an array of data for various uses. International mapping data provider, TomTom, is one such company, and recently upgraded their older mobile […]

Fully integrated airborne laser scanner system

Riegl Laser Measurement Systems has introduced the new airborne laser mapping system LMS-Q1560. This new ultra high performance, fully integrated airborne laser scanner system within a single, self-contained unit features dual high-powered laser sources, dual optical receivers, and a common mirror built into the system, creating precise and effective data coverage on the ground. The […]

Improving GPS precision in cities ok

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle’s position as compared to that of conventional GPS devices by up to 90% , and which can be installed in any vehicle at a very low cost. The prototype incorporates a […]