Technologies for the Future: A Lidar Overview: Building the Capability for High-density 3D Data

Antero Kukko, Harri Kaartinen, Juha Hyyppä

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Abstract

Point clouds can be captured by an ever-increasing number of means to understand the surrounding reality and detect critical developments. Diverse applications of 3D laser scanning or ‘Lidar’, which is a technology on a sky-rocketing path to be used for mapping and surveying, are changing the way we collect and refine topographic data. Which technologies and processes are building the capability for high-density 3D data? This article outlines the latest industry developments.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalGIM International
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2019
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

Keywords

  • mapping; Lidar; laser scanning; Modelling; Sensor modelling; Processing; GNSS; point cloud; surveying; SLAM; autonomous driving; 3d mapping

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