Tag Archives: light detection and ranging

Dewberry Selected for Florida Mapping Project

Dewberry will lead an industry team to complete a mapping project in Florida using airborne light detection and ranging technology under a potential $20M contract from the U.S. Geological Survey. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with seven industry partners to collect lidar, survey the ground and prepare digital …

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Ball Aerospace Licenses Camera Tech for Defense, Space Applications

Argo AI has granted Ball Aerospace exclusive rights to manufacture light detection and ranging camera systems for potential use in government, space and defense missions. Ball Aerospace said Monday it will produce Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode LiDAR technology intended to function as a key component of non-conventional imaging and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. The …

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Army Wants Info on Longwave IR LIDAR Sources

The U.S. Army‘s Edgewood Chemical Biological Center seeks information on potential industry and government sources of light detection and ranging technologies that can detect chemical vapors and biological aerosols. ECBC is surveying commercial and government off-the-shelf longwave infrared LIDAR tools that can perform chemical and biological standoff detection in mobile or fixed …

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NASA Issues Europa Mission Lidar Sensor RFP

NASA has begun to solicit proposals for a light detection and ranging sensor system that will support the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s lander mission to Jupiter’s Europa moon. The agency said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice the LIDAR sensor should feature altimetry and hazard mapping functions to help the spacecraft perform …

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Army Requests Info on LIDAR Tech for Manned & Unmanned Airborne Platforms

The U.S. Army has issued a request for information on potential sources of light detection and ranging technology that can integrate with manned and unmanned airborne platforms. A FedBizOpps notice posted Dec. 21 stated the service branch seeks a LIDAR system that is designed to support mission planning, concealed target detection and mapping missions. The Army is also …

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Quanergy to Integrate Raytheon BBN’s Human Tracker Software With LiDAR Sensors; Louay Eldada Comments

Quanergy Systems has acquired a software platform from a Raytheon subsidiary for integration with the former’s light detection and ranging sensor systems. Quanergy CEO Louay Eldada said in a statement released Monday the acquisition of the OTUS People Tracker software from Raytheon BBN Technologies is part of Quanergy’s “long-term roadmap for …

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Woolpert Eyes Aerial Info Collection Services Through Leica LIDAR Purchases; Jeff Lovin Comments

Woolpert has purchased three light detection and ranging systems from Hexagon subsidiary Leica Geosystems in an effort to expand its airborne data acquisition services. Jeff Lovin, senior vice president and director of government solutions at Woolpert, said in a statement released Tuesday the company will use the LIDAR-based Leica ALS80 aerial laser …

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