Shrinking LiDAR Scanners

LiDAR News has a good post this past week on the shrinking sizes of LiDAR scanners shown at SPAR 2013.  LiDAR USA has a model for $125,000 which can be placed in larger UAVs, it is 50lbs but a sign that scanners are shrinking and as technology progresses smaller and smaller UAVs can carry a LiDAR scanning hardware package.

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About Chuck Schoeneberger

Former forecaster at Meridian Environmental Technologies Inc (now a Interis Company), with a background in GIS and LiDAR, with other stints at GeoSpatial Services of Winona, MN and Aerometric (Now Quantum Spatial) of Sheboygan, WI. He is a weather technologist for public storm safety from a local to international level. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=25048141&trk=tab_pro His views are his own and not of his employer.
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