• Advances in Terrestrial Laser Scanning

    Laser scanning model of warehouse
    Alexis Eades

    Terrestrial laser scanning aims to capture reality at a rate of up to two million points per second. From its inception to this very moment, it has improved at lightning speed. The training time required, complexity of the technology used, accuracy, field of view, cost, and possibilities of what laser scanning can be used for ... Read More

  • Choosing the Right Technique for Surveying Railroads

    Hi-definition scan of a rail tunnel
    Alexis Eades

    Various surveying techniques are available to provide railroads with the optimum survey results required to accommodate specific projects. Surveyors look at the project characteristics and anticipated project deliverables and recommend the appropriate surveying technique during the scoping phase of a project. Discussions focus on choosing a methodology that would enhance safety, produce the required accuracy, ... Read More

  • Surveying Substations with LiDAR

    Substation LiDAR scan
    Elizabeth Bell

    Surveying Substations Surveying substations is complicated. And believe it or not, conventional survey can increase the complexity. So, what are your options? Well, they all revolve around the use of LiDAR! But before we jump into how it can help, we need to touch on the challenges it has to overcome. Conventional survey requires the ... Read More

  • ADA Ramp Compliance

    ADA ramp compliance analysis of a ramp captured with mobile LiDAR
    Elizabeth Bell

    Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), our country has come a long way in creating more inclusive spaces. One such way of doing so is with Title II. It provides regulations so that anyone can access and utilize state and local government services. So, we’re here to talk about one very important feature ... Read More

  • Much Ado About Fort Monmouth

    Site Plan for Fort Monmouth Redevelopment
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Fort Monmouth, a once bustling Army installation consisting of over 1,126 acres, is nestled within the communities of Eatontown, Oceanport, and Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Initially designed as a self-contained community, today there are only remnants of services and businesses still active along the main thoroughfare. Since the base officially closed in 2011, there has been much ado over its fate. ... Read More

  • Rising High in Philly!

    A picture of high rise development reconstruction
    Maraliese Beveridge

    I recently came across this neat, little living map of Philadelphia courtesy of philly.curbed that is tracking high-rise development and redevelopment projects across the City! ... Read More