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The Different Types of LiDAR Systems

Remote sensing, surveying, and monitoring have, in the last few years, reached new heights with the power of the LiDAR technology. The proliferation of LiDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is now seen in multiple industries including forestry, disaster management, weather prediction, construction, archaeology, autonomous vehicles, and many more.   It is important to…

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Why do submarines use sonar instead of radar

Submarines were first built in the 19th century and rose to popularity during the First World War. The extraordinary capability of these vessels to remain beneath the surface of the water for long periods and enter enemy waters undetected made them indispensable in warfare.   Apart from the navy, submarines have also found their use in…

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Top 10 LiDAR Companies in India 

As the world continues to advance in the latest surveying and monitoring technologies based on LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), there is a huge potential of applying these technologies on the diverse terrain of India.   Although earlier there were challenges for Indian companies to invest in the LiDAR technology, given stringent regulations on capturing aerial…

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Optical Imagery Vs Radar Sensing – Is One Better?

The ability to view the details of the surface of the earth from satellites has come a long way, thanks to rapid advancements in technology over the last few decades. Everyone with a smartphone now can “see” an image of their neighborhood through Google Maps.   But applications of fetching images of earth surfaces go way…

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Advantages of LiDAR in Self-Driving Cars

Self-driven cars are no longer a component of science-fiction stories. They have been under development for years and have already hit a few roads in the US under testing conditions. A large number of advanced technologies have gone into building the version of autonomous cars that we see today, of which, LiDAR is one of…