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…


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…


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…


How does Lidar see through trees

Surveying and mapping technologies have come a long way in the last few years, of which one is LiDAR. LiDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging and is used to locate objects and their positions based on how far it is from the light-emitting source. As the name suggests, a light source is used to…

Radar detectors

Pros and Cons of Radar detectors

These are devices that are bought to detect radio waves. As a matter of fact, radar detectors detect radio waves in a range of wavelengths X, K, Ka, and Ku. Today, these devices have seen many uses. In some cases, they are used to inform motorists about speed traps and radar guns. In some other…


Pros and Cons of Radar

RADAR is an abbreviation that stands for Radio Detection and Ranging System. It is generally an electromagnetic system that detects the distance and location of an object. It has a Radar transmitter that relies on the principle of reflection when capturing data. Basically, the radio waves are transmitted through space and onto the objects. The…

LIDAR instrument

Pros and cons of LIDAR

LIDAR is an abbreviation for light detection and ranging. It is basically a system of data collection that uses laser pulses and the time of flight calculation in order to capture large quantities of data. One notable thing about this method is the fact that it’s incredibly accurate. Over time, there have been various advancements…

Difference between Radar and Satellite

Radar vs Satellite weather

Radar also commonly known as Radio detection and ranging has been the talk of the town for the last few years. It has actually become a very important tool for predicting the weather. This technology was brought to light by Britain and the U.S during the second World War. Although this technology was not used…

lidar vs laser

Differences between LIDAR and Laser

People are coming up with different technologies all with the aim of easing the whole human operation speed. Today the LIDAR and the LASER technology have become a go for and many people are talking about the opportunities that these technologies are offering and the ones they will offer in the future. With the definition…

lidar sensors

10 Lidar Sensors for Drones

  Lidar drone sensors capture imagery and provide drone operators with accurate 3D mapping instantly. In some few years ago to get the same imagery, a large aircraft with heavy Lidar sensors were used. Lidar sensors are becoming increasingly diverse and the drone technology keeps on changing so are the sensors. Buying the latest commercial…