RedTail LiDAR reveals innovative 3D mapping tech

RedTail LiDAR Systems RTL-400 Drone
Innovative new 3D mapping tech is set to aid small drones in providing high-resolution images of objects on the ground from up to 400 feet. RedTail LiDAR Systems is set to unveil its innovative new mapping system that uses tech licenced from the US Army Research Laboratory. The system, named the RTL-400, utilises a microelectromechanical system (MEMS) mirror-based laser scanner to map out small objects from high altitudes by distributing laser pulses rapidly and accurately over the ground. The technology company, a division of 4D Tech Solutions, Inc., claims that the system boasts unprecedented resolution thanks to the laser pulse
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Scottish-headquartered Ecometrica wins Pan-American prize for Geospatial Innovation

Ecometrica has scooped another prestigious international award. The Scottish-headquartered company has won the prize for 'Excellence in Geospatial Applications' at the Americas Geospatial World Excellence Awards, in recognition of quality and innovation in the implementation of geospatial technology. Organisers said exemplary use of geospatial technology leads to tangible benefits and socio-economic improvement. Representatives from Ecometrica picked up the gong at the Americas Geospatial Forum in Mexico City last week. Sarah Middlemiss, space programme manager at Ecometrica, said: “Given our close collaborations in Latin America through the Forests 2020 Project, it is particularly pleasing to receive this prize. As we speak,
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