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LiDAR at the heart of self-driving cars

While Google uses LiDAR for project X, its new self-driving vehicle, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, refuses to integrate the technology into its new electric model and judges LiDAR as “ineffective” in this context. However, on May 7 at Willison, Florida, a driver of a 2015 Tesla S died in a car crash involving a [...]

Geomatics always more accurate

Geomatics has always been a science of “truth and accuracy” containing a set of geographic techniques. But it has mainly evolved technically and strategically. Before 1990, the priority was to improve the profession with automated mapping, data collection, and updated maps of the territory. Soon after, land management computerization and improved organizations functioning have become [...]

Choose the right license to meet the needs of your organization

  Geo-Plus has been offering to its customers to lease or buy a software license. Our customers may choose their payment method to suit their short and long-term needs. For a long time now we have been allowing our customers to choose between having their licenses as standalone or network. But now, they can also [...]

LiDAR mapping: prevent landslides

March 22 2014, in Oso, Washington, a landslide killed 43 people and injured many more. Yet in 2006, the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries declared during a forum about landslides that "collect and analyze LiDAR data [would] help prevent inevitable natural disasters." After the tragedy of Oso, the government's vision was to estimate [...]

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