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Examples of LiDAR uses:

​Light Detection and Ranging is used to detect and measure the distance of an object or surface from an optical source. LiDAR differs from photogrammetry in that photogrammetry uses passive light and LiDAR employs an active laser system. LiDAR yields an intensity with the XYZ data to provide a black and white-like image. 

What is LiDAR?

LiDAR is the most suitable technology for mapping the ground through a forest's canopy.  The penetrating laser pulses are able to capture ground and sub-canopy locations that are difficult to see in other airborne imagery or in ground surveying circumstances.

HDMS & Standard GIS, Inc.

  • Topographic Mapping - efficient and accurate UAV or helicopter LiDAR 
  • Utilities - Transmission and Distribution Line Asset Inventory, ROW/Vegetation Management, and Mitigation of Outages 
  • Fiber Telecommunication Network Design & 5G small cell - mobile LiDAR scanning can capture nearly all details necessary for design and placement of 5G small cells.  
  • Transportation & Transportation Planning - Asset Management/Inventory for effective utilization of existing roadways, 3D Master Planning and Planimetric mapping for construction and/or expansion of roadway networks. Features extracted include: Utility Pole Features (POA, tension, sag), Over-head Clearances, EOP, BOC, Lane Striping, Water Meters, Manholes, Fire Hydrants, etc. (Deliverables can be in nearly any file format needed) 
  • Industrial Inspection - Roadways, Bridges, Turbines, and Runways 
  • Development Master Planning and Modeling
  • Volumetric Analysis - Aggregate Stockpiles, Cut/Fill calculations, etc.