TruPulse 360, Perfect for Measuring Utility Poles and Power Lines

by mphippen 17. November 2014 12:26

Laser Technology and its line of laser rangefinders such as the rugged, compact, waterproof TruPulse 360R and 200X have quickly become an integral part of Professional Measurement's arsenal worldwide.

There's an old adage that's been passed from one generation to the next, and honestly I don't have an idea as to its origin, but I'm certain your father said it many times. "Measure twice, cut once…" is how I remember it. My take on this is that preparation and double checking will prevent having to do it over or even averting catastrophe! More...

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Laser Technology’s GIS-focused Webcast Explains the Real Value in Laser Rangefinders for Mapping

by padkins 9. July 2014 09:03

Laser offset mapping and laser field data collection has been a fast growing trend ever since Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) released the very first and still the only 3-axis, fully integrated compass laser rangefinder in the world, the TruPulse 360. The use of lasers have become so popular in the GIS arena because it's easy to use, saves time in the field and is compatible with all of the most popular field data collection software in the marketplace. Anyone currently using Esri's ArcPad® and ArcGIS® for Windows® Mobile, Trimble's TerraSync or Topcon's MAGNET Field can unleash the laser offset capability already available within the software. More...

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Awaken your Inner GIS Solution with LTI Laser Data

by padkins 17. June 2014 10:08

Anyone who claims to be GIS-savvy knows what a significant investment field data collection hardware and software is when implementing a system. Not to mention the sophisticated databases that create those beautiful maps. The good news is that most field software already is set up to accept Laser Technology's (LTI) laser data string. This means that there is potential for GIS professionals to fully utilize the benefits of laser offsets and measurements without investing a lot of time or money to do so. More...

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National Big Tree Program – Measuring Tree Height Webinar

by KHarrold 5. June 2014 12:34

Laser Technology and American Forests co-host webinar on Measuring Tree Height

Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) and American Forests invite you to watch the final installment in a three-part webinar series which they co-hosted to note the changes to American Forests' guidelines for the National Big Tree Program. American Forests restores and protects urban and rural forests and was founded in 1875, making it the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in the country. LTI's tools are used by scientists, forest ecologists, and timber cruisers all over the world. Based in Centennial, CO, LTI is the manufacturer of the most popular line of laser rangefinders, the TruPulse series. More...

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National Big Tree Program – Measuring Tree Girth Webinar

by KHarrold 2. June 2014 10:00

Laser Technology and American Forests co-host webinar on Measuring Tree Girth

Inspired by the need to communicate the changes in established techniques, Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) and American Forests have co-hosted a series of webinars. The second webinar recording is now available for all who wish to learn updated measuring guidelines and how to minimize errors when nominating national big tree contenders. The three part series highlights the changes made to the program in 2013, and is suitable for all skill levels. Three important topics are covered: measuring crown spread, determining circumference and calculating tree height. More...

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Power Companies Taking a Shot at Vegetation Clearance Violations

by Admin 14. March 2014 08:00

TopGun Veg-Tool with LTI's TruPulse Makes Vegetation Management Easy

What's a utility company to do when vegetation gets in the way of power lines? El Paso Electric and Alabama Power Company are taking a shot, one shot, with Aerotec's patented TopGun Veg-Tool, which includes the TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder from Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) with remote trigger/pistol grip features. More...

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TruPulse 360 Makes Calculating Stockpile Inventories Cost Effective

by mphippen 6. November 2013 14:09

In an article featured in 'Aggregates Manager' Brooke Wisdom discussed 3D mobile laser scanning for calculating volumes of stockpile inventories . Describing material stockpile inventory as a "necessary evil" for accounting, he laments the fact valuable resources and time are expended to keep track of ever changing stockpile volumes. Ignoring less expensive solutions like TruPulse 360 w/MapSmart Volume software, the article praised laser 3D scanning as the most accurate method for determining volumes largely comparing 3D laser scanning with aerial photogrammetry methods. More...

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Laser Technology and TruPulse 360 Help Measure the Receding North Woods

by mphippen 22. October 2013 14:33

I was pleasantly surprised to see LTI's TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder featured in an article by Josephine Marcotty posted in last Sunday's Minneapolis’s Star Tribune. She writes about a significant undertaking by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to anticipate the effects of ‘global warning’ on one of the state's best assets, The Great North Woods. More...

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TruPulse 360 Mapping Laser for Maya Project

by KHarrold 17. October 2013 11:42

Laser Technology professional measurement lasers are used to gather field measurements to map the surrounding environment. In the case of a recent project from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, LTI’s mapping lasers are being used to paint a picture of the past.

Dr. Adolfo Ivan Batun Alpuche, Dr. Patricia McAnany and Nikolas Smilovsky headlined a cultural heritage project aimed at mapping the indigenous peoples of Yucatan, Mexico, in relation to 16th Century Spanish colonization. UNC received funding from a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant, specifically from the Catalyzing New International Collaboration category. More...

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Laser Technology Rolls Up Its Sleeves to Help Repair Colorado Flood Damage

by mphippen 30. September 2013 13:19

CompassTools, an Authorized Dealer of Laser Technology, has established “Compass4Colorado” a collaborative effort to make high-tech GIS and mapping capabilities available at no or low cost to organizations involved in recovery actions related to the devastating Colorado floods. Laser Technology has joined CompassTools in the effort to help expedite the massive repairs facing CDOT (Colorado Dept. of Transportation) due to the recent flooding in the state. More...

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