Vegetation Management Tools & Techniques Webinar

by Admin 13. May 2013 14:58

LTI and Northern CA Power Agency Share Helpful Vegetation Management Tips


Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI), a Colorado manufacturer of the most popular line of handheld measurement and mapping lasers and Northern CA Power Agency are teaming up to co-host a Vegetation Management Webcast June 27th at 10 am (MST).More...

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Laser Technology Inc Discontinues MapStar Compass Module

by Admin 1. May 2013 14:40

Laser Technology Inc. announced effective May 1, 2013 the production of the MapStar Compass Module (MSCM) has been discontinued. Replacement products for the MapStar Compass Module include the TruPulse 360 series and the MapStar TruAngle. More...

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The Difference Between Arboriculture and Urban Forestry

by mphippen 16. April 2013 09:49

And ... How the TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder can be utilized in Forestry.

Arboriculture involves the care of individual trees, while urban forestry deals with forests as systems (groups of trees) in a developed setting.

The science of arboriculture focuses on proper tree planting, pruning, fertilizing, water and other maintenance issues. It also focuses on overall individual tree health. Urban forestry is also a social science, as well as More...

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Timber Cruising Tasks Simpler with LTI Laser Rangefinder

by mphippen 12. April 2013 11:16

"Families—not the federal government—are the largest ownership group of America's forest land. That’s right--families. And they own more than 250 million acres! Yet, many private woodland owners aren't actively engaged in keeping their woods healthy and productive. More...

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GIS/GPS Mapping Easier with the TruPulse 360 Laser Rangefinder

by mphippen 4. February 2013 13:10

Let's get beyond conventional approaches to decision support situations:

Worldwide, Land use regulation has been in place a long time to address community change.

Land, transportation, and water resources, among many other aspects of societal well-being, are not new. Community plans, zoning, infrastructure improvements have been used for many years managing these varied issues through conventional approaches to decision making. Plans encourage a look forward to address external influences of human activity. More...

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Thousands of Trees Uprooted By Hurricane Sandy

by mphippen 20. November 2012 14:14

TruPulse 360 Laser Rangefinder Can Help Replant Trees Better and Smarter.

Hurricane Sandy a Category 1 variety, came ashore and administered unprecedented destruction in the New York, New Jersey area. Like falling domino's one uprooted tree would take out three or four others on its way to smashing somebody's house. In the Associated Press article posted on 'weather.com' it documents the tens of thousands of trees uprooted along the eastern seaboard. 10,000 were lost in NY City alone! "…Doug Blonsky, President of the Central Park Conservancy said among the hundreds of Central Park trees that became Sandy's victims were a popular 120-year-old swamp white oak near the Mall and a willow next to the Lasker pool!" These were landmarks! More...

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TruPulse 360 Reaches Heights Needed for Peregrine Falcon Study

by smiller 25. October 2012 12:11

Location, location, location...we've all heard how important it is when settling in a home, so why is it any surprise that location is one of the main issues with peregrine falcons in the State of New York? To be more specific, the 'location' of where the falcons place their nests has been a major challenge for biologist Scott Crocoll More...

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LTI Historical Moment - The TruPulse 360.

by mphippen 8. October 2012 10:37

Mike Phippen of Laser Technology recalls creating the TruPulse 360.

LTI is constantly striving to engineer laser measurement products that are unique and out front anticipating the needs of our customers. In 2007, we did just that...the TruPulse 360 didn’t come to fruition from air nor was it by accident. As always new ideas are put into practical use because we continually push the envelope! More...

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OCAD 11 Delivers Whatever it Takes to Make Your Maps Perfect.

by nackerson 29. August 2012 10:05

OCAD - a premier Cartographic and Georeference software developer located in Switzerland has a new version of mapping software released that has over 100 new features and numerous improvements. OCAD is available in 13 languages and is being used successfully in more that 65 countries. OCAD is a business partner with Laser Technology, Inc. and now offers connection to enable the use of a laser rangefinder in the field while collecting point data. More...

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Surveying European Farms for Subsidies

by Admin 23. August 2012 12:10

European farmers, when asking for grants, often have to declare the area to be subsidized. This area can be agricultural or forest land. The area of the agricultural land is commonly measured by GNSS equipment. However, in forest, treetops and underbrush or any steep slope screen GPS antenna. This can significantly reduce or completely degrade the signal reception, significantly reducing the accuracy or prohibitively increasing the time needed to capture this signal. More...

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