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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The iPhone and TruPulse Connect!

by Admin 19. February 2013 12:31

The SAF National Convention was a great place for "field techies" to browse and see the latest in products for use in the forestry industry and it definitely didn't disappoint.

Laser Technology showed off an adaptor for the iPhone that connects to their TruPulse 360, enabling professionals to not only get the measurements needed while out in the field but also be able to take photosMore...

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A Better Way to Measure Log Decks and Inventory

by Admin 9. February 2013 08:55

Laser Technology's TruPulse 360 and Log Deck Volume Solution is the Answer!

The need for a better method to get accurate measurements on log decks at sawmills was brought to the attention of Laser Technology by John Calkins, a log scaler for Simpson Lumber Co., and as usual, our engineers stepped up to the plate and figured out a way to provide the tool to do just that! Using LTI's TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder along with the newly developed software - Log Deck Volume Solution - provides the accuracy that foresters or log yard managers need to get their job done quicker, safer and more accurately. No more pacing the length of a log deck or using a tape measure or a prism pole. 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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LTI Stockpile Volume Solution is the Key to Measuring Inventory

by jjablonski 15. January 2013 11:53

Piles, and Piles and Piles to Go!

It's been an amazing last year in the Midwest, the old Rust Belt area. No rust has been measured….but close!

When Laser Technology introduced its Stockpile Volume Solution 10+ years ago, the initial market focus was to the Aggregate and Minerals Industries. Instead of having LIDAR Fly-Overs and waiting for the expensive results, walking unsafe and unsteady piles with GPS, or hiring Survey Crews at over $1,000 per day, these guys were looking to control costs and get quicker results.More...

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iTelligent Adaptors - TruPulse and iPhone Integration is Here!

by dreish 5. December 2012 11:17

Did you ever want to take a photo of a feature and the laser measurement in your display, or take a video recording of a height or missing line measurement? Think about it; from the field directly to the home office your image gives your team real time evaluation and troubleshooting capabilities as they see what you see!

Introducing iTelligent™ Adaptors, integrating the iPhone 4/4S with a TruPulse Laser Rangefinder; a breakthrough in Professional Measurement! More...

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Safely Measure Damaged Crane from Hurricane Sandy

by mphippen 29. November 2012 11:42

The TruPulse 200 Laser Rangefinder Can Easily and Effectively Handle the Job.

On 10/29/2012 Hurricane Sandy slammed into the NJ/NY coast causing $billions in damage. It's almost been a month and we still hear horror stories of personal misery or about ongoing cleanup efforts.

One of the more interesting stories to follow was about the crane boom that got whipped around in the storm and ended up twisting around itself. According to Tom Barth, a crane expert, "The crane was at an 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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