Twenty Years Later…Laser Technology is Still in Space!

by mphippen 21. October 2013 12:02

NASA Custom-Built Proximity Laser In Action Today...

As of this writing, the International Space Station (ISS) has been in low orbit over the earth for 5,449 days, 7 hours, 31 minutes, and 58 seconds…and counting! You may recall from one of our earlier blogs that in 1993 Laser Technology was approached by NASA. They needed a custom-built close proximity laser that could measure both distances and speeds for their space docking missions. LTI was awarded the contract and began engineering and designing the laser needed to accommodate NASA. More...

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Tree Climbers, Arborists and Height Measurers Unite for "Citizen Science"!

by scolburn 18. October 2013 12:24

Laser Technology Participates in Tree Height Workshop and Tree Climber Rendezvous

The year's Fall Tree Height Measurement Workshop put on by the Native Tree Society (NTS) was ingeniously co-located with Tree Climbers International's Annual Rendezvous, held at Simpsonwood Conference Center in Norcross, GA. With the focus of this year's meeting dedicated to the idea of "Citizen Science", NTS took a lead role in exposing the climbers to American Forest's Big Tree program and the work they are doing to set up measurement guidelines for it. A great benefit of this program is to provide data to scientists on tree distribution and growth patterns. 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 Takes on the Challenge of Forest Certification

by mphippen 11. October 2013 11:23

Laser Technology has the perfect tool and stands ready to prove it! With TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder at the ready the stringent standards dictated by FSC and SFI's exacting measurement requirements becomes a breeze, helping to audit how our forests are managed. 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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Vegetation Management - Safely and Quickly Measure with the TruPulse 360 Laser Rangefinder

by mphippen 24. September 2013 13:31

Sometimes it's hard to be humble here at Laser Technology. The gateway to safely, quickly, and accurately determine vegetation encroachment is in the modestly priced TruPulse 360 Laser Rangefinder-- and even fits into your vest pocket! When I hear stories like below, I can’t but help wonder why executives of T&D companies and Electricity suppliers aren’t better prepared.More...

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TruPulse Laser Rangefinder Used By Professional Base Jumper

by Admin 5. September 2013 13:21

A new way to see Laser Technology's TruPulse 200 laser rangefinder in action is thru the eyes of Rodolphe Cassan, or Rudy, a professional base jumper. In the video of his jump, Rudy states that he "uses the TruPulse laser rangefinder to analyze the height and conformation of the cliff in order to better prepare his jump and make sure it is feasible and secure". More...

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TruPulse 200L & 200X on Cover of Utility Products Magazine!

by Admin 27. August 2013 13:53

Laser Technology's newest additions to the TruPulse family are featured on the cover of this month's Utility Products Magazine. The July/August issue (Volume 17, Issue 7) is the magazine's New Products Guide for 2013.

LTI released these new laser rangefinders in July at the Esri User Annual Conference and as Derrick Reish, Sr. Product Manager for the Laser Technology Professional Measurement Division states, "The new lasers build on LTI's reputation of proven and widely used laser measurement instruments."

Like to see what the magazine had to say about the TruPulse 200L & 200X laser rangefinders? Read here.

View more information on the TruPulse 200L & TruPulse 200X.

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Video: Field Measurement & Mobile Mapping Tools & Techniques

by Admin 20. August 2013 08:27

Have you as a professional ever wondered how to safely and easily take the necessary measurements and map while out in the field? In the video recording of our recently held webinar "Field Measurement & Mobile Mapping Tools & Techniques" LTI experts step up and show you the basics of taking field measurements with recommended laser measurement tools such as Laser Technology's TruPulse laser rangefinders. Professionals learn how to take the most efficient and effective measurements whether it's distance, height, 2d slope, 3d missing line or azimuth. More...

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Esri UC 2013 Recap

by dreish 12. August 2013 09:29

Laser Technology Inc. exhibited at this year's Esri International User Conference July 8-12, 2013 which had over 15,000 attendees with 118 Countries represented. For five days, this conference provided Esri software training, hundreds of user presentations, vendor and map displays from around the world and special interest group meetings that connected LTI with GIS users from all around the world. More...

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