Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors (TAPS) 2017 Conference

Atlantic is proud to be a part of this year’s Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors (TAPS) 49th Annual Conference & Exhibition, March 9-11, at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, TN! Jonathan Byham, Atlantic’s Engineering and Surveying Program Manager, will be representing Atlantic in the Exhibit Hall. Please stop by our booth to discuss how Atlantic can improve your firm’s surveying efficiencies through our innovative and cost-effective aerial survey solutions.

Visit http://www.taps-inc.com/news.php?viewStory=78 for more information regarding the TAPS Conference!

By |February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Atlantic’s Thoughts on the ILMF (International Lidar Mapping Forum) Conference

By: Brian Mayfield, CP, GISP, SP, GIS, President & Chief Operating Officer

Earlier this year, Sean Higgins (SPAR 3D Editor) published his interview with RIEGL’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Dr. Andrews Ulrich, which focused on the future of aerial Lidar. The interview was conducted during the development of SPAR3D’s “The Future of Aerial LiDAR” report, which is free to download. The interview touched on a few very important topics that will be reviewed at this year’s ILMF conference – most notably, will technologies like Geiger and SPL (Single Photon Lidar) replace conventional technologies.

Like Dr. Ulrich points out, neither Geiger and SPL are new technologies. They have been utilized heavily in parts of the world where vegetation is void and flying at night is ideal due to the threat of enemy combatants. There is no question that the current manufacturers of this technology have advanced it further than anyone to date. But, can this technology meet the requirements of mature Lidar-based programs like FEMA’s RiskMAP, USGS 3DEP and NOAA’s Digital Coast? Of the two technologies, I think […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments