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 National Geographic features Vassar College’s analysis of Gothic Cathedrals through “exquisite precision” of Leica Geosystems laser scanners
 
 
 CNN features Leica Geosystems HDS technology and its founder in technology segment
 
 
 Laser Scanning technology to end the dedicated survey field crew?
 
 
 The visionary origins of Leica Geosystems HDS business and laser scanning products
 
 
 UK's Plowman Craven cautions success in Scan-to-BIM still involves expertise
 
 
 SPAR launches new SPAR Insider podcast series with Leica Geosystems HDS executive Geoff Jacobs
 
 
 Regional survey society uses Leica HDS solutions to train, aid maintenance at local museum
 
 
 Leica C10 and Cyclone help analyze structural integrity of threatened local heritage in South Africa
 
 
 Leica ScanStation C10 reduces cost, improves accuracy on aging dam civil survey
 
 
 Leica C10, CloudWorx bring big benefits to small firm's football field/track renovation project
 
 
 HxGN LIVE 2014 showcased cutting-edge 3D immersive technology utilizing Leica ScanStation P20 data
 
 
 University's Leica ScanStation C10 aids important Canadian archaeological discovery
 
 
 HDS Highlighted in GW’s Review of HxGN LIVE 2014
 
 
 Leica C10 laser scanner reveals hidden geometry of Washington National Cathedral
 
 
 Hexagon goes “Beyond the Machine” to create synergistic solutions with its HDS technology
 
 
 Aging New York World’s Fair towers scanned with Leica C10 to better guide restoration decisions
 
 
 Airport tower construction uses Leica ScanStation C10, Cyclone for pre-fabrication of 1000 trusses
 
 
 Boston land survey firm's ScanStations C10 and P20 pay dividends on business success
 
 
 Major, New “Time Scanners” TV series features Leica HDS laser scanners
 
 
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  GEOInformatics reviews 2008 HDS User Conference
 
 
  Laser scanning (HDS) for road race games & training
 
 
  3D scanning provides better golf course information
 
 
  3D laser scanning in archaeology
 
 
  Professional Surveyor magazine reviews 2008 User Conference
 
 
  POB editor's blog review of 2008 User Conference
 
 
  POB magazine features Stantec Consulting
 
 
  Surveying goes Hollywood
 
 
  Laser scanning (HDS excels for plant as-builts
 
 
  Youtube video on laser scanning (HDS) for UK heritage
 
 
  GIM Int'l Review of 2007 HDS User Conference
 
 
  Albuquerque Police Solve Crimes with HDS
 
 
  Leica ScanStation 2 in Palazzo Vecchio
 
 
  HDS proves practical, inspiring for users
 
 
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2008 Article Archive

GEOInformatics reviews 2008 HDS User Conference
Editor-in-chief, Eric van Rees writes" I witnessed many inspiring and informative user stories from all over the world. New markets are emerging ... good news for companies who are facing the current downturn in the economy ..." more
Laser scanning (HDS) for road race games & training
iRacing has scanned >44 professional race tracks for their wildly popular racing simulation game and for driver training. Tom Greaves of Spar Point Research reports. more
3D scanning provides better golf course information
"The U.S. Open in a New Dimension", POB, Nov. 2008. This article details how Terra Imaging used their Leica Geosystems HDS scanner and software to provide rich, 3D detail of California's Torrey Pines golf course for the 2008 U.S. Open. The richer information was used for the TV broadcast and by the golfers themselves for winning results. more
3D laser scanning in archaeology
Authors Adam Spring Heritage3D; Caradoc Peters, University of Plymouth; and Andrew Wetherelt, Cambourne School of Mines provide insights into the merits of 3D laser scanning and point cloud data for archaeological surveys. more
Professional Surveyor magazine reviews 2008 User Conference
Professional Surveyor editor Tom Gibson reviews the 2008 Leica Geosystems HDS & Airborne User Conference. more
POB editor's blog review of 2008 User Conference
High attendance and optimistic outlook. Companies use scanning to attract new clients. more
POB magazine features Stantec Consulting
The September 2008 cover story of POB magazine features Stantec Consulting describing how they use their Leica ScanStations and Cyclone software to solve challenging forensic investigations, such as crane collapses. more
Surveying goes Hollywood
Cover story for Professional Surveyor magazine, May 2008. This article describes how 3D laser scanning technology has made a big splash in the public media, including a regular appearance on the 2008 TV show "CRIME 360". more
Laser scanning (HDS excels for plant as-builts
This feature article, written by owner Chris Tucker, describes how Point Geomatics uses Leica HDS scanners, including an HDS6000, to provide invaluable as-built surveying services to the plant industry in Western Canada. more
Youtube video on laser scanning (HDS) for UK heritage
“Laser Scanning News Report”, a documentary by Westcountry News about the work of Adam Spring: TV news report on the use of Leica HDS laser scanning in Cornwall, UK for heritage archive. more
GIM Int'l Review of 2007 HDS User Conference
Terrestrial laser scanning combines a high level of detail with surveying accuracy for the creation of 3D-models of virtually any object. The technology literally opens up new dimensions and so attracts widespread attention. It is in the interest of manufacturers to bring these people together for cross-fertilisation of ideas, so to drive the makers on towards problem solving and new survey solutions. Leica Geosystems HDS held the fifth such get-together in California from 22nd to 24th October 2007.  more
Albuquerque Police Solve Crimes with HDS
The Albuquerque Police Department relies on Leica ScanStation. KRQE News 13, USA, made an interesting documentary how ScanStation is used by the APD. more
Leica ScanStation 2 in Palazzo Vecchio
San Diego, CA, January 2, 2008 -- When most tourists visit Florence's famed Palazzo Vecchio, they are ushered off the premises in early evening. But for UCSD graduate students Michael Olsen and Daniel Knoblauch, the museum's closing time was when their real work began.  more
HDS proves practical, inspiring for users
It wasn't that long ago, maybe six years, that I was looking at a peculiar little ad for something called a "scanner". It was about the size of a dorm room refrigerator, and if I was reading it right, the device promised to be the next big revolution in land surveying. more