“In terms of getting from the raw data to the point cloud, LIDAR is what it is. But when it comes to what you can do from there, its changing which AI and computer vision come into it. Some of the things people will be doing with LIDAR in ten years, its not on anyone’s mind right now.
HIs Week’s Key Question
“How can LIDAR provide value to organizations?”
This Week’s Guests
Lukas Fraser is a LiDAR Specialist at the Geospatial Group of NV5. NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.
At NV5, Lukas creates engineering-grade 3D mapping products from LiDAR imagery. He specializes in the collection and analysis of topographic and topo-bathymetric LiDAR data . He turns raw datasets into useful information such as AutoCAD drawings and surfaces, GIS databases, or online interactive web maps.
What We Learn
Lukas talks about the process to collect LiDAR and image data with UAVs, how that data is analyzed, and then how products are created that provide value to clients.
- NV5 (www.nv5.com)