The answer is a resounding “yes.” They offer a dramatic increase in the number of points a single flight can collect, and so many believe they will bring about a serious increase to our 3D-mapping productivity.
But what’s hype and what’s not? We spoke to leading names in the field to find out.
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Editor Sean Higgins produces SPAR3D.com and its weekly newsletter for 3D-measurement professionals. Sean has previously worked as a technical writer, a researcher, a freelance technology writer, and an editor for various arts publications. He has degrees from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, where he studied the history of sound-recording technologies. Sean is a native of Maine and lives in Portland. Follow him on twitter and connect with him on LinkedIn.