News

  • Tetiaroa atoll Topo-Bathymetric Green-LiDAR survey - Tahiti / French Polynesia - May 2017:

    This airborne survey of the Tetiaroa atoll (Marlon Brando's island) includes 12 islands, the lagoon bottom, the reef barrier and the outside reef near bathymetry. This job was performed for the multi-disciplinary ambitious Tetiaroa Society IDEA project.

  • InterGeo 2016 - Hamburg, Germany - October 2016:

    Conference and International greatest trade fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land management.

  • Observation in Geotechnical Engineering 2015 - LNEC, Lisbon, Portugal - October 2015:
    FUNDEC Lecturers - Observation in Geotechnical Engineering - Organization IST / LNEC.
    Artescan will present the topic: "Laser Scanner Applications in control shifts".
  • Aerial LiDAR 600 km corridor survey - Mozambique - July / August, 2015:

    LiDAR airborne survey for the mine company Thai Mozambique Logístics, on a corridor for future rail line construction between Moatize and the planned comercial port to construct in Zalala /Quelimane.

  • Riegl LiDAR 2015 - Hong Kong, China - May, 2015:
    Riegl users conference. Artescan presentated the abstract for the comunication paper: "Quick and accurate tunnel excavation volume measurement survey using the Riegl VMX‐250 Mobile Laser Scanning System"
  • INTERGEO 2014 - Berlin, Germany - October 2014:

    Conference and International greatest trade fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land management.

  • Protocol signed with LNEC (National Laboratory for Civil Engineering) - Lisbon, Portugal - July 2014:

    Collaboration in the development of science and technology activities and training in fields related to engineering, including:

      • Surveying with 3D Laser Scanning Systems of slopes, embankments and engineering structures; 

      • Specifications for Terrestrial 3D Laser Scanning surveys; 

      • Quality evaluation of Engineering surveys performed with Terrestrial Laser Scanning systems.

  • Cahora Bassa dam high resolution survey - Songo, Mozambique - April, 2014:

    Artescan in 2007 made a large survey of the Cahora Bassa Dam by 3D laser scanning. This year of 2014 we have been invited to provide a high resolution survey for a consulting service on the south bank geologic stabilization.

  • Old Central Tejo building monitoring - Electricity Museum - Lisbon, Portugal - February 2014:

    EDP Foundation building structural monitoring by micro-geodesy and 3D laser scanning.

  • High resolution Mobile Laser Scanning survey of motorway A12 - Palmela, Portugal - January 2014:

    Mapping of 20 km of motorway including surface deformations. 

  • Railway - Carajás, Brazil - Dec. 2013 to Jan. 2014:

    Mobile Laser Scanning survey project of the railway line for ore transportation in northern Brazil.

  • Conference UAV-g 2013 - Rostock University, Germany - September, 2013:

    Artescan was invited by the ETH University Zurich, to participate on a joint paper and its presentation  in Rostock.
    The paper "Joint Processing of UAV Imagery and Terrestrial Mobile Mapping System Data for Very High Resolution City Modeling by A. Gruen et al." was presented in the Data Fusion session:

    http://www.int-arch-photogramm-remote-sens-spatial-inf-sci.net/XL-1-W2/175/2013/isprsarchives-XL-1-W2-175-2013.pdf

  • Riegl LiDAR 2013 - Vienna, Austria - June 2013:

    Riegl users conference with over 250 attendees from over 40 countries. Artescan presentated the comunication: "Applying the Riegl VMX-250 for the Survey of a 585 Km Long Section of the Eastern Side Mozambique Old Railway Nacala Corridor".

  • Seminar on Advanced Active Remote Sensing 2013 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - June, 2013:

    International Seminar of the Technical University of Malaysia on Remote Sensing applications. Artescan presented the theme: "Mobile Laser Scanning and applicatons."

  • EUROPEAN LIDAR MAPPING FORUM 2012 - Salzburg, Austria - December 2012:

    A major technical conference focussing on the use of LIDAR & Mobile Scanning to support transport, urban modelling, coastal zone mapping, asset management and GIS applications.

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  • Rail survey mobile mapping project - Beaufort (Borneo), Malaysia - October 2012:
  • Project R&D FlexiMap 3D - Coimbra, Portugal - June 2012:

    Our FlexiMap 3D project is concluded. This QREN R&D project co-promoted by ISEP and FCUP  developed a flexible  mobile laser & imaging mapping 3D system for road and rail platforms with success! The results where excelent in the RMS reached precisions with 1 centimeter relative accuracy and better than one decimeter in the absolute accuracy.

  • Electric network cadastre survey - Vineuil and Salbris, France - June, 2012:

    Urban electric facilities network cadastre survey in more than 100 km of public street domain with our Mobile Laser Scanning system.

    The data acquisition took four days for most of the roads, streets and public paths survey in Vineuil and Salbris in central France.

  • St. Moritz Mobile Scanning - Switzerland - June, 2012:

    Streets and facade 3D mobile scanning and photographs acquisition of the famous ski village of St. Moritz. The ETH Zurich University project will create a 3D model of the village and its surroundings for landscape visualization and historic reconstruction.

    The MLS data acquisition took 2 days.

  • National University of Singapore - NUS Campus 3D model project - Singapore - May 2012:

    Artescan participates together with "FUTURE CITIES LABORATORY" an association between ETH Zurich University and Singapore’s National Research Foundation, on the creation of a 3D NUS Campus high resolution digital model. This model will be created (first world wide?) by integrating UAV Quadcopter High Resolution Imagery and Mobile Laser Scanning data with oriented images.

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  • Singapore streets DSM project - Singapore - April 2012:

    Mobile Laser Scanning data acquisition for city streets Digital Surface Model.
    The project engages precise high resolution survey of 100 km of streets for local authority.

  • Bridges and river profiles survey from Boane to Ponta do Ouro - Mozambique - March 2012:

    Survey of 10 bridges on roads and railway, including  cross profiles on river slopes including bathymetric profiles.

  • Riegl LiDAR 2012 - Orlando, USA - Feb/Mar 2012:

    The three days in Orlando were very positive. We presented our MLS project of the Pajares tunnels which sparked a great interest to many participants. The presentations level was excellent and varied. New developments by RIEGL  were presented both in hardware and software.

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  • 585 km Mobile LiDAR survey of Nacala railway corridor. - Mozambique - February 2012:

    Our survey/mapping railway mission in northern Mozambique was accomplished in 9 days.

International conferences

  • Conference UAV-g 2013 - Rostock, Germany - September, 2013:

    Artescan was invited by the ETH University Zurich, to participate on a joint paper and its presentation  in Rostock.
    The paper "Joint Processing of UAV Imagery and Terrestrial Mobile Mapping System Data for Very High Resolution City Modeling by A. Gruen et al." was accepted for presentation:

    http://www.int-arch-photogramm-remote-sens-spatial-inf-sci.net/XL-1-W2/175/2013/isprsarchives-XL-1-W2-175-2013.pdf

  • Riegl LiDAR 2013 - Vienna, Austria - June, 2013:

    Riegl users conference with over 250 attendees from over 40 countries. Artescan presentated the comunication: "Applying the Riegl VMX-250 for the Survey of a 585 Km Long Section of the Eastern Side Mozambique Old Railway Nacala Corridor".

  • Seminar on Advanced Active Remote Sensing 2013 - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - June, 2013:

    International Seminar of the Technical University of Malaysia on Remote Sensing applications. Artescan presented the theme: "Mobile Laser Scanning and applicatons."

  • EUROPEAN LIDAR MAPPING FORUM 2012 - Salzburg, Austria - December 2012:

    A major technical conference focussing on the use of LIDAR & Mobile Scanning to support transport, urban modelling, coastal zone mapping, asset management and GIS applications.

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  • INTERGEO 2012 - Hannover, Germany - October 2012:

    Conference and International greatest trade fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land management.

  • ISPRS 2012 - Melbourne, Australia - August/September 2012:

    The XXII Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
    FCUP and Artescan presented articles on "Mobile Laser Scanning in engineering real case scenarios - A performance evaluation" and " Planar Projection of Mobile Laser Sacnning Data in Tunnels".

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  • Riegl LiDAR 2012 - Orlando, Florida, USA - Feb./ Mar. 2012:

    A Riegl users technical conference focussing on LIDAR & Mobile Scanning.
    Artescan presented a comunication on "Precise Long Tunnel Survey using the Riegl VMX-250 Mobile Laser Scanning System".

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  • EUROPEAN LIDAR MAPPING FORUM 2011 - Salzburg, Austria - November 2011:

    A major technical conference focussing on the use of LIDAR & Mobile Scanning to support transport, urban modelling, coastal zone mapping, asset management and GIS applications.

  • INTERGEO 2011 - Nuremberg, Germany - September 2011:

    Conference and International greatest trade fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land management.

  • 3rd International Seminar ArcHC 3D - Lisbon, Portugal - January 2011:

    Artescan made a presentation on " Methodology and applications of 3D laser scanning for architecture documentation".

  • EUROPEAN LIDAR MAPPING FORUM 2010 - The Hague, Netherlands - Nov./Dec. 2010:

    A major technical conference focussing on the use of LIDAR & Mobile Scanning to support transport, urban modelling, coastal zone mapping, asset management and GIS applications. Artescan was present.

  • MAURITANIDES 2010 - Nouakchott, Mauritania - November 2010:

    Mauritanian Mining Conference & Exhibition in Nouakchott, Mauritania. Organised by the Ministry of Industry & Mines, Mauritania. Artescan was present with exhibition stand, presentations and meetings.

  • INTERGEO 2010 - Cologne, Germany - October 2010:

    Conference and International greatest trade fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land management. Artescan was present at Riegl Laser Measurement Systems exhibition stand with its new 3D Mobile Mapping system. System demonstrations were available for Artescan potential costumers.

  • HYDROPOWER & DAMS 2010 Congress - Lisbon, Portugal - September 2010:

    Artescan was present with exhibition stand and presenting one paper on Very Large Dam Monitoring with 3D Laser Scanning.

  • HYDROPOWER AFRICA 2010 Congress - Johannesburg, South Africa - August 2010:

    Artescan was a Silver Sponsor of the Hydropower Africa 2010 Congress - Presentation on "Dam state-of-the-Art Monitoring methodologies with combined terrestrial imaging systems".

  • ITA World Tunnel Congress 2010 - Vancouver, Canada - May 2010:

    Artescan presence with Ingenionics partners at ITA Congress and exhibition stand.

  • HYDROPOWER & DAMS 2009 Congress - Lyon, France - October 2009:

    Artescan will be present at stand 144 showing the latest news on 3D Laser Scanning Full Wave Form Analysis and Dam Monitoring Methodologies.

  • INTERGEO 2009 - Karlsruhe, Germany - September 2009:

    Conference and International greatest trade fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land management.

  • HYDROPOWER AFRICA 2009 Congress - Johannesburg, South Africa - July 2009:

    Artescan is a Silver Sponsor of the Hydropower Africa 2009 Congress - Presentation on "Dam state-of-the-Art Monitoring methodologies with combined terrestrial imaging systems".

  • ARQUEOLOGICA 2.0 - Seville, Spain - June 2009:

    1st International Meeting on Graphic Archaeology and Informatics, Cultural Heritage and Innovation. Poster and presence in the world of 3D Archaeology.

  • ITA World Tunnel Congress 2009 - Budapest, Hungary - May 2009:

    Artescan presence with  Ingenionics partners at ITA Congress and exhibition stand.

  • HYDROPOWER & DAMS 2008 Congress - Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 2008:

    Paper and comunication on "New methodologies to support structural monitoring of a very large dam".

National Conferences

  • 17th Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica - U.B.I., Covilhã, Portugal - Out 2009:

    Presentation on "Value added 3D modelling of laser scanned and photogrammetric data"

  • 2nd Seminar of the Portuguese Committee on Tunnelling and Underground Works - LNEC, Lisbon, Portugal - Mai 2008:
  • 2nd Congress Luso Brasileiro para o Planeamento Urbano, Regional, Integrado e Sustentável - PLURIS 2006 - U.M., Braga, Portugal - Sep 2006 :

    Comunicação com o título: "Modelação Tridimensional do Espaço Urbano a partir de dados obtidos com um Sistema de Varrimento Laser 3D Terrestre."

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