news    views    podcast    learn    |    about    contribute     republish    

LIDAR finds a lost city in Cambodia

June 17, 2013


Using LIDAR technology to create terrain maps, archaeologists have uncovered a whole city in Cambodia by discovering unexplained “bumps”.
Instead of using maps and sifting through slowly unfolding digs, with this new tech researchers can see whole cities at a time and determine where best to begin.
In Cambodia, where unexploded land mines from previous wars remain, LIDAR mapping is particularly helpful.
Interesting video.

Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series... read more

comments powered by Disqus

AI Powered Robotic Picking at Promat 2019
July 9, 2019

Are you planning to crowdfund your robot startup?

Need help spreading the word?

Join the Robohub crowdfunding page and increase the visibility of your campaign