"The value of laser scanning technology is proven in two east coast projects.
The advancement of technology in the surveying and mapping industry can be exciting. Electronic instruments, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR), reflectorless technology and numerous other tools have come onto the scene in recent years, offering surveyors and others ways to complete projects much faster and with more efficiency. 3D laser scanning is another technique being used more frequently by surveyors. Medina Consultants P.C., of Hackettstown, N.J., is one company that has been utilizing this technology for almost three years, and the workers at Medina give it glowing reviews. What follows is a synopsis of two projects in which Medina workers used laser scanning. They saved money and time, and provided better quality deliverables—three of the most valuable aspects of business. "