Video Archive

Check out our latest videos!  We break down our new LiDAR mapping hardware and software post-processing tools in a compressible format. Learn about different LiDAR related topics and stay up-to-date on the latest mapping technologies, all in one place.  More videos available on our YouTube channel here.



January 11, 2023

LiDAR Mapping Through Vegetation

Mapping accurately through vegetation is challenging. And while photogrammetry can be used for bare earth mapping, it is not nearly as effective as LiDAR for mapping through thick vegetation.
January 4, 2023

How To Strip Match LiDAR Like A Pro

Learn why strip matching is a crucial step in providing the highest quality point clouds and how to achieve those accurate results in the simplest way possible.
January 4, 2023

Drone LiDAR Point Cloud Classification

Learn all about the the fundamentals of LiDAR classification. What LiDAR classification is. Why LiDAR classification is important. And the BEST WAY to classify LiDAR data.
December 20, 2022

Problem Surveyors Face with LiDAR Data

Surveyors face many challenges when it comes to getting the best and most accurate results for their clients.
December 20, 2022

The Best Way To Colorize LiDAR

If you have collected LiDAR data and need to colorize, this video is for you. In this video, learn the best methods of LiDAR colorization and what to watch out for when you do it. [...]
November 7, 2022

How to Share LiDAR Data with Anyone

LiDARMill's CloudViewer provides an easy way for anyone to view and manipulate LiDAR data without having to create an account or download any special software. [...]
October 10, 2022

What Is Survey Grade LiDAR?

The term "survey grade" is often used when referencing LiDAR data, but what does it really mean? Is there a precise, universally accepted measurement for "survey grade", or does it vary? [...]
October 3, 2022

I Collected LiDAR Data – Now What?!?!

Collecting LiDAR data efficiently and accurately is important, but it's only half of the equation! Once you have your data, what do you do with it? How do you process? How do you ensure accuracy? [...]
September 26, 2022

UAV/Drone LiDAR Explained

While manned aircraft were the default platform for many payloads in the past, today UAVs, or "drones", are becoming more common as a platform to carry LiDAR & many other payloads. [...]
September 19, 2022

Industries That Use LiDAR To Improve Everyday Life

Did you know that LiDAR plays a role in how you drive, how you communicate, and even the delivery of goods to your home or business? LiDAR is crucial to the safety of our roadways, water ways, and infrastructure. [...]
September 12, 2022

What Is LiDAR? A Brief Explanation

From measuring to mapping, LiDAR utilizes many different platforms including UAVs (drones), manned aircraft, boats, trucks, and even backpacks! And LiDAR is used for a wide variety of purposes [...]

Product Highlights

November 14, 2022

RANGER-ULTRA: Ultimate Airborne Laser Scanner

The RANGER-ULTRA from Phoenix LiDAR Systems is unmatched in performance and versatility. It is lighter than other similar systems and works for crewed and uncrewed missions. [...]
October 31, 2022

The Best LiDAR Processing Software

Learn how to deliver the highest quality LiDAR and data deliverables possible. This video covers the highlights of SpatialExplorer (or SE for short) and ways to use it effectively. [...]
October 24, 2022

The Most Powerful and Easy To Use LiDAR Software

LiDAR processing can be complicated, expensive and slow. But there is a great solution from Phoenix LiDAR Systems - LiDARMill. The cloud based software that can help you process LiDAR data [...]
October 17, 2022

RANGER-LR: The Universal LiDAR System

If you are looking for the most adaptable LiDAR system in the world, then you've come to right place! The RANGER-LR is considered to be the "Universal Soldier" of LiDAR mapping systems. [...]
September 5, 2022

The Best DJI M300 UAV LiDAR Solutions – RECON-XT & MiniRANGER-3

If you are looking for a high-performance yet light weight solution, the RECON-XT and MiniRANGER-3 are both versatile and affordable LiDAR solutions. [...]
July 5, 2022

How to Choose the Right System for Long-Range LiDAR Mapping

Choose the right tool for the right job when it comes to high altitude lidar mapping, with an in depth product review of The RANGER Series. [...]
June 1, 2022

The Ultimate Shore Mapping LiDAR Solution – Phoenix LiDAR Systems’ HydroRANGER

An evolution of mapping technology, this airborne topo-bathymetric (ATB) system provides dual purpose topographic and bathymetric measurements for [...]
May 4, 2022

Phoenix LiDAR RECON-A: The Lightest, Most Cost-Effective LiDAR System on the Market

The Phoenix RECON-A is the ideal solution for reconnaissance mapping missions such as vegetation encroachment on powerlines. [...]