Sigma Space News

Sep 26, 17

Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Center and Météo-France set out to determine the best method of providing accurate information on size and concentration of volcanic particles. Read more in the September 2017 issue of Meteorological Technology International.

Sep 06, 17

Dr. Phil DeCola, Chief Science Officer at the Sigma Space Corporation, and member of the International Photonics Advocacy Coalition (IPAC) steering committee, presented IPAC’s work and objectives at the INSPIRE Conference 2017 in Strasbourg, France. Read more about Dr. DeCola's presentation.

Aug 16, 17

Using Single Photon LiDAR technology to measure with precision to a billionth of a second from Space. Watch the video on the ICESat-2 mission

Feb 14, 17

It's not a question of which technology, linear mode LiDAR or SPL, to use, but when to use them. Both have their benefits and limitations, and there is a place for each in the airborne mapping industry. Read full article in GIM International.

Dec 01, 16

SPL collects massive data from the air, uses less power, and can see through semi-porous objects with green lasers which is a significant advancement in airborne solutions.  Learn how this brilliant new way of collecting massive amounts of data differs from legacy linear and Geiger methods. Read more in the December 2016 issue of xyHt

Oct 28, 16

NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) will utilize the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS) instrument to measure the elevation of the entire earth. Sigma Space designed and delivered the high-precision Photon Counting Electronics (PCE) used in ATLAS. Prior to that, Sigma Space developed the timing electronics and multiple opto-mechanical systems of the high-altitude, airborne Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental LiDAR (MABEL) instrument which served as a demonstrator for ATLAS.

Sep 23, 16

Static aerosol LiDAR networks are deployed globally for weather monitoring. A groundbreaking hybrid network platform features fixed LiDAR instruments augmented by mobile units. Read more here.

Aug 17, 16

Pacific Environment Limited has begun using Sigma Space’s to MiniMPL LiDAR, or micro-pulse LiDAR, “to provide additional information on real-time dust source activity on large sites where filling in the large gaps between standard monitoring sensors can bring about significant improvements in environmental imagery.” Read more at SPAR 3D.