A Johns Hopkins APL engineer uses EMAPS aboard a ship to generate a map.
Produced for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), an Enhanced Mapping and Positioning System (EMAPS) captures a floor-plan-style map of the area traversed as well as 360-degree photos and sensor readings of that area using a combination of lasers and sensors. Read the full story here.
Credit: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
|This is a closeup of the backpack-carried Enhanced Mapping and Positioning System, or EMAPS.|
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