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NASA purchases 22 Leica Viva TS15 robotic total stations

 LEICA total stations are being used by NASA. They purchased 22 Leica Viva TS15 robotic total stations to monitor critical displacements on the new Space Launch System’s RS-25 engines during a comprehensive structural test that will be performed at the Systems Integration and Test Facility at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.  


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Optech to Host International Terrestrial Laser Scanning User Meeting

LiDAR, scanning experts will meet on June 12-13 in Rome.

LiDAR, scanning experts will meet on June 12-13 in Rome.


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Smithsonian Experts to Speak at SPAR International

Vincent Rossi and Adam Metallo will deliver the speech “Experiencing the Smithsonian in 3D”

Vincent Rossi and Adam Metallo will deliver the speech “Experiencing the Smithsonian in 3D”


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Hancock Associates Acquires Acton Survey & Engineering

Hancock Associates has announced the acquisition of Acton Survey & Engineering of Acton, Mass., and its business partner Andrysick Land Surveying of Princeton, Mass.

Hancock Associates has announced the acquisition of Acton Survey & Engineering of Acton, Mass., and its business partner Andrysick Land Surveying of Princeton, Mass.


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Riegl Unveils UAS LiDAR Sensor

VUX-1 can handle emerging surveying solutions

VUX-1 can handle emerging surveying solutions


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CalGIS 2014 Announces Program

Event will take place April 14-15 in Monterey, Calif.

Event will take place April 14-15 in Monterey, Calif.


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New ASPRS Director to Speak at ILMF

Hauck will discuss the future of imaging and geospatial information

New ASPRS executive director will discuss the future of imaging and geospatial information


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DX-200 Total Station Offers Expanded Range

Sokkia announces enhanced features in North American release.

Sokkia announces enhanced features in North American release.


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Leica Announces DISTO D810 Touch

New laser distance meter features integrated camera, touch screen.

New laser distance meter features integrated camera, touch screen.


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MicroSurvey CAD 2014 Released

Software features new functionality for geospatial data and imagery.

Software features new functionality for geospatial data and imagery.


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More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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