Surveying & Mapping Software

Trimble Unveils New Version of eCognition Software

The new release, eCognition version 8.9, provides mobile mapping users with powerful analysis capablities
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The new release, eCognition version 8.9, provides mobile mapping users with analysis capabilities.

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3DReshaper 2013 Features Surveying Enhancements

Technodigit releases new version of 3D scanner software
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Technodigit releases new version of 3D scanner software.

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Autodesk to Offer Pay-As-You-Go Model

Monthly, quarterly and annual rental plan options will be available starting Sept. 16.
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Monthly, quarterly and annual rental plan options will be available starting Sept. 16.

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Carlson Survey 2014

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 Carlson software unveiled Carlson Survey 2014, which has added support for geodetic angles, distances and areas in its core survey commands. 

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Existing technology provides integrated system

By Linda Duffy
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Mobile mapping is rapidly developing as a preferred method to collect data to generate high-accuracy 3D models and record asset inventories without putting field crews in hazardous situations.

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Deformation Modeling's Role in Preventing Catastrophic Collapse

By Robert Galvin
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 Deformation modeling, while not a substantial percentage of services performed by surveyors, can red-flag changes in various structures and help prevent severe damage. Some projects assigned this measurement method reveal little deformation change, whereas others can show dramatic structural movement.  

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Carlson Survey 2014 Offers Added Geodetic Support

The latest version of the software also has an enhanced 3D viewer
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Survey’s 2014 version provides support for AutoCAD201.

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LizardTech Launches GeoExpress 9

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LizardTech announced the launch of GeoExpress 9 at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego.

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Workin’ on the Railroad

Amberg Technologies’ laser scanning trolley systems and software suite make this New York City subway extension project easier.
By Jonathan Ricablanca
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 While there are many technologies and services used to acquire critical data associated with railways and their rights-of-ways, some can be cumbersome and require logistical challenges that can increase risk to track workers. 

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Detecting Deforestation

Landsat imagery and Trimble’s eCognition software prove invaluable to conservation efforts in Laos
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 The Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area covers almost 600,000 hectares (about 2,300 square miles) of wild, mountainous terrain in the northern reaches of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos). The area is home to one of the last tiger populations in Indochina and one of the most important remaining populations of northern white-cheeked crested gibbons, a critically endangered primate found only in northern Vietnam, northern Laos and southern China.  

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HxGN Live

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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.


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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