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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.

 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

 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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A Custom Fit

Surveying and positioning technology is finding use in some unexpected niches. New software technologies are increasing productivity and opening doors for specialization and new business.


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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.

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2015 April

In this April 2015 issue of POB, we explore how AVEVA solutions and laser scanning gave international contractor Ariosh some real competitive advantages in challenging oil and gas revamp projects.

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