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ATLIS Geomatics Increases Mapping Efficiency with Leica

An investment in a Leica ALS70-HP LIDAR system and RCD30 camera positions the aerial surveying firm to provide a faster turnaround on innovative mapping solutions.
Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that ATLIS Geomatics, an aerial surveying and photogrammetry firm based in Winnipeg, MB, has invested in a Leica ALS70-HP LiDAR system fully integrated with an RCD30 camera.


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3D Laser Scanning Scores Topographic Survey Touchdown

When the Vallivue School District in Caldwell, Idaho, passed its school facilities bond, the main objective was to build a new high school.


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A Broad Solution For Italy's Narrow Streets

Cities across Europe are pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Integrated geospatial technologies are helping to reduce light pollution and energy use.
With urban activity accounting for 80 percent of worldwide energy consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, local governments play a decisive role in mitigating the effects of climate change.


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An Automated Solution for Vegetation Mapping

With its 27 member states, the European Union (EU) has some 12 million farmers who strive to reliably produce crops to feed about 500 million consumers, while simultaneously protecting the environment. 


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Old Records Definitely Help When Staking

I think the railroad has been good to land surveyors in providing all those spikes that have been set for property corners over the years.


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Surveying Fuels Energy

Surveying is the foundation of any project involving developing, purchasing, or subdividing land.
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Mississippi city used geospatial information to improve water and sewer operations

A fast-growing Mississippi city is using digital geospatial information to improve efficiency and customer service in its water and sewer operations.


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The Case of the Conveniently Forgotten Easement

At first glance, these two cases would seem too dissimilar to be included in the same article. One tried in 1849, the other only a few years ago.


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Solar Energy App Helps Curious Become Informed

Read any report on the health of the solar industry and you will likely reach the same conclusion: the sun has been shining brightly on this renewable energy sector ... very brightly


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Visual Intelligence's iOne Software Sensor Tool Kit Architecture

Visual intelligence announced that its iOne Software Sensor Tool Kit Architecture (iOne STKA) is available for purchase or licensing by manufacturers of Unmanned Airborne Vehicles (UAVs) that want to deliver an integrated UAV/geospatial imaging solution to customers. 


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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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2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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