Technology Innovations Stories

Esri Creates Applications for Monitoring Operations and Data

Esri created two new applications to monitor daily operations and simplify field data collection: Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS and Collector for ArcGIS.
Read More

Sokkia Announces DX Total Stations

Sokkia announced the DX total station series employing DirectAiming technology, which uses an auto collimation feature that seeks out prisms even in dim or dark conditions.
Read More

Spectra Precision Introduces ProMark 700 GNSS Network RTK Rover

Spectra Precision introduced the ProMark 700 GNSS receiver to meet the evolving needs of the land survey market. The ProMark 700 is an RTK rover specifically designed for network RTK applications.
Read More

Trimble Introduces Slate Controller All-in-One Device

Trimble introduced an all-in-one device for mobile communications and surveying data collection-the Trimble Slate Controller.
Read More

Microsoft Introduces 210mm Lens for UltraCam Eagle

The Microsoft UltraCam business unit announced a 210mm lens for the UltraCam Eagle digital aerial camera system.
Read More

Eagle Point Introduces Personal Edition of its Pinnacle Series

Eagle Point Software Corporation, an Autodesk AEC Industry Partner, released the Personal Edition of its Pinnacle Series.
Read More

Hilti Announces POS 180 and POS 150 Robotic Total Stations

Hilti released the Hilti POS 180 and Hilti POS 150 Robotic Total Stations. 
Read More

Esri Releases New Version of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop

The most recent ArcGIS Explorer Desktop release includes new features and enhancements to make it a more powerful tool in an enterprise GIS, including content sharing via ArcGIS Online, tabular information display and new presentation tools.
Read More

Nikon-Trimble Introduces Nikon NPL-322 Total Stations

Nikon-Trimble introduced the Nikon NPL-322 Series of mechanical total stations that includes instruments with 2- and 5-inch angular accuracy.
Read More

Blue Marble Releases Global Mapper 14.1

Blue Marble Geographics released Global Mapper version 14.1.
Read More



Image Galleries

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.


POB October 2014 Cover

2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

Table Of Contents Subscribe


How many webinars have you participated in over the past 12 months?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.