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Trimble Adds Post-Processing Capability to CenterPoint RTX Positioning Services

Trimble introduced post-processing capability for the Trimble CenterPoint RTX positioning service.
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Trimble Adds Smartphone App to MyTopo Terrain Navigator Pro Software

Trimble introduced the Terrain Navigator Pro app for iPhone and Android. This mobile app allows professionals to collect markers, tracks and geo-stamp photos in the field, and then sync all the GPS data into the Terrain Navigator Pro (TNP) office software.
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FARO Releases Latest Generation of FARO Focus3D Laser Scanners

3D documentation with modern laser scanners such as the FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D offers numerous advantages over conventional procedures.
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MicroSurvey Announces inCAD 2013

MicroSurvey introduced AutoCAD users to another major update of inCAD – a plugin that transforms AutoCAD into a survey and design powerhouse.
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Topcon Positioning Introduces IP-S2 Compact+

Topcon Positioning System (TPS) introduced the IP-S2 Compact+, an innovative mobile mapping system to accurately measure objects even in adverse weather conditions and enclosed job sites such as tunnels and mines.
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Topcon Announces Vanguard Technology

Topcon’s patented Vanguard technology sets a standard in satellite signal tracking and performance. 
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Applanix Announces POS LV 120 System

Applanix introduced POS LV 120, the latest version of its positioning and orientation systems for land vehicles.
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Pacific Crest Announces XDL Rover Data Link

Pacific Crest introduced the XDL Rover, an advanced, high-speed, wireless data link built to withstand the rigors of GNSS/RTK surveying and precise positioning.  
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Spectra Precision Introduces ProMark 120 and 220 GNSS Solutions

Spectra Precision introduced new ProMark GNSS receivers
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Trimble Introduces R10 GNSS Surveying Solution

Trimble introduced its next generation GNSS surveying solution-the Trimble R10.
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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 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.

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