Allen Nobles PLS

Allen Nobles, PLS, is president of Nobles Consulting Group Inc. (, which he founded in 1980. He has been involved with writing the national standards for terrestrial scanning and served as a speaker at the industry’s leading users group meetings. In addition to overseeing NCG’s five offices, he is frequently called to be an expert witness in legal proceedings and conducts seminars and training for professional associations.


Product Review: FARO Focus3D Laser Scanner

When the FARO Focus3D laser scanner was introduced in October 2010, our firm was intrigued. The word on the street was that that the scanner was smaller than other systems, scanned at high speeds, and was being introduced in the $40,000 range–a price that could open scanning to a much larger market. We jumped at the chance to review the scanner in person.
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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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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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