Vicki Speed

Vicki Speed is a freelance writer based in Littleton, Colo. She can be reached at or 303/955-5622. 


Seamless Fit

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Laser scanning provides the high level of detail needed for precise modeling of a natural gas processing plant expansion.
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Next Stop: A Virtual Jobsite

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Surveyors combine BIM and imaging total stations to streamline underground construction of a university rail system.
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A Better BIM for Higher Education

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Laser scanning streamlines building design at the University of Texas and other college campuses.
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Digital Edition Exclusive: A Digital Desert

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The U.S.-Mexico continental boundary is a 2,000 mile stretch that follows the Rio Grande from the Gulf of Mexico to El Paso, Texas, continues westward over the harsh deserts along the New Mexico and Arizona borders, takes a short jog north along the Colorado River and, finally, traces the southern edge California out to the Pacific Ocean.
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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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Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.


POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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