Elliot P. Smith

Elliot P. Smith is a geodetic specialist at WisDOT. He is responsible for WISCORS day-to-day operation including hardware, software and telecommunications. Smith, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Geography, joined WISDOT in 2004. For more information about the WISCORS network, visit wiscors.dot.wi.gov. For more information about Trimble VRS technology, visit www.trimble.com/infrastructure.


A Monumental Effort

For the past several years, surveyors in Wisconsin have kept pace with the national trend toward increased use of GNSS for survey positioning. Wisconsin surveyors started adopting GPS technology in the mid-1980s, and the practice has been growing ever since. 
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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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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
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