Articles by Douglas Fisher

A Boon to the Profession

June 27, 2013

We all know that our profession is changing, and unmanned aerial systems may soon accelerate the pace. But integration into the national airspace doesn’t have to be the death-knell for traditional surveyors. For those willing to invest, there will be plenty of money to go around.


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HxGN Live

June 17, 2013

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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Stonehenge Uncovered

June 1, 2013
Laser scanning, photogrammetry and 3D visualization shed new light on the ancient structure in Great Britain.


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Driving Mobile LiDAR in DOTs

May 30, 2013
Adoption of 3D digital models by transportation agencies is on the rise. Understanding how to use that data requires a standard point of reference.


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With Joint Membership Approved, What’s Next for the NSPS?

April 17, 2013

After nearly two years of turbulence at the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), the group took significant steps forward in Gaithersburg, Md., according to several surveying professionals who attended its spring meetings. 


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Share and Share Alike

March 1, 2013
Embracing cloud collaboration can lead to new revenue sources for geospatial firms.
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Why Ethics Education Isn't Enough

February 5, 2013
Is a one-credit course on ethics in the surveying and mapping profession sufficient to provide a solid foundation for real-life practice?
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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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