David O'Brien PSM, CFedS

David O'Brien, PSM, CFedS, LEED AP, is a co-founder and president of SurvTech Solutions Inc., which was founded in 2004. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Surveying Engineering from the University of Maine in 1993. O’Brien is a professional surveyor and mapper (PSM) licensed in 10 states, a certified federal surveyor (CFedS) and a LEED AP. He has been an owner or partner of a surveying firm since 1995. David writes regularly for GeoDataPoint. Additional information about SurvTech's 3D laser scanning services can be found at  www.floridalaserscanning.com.


How Education Raises the Bar for Surveyors

The recent article on surveyors and education elicited a broad range of comments, both in the online article and in related social media posts.
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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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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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