Articles by Christine Grahl

Sight Lines: What Does the Transportation Bill Mean for You?

July 3, 2012
On Friday, Congress passed a transportation bill that provides $105 billion for the nation’s surface transportation programs over two years and continues the current level of funding (accounting for inflation) through FY 2014.
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Sight Lines: What Does it Take to be a 'Winning' Firm?

June 20, 2012
SAM, Inc., a provider of geospatial data solutions based in Austin, Texas, has been on a winning streak lately.
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Sight Lines: How to Predict the Future of Surveying

June 6, 2012
Technology is changing so rapidly in the surveying profession that it’s difficult for many firms to keep up, much less envision the possibilities five to ten years down the road.
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Editor's Points: Mapping Your Future

May 30, 2012
On May 3, 2012, a Congressional oversight field hearing was held in Colorado Springs, Colo., to address problems and solutions regarding the federal government’s geospatial activities.
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Sight Lines: This Legislation Can Map Your Future

May 15, 2012
On May 3, 2012, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the House Committee on Natural Resources held a field hearing in Colorado Springs, Colo., to address problems and solutions regarding the federal government's geospatial activities.
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A Disruptive Force

March 29, 2012
The FARO 3D Documentation Conference highlighted the benefits and applications of the Focus3D laser scanner and hinted at future developments. 
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The Pursuit of Excellence

March 29, 2012
The RIEGL LiDAR 2012 International Airborne & Mobile User Conference highlighted state-of-the-art hardware and software along with some key trends in the LiDAR industry. 
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Editor's Points: Eyeing the Horizon

March 29, 2012
You can tell when a storm front is approaching. There’s a slight shift in the color of the atmosphere, a certain smell in the air. It’s generally nothing to worry about--unless you’re unprepared.
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Sight Lines: How Consumer Technology Trends Are Shaping Your Professional Future

March 28, 2012
Nearly one in every four Americans now owns an e-reader or tablet computer, and that number is growing rapidly.
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A Down-to-Earth Cloud

February 29, 2012
Client-driven applications demystify cloud computing and reveal a world of new data management capabilities.
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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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