Sam Pfeifle

Sam Pfeifle is the editor of the SPAR Point Group, a firm that researches and reports on the 3D imaging marketplace at and organizes the SPAR International, SPAR Europe, and SPAR Japan conferences. SPAR International will be held April 15-18, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Learn more at .


How Can Scanning Add Value to Your Company?

February 14, 2012
Not long ago, I was talking to a VP at a 30-person surveying firm that had just purchased its first laser scanner.
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Eyeing the Point Clouds

February 25, 2011
Laser scanning isn’t exactly bleeding-edge technology anymore. Many surveying firms are now more than five years into using 3D data capture, have purchased their second (or third!) scanner, and are well acquainted with the value laser scanning can offer their clients and their businesses.
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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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