Articles by Chris Gibson

Efficient Movement of Information Plays a Key Role in Keeping Utilities and Transportation Infrastructure Functioning

There are more than 609,000 highway bridges in the United States, ranging from two-lane spans crossing rural streambeds to complex configurations for urban highway interchanges.


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Mission Accomplished: The Payoff in New GNSS Technologies

Today’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)-based positioning is one of the most important technologies ever developed. 


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Changing Image of Surveying Software

As imaging technology expands in the field, office software is evolving as well. Modern desktop software integrates traditional survey data with ground and aerial images to produce new flexibility and cost savings.


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A Custom Fit

Surveying and positioning technology is finding use in some unexpected niches. New software technologies are increasing productivity and opening doors for specialization and new business.


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GNSS Post Processing: A Primary Option

Widespread adoption of RTK led many people to predict the end of GNSS post processing. Surveyors' needs for precision, flexibility and productivity have kept it in the mainstream.
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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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2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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