Items Tagged with 'surveying software'


POB Market Study: Who Is Spending What, Where and Why in 2015?

As the old saying goes, you’ve got to spend money to make money. To provide detailed information on expected spending in the next year on equipment and software, BNP Media’s market research division worked with the staff of POB magazine to conduct a market study this fall.

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MicroSurvey CAD 2015 Offers Highly Efficient Drafting and Design

MicroSurvey announces a major update to its flagship desktop survey and design program for land surveyors and civil engineers.

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Storing GIS Applications in the Public Cloud

Spatial data is implicitly storage-intensive, and therein lies the rub, to paraphrase Shakespeare. 

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Technology Tools Cut Time, Boost Accuracy of Geodetic Surveying Projects

Technology has become crucial for streamlining geodetic surveying to make it quicker, easier and as accurate as possible.

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MicroSurvey CAD 2014 Released

Software features new functionality for geospatial data and imagery.

Software features new functionality for geospatial data and imagery.

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Carlson Releases Sight Survey 2014

Software package helps solve construction surveying problems.

Software package helps solve construction surveying problems.

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'The Display' Helps Manage Water Infrastructure

One of the favorite tropes in thrillers and war movies is “The Display.” Political leaders, nuclear power plant operators, spies or law enforcement personnel gather around a screen, tabletop display or hologram, and all the information they could possibly desire—troop movements, rainfall patterns, power station locations, roadblocks—is perfectly displayed in a way that is immediately apprehensible by even the meanest intelligence. 

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Sunny Outlook for Surveying in the Cloud

 Thanks to huge strides in GNSS-enabled equipment, jobsite efficiencies continue to soar on both the survey and construction fronts. But until recently, the flow of real-time information and job-critical data between the office and personnel in the field have simply not kept pace with those onsite advances. But companies such as Sisemore Weisz & Associates (SW&A), which recently marked the one-year anniversary employing Topcon’s MAGNET Enterprise suite, are changing that—in a big way.  

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5 Tips to Choosing the Right Software

 Whether you’re creating traverse databases, processing point clouds or generating invoices, having good software can mean the difference between being mediocre or highly productive. Here’s a step-by-step plan for getting it right. 

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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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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.


POB December 2014 Cover

2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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