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POB July 2014

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2014 July

In the July 2014 issue, POB explores the growth of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States across residential, commercial and utilities markets. Also, read how an innovative system ensures the vertical alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge.

Solar Energy App Helps Curious Become Informed

Read any report on the health of the solar industry and you will likely reach the same conclusion: the sun has been shining brightly on this renewable energy sector ... very brightly


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Will Government Enforcement Get Ahead of the Proliferation of Drones?

Alfred Gates is a big believer in the potential of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also commonly referred to as drones.


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Topcon's Technology Roadshow Rolls Across North America

Business owners, contractors, engineers, surveyors and others linked to construction are, by nature, an extremely busy lot.


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Innovative System Ensures Vertical Alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge

The Gerald Desmond Bridge is being replaced with California’s first long span, cable-stayed bridge, with an additional 50 feet of clearance, making it one of the tallest cable-stayed bridges in the United States. 


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A Statute of Limitation on Boundaries

 Clarifications on property law’s built-in limitations periods


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Lions and Tigers and Technology … Oh My

How do you feel about technology’s impact on what you do?


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The Case of the Conveniently Forgotten Easement

At first glance, these two cases would seem too dissimilar to be included in the same article. One tried in 1849, the other only a few years ago.


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C-63 GNSS System

TOPCON POSITIONING announced a GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) indicate system specifically for compactors. 


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Focus3D Laser Scanner

FARO TECHNOLOGIES released the Focus3D X 130 laser scanner.


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Pegasus:Two

Leica GEOSYSTEMS introduces Pegasus:Two, its next generation vehicle independent mobile mapping platform.


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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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