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MAPPS Members Urge Wisconsin Lawmakers on UAVs

Benefits go beyond business opportunities to societal advantages, state legislators told

Speaking to the Wisconsin General Assembly, a trio of MAPPS members presented the merits and benefits of unmanned aerial vehicles for surveying, mapping and geospatial applications.


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3DEP Stakeholders Meeting Latest Addition to National Conference

National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference continues to gain support and momentum

The United States Geological Survey will hold a stakeholders meeting for the exciting 3D Elevation Program during the National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference, to be held April 13-16 at the Hilton Hotel in Crystal City, Va.


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POB Top 100 Will Be Highlighted During National Conference

Editor Anderson will present during the National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference

Leading professional associations MAPPS and NSPS are pleased to announce that Michael Anderson will be presenting on the POB Top 100 project at the National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference, to be held April 13-16 at the Hilton Hotel in Crystal City, Va.


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Trimble’s George Southard Joins MAPPS Board of Directors

Longtime association participant is the first person elected to board's newly-created associate members’ seat

At the Winter Conference in January, MAPPS membership approved a change to the association’s bylaws to create a non-voting, ex officio board seat, to be elected by and from associate member firms.


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DAQRI Smart Helmet Will Demo at SPAR International 2015

Company president will also deliver keynote address at upcoming conference in Houston

Described as the world’s only wearable human machine interface, DAQRI’s Smart Helmet is improving efficiency, safety on the job, and cost savings for Fortune 500 companies in aerospace, energy, oil and gas, government, manufacturing and transportation.


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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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POB March 2015 Cover

2015 March

In this March 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at how a dam project's field work becomes complicated with a river and lush vegetation. Also, read about Williston, North Dakota's population boom due to unprecedented oil exploration and drilling activity.

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