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U.S. Congressional Speakers Line Up to Address MAPPS, NSPS

Associations announce high-powered speakers as part of National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference
Wednesday’s legislative breakfast will kick off a day of meetings in which more than 100 surveying and mapping professionals will visit some 75 U.S. senators and more than 100 congressmen.

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AUVSI Applauds Streamlined FAA Exemption Process

Sped-up approvals process benefits businesses working in surveying, mapping and geospatial areas
According to AUVSI, the FAA summary grant process is “a step in the right direction that cuts through the red tape while making it easier for operators to fly UAS.”

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FAA Summary Grant Process Speeds Up UAS Exemptions

Great news for companies operating in the surveying, mapping and geospatial areas
Although the FAA still reviews each Section 333 petition individually, the agency can issue a summary grant when it finds it has already granted a previous exemption similar to the new request.

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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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2015 May

In this May 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at the keynote on technology in the information age given by Andy Lowery, DAQRI CEO, at this year's SPAR International.

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