GPS / GNSS

Global positioning systems (GPS) and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) are transforming high-precision surveying.

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BRx5 GNSS Receiver

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Carlson introduced the BRx5 GNSS receiver, an integrated all-in-one pole-top GNSS receiver, has just been released by Carlson Software Inc.


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Pacific Crest XDL Rover 2

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Trimble introduced the Pacific Crest XDL Rover 2, an advanced, high-speed, wireless data link built to withstand the rigors of GNSS/RTK surveying and precise positioning.


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C-63 GNSS System

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


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Mapping buried fiber cable in Columbia County Georgia

By Kevin Corbley
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The GIS Department in Columbia County, Ga., is mapping buried fiber cables as fast as its field crews can walk—even under tree canopy. 


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Laser Scanning Trends in Surveying 2014

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As laser scanning affects more surveyors, POB would like to know more detailed information on trends involving those tools. For the second year, BNP Media’s market research division worked with POB to conduct a study on trends in laser scanning surveying.


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Team Uses Scanning to Uncover Herrin Massacre

By Steven M. Di Naso
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Twenty-three men died in Williamson County and on the streets of Herrin, Ill., over a two-day killing spree on June 21-22, 1922, the largest mass murder of non-union labor in the history of America. The event would become known around the world as the Herrin Massacre.
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CHC Releases Post-Processing Software

CHC Geomatics Office (CGO) supports GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou
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CHC Geomatics Office (CGO) supports GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou


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Remote GeoSystem Releases LineVision Google Earth

Application allows for multi-channel, track-based geographic video playback
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Application allows for multi-channel, track-based geographic video playback


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Integrating Systems for a Sharper LiDAR Image

By Kevin Corbley
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 Tuck Mapping Solutions enjoys a well-earned reputation as an innovator in the geospatial data collection business. The Big Stone Gap, Va., mapping firm was among the first to improve the accuracy of airborne LiDAR by installing the scanner in a helicopter for lower and slower operations. Tuck Mapping also led the industry in co-mounting an aerial camera with a LiDAR in one helicopter for simultaneous capture of imagery and elevation data. 


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Intergeo 2013 Offers Glimpse of Future

By John Hetzler
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For three days in October, Essen, Germany, served as the center of the world—or at least, the center of how the geospatial community looks at the world.

From Oct. 8-10, the city in the Ruhr area of western Germany hosted Intergeo, one of the premier conferences for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With a history dating back to the eighth century and roots in industry and religion, Essen focused its attention on the geospatial world—for a few days at least.

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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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.

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POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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