Machine control and 3D visualizations in construction from the surveying and mapping industry.


Kentucky Company Revs Up for Work at Corvette Museum

Dennis Smith’s firm seemed to be the logical choice when the National Corvette Museum (NCM) in Bowling Green, Ky., decided to expand and create a motorsports park.

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Sokkia Reference Receiver Tracks Entire GNSS Spectrum

SOKKIA announced the latest edition to its line of geodetic GNSS reference receivers — the GNR5.

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Surveyor's Footsteps: Dan The Intern Sets a Good Example

Many years ago, the local high school contacted my employer, one of the large suburban engineering firms, and asked if we could help their internship program.

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Editor's Points: We Love What Our Audience Tells Us

Those of us who toil in media are forever challenged with “audience engagement." Seems simple enough, right?

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Leica GR10 & GR25 Receivers Ready for Various GNSS Signals

Leica Geosystems has extended its Spider product family with the new GNSS Unlimited for the Leica GR10 and GR25 GNSS receiver series, allowing receivers to be upgraded to the latest technology standards at any time.

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In Wet Chicago, the Topcon Laser Scanner Comes to the Rescue!

Laser scanner adds precision to major rainwater diversion structure being built for city's overflow
There are many profound and romantic quotations about floods. Many popular ones use flooding as a metaphor for overwhelming love or spiritual enlightenment.

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Materially Speaking, Leica Technology Sizes Up The Aggregates Biz

What is the value of a pile of crushed stone, sand or gravel? Gathering this information hasn’t traditionally been an exact science.

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Topcon Announces New GLONASS Signal Tracking Capability

Topcon Positioning Group announces its latest GNSS reference receiver, the NET-G5, is capable of tracking a new signal from the GLONASS constellation.

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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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Efficient Movement of Information Plays a Key Role in Keeping Utilities and Transportation Infrastructure Functioning

There are more than 609,000 highway bridges in the United States, ranging from two-lane spans crossing rural streambeds to complex configurations for urban highway interchanges.

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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 January

In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
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