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'User-Friendly' 3D Laser Scanner Launched by FARO

FARO Technologies, Inc., a trusted worldwide source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, announces the release of the new FARO Freestyle3D Handheld Laser Scanner. This "easy, intuitive" device is designed for use in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Law Enforcement and other industries.

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Intuicom Unveils Highly Compatible RTK Bridge-X Receiver

Device enables RTK corrections for precision machine control and agricultural applications
The RTK Bridge-X Bluetooth Receiver lets precision agriculture and machine control users avoid the time-consuming process of running cumbersome cables to their various implements and guidance systems.

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DT Research Tablets Built Rugged for Mapping Applications

DT RESEARCH, INC. announced the new line of rugged tablets with the GNSS modules for mapping applications.

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Sokkia Releases GNR5 Optimized GNSS Reference Receiver

Sokkia announced the latest edition to its line of geodetic GNSS reference receivers — the GNR5. Utilizing 452 channels optimized to track the full GNSS spectrum, the GNR5 is designed to assign any visible signal to any available receiver channel.

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Hemisphere GNSS Announces Low Profile, Multipurpose Antennas

Hemisphere GNSS announced two low profile, multipurpose antennas that will exceed expectations in all GNSS applications.

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GSSI Launches New Ground Penetrating Radar Control Unit at GPR 2014

GSSI announced the release of SIR 4000 ground penetrating radar (GPR) control unit at the 15th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar — GPR 2014.

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Ford Replaces E-Series Vans With Popular European Transit

Ford replaces E-Series commercial vans with popular European model.

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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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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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C-63 GNSS System

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

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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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