From cutting-edge laser scanners and software to the latest in unmanned aerial systems and total stations, Intergeo 2013 offered something for everyone in the geospatial community.

Held Tuesday, Oct. 8, through Thursday, Oct. 10 in Essen, Germany, Intergeo 2013 attracted approximately 16,000 visitors from more than 80 countries. More than 500 companies displayed their newest products.

The trade conference also offered insight on the future of the geospatial community, from GIS and open data to energy efficiency and smart cities.

 “This year’s INTERGEO has boosted innovation throughout the value-added chain, from data right up to decision-making and expertise,” Karl-Friedrich Thöne, the president of theGerman Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management (DVW),said in a press release. “Ultra-innovative geoinformation applications have been at the very forefront.”

Point of Beginning attended Intergeo 2013. To get a glimpse of what POB saw at the convention, click on the photos above.

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