xyHt News Links: 8/28/15

Juniper Systems Sees a Change in Leadership with New CEO TerraGo® Partners with CHC Navigation to Deliver High Accuracy and Improved Productivity to Mobile GPS Data Collection 100 Resilient Cities Teams with Trimble for Innovative Global Urban Resilience Initiative Trimble Launches the New ZX5 UAS! U.S. Intelligence Community Provides Innovation Exchange With Industry, Federal Civil...


Surveying Statistics

This entry is part of 8 in the series xyHt in print August 2015The t Distribution, Part 2 In the previous article (July 2015), I introduce the concept of sampling distributions and the need to use these distributions to analyze small samples of data. In surveying, observing small samples is typical where angles are often observed only...

Trimble Takes Flight with New Multirotor Unmanned Aircraft System

Latest Addition to UAS Portfolio Makes Working in Tight Spaces Easy Trimble  announced the ZX5 Multirotor Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), a new aerial imaging and workflow solution that captures and processes geo-referenced photo and video data for mapping, agriculture and inspection applications. The Trimble® ZX5 complements the UAS portfolio with the ability to reach smaller,...

Imetrum’s portable, long-range, camera-based monitoring system was used in the benchmarking trial.

Optical Monitoring

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series xyHt in print August 2015Above: Imetrum’s portable, long-range, camera-based monitoring system was used in the benchmarking trial. How reliable are optical monitoring techniques for civil engineering structures? Editor’s Note: Camera-based systems have long been used in industrial metrology for manufacturing, materials testing, and integrity monitoring. Now they’re finding utility...

Trimble was the first UAS manufacturer to receive an FAA Section 333 exemption. Pictured here is Trimble’s UX5.

How FAA Exemptions Work for Commercial Operation of sUAS

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series xyHt in print August 2015How They Work for Commercial Operation of sUAS On February 15, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which proposes to enact part 107 of the Code of Federal Regulations.  Specifically, the rulemaking proposes operating requirements...


xyHt News Links: 08/21/15

LAStools Toolbox now also for ERDAS IMAGINE 2015 Why the Greenwich Meridian Isn’t Where it Used to Be EdgeTech Introduces New Frequency Pair for 4200 Side Scan Sonar ASPRS Launches New Lidar Certification TerraSond completes first NOAA U.S. Charting Survey using an Autonomous Surface Vehicle