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GEO Business 2017 – Exhibition Preview

Next week, from May 23-24, GEO Business, the UK’s biggest geospatial exhibition and conference of the year, returns to the Business Design Centre in London.  Over 3,000 visitors, from 67 countries, will be there to discover the latest new products, services and solutions from 200 leading industry innovators. Attendees will also have chance to meet...

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“Next Big Thing” in Surveying Winners: Cyberpunk Dreams

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series May 2017When publisher Neil Sandler initiated the “Next Big Thing” essay contest in January, we were pleasantly surprised at the wide variety of entries. Because we hadn’t specified if the essays were to examine what the next big thing “will be,” “could be,” or “should be,”...

SWIPOS holds the distinction of being the first real-time GNSS network to cover an entire country. In addition to the 31 stations of the Swisstopo AGNES array, data is used from adjacent networks in Italy, France, Austria, and Germany by data-sharing agreements.

GNSS Network SWIPOS Continues to Lead the Field(s)

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series May 2017One of the oldest and most successful real-time GNSS networks continues to lead in providing precision and reliability for surveying, mapping, geodesy, science, and more. By Gavin Schrock, PLS In the early 2000s, when the first RTN were being introduced in North America, network...

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Outlook 2018: 40 under 40 Geospatial Leaders

Join xyHt in Celebrating Young Leadership in Geospatial Professions, Industries, and Sciences Who are the current young geo-leaders internationally? And where are they making a difference? Read the 2017 xyHt 40 under 40 profiles here. Send your nominations to 40under40@xyht.com before September 1, 2017. A maxim goes:  “We teach children their future, and not our...

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First Stop for Wandering Elf STEM Education

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Heights april 2017Franklin Community High School, Indiana First Stop: Franklin Community High School, Indiana xyHt, in conjunction with GNSS solutions provider Bad Elf, has kicked off an interesting STEM project that seeks to promote the physics and geodetic science behind GNSS. A Bad Elf GNSS...

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Workflow in Constructioneering

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series March 2017To remove workflow barriers among surveying, engineering, and construction, Topcon Positioning and Bentley Systems are teaming up. Compartmentalization in AEC workflows is a universal curse, with individual segments in design and construction often operating more like discrete enterprises than integral phases. All too often,...