All posts by Gavin Schrock

Ten Minutes

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series xyHt in print May 2016Invest time in the future of the profession—fill out the questionnaire! Editor’s note: This column continues to provide monthly coverage of the Forum on the Future of Surveying (FFOS): a national initiative with representatives from 15 key surveying-related associations to examine...

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Distinguishing Features

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series xyHt in print May 2016Inside the unique design of the Falcon 8 I must confess a little bit of UAS fatigue. Among the flood of new UAS, it takes a bit of research to find distinguishing features. It does make sense at one level that...

Don’t Blink

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series xyHt in print May 2016The audible signature of drones is readily recognizable. With the flood of consumer drones, the distinctive whir of those little propellers fills our skies and thoughts. But there is another sound associated with drones and their commercial manifestation in the form...

Possibilities in 360 Video for AEC

University Student’s Virtual Reality Startup Seeks to Bring Value to 360 Video Technology – Beyond Entertainment and into AEC You have probably already seen 360 videos – all over the place. Likely you have seen these on a YouTube, or tried a virtual reality experience by inserting your smart phone into a simple VR stereo...

Forum on the Future of Surveying

Multiple Choices

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series xyHt in print, April 2016Forum on the Future of Surveying enters its initial feedback phase. This new column provides monthly coverage of the Forum on the Future of Surveying (FFOS)—a national initiative with representatives from 15 key surveying-related associations—to examine paths forward for the profession....

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Fill out the Future of Surveying Questionnaire

Invest some time in the future of the profession – fill out the questionnaire! A monthly column in xyHt continues provide coverage of the Forum on the Future or Surveying (FFOS); a national initiative with representatives from 15 key surveying related associations to examine paths forward for the profession. See the first installment in our...