All posts by Shelly Cox

Examining Captivate

Above: A crew chief with BL Companies of Connecticut begins his day working with Captivate. The evolution of 3D surveying field software and Leica Geosystems’ Captivate might surprise you. Editor’s Note: Captivate has been widely implemented among Leica Geosystems users for several years now. In many ways it was a dramatic leap for Leica Geosystems—going...

Microdrones Goes Big

Microdrones Goes Big with Release of mdLiDAR3000, as well as Two New mdMapper Systems Las Vegas, Nevada- Announced today at the Commercial UAV Expo was the launch of the new mdLiDAR3000. It’s the newest LiDAR system from Microdrones that combines the heavy lifting power of the md4-3000 drone with a RIEGL LiDAR and a SONY...

Keith Belsham Branch Manager at Spatial Technologies

Spatial Technologies was started by two partners in Calgary in 2000, and we expanded first to Edmonton, then to Vancouver, BC in 2009. We are the only full-line Leica distributor in Western Canada, supporting everything from handheld Disto laser distance meters to iCON 3D machine control systems, robotic total stations, and GNSS equipment. We also...

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Congrats Intergeo Subscriber Winners!

Two Subscribers Won “Door Prizes” at xyHt’s booth at Intergeo in Berlin, 2017 Congratulations to new subscriber Linus Smid, a recent masters graduate in geotechnology (geochemistry and geoinformatics) from TU Berlin. Linus subscribed to the digital edition of xyHt at our booth and won from a random drawing an Oculus Rift package. We wish Linus...

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A Total Station Eclipse in Kalispell, Montana

While the folks in Kalispell, Montana did not experience a total eclipse, they turned it into an exciting event nonetheless. Flathead Valley Community College promoted it as a community event and passed out free viewing glasses as the eclipse was starting. David L. Dorsett, PLS, surveying instructor and surveying department head at the college, had...