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Ray O'Connor

Ray O’Connor on Infrastructure

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series September 2017Topcon Positioning System’s president and CEO, Ray O’Connor, speaks to xyHt about the U.S.’s infrastructure needs and how to meet them.  Ray O’Connor, president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems, has many passions: producing advanced measurement and automation equipment and software, family, golf, and the...

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Sponsored: Champion’s HC2

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Sponsored Sponsored Content A GNSS L1 Base, Rover, and Data Collector The trend in surveying is to have a Total Station/Robot and a GPS on every survey party. This gives maximum flexibility and productivity to a two-man crew. The surveyors at Champion Instruments have produced...

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HxGN LIVE 2017 Takeaways

The big buzz among those interested in laser scanning was Leica’s BLK360 laser scanner (pictured above as demonstrated to xyHt editor Gavin Schrock). The small, affordable ($16k) scanner was originally jointly announced by Leica Geosystems and Autodesk at AU 2016 in November. At HxGN LIVE 2017, attendees learned that scanner shipments had begun. The BLK360...

Canadian Hydrographer Certification Scheme

Submitted by Bruce Calderbank, FRICS, CLS, P. Eng. The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) has developed a certification model for hydrographers and offshore surveyors that has been officially recognized by the IHO/FIG/ICA International Board of Standards and Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC) in April 2016 and is now ready to receive applications....

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40 Under 40, 2017: Nimas Hayu Merlina Anggarini

This entry is part 22 of 41 in the series 40 Under 40, 2017TECHNICAL SPECIALIST AT HEXAGON GEOSPATIAL SINGAPORE OR HER BS THESIS in geodetic engineering at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia, Nimas Hayu Merlina Anggarini researched the “Rate of Displacement and Strain Computation of Sumatran GPS Array (SuGAr) Station from 2011 to 2013.” Such...

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40 Under 40, 2017: Jasna Filipovic

This entry is part 30 of 41 in the series 40 Under 40, 2017PROJECT MANAGER OF THE WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEMS IN THE HALTON REGION ONTARIO, CANADA WE ASKED LAST YEAR’S “40 UNDER 40” honoree Caitlin Blundell if she knew of a rising star in the Canadian geomatics community, someone having an impact at the...