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HxGN 2017

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...

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40 Under 40, 2017: Alok Srivastava

This entry is part 15 of 41 in the series 40 Under 40, 2017SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER OF GNSS AT TOPCON CALIFORNIA, USA NOTING HIS BROAD EXPERTISE and ability to master so many subjects, Alok Srivastava’s colleagues joke that, “this guy must be 100 years old.” After completing his B. Tech (civil) at the Indian Institute...

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40 Under 40, 2017: Raynah Kamau

This entry is part 3 of 41 in the series 40 Under 40, 2017TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST AT ESRI CALIFORNIA, USA WITH ABOUT 40% OF THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR GIS SOFT- WARE, Esri serves hundreds of thousands of customers—at all levels of skill and experience—who put pressure on technical support specialists. These specialists are the unsung...