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Machines, Models, and Mobile Data

Three case studies highlight the time and cost savings of machine control, intelligent milling, 3D site modeling, and multi-site connectivity. Winds of Change 3D site plans and models combined with fine grading control facilitate success in construction of a major wind-turbine assembly plant. How do you construct something really big, meet a demanding timeline, and...

Call for Abstracts for 2015 GIS in Action!

Mark your calendars for May 4-6, 2015 and join us in Vancouver, WA at the Hilton Vancouver Hotel and Conference Center for the 2015 GIS in Action conference. This year’s conference is jointly sponsored by the Oregon-Southwest Washington Chapter of URISA (ORURISA), Washington State Chapter of URISA (WAURISA), and the Columbia River chapter of ASPRS...

Model of a Fiery Earth

This copper engraving entitled “Fire Canals” is an early 3D diagram of volcanology; it’s a cross-section of the Earth showing volcanoes on the surface forming from a molten magma core. Note the ships sailing between erupting volcanoes, blown by the four winds. This model was created by the Jesuit scholar and polymath Athanasius Kircher (1620 –...

How May I Assist You?

Support Agent THX1138: Hello, and thank you for calling GenericGeo, world leader in innovation, synergy, integration, empowerment, and creative solutions for your Geo world. Ask me about our gluten-free geomatics products. This is support specialist agent number THX1138. How might I direct your call? Caller: The screen and keypad fell off my data collector. 1138: So,...

xyHt Links: 10/25/14

PacifiCAD has partnered and co-branded Eagle Point’s Pinnacle Series to deliver the PacXone HYPACK 2015 Hydrographic Training Event Optech showcasing revolutionary new sensor solutions at ChinterGEO2014 Newest SuperGIS Network Analyst 3.2  Geocue Announces Release of LP360 2014.1 Hemisphere GNSS Offers New Survey-Grade GNSS Antennas New Trimble Products Focus on Geospatial Imagery GITA is on the...

Visual Intelligence Takes Top MAPPS Honors

By xyHt Visual Intelligence captured the Grand Award at the 8th annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards ceremony. The award was presented at the 2014 Geospatial and Engineering International Marketing Conference in Alexandria, Virginia on September 25, 2014. A software and sensor technology company based in Houston, Texas Visual Intelligence won with their...