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Weekly xyHt News Links: 3/16/2018

Point Clouds from Smartphones  Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio and Spaceflight Industries Finalize Alliance to Manufacture Smallsats at Scale and Deliver Innovative Geospatial Services Hemisphere GNSS Announces New Atlas®-Capable, Multi-GNSS Vector™ V123 & V133 Smart Antennas Geneq introduces SXblue Premier GNSS receiver Aerosense surveying drone markers use u-blox positioning Sir Wilson Harris obituary Mapping the electric grid...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 3/9/2018

Teledyne CARIS and Teledyne Optech to showcase marine mapping solutions at Oceanology International Bluesky Develops Low-Cost Measurement Tool for Capturing Accurate 3D Spatial Data with SmartPhones  SPAR 3D Expo & Conference Announces 2018 Education Program

xyHt Magazine March 2018 Issue

Click on the cover below to view the March 2018 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout March): Real Surveying: xyHt solicits surveyors and professional surveying societies and associations in the US and internationally to discuss the topic of real surveying. A New Line: A new class of instrument...

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Lidar and The Lost City of the Monkey God

The timing was uncanny; I had just finished Douglas Preston’s The Lost City of the Monkey God when news of another major, new, lidar-enabled archeological find in Central America broke—at the same time I was attending the International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) in Denver, Colorado. Then, while I was attending Teledyne Optech’s product presentation at...

Weekly xyHt News Links: 02/23/2018

Topcon Acquires ClearedGE3D, a Technology Leader in 3D Modeling and Construction Verification Software GeoSLAM to Demo Time & Cost Saving 3D Mobile Laser Scanners for Construction Applications at 2018 AGC Convention