Weekly xyHt News Links: 08/17/2018

IrisVR Brings VR to Construction Industry with First Ever Navisworks Integration to Support BIM New Geospatial Intelligence Monitoring and Analytics Platform Delivers Superior Forestry Risk and Operational Management Blippar Launches Indoor Visual Positioning System for Enhanced Location-Based Augmented Reality  

What Can Spatial IT Do for You?

Helping firms meet the challenges of the global uptick in infrastructure development. Editor’s note: What is spatial IT? This umbrella term for the spatial component of the new wave of digital wizardry that’s transforming our geospatial and geomatics professions and industries can seem nebulous. xyHt has adopted the following working definition (as the term applies...

South Carolina Survey Company for Sale

Small SE South Carolina Survey company for sale in fastest growing section of South Carolina. Owner wants to retire. Over 50 years of records, unlimited potential. Possible partial owner financing.  

Venus UAS deployment Black Swift

Drones over Venus

While attending the AUVSI XPONENTIAL conference last May, I spoke with the team at Black Swift Technologies, a Boulder, Colorado-based UAS engineering firm specializing in scientific platforms, and I asked them to keep me updated with their progress. I recently received the news that it has been awarded a NASA contract to develop a UAS...

Learning to Scan

An interior scan of an auditorium by undergraduate students gave them a thorough lesson. Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is the only school in the southeast that offers geomatics engineering, and the professor for the terrestrial laser scanning class, Dr. Sudhagar Nagarajan, asks a lot of his students to succeed. During this past spring semester (2018), we students had...

NSPS 2018 Elections Candidate Statement- Amanda Allred

Editor’s Note: The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) will be holding its annual election of officers in December of 2018. NSPS members will be notified by the NSPS prior to the election with details on how to vote and deadlines. xyHt annually extends an invitation for any and all candidates to submit candidate statements for...