All posts by Jeff Thoreson

xyHt Reader Survey open through Monday!

If you’ve ever wanted the chance to tell xyHt about what you like, don’t like and how you use the magazine, the reader study is open through Monday, September 28th.  xyHt staff uses this information to determine the direction of editorial content and focus throughout the year and all regular readers are invited to participate...

Geospatial Adventure: Mapping Ruins from Above in Peru

It wasn’t quite an Indiana Jones adventure, but Alabama-based lidar consultant Robert Graham says it’s as close as he’ll ever come to the hair-raising exploits of an audacious archaeology professor. Graham’s adventure last April did not revolve around an ark, though it did include ancient ruins, small planes landing in grass fields, machetes hacking through...

NavVis VLX: A New Take on Mobile Mapping

The NavVis VLX, the first-of-its-kind wearable mapping system designed for hands-free reality capture, including survey-grade point clouds, was introduced in May and is already having an impact in the field. The VLX captures high-quality data in even the most complex built environments. The unprecedented data quality delivered by a compact, versatile device sets a new...

Trimble R12i: The Next Evolution of GNSS Solution

The new Trimble R12i GNSS receiver marks the latest addition to its Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) portfolio. The Trimble R12i incorporates robust tilt compensation to increase productivity for land surveyors. The Trimble R12i incorporates Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)-based tilt compensation using Trimble TIP™ technology, which enables points to be measured or staked out while...

xyHt Weekly News Links 7/17/2020

*Click here to visit xyHt’s Virtual Trade Show* Congress Moves Against FCC’s Ligado Decision Bad Elf Flex™ Adopts the Hemisphere Phantom™ Module Honeywell Refines Navigation Revealing the World from Satellites Common Ground Alliance Launches New Expo