Category Archives: GNSS/Location Tech

Remote Monitoring

Keeping tabs on assets with wireless monitors is not just for those dirty, dangerous or distant jobs

Why the NSRS and SPCS are being Modernized

Modernization of the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) is driving the adoption of the State Plane Coordinate System of 2022 (SPCS2022). This is big news for surveyors because 48 states already have a codified SPCS.

Lidar, 3D Modeling Bringing Fort Anne Back to Life

A Canadian archaeologist is using advanced mapping and visualization technologies to bring one of the earliest European settlements in North America back to life. Dr. Jonathan Fowler combined a centuries-old map with a modern 3D terrain model to portray Fort Anne and its surrounding in stunning detail – just as the Nova Scotia site looked...

Using Lidar to Strengthen Ground Control

With the maturity of aerial photogrammetry in the early 1900s in pre-war Germany, military applications, especially reconnaissance and semi-accurate 3D maps and approximate contour lines, became the norm.

ReachView 3: Native App for Reach Receivers

ReachView 3 is the new mobile app by Emlid for working with Reach RTK receivers. Familiar point collection and stakeout tools are now powered with the new user interface, coordinate system support, and ability to manage big projects. It is a free app available for Android and iOS devices. Coordinate Systems on Board In ReachView...