Category Archives: GNSS/Location Tech

Trust Your Position with Applanix

For nearly 30 years, Applanix, A Trimble company, has offered complete and customized mobile mapping solutions while championing the technology revolution that allows pinpoint positioning in any condition. Applanix is the standard for organizations that depend on accuracy and quality, and value experienced partners. Our turnkey and OEM GNSS-Inertial solutions are designed for pinpoint accuracy,...

When a Drone Just Can’t Do It

There is a growing ebb in the tide of UAS adoption for aerial surveying, mapping, and remote sensing—finding the right balance between manned and unmanned aerial operations Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), or just plain old “drones”—call them whatever you wish—have had a tremendous impact on geospatial industries.   A decade ago,...

An Integrated Photogrammetry Solution

Carlson Software has innovated for the land development industry with software and hardware solutions built to work for the clients who depend on them every day. As a one-source solution, we provide CAD design software, field data collection, and laser measurement products for the surveying, civil engineering, GIS, and construction industries. Our flagship CAD program,...

Capturing Today’s (and Tomorrow’s) Constellations

Access to all GNSS constellations provides better data, better results Enhancements made to improve the handling of satellite systems (also called constellations) and the increasing number of signals produced by these systems provide a tangible benefit to any solution that requires precise positioning.  Depending on the time of day and the geographical location, some of...

Meet the Future of Mapping and Surveying at XPONENTIAL 2022

Innovation has never existed in a vacuum. Our world’s greatest technological advances are remembered not just for their scientific significance, but for the way they transformed the fabric of society itself. That’s why it’s critical that global leaders in uncrewed and autonomous technology collaborate on cutting-edge innovations that safely, securely, and reliably improve the human...

More with Less: Key Priorities for Today’s Surveyors

The continuous development of traditional surveying equipment has boosted surveyors’ productivity. However, innovations in other areas that integrate surveyor-friendly user interfaces and incorporate technology that surveyors are familiar with also create more business opportunities and make the profession more accessible and attractive to young talents. Surveyors nowadays are ultimately “doing more with less” and, on...