Category Archives: Robotics

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 3 of 22

Throughout January xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems. xyHt featured all of them in the January issue. Here we will spotlight one each day for the next 22 days. Name: Kate Berg Company: Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes,...

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 2 of 22

Throughout January xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems. xyHt featured all of them in the January issue. Here we will spotlight one each day for the next 22 days. Name: Christopher Beddow Company: Meta Platforms, Inc Current Position: GIS...

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 1 of 22

Throughout January, xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems. xyHt featured all of them in the January issue. Here we will spotlight one each day for the next 22 days. Name: Alfredo Eduardo Arzamendia Maldonado Company: Ministry of Public Works...

NSPS, Geospatial Firms and Others Support IIJA

In a letter to U.S. senators, the National Society of Professional Surveyors, geospatial firms, AEC firms, and transportation entities urged all senators to support the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), saying it will “provide meaningful economic and quality of life enhancements to communities across the country.”  In all, 76 firms urged passage of the...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 07/16/2021

Esri Releases New Predictive 2050 Global Land Cover Map Esri Awards GIS Users for Innovations Velodyne Lidar Partners with NVIDIA Metropolis for Infrastructure Solutions Zoom75 & Zoom 95 – The New GeoMax Robotic Total Stations Lidar Helps Reveal Radiation Hot Spots at Chernobyl GIS-Pro 2021: October 3-6, 2021 Setting the Record Straight: The RETAIN Act...

Boston Dynamics’ robot dog Spot waits to be called into use in a reconstruction project at Denver International Airport.

See Spot Scan: Robots in Your Workplace

Performing construction work in an operating airport is a complex and challenging project. Doing so in the 20th-busiest airport in the world requires an experienced team, an innovative approach, and even, thanks to Boston Dynamics, a robotic dog named Spot. With its internationally recognized snowy-peaked roof design and award-winning hotel extension, the airport owned by...