Category Archives: Spatial IT/GIS

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...

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...

Digital Twins Concept in a World Ruled by GIS

Digital twins bring together elements of the geospatial professions, resulting in smart cities of the future The concept of digital twins is not new in manufacturing and mechanical processes that can be monitored and, if necessary, rectified. But what is a digital twin? A digital twin is a computer-generated exact replica of a physical object...

That Scan-Do Spirit

Preserving heritage sites and objects is a race against time and elements. But thanks to scanning technologies, experts are now more confident humanity’s cultural legacy can be saved. One of the most iconic and visited landmarks in the world is the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. So, it came as a shock on the evening of...

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

Throughout January and February xyHt.com is featuring 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 Name:  Teresa Zgoda Company:  Phase One Current Position:  Systems Support Engineer Age: 26 Education: BS in Biomedical Photographic Communications Biography: Teresa provides technical...

22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 21 of 22

Throughout January and February xyHt.com is featuring 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. Name: Denver Winchester Company: Crafton Tull  Current Position: Vice president Age: 32 Education: Associate...