Category Archives: Sponsored

How SLAM scanning helps AkitaBox make FM a no-brainer for its customers

Sponsored How handheld 3D scanning enabled one company to capture large assets with unprecedented efficiency Like many new 3D technologies, AkitaBox’s facility management (FM) software was born when someone started asking questions about the accepted way of doing things. When co-founder Josh Lowe explains the genesis of AkitaBox, he talks about how he used to...

Sponsored: GreenValley International Releases Handheld Mobile LiBackpack C50 to Meet Demands for More Sophisticated and Affordable 3D Mapping Systems

GreenValley International, a 3D mapping hardware integrator and software developer for processing point cloud data, announced the release of its latest handheld mobile LiDAR scanner, the LiBackpack C50. The LiBackpack C50 features a 360° panoramic camera along with the LiDAR and SLAM integration mainstays and was developed in response to increasing demand across a variety...

Sponsored: Making Sustainable Growth – Attainable

Land Surveyors have always been at the forefront of technology, beginning with the first electronic distance meter, the HP 3800 in 1975, to today’s robotic stations. In the field, Land Surveying has enjoyed more technical progress than many other non-medical fields.  Yet, in the office, survey plans and subdivision plans appear the same as if...

Modernizing Hydrographic Survey Operations with Autonomous Vessel Technology

Nearly every recreational boater and commercial marine operator has benefitted from hydrographic survey data by way of nautical charts, depth guides or maps showing submerged obstacles. Hydrographic data helps to keep vessels safe, but can also guide the strategies of those involved in marine construction, offshore exploration and/or drilling, coastal engineering and zone management, commercial...