xyHt Digital Magazine: February 2024

xyHt magazine’s February 2024  issue is takes a look at scanning and the future of GPS as it turns 50 years old.

As always, if you don’t have a subscription to our print edition, or if someone else in the office has snaffled your copy, don’t fret, here is the digital edition. Click here or on the cover to the right, to view the February 2024 issue of xyHt magazine; or better yet, click here to have us send you a free copy of the print issue.

Here are some highlights:  

GPS: The Next 50 Years: As the pioneering satnav program celebrates half a century of success, it must overcome setbacks to its modernization plans in order to pull off a new era of global PNT leadership 

Scanning Dracula’s Castle: When Romania set out to digitally preserve its cultural heritage, it made sense to do extensive lidar scanning of the castle of Vlad the Impaler in the city of Târgovişte, which may be the origination of the character Dracula. 

Questions and Answers: Incoming NSPS president Davey Edwards talks with xyHt’s Linda Duffy about solutions for the geospatial labor shortage. 

A View from Above: In a new feature, the MAPPS organization talks about how the trade association has changed the geospatial industry and what it’s looking forward to accomplishing in the near future.