November 2019 Archives

First Look at a New Scanner

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This entry is part of 5 in the series November 2019

Above: xyHt publisher Neil Sandler checks out Trimble’s X7 at INTERGEO. With the Trimble X7, there’s no going back (for calibration).  About a month before INTERGEO 2019, I started to hear rumblings about a new device from Trimble. Some said it was a laser scanner, some a new total station, but no one was ready […]

xyHt Magazine November 2019 Issue

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This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series November 2019

Click on the cover below to view the November 2019 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout November): First Look at a New Scanner – With the Trimble X7, there’s no going back (for calibration).  AEC Plus GIS –  The Autodesk-Esri collaboration continues to lead the way in AEC+GIS […]

First Women Surveyors Summit

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This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series November 2019

At this unique three-day meeting, 65 surveyors were empowered by our growing numbers, our stories of resilience, and our group determination to work in a profession we love.  Over the past 22 years of working in the land surveying profession, I have had the opportunity to work with two female professional land surveyors.  That is […]

AEC Plus GIS

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This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series November 2019

Above: You can connect to Esri’s ArcGIS directly from inside Autodesk’s Civil 3D. The Autodesk-Esri collaboration continues to lead the way in AEC+GIS with the announcement of significant, direct—and lateral—developments. Now entering its third year, the Esri-Autodesk collaboration launched in 2017 with great enthusiasm, as many practitioners in respective disciplines had been struggling with legacy […]

A Dam Good Mix

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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series November 2019

Above: A view of the Brighton Dam in Brookeville, Maryland, from one of the project’s UAVs. Combining UAVs and 3D computer vision can make infrastructure inspections cost-effective. More than 70% of the 90,000 dams scattered across the U.S. are, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), half a century old. The age of dams, […]