Tag Archives: AI

AI in the Sky

Will artificial intelligence solve the beyond visual line of sight problem for uncrewed aerial vehicles? For more than a decade now we have been moving more and more processes and tasks from crewed aviation to drones in a variety of industries, but the promise of widespread massive deployment of these electrically powered wonders is still...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 03/10/2023

Geo Connect Asia returns in March to Singapore  CONEXPO-CON/AGG Unveils World’s Largest 3D-Printed Statue  Artificial Intelligence in Retail Market to Hit $85 Billion by 2033  Vexcel Imaging Receives Creative Content Award at 2023 Esri Partner Conference  Recent NV5 Acquisition Axim Geospatial Awarded $9 Million in National Security Contracts  Saildrone Completes World’s First Uncrewed Alaska Ocean...

The Construction Automation Continuum

It’s more about many minor triumphs than major leaps. Surveyors can play an essential role in implementing these changes To those outside of the industry (and some within), the term “construction automation” evokes visions of bots and autonomous equipment plying construction sites—efficient and tireless—yet always on some far horizon. In present reality, construction automation takes...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 02/24/2023

2023 NSPS Day on the Hill FIG Working Week in Orlando Registration URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Awards Open NV5 to Support Statewide Imagery for Kentucky Geo Business 2023 Registration Open Three Innovative Solutions Selected in “Pitch the Press” at Geo Week 2023 Commercial UAV Expo Call for Presenters EagleView Revolutionizes Asset Management with AI-Based...

Repositioning GIS

The technology that will drive the next era Esri calls GIS the nervous system of the planet, a platform relevant to almost every human endeavor. It’s a way to display, manipulate, and analyze geospatial data—and that ability is ever changing and expanding across industries.   GIS technology allows us to derive location intelligence from spatial and...

Technology to Buy Into: Riding High on AI

Artificial intelligence is making huge waves in the geospatial industry, changing how location information and BIMs are created from big data. Meet three startups at the forefront. (Image above: By applying computer vision to street imagery, Mapillary detects map data at scale.) Startups in the AEC realm have skyrocketed over the last decade. The availability...