Tag Archives: construction

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 03/25/2022

Congress Passes Act to Modernize Access to our Public Land  NSPS Virtual Day on the Hill is March 30  Qualcomm and Trimble Introduce Meter-Level Location Accuracy for Smartphones  ProStar Announces Trimble Integration of PointMan for Apple iOS  University of Plymouth and Sonardyne Advance Development of Marine Monitoring Technology  JOIN and DMP to Create High-Definition Map...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 03/18/2022

GEO Business is back on 18-19 May  Miller-Wenhold Provides Tips for Planning National Surveyors Week Activities  Electric Construction Machines Vital for Cleaner and Greener Construction, Says IDTechEx   RapidDeploy brings modern mapping and analytics to emergency response in Minnesota  InterGeo 2022 to be Held in Essen, Germany  AUVSI Commends Safety Focused UAS BVLOS Rulemaking Committee Report ...

Drones in Construction

For decades the construction industry didn’t change much-and then UAV technologies came along Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, as they are commonly called, are mostly electric-powered aircraft, which do not require a pilot onboard and are used to perform tasks that are either too dangerous for humans to do or too expensive with other...

FieldLink MR

Full-on, Mixed Reality Stakeout

Now, with a heads-up display visor and hand gestures—no controller needed—mixed reality construction layout just went from “sci-fi” to the job site. Stakeout – Struggling and Juggling Sorry, but I need to geek out a bit…. If you’ve ever done construction/survey staking then you know how cumbersome and time-consuming it can be. While there have...

Protecting Urban History

Researchers demonstrate how lidar, combined with imagery and hyperspectral data, helps prevent costly damage to historic buildings in urban construction zones. With every new underground urban rail or roadway tunnel, deep foundation shaft for a new building, or even simple streetscape upgrade, historically significant archi­tecture in older city centers can become vulnerable. Earth displacement from...