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Sky High

UAVs deliver practical and highly technical mobile mapping Collecting imagery with uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) is ideal for a variety of applications including topographic mapping, forestry ground and canopy measurements, powerline corridor mapping, Digital Terrain Model (DTM) generation, high-resolution digital imagery, and orthophoto production, along with support for a variety of other mapping needs.  Historically,...

Is High-Precision GNSS Coming to Your Smartphone?

We have seen over the past four decades how our traditional profession of making maps went from obscurity to mainstream to widely adopted, everyday reality. When I attended university for my geodesy degree in the early 80s everyone who had a car also had a road map in the glove compartment—from a basic road grid...

xyHt Digital Magazine: October Issue

xyHt’s October issue focuses on data acquisition, whether from GNSS, your smartphone or the increasingly available satellite data that is being made on the Internet for free. 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...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 09/02/2022

Trimble Sets Ambitious Climate Goals for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Line with a Net-Zero Future Ligado Approaches Canada for Spectrum Permission, Comments Sought Drones Help GIS Go From 2D to 3D Digital Twin Deployments AgEagle CEO Barrett Mooney to Speak at Commercial UAV Expo 2022 Esri Book Helps Current Software Users Transition to ArcGIS...

GNSS: The Archaeologists Tool of Choice

While we may want to believe that archaeology is a trade full of fedoras, whips, and mummies, you shouldn’t always believe what you see in the movies. That’s because when it comes to actual archeological projects, GNSS has emerged as the true tool of the trade.  “Before GNSS, the archeological excavation process was both cumbersome,...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 08/12/2022

New Tools Added to TDI-Brooks’ Shallow Water Geotechnical Kit RIEGL Contributed to Groundbreaking Multi-Enterprise LiDAR Benchmarking Study Registration for CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2023 is Open New Addition to GNSS Smart Antenna Line URISA Announces Exemplary Systems in Government Award Winners URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet Announces the Results of the 2022 Student and Young Professional Digital Competition Geo...