Tag Archives: infrastructure

Infrastructure, BIM, and the Brothers Bentley

Infrastructure—the human footprint on the planet, the processes, systems, instrumentalities and built environment we inhabit—makes our lives possible. It provides the foundation for the lives we hope to live in the near and distant future. Modern infrastructure is the global tendrils of humanity, reaching all corners of the globe and binding us together in our...

Sputnik and Infrastructure

Today is the 60th anniversary of an event that both enlightened, and, in some ways, frightened the world.  But it greatly inspired the worlds of science, engineering, and education. And it also sparked, arguably more than any other single event, developments for the geospatial professions and industries. On October 4th, 1957, a tiny polished metal...

Weekly Roundup: xyHt News Links: 3/31/17

Trimble Incorporates Galileo Support in New Version of its GNSS Infrastructure Management Software  Sokkia introduces new GCX3 integrated receiver A new release of ‘Spatial Manager’ supports AutoCAD 2018 NOAA seeks new members for hydrographic advisory panel NSPS Student Competition Results NSPS Installs New Officers for 2017 Tallysman Introduces Dual Band + L-band services GNSS antenna...

The underside of a bridge, Phil Quattrito from Flickr

Markets for Geospatial 2017: Part 2, Infrastructure

President Trump’s plan for investing in America’s infrastructure calls for $1 trillion in spending over the next ten years. The specifics of the plan are still a work-in-progress, but with largely bipartisan support, chances are that there will be a big push on infrastructure projects in the coming years, and that should translate into significant...