Tag Archives: Technology

The Growing Role of Geospatial Technology in High-Speed Connectivity for All

How mobile mapping is providing a reality capture solution for an ambitious fiber-to-the-home initiative in Ontario, Canada Investments in fiber-to-the-home or FTTH support digital equity to provide new economic, education, and public health opportunities in rural and remote areas. They also present a potential growth market for surveying companies and utilities service providers as countries...

Drones in School

STEM education is preparing the next generation of workers for exciting careers in technology-related fields.

Kieran Muir

24 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2024 Company: Vexcel ImagingCurrent position: Support engineerAge: 31Education: Some college for electrical engineering Muir’s journey to Vexcel Imaging was marked by a remarkable blend of determination, hands-on experience, and a deep passion for technology. Starting his professional life earlier than most, Muir ventured into maintenance roles at grain...

What’s Inside Your GNSS Rover? Part 1

The venerable GNSS rover, has evolved into an essential part of a surveyor’s toolkit, although some mystery remains as to what that magic box does and how it does it. To demystify this, we engaged GNSS engineers to help craft this three-part “explainer” series. Part one  The work of a surveyor requires a lot of...

Is It Really Impossible?

Looking Forward As the saying goes, it’s only impossible until it’s not. In the past when I’ve heard, or used, this bon mot I would think of the moon landing in 1969. I think of all the early astronomers who gazed at and intensely studied heavenly bodies, using them for navigation and location while knowing...