Tag Archives: virtual reality

Positively Surveying: A 2020 Vision for Geospatial Professions

I’m imagining a world. It’s not a dream. It’s coming, and soon. One in which we bring data from the field and step into a virtual reality (VR) environment made by our data points that we uploaded to the cloud. Where we’re crafting and sharing our surveys in 3D and real-time, in collaboration with surveyors...

Sponsored: Making Sustainable Growth – Attainable

Land Surveyors have always been at the forefront of technology, beginning with the first electronic distance meter, the HP 3800 in 1975, to today’s robotic stations. In the field, Land Surveying has enjoyed more technical progress than many other non-medical fields.  Yet, in the office, survey plans and subdivision plans appear the same as if...

xyHt Magazine January 2018 Issue

Click on the cover below to view the January 2018 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout January): Infrastructure, BIM, and the Brothers Bentley: Meeting the needs of the global infrastructure boom, Bentley Systems has forged technology partnerships; moved to erase the workflow barriers among surveying, engineering, and construction; and...

The Problem with GIS and Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality

Over the last few years, altered realities technology has exploded, and now, with the introduction of Apple’s ARKit and Android’s ARCore, AR, MR, and VR are well within the reach of the non-developer. I can confirm this as I’ve created a few AR apps and MR apps myself over the last few months, with no experience...

xyHt News Links: 12/30/16

Latest Release of TerraGo Edge and TerraGo Magic Provides Seamless Integration with Esri ArcGIS Esri Unveils CityEngine Mobile Virtual Reality Solution Laser Scanner in a Backpack

xyHt News Links: 11/4/16

SmartBetterCities Released New Version of CloudCities Virtual Reality Tool Topcon announces distribution of the new  Intel® Falcon 8+ System for North American markets Textron Systems Offers New Precision Survey Sensor on Aerosonde(TM) Small Unmanned Aircraft System Bentley Systems and Topcon join forces to advance cloud services for ‘constructioneering’ ESNC winner GUAPO a step ahead of...