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Survey Perspectives: About Alaska

March 2, 2009 - By

I wish I could share with you what I'm seeing right now. I'm on a scenic train in Alaska, traveling from Anchorage to Fairbanks. From someone who usually travels by air, scurrying through airport security at the last minute, this is the way to travel...truly relaxing. The special cars of the Alaska Railroad are built with large picture windows for soaking in the scenery. The train will stop for residents who flag it down and need a ride to the next town. The conductor will even stop the train for picture-taking if the view warrants, which it did when we saw a wolf trying to chase down three sheep on a rock slope along a river. read more

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Survey Perspectives: Follow up on the GPS/GNSS Buyer’s Guide Webinar

March 2, 2009 - By

Thanks to those who attended my webinar last month entitled A Buyer's Guide to GPS/GNSS Survey Equipment. I received many questions during the webinar and answered a few during the event. As with my webinar last October , I'll post the questions and my comments here. read more

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The Business: SiRF, CSR to Merge; Kanwar Chadha’s Perspective

March 1, 2009 - By

SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc., of San Jose, California, and CSR plc, formerly Cambridge Silicon Radio, headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom, will merge in a stock-for-stock transaction to create a new company, which will automatically assume a competitive, leading position in global connectivity and location markets. Plus: Ericsson and STMicro Complete Mobile Merger; Honeywell T-Hawk Micro Vehicle Heads for U.K.; Epson, Infineon Develop Tiny Single-Chip Receiver; more read more