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Mobile Computing Product Showcase

June 29, 2015By
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From our July issue comes this showcase featuring products for surveyors, geographic information systems (GIS) professionals, field workers, and anyone who is looking to expand the capabilities of their smartphone or tablet. Dedicated Survey/Geospatial Three-Accuracy Series The LT500 series of handheld GPS receivers, LT500H/T/N, covers three accuracy ranges from sub-meter to centimeter. It is a cost-effective full GNSS positioning solution for survey,... read more

Spectra Precision’s Offers Flexible GNSS Receiver for Surveyors

June 23, 2015By
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Spectra Precision has introduced its new SP60 GNSS receiver. Designed to meet the evolving needs of surveyors, the SP60 is a versatile solution combining next generation Spectra Precision GNSS technology, a high level of configuration flexibility and an innovative design, the company said. The SP60 is part of Spectra Precision’s latest portfolio of GNSS receivers specifically designed for the mainstream... read more

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Powerful RTK with Six Separate Engines

June 19, 2015By
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By Matthew D. Sibole A little more than a year ago, I became a part of a team of surveyors from across the country to offer testing and input on new technology and programing coming out of JAVAD GNSS. It has been a great honor to work along with Dr. Javad Ashjaee, the other surveyors and Javad’s staff at JAVAD GNSS. Why Javad chose me,... read more

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Get Full Advantage from Many Profitable Features In One Compact RTK Rover

June 19, 2015By
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The TRIUMPH-LS and its field software, J-Field, have many revolutionary and innovative features compared to current GNSS systems. Here is a quick overview of its most salient features, making it an ideal unit for surveyors in the field and managing from the office. The TRIUMPH-LS contains everything needed to function as a complete RTK rover in one small, compact, ergonomic... read more

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Pinnacle Uses Leica System to Keep NYC High-Rise Plumb

June 17, 2015By
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When the new Extell luxury high-rise building goes up at 217 West 57th Street in Manhattan, the vertical alignment of the core-wall structure will be crucial to success. This internal core structure will rise almost 1,500 feet above the ground and will be the reference for all other building construction, making its construction one of the most mission-critical aspects of... read more

GeoLearn Adds Nine Geodesy Courses by David Doyle

June 17, 2015By
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GeoLearn, a company focused on serving the geospatial industry with video-based online learning and continuing education credits, has added nine courses on geodesy topics by retired NGS Chief Geodetic Surveyor and GPS World contributor David Doyle. Doyle is a contributing editor for survey to GPS World’s monthly Survey Scene newsletter. His first column appeared in May. GeoLearn’s new introductory geodesy courses... read more

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Companies Team on UAS Imagery for Pipelines, Electric

June 17, 2015By

Flightline Geographics and Tablerock Land Survey have partnered to provide industry-leading premium 3D aerial imagery from Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for pipeline and electric transmission projects across North America. The announcement was made at the International Right of Way Association annual conference and trade show. FlightlineGeo is a GIS company that has been involved in professional UAS since 2012 and is able to provide... read more

Highest Peak in North America to be Surveyed

June 16, 2015By
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A new GPS survey of Mount McKinley, the highest point in North America, will update the commonly accepted elevation of McKinley’s peak, 20,320 feet. The last survey was completed in 1953. The USGS, along with NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), are supporting a GPS survey of the Mount McKinley apex. Surveying technology and processes... read more