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Case study: Firms collaborate on product development

January 12, 2017By
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Professional GNSS users now expect lightweight, easy-to-use receivers optimized for their particular workflows. Meanwhile, a streamlined manufacturing process means design and production of sophisticated instruments now takes months rather than years, and relies on global teams of networked specialists. Carlson Software approached Hemisphere GNSS in early 2015 with the goal of bringing a new GNSS receiver to market, one optimized... read more

Colossal North Atlantic wave recorded

January 11, 2017By
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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced the highest wave on record: a behemoth that towered 19 meters (62.3 feet, or about five building storeys) above the North Atlantic. Examination of data sent by an automated buoy showed the monster wave rose on Feb. 4, 2013, at a remote spot between Britain and Iceland. The mighty wave occurred after a strong... read more

Geolocation and the surveyor: Looking back to the future

January 5, 2017By
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The surveyor has been known throughout history for many things: part expert measurer, part historian, part lawyer and part geographer. These attributes have led the surveyor to become a trusted member of the mapping community, on both the public, and private sides. Through the use of technology and associated mapping knowledge, the surveyor has provided the base layer for almost... read more

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Hemisphere GNSS names new president and CEO

December 28, 2016By

Farlin Halsey has been named president and chief executive officer of Hemisphere GNSS, effective Jan. 2, 2017. He replaces Xinping Guo, interim president and CEO. Halsey has also been appointed to the Hemisphere board of directors, where Guo will continue to be a member. With more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in the high-technology electronics industry, Halsey brings a wealth... read more

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Teledyne Optech launches static, mobile surveying solutions at Intergeo 2016

December 28, 2016By

Teledyne Optech launched survey instruments and workflow solutions for collecting 3D spatial data at Intergeo 2016, which was held Oct. 11-13 in Hamburg, Germany. General Manager Michel Stanier highlights the Polaris terrestrial scanner, Maverick mobile scanner, Eclipse airborne sensor and Galaxy sensor. read more

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Septentrio reference receivers to monitor volcanoes for USGS

December 14, 2016By

Septentrio has completed delivery of PolaRx5 multi-constellation GNSS reference receivers and antenna systems to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The monitoring systems will be deployed through the Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) for volcano monitoring stations in Alaska and at various international locations through the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program (VDAP) — a cooperative effort between the USGS and the U.S. Agency... read more

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Geneq introduces SXPad 1000P rugged handheld

December 14, 2016By
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Geneq Inc. has announced the SXPad 1000P, a rugged handheld GPS data collector, which the company says is low-cost. The SXPad 1000P is suitable for mobile GIS users in applications ranging from water, electric, gas utilities, transportation, mining, agriculture and forestry. The high-performance 1000-megahertz device is designed to give professionals the power needed to work with maps and large data sets in the... read more

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SBG Systems focuses on INS/GPS, robust data at Intergeo 2016

December 14, 2016By

SBG Systems Chief Technology Officer Alexis Guinamard discusses the company’s full line of inertial sensors at Intergeo 2016, which was held Oct. 11-13 in Hamburg, Germany. SBG Systems featured its mobile mapping, aerial survey and georeferencing solutions at the trade fair. read more

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