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Surveying Is Fun and Data Is Cheap: Bentley Systems Sets Pace of Reality Capture

Surveyors are accustomed to working with sophisticated and powerful technology, such as GNSS, laser scanning, and photo capture, which makes their jobs so much easier than it used to be. Even 30 years ago, gathering geometric data about the real world used…

78.7% of AEC Firms Expect Scanning/Modeling Work to Increase in the Next 12 Months

August 9, 2016 - in Lifecycle, Surveying/Mapping

Washington D.C., August 9, 2016  —  Despite swings in the global economic climate, strong growth is expected in the scanning and modeling market,…

Civil Maps Closes Seed Funding Round Led by Ford, Motus Ventures

ALBANY, Calif.—Civil Maps, provider of 3D mapping technology for fully autonomous vehicles, today announced it raised a $6.6 million seed funding round.…

Fugro Scoops ‘Ground Investigation Project of the Year’ at 2016 Ground Engineering Awards

The challenging programme of geotechnical work saw the global survey specialist pick up ‘Ground Investigation Project of the Year’ in the face of tough competition. Fugro undertook detailed ground investigations of superficial deposits and bedrock along…

Dewberry Assesses East Coast Flood Damage through Aerial and Satellite Photography Interpretation

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has completed a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) contract to interpret aerial and satellite imagery and assess damages in South Carolina following a record-breaking storm event in late 2015.…

Dewberry Completes National Hydrography Study for U.S. Geological Survey

June 30, 2016 - in Projects, Surveying/Mapping, Water

Dewberry has completed the National Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Study (HRBS) for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The firm conducted the study—sponsored by USGS and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service—to…

Fugro Progresses on 1,500-Kilometer Ground Penetrating Radar Survey for SNCF

June 30, 2016 - in Projects, Rail, Surveying/Mapping

Fugro has reached the halfway mark in data collection as part of a 4-year contract to survey trackbed for French rail operator, SNCF. Under the framework, which runs to 2018, the global survey specialist is collecting ground penetrating radar (GPR) data from…

TomTom and sensewhere Team Up to Bring Location Based Services Indoors

June 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

San Diego, CA, June 28, 2016 – TomTom (TOM2) today announced a technology collaboration with a leading provider of indoor positioning technology, sensewhere Limited. This collaboration will enable the two companies to conquer GPS black spots and bring location…

Leica Geosystems‘ 2016 Plan Contest Awards Showcase State-of-the-art Reality Capture Deliverables

June 28, 2016 - in Awards, Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Heerbrugg, Switzerland, June 28, 2016—Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Plan Contest. An annual highlight of the Geosystems Track at HxGN LIVE, the contest gives conference attendees the opportunity to showcase their best deliverables…

Trimble TDC100 Handheld GNSS Data Collector Combines Smartphone-Like User Experience with Professional-Grade Capabilities

June 28, 2016 - in Products, Surveying/Mapping

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 28, 2016—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its Trimble® TDC100 handheld data collector. An entry-level Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) device for a variety of Geographic Information System (GIS) applications, the…