TAG: survey

Leica adds to GeoMo geodetic monitoring solution

November 19, 2015By

Leica Geosystems has introduced two new additions to its Leica GeoMo deformation monitoring solution: Leica GeoMoS AnyData and GeoMoS API. Users of the system can now create comprehensible visualizations and customizable reports, which enables powerful sensor data fusion for applications, such as air or water quality monitoring and construction or building management. With GeoMoS AnyData and GeoMoS API, multiple open interface standards are... read more

Esri Launches Photo Survey Web App for Property Surveys

September 24, 2015By

Many local governments use large teams of volunteers to evaluate property conditions and identify structures that may be abandoned or in disrepair. Property surveys may take several months to complete and are hard to maintain over time. To simplify survey data collection Esri has partnered with the City of New Orleans (NOLA) to create Photo Survey, an ArcGIS for Local Government solution. Photo... read more

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Carlson SurvCE 5.0 Improvements on Display at INTERGEO

September 14, 2015By

Carlson Software experts will be demonstrating the newest abilities of the 5.0 version of SurvCE, its data-collection software, at INTERGEO, being held in Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 15-17. Carlson will have two stands: indoors at  C8.017 (Hall 8) and outdoors at FG.004. SurvCE v. 5.0 software is scheduled to be officially released and available for download following extensive testing and after final enhancements are... read more

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Sony’s Vertical Take-off Drone Designed for Business

August 28, 2015By

Sony is developing an unmanned aerial vehicle that lifts off and lands vertically like a helicopter (also known as a VTOL craft for vertical take-off and landing.) The VTOL drone is being developed with a Tokyo robotics firm under a collaborative company called Aerosense. The drone can carry up to 22 pounds, fly continuously for two hours, and reach a speed... read more

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Handheld’s Nautiz X8 Field Computer Gets Add-ons

August 27, 2015By

Handheld Group is offering expansion pack features for its Nautiz X8 rugged field computer. The new functionalities will make the Nautiz X8 more versatile for field workers in a number of market segments, including forestry, surveying, construction, field services, warehouse projects and logistics. The Nautiz X8 was built to enable efficient and reliable data collection in the toughest of environments.... read more

MicroSurvey FieldGenius 8 Provides Control in Field Data Collection

August 12, 2015By

The newest version of MicroSurvey FieldGenius delivers expanded toolsets and enhanced capabilities for fast, accurate and complete field data collection, according to maker MicroSurvey Software. FieldGenius 8 was developed through close market collaboration and feedback from users, and provides tight control over crucial aspects of field data collection through expanded toolsets and an enhanced user experience, the company said. Benefits... read more

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Highest Peak in North America to be Surveyed

June 16, 2015By
At 20, 320 feet, Mount McKinley is North America’s highest peak. (Photo courtesy of Todd Paris, UAF).

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 ft. 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

CHC Offers LT500 Series Handheld for GIS

April 29, 2015By

CHC has launched the LT500 series of handheld GPS receivers. The LT500 series LT500N /LT500T/LT500H covers three accuracy ranges from sub-meter to centimeter accuracy and is a cost-effective full GNSS positioning solution for survey, construction and GIS professionals. Powered by the Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 operating system, the LT500 is accurate, rugged and versatile, CHC said. User productivity is enhanced with... read more