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About Allison Kral

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Allison Kral is the digital media manager for North Coast Media (NCM). She completed her undergraduate degree at Ohio University where she received a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She works across a number of digital platforms, which include creating e-newsletters, writing articles and posting across social media sites. She also creates content for NCM’s GPS World, Pit & Quarry, Portable Plants and LP Gas magazines. Her understanding of the ever-changing digital media world allows her to quickly grasp what a target audience desires and create content that is appealing and relevant for any client across any platform. She can be reached at

Posts by Allison Kral

Sokkia releases two robotic total stations for survey, layout Posted on 18 Feb 2021 in the GIS News & Mapping & Technology categories.

Sokkia has launched two robotic total stations designed to improve job site productivity: the iX-1200 and iX-600. According to Sokkia, the total stations, designed as a part of a full... Read more»

NV5 Geospatial releases cloud-based geospatial data management platform Posted on 12 Feb 2021 in the GIS News & GIS Software categories.

NV5 Geospatial, powered by Quantum Spatial, has launched INSITE, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that enables users to more efficiently and cost-effectively manage their geospatial data, from acquisition to delivery. With... Read more»

Topcon Positioning Group launches point creation software Posted on 14 Jan 2021 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & GIS Software categories.

Topcon Positioning Group has released Topcon Point Manager, a point creation software that’s available as a plug-in for Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit users in the U.S. and Canada. According... Read more»

Golden Software releases updated 3D surface mapping package Posted on 14 Jan 2021 in the GIS News & Mapping categories.

Golden Software has improved visualization and other functionality in the new version of its Surfer gridding, contouring and 3D surface mapping package. Surfer users now have a greater number of... Read more»

Coral reef conservation technology wins Copernicus Masters 2020 competition Posted on 10 Dec 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Imagery categories.

Reef Support, an automatic warning system that uses artificial (AI) and satellite imagery to detect coral bleaching, algal blooms, sediment plumes and debris caused by humans, won the Copernicus Masters... Read more»

RedTail Lidar Systems demos mapping capability Posted on 08 Dec 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Lidar & Mapping categories.

RedTail Lidar Systems partnered with an engineering firm to demonstrate the RTL-400 lidar system’s high-resolution, high-accuracy mapping capability. According to the company, its lidar imagery was used to generate as-built... Read more»

Daewoo E&C partners with SPH Engineering for AI platform Posted on 18 Nov 2020 in the GIS News categories.

SPH Engineering has partnered with Daewoo Engineering and Construction (E&C). Through the partnership, SPH will support Daewoo’s data management projects through its Atlas artificial intelligence (AI) platform, which enables aerial... Read more»

Urban surveyors adopt MGISS mapping technology Posted on 03 Nov 2020 in the GIS News & Mapping categories.

Mobile GIS Services (MGISS) has equipped a team of urban surveyors with new satellite positioning systems to accurately map assets and features such as signage, lighting and landscape features. The... Read more»

UP42 partners with Intermap for high-resolution elevation data Posted on 02 Nov 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News & Mapping categories.

The NEXTMap Elevation Data Suite from Intermap Technologies is now offered on the UP42 developer platform for Earth observation data and analytics. UP42 gives users direct access to extensive Earth... Read more»

Earth-imaging and scientific payloads arrive for Ariancespace mission Posted on 01 Oct 2020 in the Featured Stories & GIS News categories.

Earth-imaging and scientific payloads have arrived in French Guiana, both designed for Ariancespace’s Vega mission in November. The spacecraft were delivered by a chartered Antonov AN-124 cargo jetliner that touched... Read more»