Month: October 2009

Ordnance Survey and GeoVation Awards programme offers £21,000 for best geography ideas

GeoVation, an online initiative aiming to promote innovation with geography, has launched an awards programme with a prize fund of £21,000 available to develop the best entries. ?The initiative – supported by mapping agency Ordnance Survey – aims to help

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Trimble Develops Next Generation 3D Laser Scanner for Industrial Plant Applications

3D Laser Scanner Combines Phase and Time of Flight Technologies for Fast and Accurate Data Capture SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2009 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the Trimble® CX 3D laser scanner with Trimble’s proprietary WAVEPULSE™ technology. WAVEPULSE combines

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SYCODE Releases ESRI Shape File Import Plug-ins for AutoCAD, Bricscad, IntelliCAD and Rhinoceros

SYCODE Releases ESRI Shape File Import Plug-ins for AutoCAD, Bricscad, IntelliCAD and Rhinoceros Panaji, GOA – 28th October, 2009 – SYCODE has released ESRI Shape file import plug-ins for AutoCAD, Bricscad, IntelliCAD and Rhinoceros. The plug-ins will allow these CAD systems

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Video for Land Surveyors: Import Field Books

This video shows you how to Import Field Books in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Drawings & Survey Databases. This is one of the most often asked questions I get from professional land surveyors just starting out with AutoCAD Civil 3D.

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-25

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-18 http://ow.ly/15VEL2 # NPR @ombudsman point out there have been times NPR has aired user-submitted stories that turned out to be untrue. #pubcamp (via @acarvin) # Enjoying a relaxing Sunday morning with

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Autodesk Announces Support for Windows 7

Industry-Leading Design, Engineering and Entertainment Software to Be Compatible with Latest Windows Operating System SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has announced support for

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5 Post Recession Professional Land Surveyor Thoughts

I don’t have a magic crystal ball to tell what’s going to happen when this recession, now being commonly called the “Great Recession”, ends. Of course, on many levels there will be improvements in business, employment, and the economy in

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-18

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-11 http://ow.ly/15UdhW # PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Have You Ever Had Lyme Disease? http://ow.ly/15UAj6 # Researching Lyme Disease preventative measures. # Civil 3D 2010 Swap Parts Part II http://retwt.me/R2vF (via @C3DReminders) # Working

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Professional Land Surveyor News-EngineerSupply Becomes Authorized Topcon National Dealer

EngineerSupply Becomes Authorized Topcon National Dealer October 16, 2009 EngineerSupply, a leading supplier of engineering and construction equipment, is proud to announce they have become a factory-authorized, national distributor of Topcon tools and equipment. Topcon is a leading manufacturer of

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China Information Security Technology Wins National Surveying & Mapping Awards

China Information Security Technology Wins National Surveying & Mapping Awards October 14, 2009 – 8:00 AM EDT China Information Security Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:CPBY) (“China Information Security,” “CIST” or the “Company”), a leading total solutions provider of digital security,geographic information, and

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Vandenberg Successfully Launches Delta II Rocket Carrying WorldView-2 High-Resolution Remote-Sensing Satellite

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Vandenberg successfully launched a Delta II rocket from Space Launch Complex late last week. The rocket carried WorldView-2, a high-resolution, remote-sensing satellite, into polar orbit. With confirmation of the payload’s delivery into orbit and signal

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3D Scanner Used In Radiohead Music Video

How cool is this! 3D laser scanners were used in the new Radiohead music video of their song “House Of Cards”. I remember the first time I saw a demonstration of a 3D laser scanner, where the conference room and

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Bentley Introduces Timely Value-Creative Subscription Innovations to Help Sustain the Infrastructure Professions

13 October 2009 Company Endeavors to Help Both Large Organizations and Individual Practitioners to Expand Information Technology Adoption in Response to Economic Challenges CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Be Inspired: Infrastructure Best Practices Symposium and Awards – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Have You Ever Had Lyme Disease?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question Have You Ever Had Lyme Disease? Take the survey and if you had (or have) Lyme Disease please leave a comment telling us your experience with having Lyme Disease:

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-11

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-04 http://ow.ly/15SMCD # Newport Bridge http://www.riphoto.com/?p=1181 (via @riphotocom) # Aztec Calendar http://bit.ly/1a3g3z (via @mrcadman) # Back from Vermont, while rainy was still enjoyable, but it’s great to be back home. # Car

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Autodesk and Trimble Create AutoCAD Civil 3D Data Exchange Tool to Help Break Down Barrier Between Engineering and Construction

Autodesk and Trimble Create AutoCAD Civil 3D Data Exchange Tool to Help Break Down Barrier Between Engineering and Construction Extension Enables Automated Data Exchange Between AutoCAD Civil 3D Model and Trimble Construction Solutions SUNNYVALE and SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 6,

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-04

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-09-27 http://ow.ly/15RolR # “The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.” #Quote Socrates # Verifying Civil 3D Update 2: Check ABOUT for

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