Month: April 2010

Professional Land Surveyor Survey-What is Your Favorite Social Networking Site?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: What is Your Favorite Social Networking Site? In the last two or more years I’ve seen more and more professional land surveyors, engineers, AutoCAD users, and designers using social

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Professional Land Surveyor Forum Calendar Events

This morning I’ve added a few events to the Professional Land Surveyor Forum Calendar and Events, which I want to share with you here. I thought it would also give me a chance to spread the word on how you

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Leica XPro 4.3 – HiRes Ortho Processing Reduces Flight Lines and Increases Productivity

Professional Land Surveyor News: Leica XPro 4.3 – HiRes Ortho Processing Reduces Flight Lines and Increases Productivity Today, Leica Geosystems announced that their leading line sensor workflow, the Leica XPro, has been updated with new features.  Leica XPro  4.3 – HiRes

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-25

Just finished a good breakfast of eggs, sausage, Johnny Cakes, and coffee – lovin’ Sunday so far. # I think, should anyone care, that most of the Wall Street banks are too failed to be big and the ave. Joe

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Topcon DL-500 Digital Level Series With First ‘Wave-and-Read’ Technology

Professional Land Surveyor News: Topcon DL-500 Digital Level Series With First ‘Wave-and-Read’ Technology Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announced this week that they’ve released their new DL-500 digital levels series, which uses digital ‘Wave-and-Read’ Technology for the very first time. Of

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Cadcorp Software National UK Web Mapping for Education Sector

National web mapping for the higher and further education sector Inspiring learning – Cadcorp software enables greater sharing of map data to UK education sector Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp and the EDINA National Data

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Twitter #FollowFriday Professional Land Surveyor Recommendations

Here is this week’s Twitter #FollowFriday Professional Land Surveyor Recommendations: @JoshNelson – Josh is a Civil Engineer and current President of the Civil CADD Consortium. The Civil CADD Consortium, or C3 (s? thr?), was founded in 2000 by a group

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Professional Land Surveyor News: First China-Made Unmanned Aerial Photography Systems Delivered

Professional Land Surveyor News: First China-Made Unmanned Aerial Photography Systems Delivered People’s Daily Online reports that on April 15 the first batch of 17 light, fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) aerial photography systems was delivered in Beijing, China to the

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Professional Land Surveyor News: GeoEye Receives U.S. Government Contract Award for New Web Mapping Service

Professional Land Surveyor News: GeoEye Receives U.S. Government Contract Award for New Web Mapping Service GeoEye, Inc., announced this week that it has signed a modification to a contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide Web mapping services

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Eagle Point Software Corporation to Offer Compatible Solutions to AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Software

DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 20, 2010 – Eagle Point Software Corporation today announced it will offer compatible solutions to Autodesk’s AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 software for the building design, infrastructure, and construction industries. “We are excited to be able to quickly support

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Professional Land Surveyor News: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Upgrade is Ready for Download

This morning I was quite happy to see an email in my inbox from Autodesk telling me that my AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 upgrade is available for me to download! One of the benefits of being an Autodesk Subscription Customer is

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-18

NPR: Why The Fed Owns A Mall In Oklahoma City-More at http://n.pr/125764118 # NYTimes: No One Is to Blame for Anything http://s.nyt.com/u/-Xc # RT @CynthiaY29: Researchers harness viruses to split water: Crucial step toward turning water into hydrogen fuel http://bit.ly/bYcc2d

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Help to Keep the University of Maine Survey Engineering Technology (SVT) Program Funded!

It has come to my attention that the University of Maine is proposing budget cuts in its Survey Engineering Technology (SVT) program, and I’d like your help in getting the University to change its mind. If these proposed budget cuts

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Twitter #FollowFriday Professional Land Surveyor Recommendations

If you’re on Twitter then you are probably aware of Twitter’s weekly “Follow Friday” social introduction and recommendation tradition. If you’re not on Twitter, or new to the site and its idiosyncrasies, how it works is this: You post a

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China and Nepal Agree to Disagree on Height of Mount Everest

China and Nepal Agree to Disagree on Height of Mount Everest I came across an interesting article at the end of last week about how China and Nepal agreed to disagree on the exact height of Mount Everest. The Nepalese

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-What Is Your Land Surveying Products And Services Pricing Strategy?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: What Is Your Land Surveying Products And Services Pricing Strategy? I’m writing a series of articles on pricing land surveying products and services and I’m looking for your input.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks: Angle Format Settings

This is the fourth of five AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks expanding upon a previous article I wrote outlining the 5 AutoCAD Civil 3D Settings Professional Land Surveyors Need To Know. The fourth of the five AutoCAD Civil

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Autodesk and Open Design Alliance Reach Agreement for Autodesk DWG Trademarks

Professional Land Surveyor News: Autodesk and Open Design Alliance Reach Agreement for Autodesk DWG Trademarks On Friday, April 9, 2010, Autodesk and the Open Design Alliance (ODA) made an announcement to settle their pending Autodesk DWG Trademark disputes. Autodesk had started proceedings

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-04-11

The free @digg app’s here for iPhone! They’re giving out a custom ColorWare #ipad each day for 2 weeks to celebrate! http://bit.ly/diggapp # RT @solardude1: New Electric Cars Are Better http://is.gd/4wdDF # @CADRelations Thanks for the RT! in reply to

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