Month: July 2010

Twitter #FollowFriday Professional Land Surveyor Recommendations

Here are this week’s Twitter #FollowFriday Professional Land Surveyor Recommendations: @wkfd – WKFD is the Twitter account for the Kung Fu Drafter blog. They are drafters and geeks trying to share information with people with similar interests. I highly recommend

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Microsoft Research Street Slide View Video

Here’s a neat video I came across showing Microsoft Street Slide browsing of street-level imagery. The Microsoft Research YouTube Channel has this to say about this video: “Street Slide is a novel browsing interface for street-level imagery that combines the

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ACSM Lobby Day Webinar Rebroadcast

ACSM Lobby Day Webinar Rebroadcast Join the American Congress on Surveying & Mapping (ACSM) for a Webinar on August 3, 2010. This Lobby Day Webinar, originally broadcast on June 22, discusses useful tips for ACSM members in securing and attending

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-Does AutoCAD Civil 3D Require Too Much Setup?

In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking the question: Does AutoCAD Civil 3D Require Too Much Setup? I’ve been working on updating my existing AutoCAD Civil 3D templates and creating a few new ones, which got me to

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Professional Land Surveyor News-Leica Laser Scanners Used for 3D Survey of Mount Rushmore

Professional Land Surveyor News-Leica’s Laser Scanners Used for 3D Survey of Mount Rushmore Leica Geosystems’ Laser Scanners used by International Team to Complete First-Ever 3D Survey of Mount Rushmore National Memorial (Norcross, Ga., 19 July 2010) Leica Geosystems announced that the

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-25

Off and running for some fun {work} in the sun! # Photo: The storm is upon us…at least it’s upon me http://tumblr.com/xprdrksp8 # @wkfd I thought this only happened to me ….. misery loves company! in reply to wkfd #

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Land Surveyor Catches Record Catfish in Missouri River

Land surveyor Greg Bernal recently caught a possible world record 130-pound catfish in the Missouri River. Wow! His catch is six pounds heavier than the world’s record landed about four years ago. As fantastic as that is, it is reported

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-So, is it the Heat or the Humidity that’s worse?

In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking the question: So, is it the Heat or the Humidity that’s worse? With it being in the Dog Days of Summer here in the northern hemisphere I’ve been seeing a lot

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Top 10 Reasons I Am So Done With Today

It really wasn’t a bad day today, but now it’s 11:00 pm, I’m tired, and thinking about the day that was. So, here are the top 10 reasons that I’m so done with today: 10 – Getting up at 4:45

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Professional Land Surveyor Update and News

Today I wanted to talk with you about this site and a few changes that I have in the works. While nothing that I’m proposing to do is either earth shattering or overly revolutionary, I thought that in giving you

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Professional Land Surveyor News Trimble Unveils State-of-the-Art Mobile Spatial Imaging System

Professional Land Surveyor News Trimble Unveils State-of-the-Art Mobile Spatial Imaging System The Trimble MX8 System Combines Leading Imaging and Laser Scanning Capabilities in an Integrated System for Mobile Mapping SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 13, 2010 —Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the

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Professional Land Surveyor News Adapx GIS Data Collection for GeoPDF, ESRI MapIt, & Mobile Devices

Professional Land Surveyor News Adapx GIS Data Collection for GeoPDF, ESRI MapIt, & Mobile Devices Adapx Introduces New Capturx GIS Data Collection Solutions for GeoPDF, ESRI MapIt, and Mobile Devices at ESRI User Conference Handwritten data on paper maps and

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Professional Land Surveyor News Trimble Introduces New Desktop and GPS Handheld Solution for Utility and Smart Grid Asset Maintenance and Inspection

Professional Land Surveyor News Trimble Introduces New Desktop and GPS Handheld Solution for Utility and  Smart Grid Asset Maintenance and Inspection SAN DIEGO, July 12, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today a new version of its Trimble® Field Inspector solution

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Ashtech Releases New Firmware and Radio Option for ProFlex GNSS Receivers

Ashtech® has introduced a new GNSS firmware upgrade for the entire ProFlex™ line of products, including the ProFlex 500, ProFlex 500 Marine, ProFlex 500 CORS, ProFlex Lite and ProFlex Lite Duo. The new firmware features as standard: Hot Stand-By RTK:

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-04

Photo: What does this face say? http://tumblr.com/xprc9slz2 # @JoshNelson Didn’t that take all the “fun” out of it? in reply to JoshNelson # Video: I just thought that this was really moving. I’d never seen anything like it before. http://tumblr.com/xprc5qj5p

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