Month: September 2011

Trimble’s Portfolio of Survey Solutions Allows Surveyors to Collect, Share and Deliver Data Faster to Improve Productivity

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Trimble’s Portfolio of Survey Solutions Allows Surveyors to Collect, Share and Deliver Data Faster to Improve Productivity NUREMBERG, Germany, Sept. 27, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced additions to its portfolio of Connected Site™ survey solutions for the field and office. The

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Optech Announces New Airborne Laser Terrain Mappers (ALTM) Models: Orion M/C 300

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Toronto, Canada, September 26, 2011 Optech Incorporated is pleased to announce the latest addition to its innovative line of airborne laser terrain mappers, the ALTM Orion M/C 300. Available in two models, the Orion M300 and C300 are specifically designed

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Spectra Precision Introduces New ProMark 800 GNSS Receiver and Survey Pro 5.0 Field Software

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Spectra Precision Introduces New ProMark 800 GNSS Receiver and Survey Pro 5.0 Field Software NUREMBURG, Germany, Sept. 26, 2011 — Spectra Precision introduced today several additions to its growing portfolio of solutions focused on mainstream surveying and construction needs. The announcement

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup September 25, 2011

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Updates & Upgrades In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup, I want to explain a few site upgrades in addition to this week’s summary. If you are a regular visitor here, you’ve no doubt noticed a new look. You

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-25

Professional Land Surveyor Twitter Updates

Eric Colburn #FollowFriday List is out! http://t.co/V7DA0NzD ? Top stories today via @bluegrassmuseum # Geomatics Today is out! http://t.co/fCJbGsWn # The Autocad Civil 3D Daily is out! http://t.co/a1n5PurV ? Top stories today via @pchurchill @wkfd @civil3d_jedi @johnevansdesign # The Professional

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ClearEdge3D Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Grant for Automated Feature Extraction Research

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Funding will greatly improve the company’s feature extraction technology; goal is to virtually eliminate manual modeling of facilities, buildings and entire cities Herndon, Virginia — September 21, 2011 — ClearEdge3D today announced that it has won a research grant from

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Hexagon Enters Into Exclusive Partnership with Locata Corporation for a Completely New Positioning Technology

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Hexagon has entered into an exclusive industry partnership with Locata Corporation Pty Ltd to integrate the revolutionary Locata positioning technology with Hexagon’s positioning receivers. This collaboration will leverage each company’s expertise to create the world’s first combined GPS-Locata positioning receiver.

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Javad GNNS Announces LightSquared Compensation and Integration

Javad GNSS Forward Looking or Industry Shill? Javad GNSS, Inc. has announced that its GPS receivers can now compensate for and integrate with the controversial LightSquared network. As has been widely reported, the LightSquared network will emit radio interference which

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LightSquared in the News Roundup

Here’s a roundup of LightSquared related news links recently posted on Ericcolburn.com, The Professional Land Surveyor Source: LightSquared in the News Republicans Ask White House for Records of Falcone Contacts – Bloomberg LightSquared Promises Tech Fix To ‘Save’ GPS |

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NOAA Office of Coast Survey Charts to Provide More Info Faster

Revolutionary Change in NOAA Nautical Chart Production Means More Products, Faster, for Maritime Use NOAA’s development of a new navigational chart processing system, designed to meet the changing needs of the maritime community, moves into initial limited production on September

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NOAA’s VDatum a Free Unlimited Access Web-Based GIS Software Tool

NOAA Vertical Datum Transformation tool NOAA’s just-completed first edition VDatum tool will allow users to combine and transform geospatial data from different sources onto a single vertical  reference surface, removing the largest obstacle GIS users face when creating products that enable

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Locata Passes Critical U.S. Air Force Ground-Based Positioning System Design Review Milestone

Locata Passes Critical Design Review Milestone for U.S. Air Force Ground-Based Positioning System Locata Prototypes a System for Centimeter-Accurate Positioning Over Large Areas When GPS Is Completely Denied IRVINE, CA and CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA–(Marketwire – Sep 8, 2011) – Locata Corporation today announced

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GAO Reports NOAA and NASA Improvements Needed for GOES Satellite Coverage Gap

The following information is taken from the “Highlights” page of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the GAO’s study and evaluation of how ready NOAA and NASA are for a possible satellite coverage gap from April to October

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Topcon Announces MR-1 Modular GNSS Receiver

LIVERMORE, Calif.–Monday, September 19, 2011 Compact, advanced technology, rugged design, simple integration Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces the release of the MR-1, a rugged, compact GNSS modular receiver with advanced technology. “The new MR-1 receiver is a ruggedized GNSS platform

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PCI Geomatics Releases Next Generation of Flagship Geomatica Software Suite

Automation. Performance. Innovation. Geomatica 2012 enables geospatial professionals to solve real-world problems faster and more cost-effectively. RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada—September 15, 2011: PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of geo-imaging software and systems, today announces the release of Geomatica 2012;

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup September 18, 2011

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-18 USGS Historical Topographic Map Collection Now Online Sokkia Releases NET-AX Series of Automated Total Stations for 3D Monitoring LightSquared Video to Debunk Several GPS Interference Myths-Facts

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-09-18

Eric Colburn #FollowFriday List is out! http://t.co/V7DA0NzD # Geomatics Today is out! http://t.co/fCJbGsWn ? Top stories today via @surveyorconnect @beerleg @spatialsci @canadajobs_ # The Autocad Civil 3D Daily is out! http://t.co/a1n5PurV ? Top stories today via @terrago @thecadgeek # The

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USGS Historical Topographic Map Collection Now Online

Examining Our Past: Historical Map Collection Now Online Nearly 90,000 high resolution scans of the more than 200,000 historical USGS topographic maps, some dating as far back as 1884, are now available online. The Historical Topographic Map Collection includes published U.S. maps

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Sokkia Releases NET-AX Series of Automated Total Stations for 3D Monitoring

Sokkia Releases NET-AX Series of Automated Total Stations for 3D Monitoring Olathe, Kan. – September 12, 2011  – Sokkia Corporation has released the NET-AX series of automated total stations in North and South America. The series includes NET05AX for 0.5” angle

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LightSquared Video to Debunk Several GPS Interference Myths-Facts or Propaganda?

Yesterday, I published a press release by House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri Rebuts LightSquared Ad in Letter to CEO and another press release where the Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations Against LightSquared Network. In summary, Congressman Petri, House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman, disputes

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