Month: August 2012

Topcon Launches Three-Year ‘Bulletproof’ Warranty For GR-5

Topcon GR-5

Topcon launches three-year ‘bulletproof’ warranty for GR-5 LIVERMORE, Calif. – Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) is offering a three-year, guaranteed ‘bulletproof’ warranty for its industry-leading GR-5 high-precision GNSS receiver.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Hotfix 2

Civil 3D Help

AutoCAD Civil 3D Services & Support – AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Hotfix 2 From Autodesk: In a continuing effort to provide high quality products, Autodesk has released AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Hotfix 2 which fixes or addresses a variety of issues

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 26, 2012

East Greenwich RI Bell

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Topcon Launches TopNET Live Website Autodesk Profits Fall and Lays Off 520 Employees ArcGIS for AutoCAD Offers Advanced CAD and GIS Interoperability Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 19, 2012 Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup

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Topcon Launches TopNET Live Website

TopNET Live Topcon

Topcon launches TopNET live website LIVERMORE, Calif.  – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces the launch of the new TopNET live website. TopNET live is the new name for the restructuring of Topcon’s GNSS network business, and global GNSS services. The

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Autodesk Profits Fall and Lays Off 520 Employees

Professional Land Surveyor News

Autodesk stumbled this week, missing its earning expectations, cutting its full-year sales growth forecast, stocks taking a beating, and then laying off 520 employees, being 7% of their total staff. Got Recession? It seems that the uber-techno-giant Autodesk is also feeling

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ArcGIS for AutoCAD Offers Advanced CAD and GIS Interoperability

ArcGIS for AutoCAD

New Version Introduces Geodatabase Editing August 22, 2012 Redlands, California—The latest release of ArcGIS for AutoCAD, Esri’s free AutoCAD plug-in, improves the ability to exchange data and information between the ArcGIS and AutoCAD platforms. ArcGIS for AutoCAD users with read/write

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 19, 2012

Old Plat

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Archive – Last 3 weeks: Updates Around The Interwebs: The Autocad Civil 3D Daily Autosub surveys deep ocean floor off Land’s End Geomatics Today Dragging Humanity Up the Shining Hills of a

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Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors: Setup Drawing Settings

Members Only

This Premium Members Post is part of a the Beginners AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup for Land Surveyors series. Today, let’s look at a few of the basic AutoCAD Civil 3D Drawing Settings to setup. There are five important settings that every land surveyor

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GEOID12 Error Analysis Complete and GEOID12A Model Developed

GEOID12 Error Map

Here’s an important notice from The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) concerning the new GEOID12 model: The National Geodetic Survey has determined that the GEOID12 model was developed using erroneous input control points, primarily in the Gulf Coast region. NGS immediately

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MicroSurvey Releases MicroSurvey CAD 2013

MicroSurvey CAD 2013

MicroSurvey® Releases MicroSurvey CAD 2013 August 16th, 2012 – West Kelowna, BC – MicroSurvey is pleased to announce a major update to its flagship software with the release of MicroSurvey CAD 2013. This latest version of MicroSurvey CAD – built for

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Data Shortcuts Hotfix

Civil 3D Help

Hotfix – AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Data Shortcuts Autodesk has released a hotfix for an issue with Data Shortcuts when using AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012. From the Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Services & Support: In a continued effort to improve product

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 12, 2012

Aerial Cross GPS Located

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Leica Viva GS08plus – Lightest Cable-Free High-Accuracy GNSS System Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 5, 2012 MAPPS Elects New Officers And Directors Emergency AutoCAD Civil 3D 911: Point Inverse Video Survey Summit 2012, The

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Leica Viva GS08plus – Lightest Cable-Free High-Accuracy GNSS System

Leica Viva Ergonomic GNSS Solution

Leica Viva GS08plus – Lightest cable-free high-accuracy GNSS system (Heerbrugg/Switzerland, 31 July 2012) – Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce a new GNSS solution to its successful Viva GNSS family. The Leica Viva GS08plus is the smallest and lightest cable-free

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 5, 2012

Middle Earth Map

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup August 5, 2012 MAPPS Elects New Officers And Directors Emergency AutoCAD Civil 3D 911: Point Inverse Video Survey Summit 2012, The Road Ahead … or Summit Plummet? Professional Land Surveyor

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MAPPS Elects New Officers And Directors

Professional Land Surveyor News

MAPPS, the only national association of private sector geospatial firms, elected new members to its Board of Directors and a slate of officers to serve the association for 2012-2013. Jeff Lower, Vice President of Operations, Magnolia River Services, Inc. (Huntsville,

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Emergency AutoCAD Civil 3D 911: Point Inverse Video

AutoCAD Civil 3D 911 Webcast

EMERGENCY AUTOCAD CIVIL 3D 911, HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? In this AutoCAD Civil 3D 911 series article is available to all site members beginning at the (free) Associate Member level. Some names have been changed to protect the inquisitive. Submit

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Survey Summit 2012, The Road Ahead … or Summit Plummet?

Survey Summit Plummet

I’ve just read that only an estimated 250 attended the joint endeavor between ESRI and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) in San Diego last month, billed as the ACSM Annual Conference. Survey Summit or Summit Plummet? 250. That’s

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