Author: EricColburn
Eric D. Colburn, PLS, "The Geo-Business Innovator", helps geo-professionals improve through innovative solutions, mastery of marketing and business growth strategies, and coaching/training. Eric is a successful, serial entrepreneur, podcaster, industry writer, product development consultant, and RI licensed professional land surveyor.

The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 18: Meerkat and Event Announcements

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:00 — 82.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYou can subscribe to this podcast via iTunes, grab the RSS feed or play from the website. Podcast Sponsor This episode of the Professional Land

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Points Primary Setup Webcast

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST) Early Bird Registration $235 (Save $50 up to March 31) Regular Registration $285 (ticket sales start April 1) Join us for this AutoCAD Civil 3D Primary Points Setup

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Laser Scanning Drones: XactSense is First to Fly Velodyne’s New Low-Cost LIDAR “Puck”

XactSense Inc. has developed a new platform for low-altitude aerial mapping using the newly released Velodyne LIDAR VLP-16 “Puck”. Drone LIDAR mapping for the masses is here. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 XactSense, Inc. has developed a new

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Commercial Drones Webinar: Proposed Rules, Tools and Business Opportunities

Commercial Drones Webinar: Proposed Rules, Tools and Business Opportunities

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT) Cost: Free To Register: CLICK HERE Please join us for this complimentary commercial drones webinar. With the recent announcement by the FAA of proposed rules for commercial drones, UAS or

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Professional Land Surveyor LinkedIn Group Tops 8000 Members

Professional Land Surveyor LinkedIn Group Tops 8000 Members I’m proud to announce that within the past few days the Professional Land Surveyor group on LinkedIn has topped 8000 members!

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 17: Commercial Drones Get Proposed FAA Rules

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Shownotes – Episode 17: Commercial Drones Get Proposed FAA Rules

Intro and Welcome!

Welcome to The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast. Let the survey party begin!

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In this episode of the Professional Land Surveyor Podcast you’ll find the following content:

FAA’s Small UAS/Drone Proposed Rulemaking Major Provisions
DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Commercial Drone Regulations Reportedly Poised For FAA Approval
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Survey Using a Regular Camera with DatuGram™3D
LinkedIn Article: FAA Commercial Drone Use Proposed Provisions
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FAA’s Small UAS/Drone Proposed Rulemaking Major Provisions

Expanding on yesterday’s news, DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, below is the Summary of Major Provisions of Proposed Part 107 outlining the details for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed commercial use of Small UAS (sUAS), UAV, or

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DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s

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Commercial Drone Regulations Reportedly Poised For FAA Approval

Based on a leaked FAA document, Forbes, the NY Times and other news outlets today are are reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is about to approve favorable rules for the commercial use of drones, UAS or UAV. However, it should

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FAA Grants North Dakota UAS Test Site Broader Air Access

February 11- The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to fly in a wide area of North Dakota, a move that will give industry more opportunities for research that could help the agency integrate UAS into the

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Safe Drone Usage Legislation to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policies By FAA

Congressional Legislation Urges the Federal Aviation Administration to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) policies Feb. 05, 2015 Murkowski, Young Introduce Bicameral Bills Pushing for Safe Drone Usage Senator Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young announced companion legislation in both chambers

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DatuGram™3D Version 4 Review & Accuracy Comparisons Webinar Recording

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:50 — 155.2MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDatuGram™3D Version 4 Review & Accuracy Comparisons Webinar Recording In this recorded Datumate Live Webinar presented by Eric Colburn, PLS, you’ll earn about the latest software

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions

FAA Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions The Federal Aviation Administration has granted eight more regulatory exemptions for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, bringing the total number of exemption grants to 24.

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US DOT To Release Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules This Week

New Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules For Commercial Use Is imminent The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a monthly update of proposed rulemaking to release the long-awaited Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Points For Land Surveyors Webcast

Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST) Cost: Free To Register; CLICK HERE Join us for this AutoCAD Civil 3D Points For Land Surveyors Webcast. This free, limited, and reserved seating (250) webcast covers: Points

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FAA Grants Real Estate, Agricultural UAS Exemptions

January 6– The Federal Aviation Administration today granted two regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, including the first for real estate photography. The agency gave the exemptions to Douglas Trudeau with Tierra Antigua Realty in Tucson, AZ, and

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Professional Land Surveyor Learning Center Announces Website and Education Platform Relaunch

The Professional Land Surveyor Learning Center, created by professional land surveyor Eric Colburn, PLS, publisher of EricColburn.com, announced today a major website and education platform relaunch. Students and instructors will find the site is now easier to use and more

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Free Datumate Live Webinar-DatuGram™3D Version 4 Review & Accuracy Comparisons

DatuGram™3D Version 4 Review & Accuracy Comparisons Hi, this is Eric Colburn and for myself, Datumate and Colburn Strategic Partners I invite you to our next free Datumate Live Webinar on DatuGram™3D Version 4 Review & Accuracy Comparisons: Please join us Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at

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Topcon Announces Software Add-on for Autodesk Integration

LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – Topcon Positioning Group announces the new Topcon eXchange software solution add-on for AutoCAD Civil 3D civil engineering design software. It is designed to save time by converting AutoCAD Civil 3D design data

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DatuGram™3D Case Studies Surveying & Mapping in the 21st Century Using Regular Cameras Webinar Recording

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:02:24 — 142.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this Datumate Live Webinar you’ll learn about real-life case studies of surveying and mapping using digital images of a regular, inexpensive (but high-resolution)

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