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NGS Developing GIS Tools and Datasets for Display and Analysis of Survey Data

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NGS Developing GIS Tools and Datasets for Display and Analysis of Survey Data NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) is in the process of developing new Geographic Information System (GIS) software tools for display and analysis of NGS survey data.

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Knowing Your Numbers-How to Develop Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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If you’ve followed the last few Premium Posts, then you know that I’ve been working through the “Knowing Your Numbers” series of posts, describing how to use Metrics in your professional land surveying business. To date, I’ve written Knowing Your Numbers-Business

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Knowing Your Numbers-Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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In earlier Premium Posts, I wrote Knowing Your Numbers-Business Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company, an article on which business metrics you can use to run your land surveying business, and Knowing Your Numbers-How To Measure Your Success, an article on

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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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AutoCAD 2012 Performance Slowdown Hotfix (32/64 bit)

This hotfix is suitable for all AutoCAD 2012 verticals and will fix the slowdown caused by the layer control update available in the ribbon. »»AutoCAD 2012 Performance Slowdown Hotfix (32/64 bit)

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OPUS Soon To Have A New Look

Yesterday, I was using the National Geodetic Survey’s (NGS) Online Positioning User Service (OPUS), where there was a bright green notice at the top of the OPUS page that said, “OPUS will feature a new look-and-feel on or about 03/01/2011”. In

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National Geodetic Survey (NGS) Will Cease Accepting Traditional Triangulation and Traverse Geodetic Surveys

GPS is Taking over the World! The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) has announced a new policy that traditional horizontal survey projects performed with terrestrial survey techniques will no longer be accepted for processing or loading into NGS databases. The Specifics

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Professional Land Surveyor News-Leica Viva TS15-Robotic Imaging Total Station World Premiere at INTERGEO 2010

5 October 2010, (Heerbrugg/Cologne) Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce its new robotic Imaging Total Station, the Leica Viva TS15. This state-of-the-art total station provides advanced imaging functionality combined with dynamic tracking capabilities for one-person surveying. Furthermore, Leica Viva TS15 features the easy-to-use Leica SmartWorx Viva onboard software.

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Professional Land Surveyor News-Leica Geosystems Introduces SpiderWeb v4.0–Value Added Web Services for GNSS Networks

Professional Land Surveyor News-Leica Geosystems Introduces SpiderWeb v4.0–Value Added Web Services for GNSS Networks (Heerbrugg, 18. August 2010) Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce Leica SpiderWeb v4.0 as part of the new reference station software update that also includes Leica

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Professional Land Surveyor News-Leica Geosystems Updates its GNSS Quality Control and Data Analysis Software

Professional Land Surveyor News-Leica Geosystems Updates its GNSS Quality Control and Data Analysis Software (Heerbrugg, 16 August 2010) Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce Leica SpiderQC v4.0 as part of the new reference station software update that also includes Leica

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Professional Land Surveyor News-Hemisphere GPS Announces New Earthworks Dealers

Professional Land Surveyor News-Hemisphere GPS Announces New Earthworks(R) Dealers Yesterday, in Scottsdale, AZ,  Hemisphere GPS (TSX: HEM) announced the addition of three new Earthworks dealers to the company’s distribution network. These three channel partners cover the territory including mid-Atlantic and Western

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Professional Land Surveyor News: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Survey and API Hotfix

Professional Land Surveyor News: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Survey and API Hotfix Autodesk has announced an update / hotfix for it’s AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 product line. According to Autodesk, this update / hotfix address the following: In a continued

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson Software & Transtronic AB Reach Mutual Development & Distribution Agreement for 3D GNSS Drilling Solutions

Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson Software & Transtronic AB Reach Mutual Development & Distribution Agreement for 3D GNSS Drilling Solutions Here’s an interesting press release that I originally found interesting, but thought at the time that it was  not overly relevant

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Special Reduced Price 20% OFF Traverse Control Sheet Professional Land Surveyor Productivity Tool

For the next week I’m offering a Special Reduced Price 20% OFF the regular price if you purchase the Traverse Control Sheet before the end of the day, Midnight, Friday, May 21, 2010! You can also learn more about this

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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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Get My Traverse Control Sheet Professional Land Surveyor Productivity Tool

Traverse Control Sheet Professional Land Surveyor Productivity Tool Today I’m excited to announce the first publication of my Professional Land Surveyor Tools series I’ve been working on, called the Traverse Control Sheet. To kick things off, I’m also having a

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson SurvCE 2.5 Data Collection Software Just Released

Carlson SurvCE 2.5 Data Collection Software Just Released MAYSVILLE, Ky. — The newest version of Carlson Software’s popular data collection software – Carlson SurvCE 2.5 – has just been released. Two years in production, with incremental updates along the way, Carlson SurvCE 2.5 is a free

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Topcon Names Fraser Smith Director of GNSS Product Management

Topcon names Smith director of GNSS product management LIVERMORE, Calif. – March 4, 2010 – Fraser Smith, a geomatics engineer with extensive experience in GNSS product research and development (R&D), has been named director of GNSS product management for Topcon

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Professional Land Surveyor News: New Monitoring Solutions from Trimble Combines Both GNSS and Optical Technologies to Monitor Dams, Bridges, Buildings and More

Monitor Movement in Real Time with New Trimble 4D Control Software SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today a new version of its Trimble® 4D Control software, the core of Trimble monitoring solutions, that combines Global Navigation

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey Party: A Few Land Surveying Pictures From The Field

This Professional Land Surveyor Survey Party is brought to you by EricColburn.com – Professional Land Surveyor Source – showing a few pictures I snapped while carrying out land surveying field work somewhat recently. Most of these pictures were taken within the

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