“Autonomous Land Surveyor” Drone Finalist In $3M Genius NY Competition

Autonomous Land Surveyor Drone Finalist In $3M Genius NY Competition

The five finalists in round three of the Genius NY Business Competition were announced in December 2018 and one of them wants to automate construction staking. Civdrone claims to increase productivity, speed production, and lower costs by automating land surveying services. Civdrone develops fast, reliable and autonomous marking solutions on enterprise drones for the construction … Read more“Autonomous Land Surveyor” Drone Finalist In $3M Genius NY Competition

UK’s TSA Members Welcome SmartWater’s Coordinated Response to Equipment Theft

UK TSA Members Welcome SmartWater Coordinated Response to Equipment Theft

A new alliance between The Survey Association (TSA) and SmartWater is leading to detailed analysis and police follow-up on every incident of equipment theft. A three-year agreement between TSA and SmartWater, sponsored by the leading manufacturers, is the first, co-ordinated response to thieves that persistently target surveyors. As a direct result of the TSA initiative, … Read moreUK’s TSA Members Welcome SmartWater’s Coordinated Response to Equipment Theft

ArcGIS Earth is Now Available from ESRI

ESRI ArcGIS Earth is Now Available

Recently, we reported that Google Earth was going to lose it’s U.S. Parcel data layers, which further confirms the accuracy of other rumors that Google Earth would eventually go away altogether. It’s something that has been talked about for a couple of years now and I suspect that Google is looking to get out of … Read moreArcGIS Earth is Now Available from ESRI

Google Earth Pro to Lose U.S. Parcel Data

Google Earth Pro to Lose U. S. Parcel Data

It has barely been a year since Google announced that Google Earth Pro(GEP) would be available to anyone for free. Prior to that, many land surveyors and related professionals paid for the Pro version ofGoogle Earth for it’s amazing features to help with reconnaissance, mapping, and more. While many were happy that Google chose to … Read moreGoogle Earth Pro to Lose U.S. Parcel Data

Carlson Releases SurveyGNSS 2016

Carlson Releases SurveyGNSS 2016

Carlson Software has released the 2016 version of its SurveyGNSS data post-processing software. SurveyGNSS is a high-accuracy post-processing software for Land Surveyors and other related users. According to their website, Carlson has made a number of improvements as follows: More receiver raw data formats are supported. The list of supported formats for import is now: … Read moreCarlson Releases SurveyGNSS 2016

Are Surveyors Upgrading to Windows 10?

Are Surveyors Upgrading to Windows 10?

As Microsoft rolls out the Windows 10 Fall Update,I thought it might be nice to share some information with you from other Land Surveyors about their upgrade experiences. Most Land Surveyors and other Geomatics Professionals are probably already aware that upgrading to a new or updated Windows version can be tricky. A lot of Surveyors … Read moreAre Surveyors Upgrading to Windows 10?

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