Flying a drone can be a lot of fun—but it can be downright dangerous during a wildfire, according to the Department of Natural Resources...
raSmith promoted two employees to leadership positions in the survey division of its Brookfield, Wis. office. Eric Sturm has received a promotion from assistant director of survey to director of survey; Shane Zodrow has been promoted from survey project manager to assistant director of survey.
Topcon Positioning Group introduced a hands-free, voice-activated heads-up display (HUD) solution. This wearable assistant provides visual layout directions via HUD glasses that guide the operator using an LN-100 to efficiently perform layout work at a construction site.
Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, launched its new Leica iCON iCT30 construction layout tool built for one-person layout tasks in construction.
Topcon Positioning Group introduced a new generation of scanning robotic total stations — the GTL-1000. A compact scanner integrated with a fully featured robotic total station, the system is designed to offer a powerful instrument for single-operator layout and scan on a single set up.
GSSI, a manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, launched a new video series as part of its GPR training academy. The video series features short and informative videos focusing on individual product lines.
Thanks in part to intrepid surveyor Chantal Arguin, pre-construction for a roadway on Quebec’s remote Lower North Shore has begun By Mary Jo Wagner Anyone familiar...
Colorado State University Expands Curriculum for Integrated Digital Construction with Trimble Technologies
Trimble awarded a significant in-kind gift to the Department of Construction Management at Colorado State University (CSU) that will expand the University’s leadership in training and research for 3D building design, construction management, digital fabrication, civil infrastructure, geomatics and the sustainable built environment.
Kaarta, Inc., a developer of real-time mobile 3D reality capture, announced that it has raised $6.5 million to accelerate the growth of its mobile mapping and localization technology that enables built environment, geospatial, and autonomous robotics professionals to map and model indoor and outdoor spaces.