How GPS, Sensor Tracking, Geospatial Imaging Benefit Companies

As a central part of system automation and informed decision making, business analytics and the use of big data will play a major role in supply chain, logistics and infrastructure management. Today, the Internet of Things (IoT), with its sensors that record information along the points in the supply chain and transportation infrastructures, can alert managers of traffic jams, infrastructure repair needs and the timeliness of goods transport. This sensor tracking is particularly effective when it links into GPS tracking and geographic information systems (GIS).

Mary E. Shacklett
one week and 13 hours ago

7 Drone and Driverless Car Trends for 2016

The year 2016 will be a year of continuous improvements and new technology debuts for both drones and driverless cars. While many of these improvements will be in the areas of LiDAR, sensors, GPS and new computer chip and storage technologies, there are also policy and ergonomics considerations that enter into these seven notable trends.

Mary E. Shacklett
one week and 13 hours ago

TerraGo Edge 3.9 Offers Improved Task Management Tools

Latest TerraGo Edge version available now on iOS and Android.


2 weeks and 6 days ago

Javad TRIUMPH-LS Overview

A look at how the Javad RTK land survey machine's collect action works.

Valerie King
3 weeks and 4 days ago

Maptek Unveils I-Site Studio 6 Point Cloud Processor

New CAD tools allow 2D design work from 3D point cloud data.


one month and one day ago

Augmented Reality Enriches Land Surveying, Site Construction

Despite the potential benefits that augmented reality (AR) can deliver to surveyors and builders, the technology is relatively unexploited. One reason is that decision makers in these industries — like those in other industries — really don’t know very much about what augmented reality is, or how it can bring business benefits to their organizations. There are several steps companies can take to test the waters for new AR apps that can benefit their businesses without prematurely committing their budgets.

Mary E. Shacklett
one month and 3 days ago