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ICYMI: The #FAA's first-ever small #UAS rule went into effect yesterday: http://bit.ly/2cbLYd0 #geospatial #UAV #drone #surveying
The first-ever small UAS rule was finalized June 21 and is effective as of Aug. 29.
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It's official! The new #FAA small #UAS rule is effective as of today: http://bit.ly/2bDkElh #drone #UAV
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Part 2 of the deformation monitoring networks series: http://bit.ly/2aCi1PA #surveying #mapping #geospatial
In my last column, I discussed basic factors to consider when setting up and operating a deformation monitoring network, including epochs, network adjustment versus deformation analysis, and why we need to think carefully about adjustment procedures.
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Intuicom has released the Intuicom 4G LTE RTK Bridge-X Communication Hub: http://bit.ly/2c1wwAt #RTK #GNSS #surveying #mapping #geospatial
The new 4G LTE RTK Bridge-X delivers faster download speeds and expanded coverage.
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The USIBD Symposium speakers have been announced: http://bit.ly/2bYOcN5 #BIM #geospatial #3D
The full list of speakers for the annual USIBD Symposium has been released.
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Have you seen the 2nd annual POB Top 100 companies list? http://bit.ly/2bVzu9y #geospatial #surveying #mapping
In 2015, POB responded to industry requests to develop a Top 100 companies list for the land surveying, mapping and geospatial space.
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ICYMI: New version of I-Site from Maptek: http://bit.ly/2bRQTQr #geospatial
Version 6.1 includes new features that are designed to simplify management of survey data.
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With the FAA’s new rules on Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), “drones” for short, that will become effective in August of this year (about the time you will be reading this), it’s not too early to discuss some of the issues these new regulations bring up.
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"Measurement, even highly accurate measurement, has little meaning out of context." http://bit.ly/2aOxfnP #surveying #mapping #geospatial
Ola Rollén, president and CEO of Hexagon AB, made a startling observation that “metrology as an isolated phenomenon is probably dead” at a media event at HxGN Live in Anaheim, Calif.
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In this month's Solo Notes, we spotlight Roxanne Nimmer, PS, of New Mexico. http://bit.ly/2aOvFST #surveying #mapping #geospatial
Roxanne Nimmer, PS, explains her decision to become a professional surveyor as a fluke.
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R.A. Smith National has been named a best firm to work for yet again: http://bit.ly/2bn3ecG #surveying #mapping #geospatial
The firm ranks number 21 out of 40 in this year’s Zweig Group engineering firms list.
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Do you favor a standardized national license for land surveyors? Vote in our latest poll: http://bit.ly/2aCjxkv #surveying #mapping #geospatial
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