Tag Archives: surveying
Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by 3DVW.
Are surveyors and geographic information systems (GIS) professionals missing the boat when it comes to architectural design? As architects expand their use of computational and measurement tools for building design purposes, it appears that their focus is on the generation of design alternatives – lesser on the practice of measurement. Although building and infrastructure analysis [...]
Posted on 30. Jul, 2012 by 3DVW.
The Ordnance Survey (OS) UK has announced that it will be offering it’s expertise globally beginning September 1. While this sounds official, the agency has been offering mapping and surveying services around the globe for 220 years. The OS was more actively engaged in global markets in the late 1990′s and early 2000′s then announced [...]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by 3DVW.
Last week the Topcon Corporation Headquarters, based in Japan, restructured the company and created a new organizational structure. What was Topcon Positioning Systems Inc, becomes the Positioning Company (products include GNSS, machine control and agriculture). Additionally, what was the Positioning Business Unit now becomes the Smart Infrastructure Company (products include total stations, 3D scanning, mobile [...]
Posted on 23. May, 2012 by 3DVW.
Augmented Reality is being used to provide a world that includes the U.S. State Plane Coordinate System. The folks at Infinicorp Inc. have developed their system so that it works in the mobile world on Android. As the company states, “My company has created a new Augmented Reality Internet that covers every SPC System in [...]