Design software refines 3D hydro workflow

Carlson Software’s newly released Precision 3D Hydro 2018 design software provides users tools for precise engineering in 3D. This version introduces Dynamic CAD automated plan and profile CAD design documentation. It also has the ability to do hydraulic grade line, energy grade line, gutter speed, and by-pass design calculations in real-time. The software could be […]

Geoinformation for assisting Namibian property development

The iGlobe Group has developed a solution which combines GIS tools and drone technology for property management. The solution, Property Development Management Systems (PDMS), is planned to assist in a project in Namibia – from the initial designing process up to the day-to-day sales tasks of estate agents. The project is estimated to cover an […]

Compact and ruggedised GNSS receiver

Septentrio’s AsteRx SB GNSS receiver delivers quad-constellation RTK in a low-power, IP68 compliant housing. Built around the popular AsteRx-m2 GNSS receiver engine, the receiver features WiFi, Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet and serial connectivity. The company’s GNSS+ suite of positioning algorithms helps achieve good positioning even in difficult environments, while its Lock+ technology maintains tracking during heavy […]

Indoor mapping system for scale and data quality

NavVis launched its M6 indoor mobile mapping system for surveyors and AEC professionals’ demanding applications such as large-scale indoor mapping projects, factory planning, creating and updating as-built BIM models and construction monitoring. The all-in-one system captures 360° immersive imagery, photorealistic point clouds, Bluetooth beacons, WiFi signals and magnetic field data. It features a mobile lidar […]

Uganda to implement online mining licensing system

The Directorate of Geological Surveys and Mines (DGSM) in Uganda has contracted Spatial Dimension, a Trimble company, to upgrade its mining cadastre to an e-government based mineral licensing system. By moving the mineral licensing system online, the directorate will be digitising both its data and processes and enable customers to submit applications online as well […]

Mobile scanner for BIM workflows

GeoSlam recently demonstrated how its Zeb-Revo RT handheld laser scanner can be used for complex indoor 3D mapping on construction sites at the 2018 Association of General Contractors of America (AGC) Convention. Besides live demonstrations of the mobile scanner and real-time simultaneous localisation and mapping (SLAM) processing software, the company highlighted a recent case study […]

Palm-sized GNSS receiver eases field work

Tersus GNSS has launched the David GNSS receiver for surveyors. The receiver and accessories form a cost-effective solution that delivers high-precision signal reception, integrated in a small and light package. It supports GPS L1/L2, Glonass G1/G2 and BeiDou B1/B2. With this receiver users can take advantages of common platforms such as smart phones, tablets or […]

Survey instrument company acquires construction software company

Topcon, a provider of positioning instruments for survey and construction, through its American subsidiary, has acquired all the outstanding shares of ClearEdge3D, a technology company in the engineering and construction software industry. ClearEdge3D’s EdgeWise software speeds as-built modelling workflows by utilising automated feature extraction algorithms and other patented technologies. Its Verity construction verification software compares […]

New rotating laser series for construction

Topcon Positioning Group has announced the latest additions to its RL-H line of self-levelling rotating lasers. The RL-H5 series is designed for high-accuracy and long working range in laser applications for grading, excavating and general construction projects. The new offering includes instruments to support diverse job site demands. The new series offers contractors more operating […]