Archive for April, 2018

Coordinate systems referencing time open for comment

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the third edition of the Abstract Specification Topic 2: Referencing By Coordinates. This specification describes the requirements for creating coordinate systems referencing locations in space and time. Aligned with the draft third edition (2018) of ISO 19111 (Spatial Geographic Information – Referencing by coordinates), the abstract […]

Cost-efficient addition to total station series

Topcon Positioning Group announced the GM-50 as an addition to its GM line of manual total stations designed to provide fast and accurate measurements in a cost-effective package. In a compact design, the GM-50 offers high-end performance and functionality for jobs such as site layout or as-built survey. The beam is designed to offer a […]

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 […]