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Exiting the Highway to Climate Hell

Exiting the Highway to Climate Hell

“We are on a highway to climate hell,” said Antonio Guterres at COP27. So how can the geospatial industry help society to find the nearest exit? Despite certain people still denying that the world...

Please Look Down!

Please Look Down!

The US space agency NASA has successfully pushed the asteroid Dimorphos out of its original orbit in the universe, according to a recent announcement. The space rock was hit 11 million kilometres from...

Top New Features in Global Mapper Pro v24

Top New Features in Global Mapper Pro v24

Established as an advanced and comprehensive geospatial software, Global Mapper Pro excels in terrain analysis, point cloud editing, drone-collected image processing and much more. Recent versions of ...

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Latest news in surveying and mapping

Japan Launches Project to Map 90% of Coastal Waters

Japan Launches Project to Map 90% of Coastal Waters

The ‘Umi-no-Chizu’ (‘Map of the Sea’) project will use aerial measurement to map 90% of Japan’s shallow coastal waters (to a depth of 20m). This is a joint project by the Japan Hydrographic ...

FARO Acquires Lidar Software Innovator SiteScape

FARO Acquires Lidar Software Innovator SiteScape

FARO Technologies has announced the acquisition of SiteScape. An innovator in Lidar 3D scanning software solutions for the AEC and O&M markets, SiteScape enables Lidar-equipped mobile devices to easil...

Roundtable Discussion on Land Administration in Libya

Roundtable Discussion on Land Administration in Libya

The findings and recommendations of a new land administration report were recently reviewed and discussed in Tripoli, Libya, by government representatives, civil society, UN officials, private sector ...

Construction, Infrastructure & Modelling Weeks

24 October - 25 November

The digital transformation is finally well underway in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. While it is true that digital models are often used to visualize how a building will come together, true digital construction goes far beyond visualization alone. Geospatial data is essential for building information modelling (BIM), visual inspections and 3D model generation. In the Construction, Infrastructure & Modelling Theme Weeks, we will explore how surveyors are establishing themselves as valuable players in shaping the digital transformation of the AEC sector.

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