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The importance of geodetic reference frames

The importance of geodetic reference frames

Global reference systems such as the International Terrestrial Reference Frame provide the foundation for determining positions on Earth and in space, as well as for reliably quantifying our planet’...

Is it possible to create a cadastral map of Europe?

Is it possible to create a cadastral map of Europe?

Reflecting the importance of cadastral data for land management and spatial development, various initiatives have been launched over the past 20 years. But how have these initiatives enhanced the poss...

Transforming cadastral surveying for Ghana’s future

Transforming cadastral surveying for Ghana’s future

Incorporating smart methodologies in cadastral surveying is improving the land acquisition system in Ghana. Traditional cadastral surveying is time-consuming and, if not planned out well, could cost a...

Transformative trends in laser scanning

Transformative trends in laser scanning

In this Q&A, we asked Trimble’s Jeff Turgeon to share his insights into the current state of the sector and his expectations for the future. Looking at terrestrial laser scanners, what do you consid...

Pioneering precision in Swedish skyscrapers

Pioneering precision in Swedish skyscrapers

The revolutionary use of active GNSS control points and cutting-edge geomatics equipment is setting new standards for accuracy in the construction of high-rise architecture, as demonstrated by this sk...

Enhancing reality mapping with different perspectives

Enhancing reality mapping with different perspectives

Both vertical and oblique aerial images have their own advantages, making them valuable in different reality mapping applications. So how can you choose between the two? This comparison will help you ...

Peak performance in mobile mapping

Peak performance in mobile mapping

It can still be difficult to achieve centimetre-level accuracy in mobile mapping, especially in GNSS-denied or challenging areas such as in deep urban canyons, under foliage or through tunnels. Howeve...

The invigorating geospatial vibes in Vegas

The invigorating geospatial vibes in Vegas

In the rapidly evolving landscape of geospatial technology, the annual Trimble Dimensions gathering is a dependable beacon for the surveying and mapping fields, providing a panoramic view of the curre...

Digital twins for a sustainable world

Digital twins for a sustainable world

How can city digital twins support the attainment of SDG11? They can be used to manage infrastructures (e.g. roads, transportation and public services, smarter energy grids and water networks), suppor...