5 ways 5G will impact the future of surveying

5G is the next generation of mobile communication. Data transfer speed will be 10 times faster than 4G. Speeds up to 20Gbps...


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Topics: surveying,

How cloud storage is transforming the future of land surveys

Cloud initiatives sit at the heart of digital transformation projects in every industry. Surveyors now face some of the same...


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Topics: surveying,

Future trends in laser scanner technology

All indications are that, in the future, laser scanning will become more powerful, more useful, and more affordable —...


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Why 2019 is the year to hire a land surveyor for your construction team

Surveyors shape the way we live. Some land surveyors are beginning to be involved within multidisciplinary architectural and...


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What the cloud means for point clouds

With the cloud transforming how businesses of all kinds relate to their IT infrastructure, professionals are left wondering...


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5 steps to modernising your land surveying business

The digital transformation of the construction industry continues apace — keeping up with the new techniques and technologies...


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Getting point cloud data in and out of the cloud

Point clouds store highly detailed information about physical space. This produces large files that can become unwieldy,...


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How to Create a 3D CAD Model Using Raw Point Cloud Data

Point cloud files are a powerful way to store and use spatial data for 3D modelling. A one-time survey of a site yields...


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How LiDAR is changing the world: Construction and city planning to the Amazon and Notre Dame

People outside of land surveyors don’t know much about LiDAR. If it was not for its phonetic similarity to Radar, asking...


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How to solve the skills shortage in construction: innovation, automation and point clouds

Construction is a major sector within the UK economy, generating 6.7% of GDP (almost £90 billion annually) and employing...


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Topics: construction,