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StreetMapperIV: Next generation mobile mapping

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StreetMapper is a rapid mapping laser scanning system capable of capturing data at speeds of up to 120kmph, therefore long stretches of road can be surveyed very quickly.

StreetMapper was the first commercially available Mobile Laser Scanning system (MLS) and benefits from a long-standing joint development venture of some 15 years between 3D Laser Mapping Ltd and IGI Systems mbH. In the survey business, it has a strong reputation as the most reliable, field-proven, flexible, robust MLS system on the market today – consistently delivering the highest accuracy results in the Survey Grade mapping sector.

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Maptek geology solutions: A story that began with coal

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Maptek will showcase its expanded range of solutions at the Bowen Basin Geology Group Symposium in Brisbane this week.

‘The Symposium is an ideal platform for the exchange of technical ideas to solve common geological challenges and to highlight new technologies,’ said Peter Odins, who directs the development of stratigraphic solutions.

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Commercial UAV Expo to take place October 5-7 2015 in Las Vegas

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SPAR Point Group’s drone conference and trade show focuses on key commercial industries.

What: Commercial UAV Expo is a conference and exhibition focused exclusively on the commercial sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial Systems) market in North America in these key industries: Surveying & Mapping, Civil Infrastructure, Mining, Construction, Process, Power & Utilities, Law Enforcement, Emergency Response and Search & Rescue (SAR)

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2nd Annual Commercial UAV Show

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The world’s largest gathering of the commercial and civilian UAV community will commence on 20-21 October 2015 in the ExCel Centre, London, UK.

The Commercial UAV Show premium conference brings end users from a range of industries together in one room to evaluate how UAVs can deliver cost and operational efficiencies.

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Giving everyone in the world an address

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"Where the streets have no name," sang rock frontman Bono on one of U2's biggest hits. "It must be hell being a postman, then," came the sarcastic rejoinder from the music press. But out in the real world, about four billion people on the planet actually live in places that have no street names, no house numbers - in fact, nothing that constitutes a proper address. And without that, they're off the map. They can't get a bank loan, they can't run a business, they have no voting rights or access to public utility services. And, in fact, they have no postmen.

"Most of Africa, Asia and South America have this problem," says Chris Sheldrick, 33, founder and chief executive of what3words, a small UK-based company that has come up with a radical new approach to the addressing system. "Trying to do a census with addresses like 'fourth lamp-post down the road' is really very inefficient, and we're coming in to say, 'No, you can do this differently'."

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