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 National Geographic features Vassar College’s analysis of Gothic Cathedrals through “exquisite precision” of Leica Geosystems laser scanners
 
 
 CNN features Leica Geosystems HDS technology and its founder in technology segment
 
 
 Laser Scanning technology to end the dedicated survey field crew?
 
 
 The visionary origins of Leica Geosystems HDS business and laser scanning products
 
 
 UK's Plowman Craven cautions success in Scan-to-BIM still involves expertise
 
 
 SPAR launches new SPAR Insider podcast series with Leica Geosystems HDS executive Geoff Jacobs
 
 
 Regional survey society uses Leica HDS solutions to train, aid maintenance at local museum
 
 
 Leica C10 and Cyclone help analyze structural integrity of threatened local heritage in South Africa
 
 
 Leica ScanStation C10 reduces cost, improves accuracy on aging dam civil survey
 
 
 Leica C10, CloudWorx bring big benefits to small firm's football field/track renovation project
 
 
 HxGN LIVE 2014 showcased cutting-edge 3D immersive technology utilizing Leica ScanStation P20 data
 
 
 University's Leica ScanStation C10 aids important Canadian archaeological discovery
 
 
 HDS Highlighted in GW’s Review of HxGN LIVE 2014
 
 
 Leica C10 laser scanner reveals hidden geometry of Washington National Cathedral
 
 
 Hexagon goes “Beyond the Machine” to create synergistic solutions with its HDS technology
 
 
 Aging New York World’s Fair towers scanned with Leica C10 to better guide restoration decisions
 
 
 Airport tower construction uses Leica ScanStation C10, Cyclone for pre-fabrication of 1000 trusses
 
 
 Boston land survey firm's ScanStations C10 and P20 pay dividends on business success
 
 
 Major, New “Time Scanners” TV series features Leica HDS laser scanners
 
 
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  Land Development Today
 
 
  Understanding Spot Size
 
 
  A Crash Course
 
 
  An Instrumental Experience
 
 
  Cutting Edge Reconstruction
 
 
  Part 2: Latest Trends
 
 
  State Capital Restoration
 
 
  GEOInformatics Interview
 
 
  Positioned for the Future
 
 
  Part 1: Latest Trends
 
 
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  Classic As-builts with Scanning
 
 
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2006 Article Archive

Articles about High-Definition Surveying in 2006
Land Development Today
This overview of HDS for land development cites the technology's advantages for providing more complete and accurate survey information, more safely and speedily than using traditional surveying methods. Written by Steve Shambeck, PLS, VP Surveying & Mapping for Hall and Foreman, Inc., October 2006, Land Development Today magazine. more
Understanding Spot Size
In "Understanding Spot Size for Laser Scanning," Geoff Jacobs takes an in-depth look at an aspect of 3D laser scanning that can easily be misunderstood or even overlooked entirely. This article appears in the October 2006 issue of the Professional Surveyor Magazine. more
A Crash Course
"A Crash Course in Forensic Scanning," details several forensic case studies in which 3D laser scanning played a key role, was written by Steven M. Schorr, and appears in the September 2006 issue of Point of Begining Magazine. more
An Instrumental Experience
Published in the September 2006 issue of POB Magazine"An Instrumental Experience," by Lieca N. Hohner is "the story of Grimes Surveying & Mapping Inc. and its evolution of forensic surveying." more
Cutting Edge Reconstruction
In "Cutting Edge 3-D Reconstruction," Craig Fries of Precision Simulations, Inc., describes how laser scanning is used to increase the accuracy and realism of forensic animations to reconstruct events in a compelling, yet cost-effective way. "Cutting Edge 3-D Reconstruction," appears in the Aug/Sept 2006 issue of Forensic Magazine. more
Part 2: Latest Trends
Published in the July 2006 issue of Professional Surveyor magazine, Part 2 of the "Latest Trends" in laser scanning covers "User, Industry, and Vendor Trends" such as increasing client demand, decreasing marketing costs, and emerging user networks. This is the second and final article in the 2 part "Latest Trends" series by Geoff Jacobs. more
State Capital Restoration
David Evans and Associates combined Leica HDS with conventional methods for great cost and schedule benefits on this large building restoration project. Sean Douthett tells the story of surveying the Utah State Capital Dome in an in depth, 9-page article that appeared in the June 2006 issue of American Surveyor magazine. more
GEOInformatics Interview
GEOInformatics interview probes Leica Geosystems current and future paths in laser scanning, including the impact of Hexagon's acquisition of Leica Geosystems on the future of its HDS business. This interview can be found in the April/May 2006 issue of GEOInformatics. more
Positioned for the Future
Precision Measurements Inc. (Virginia) used their Leica HDS scanner for as-built surveys of 500 antennas in Puerto Rico. With HDS, PMI also provided much more detail in the final product and achieved 0.01' accuracies. Feature story in the May 2006 issue of POB magazine, written by POB editor L. Hohner. more
Highlights in Surveying Award
The winner of the second annual POB "Highlights in Surveying" project contest was announced in the June 2006 issue of Point of Beginning magazine and the winning project featured both Leica HDS scanning and a Leica TCRA 1103+ total station. The project, which covered a 2 year time span, involved surveying a complex new building structure and relied heavily on high-definition surveying. The June issue of POB included both an article about the winning project entitled "Supporting a Dream Design," by Mitchell Wimbush, the leader of the award-winning project for Midwestern Consulting, and a page of editor comments on why this project won the award. more
Part 1: Latest Trends
Published in the June 2006 issue of Professional Surveyor magazine, Part 1 of the "Latest Trends" in laser scanning covers "User and Market Trends" such as the increasing user success, improved user practices, and decreasing costs of high-definition surveying. This editorial article was written by Geoff Jacobs. more
Scanning in Asset Management
The second in a set of three articles by Geoff Jacobs, the article "Uses of Scanning in Asset Management," appeared in the April 2006 isuue of the Professional Surveyor Magazine and explores how 3D laser scanning can be used in the Asset Management or Maintenance and Operations stage of a project. more
Classic As-builts with Scanning
The feature article "Performing Classic As-builts with Laser Scanning," from the March issue of the Professional Surveyor Magazine was written by Chris Gray and was taken from a presentation at the Leica Geosystems HDS Worldwide User Conference in November 2005. The article talks about how the Mollenhauer Group utilizes 3D laser scanning to create classic as-builts for a revitalization project in Orange County. more
Scanning in Construction
"Uses of Scanning in Construction and Fabrication" details the applications and benefits of using high-definition surveys during these phases of a construction project. Specific user examples and project examples are given for civil, architectural, and plant construction projects. The article, by Geoff Jacobs, is the first in a set of three articles and appears in the February 2006 issue of Professional Surveyor magazine. more
Profitable Marketing Proposals
"Profitable Uses for Marketing Proposals," by Geoff Jacobs was published in the January 2006 issue of Professional Surveyor magazine and explains how high-definition surveying can have a profitable impact on the proposal stage of a project. more
 
 

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