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2013-08-25 23:02:25

Results from Lee Dodson’s Contractors, Tradesperson Survey, from the contractorside.com, reveals a small business industry facing permanent change, and not for the better. In the short span of twelve days since the survey was announced, more than 78,000 industry people responded, indicating a level of frustration heretofore invisible, by the struggling producers of necessary infrastructure. Los Angeles, Ca. (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Results from Lee Dodson’s Contractors, Tradesperson...

2013-08-14 23:04:32

Velodyne exhibits its lightweight HDL-32E sensor with Phoenix Aerial Systems Octocopter at the AUVSI 2013 in Washington D.C. from August 12-15, 2013. Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Velodyne, a leading supplier of 3D LiDAR sensors, used on terrestrial, maritime and airborne platforms for autonomous navigation and mobile mapping, is generating interest this week at the Unmanned Vehicle show in Washington DC. Velodyne has UAV/Drone enthusiasts in awe with their exhibit that...

2013-08-13 23:22:34

TomTom Runner GPS Watch is a new running GPS from the folks at TomTom and is now available at the Heart Rate Watch Company. It is the thinnest and lightest fully integrated GPS running watch on the market with a battery life of at least 8 hours in GPS mode. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 TomTom Runner GPS watch is new and is now available at the Heart Rate Watch Company. "We are excited to have the TomTom Runner GPS Watch, especially for women, because it is the lightest and...

2013-08-06 23:25:50

Geo Tactical Solutions has just released FotoMapr, the first professional-grade GPS camera module to offer universal compatibility with any digital camera. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Geo Tactical Solutions (GTS) has just released its new professional-grade GPS module, FotoMapr. In addition to its high positional accuracy, FotoMapr delivers powerful capabilities designed to greatly enhance georeferenced photographic data collection in the field. The module works seamlessly with...

Latest Surveying Reference Libraries

Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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