Category Archives: Editors Desk

Winter Olympics from Space

Striking satellite images reveal the 13 venues where athletes will compete in this month's Games in South Korea. The games get underway in the city of PyeongChang, an alpine ski resort town east of the capital Seoul Venues completed and ready to go, including the main stadium which was built without roof to...

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No Roads, No Problem

A unique drone (the WingtraOne) helps a team meet the environmental challenges of planning a wind farm in the Alps. At a lofty altitude of 2500m above sea level, 20 wind turbines 100m tall need to be built. These wind turbines will produce 60 GWh per year to power 15,000 households. The engineering...

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The World of Self-Driven Cars is truly here

There is no doubt that car technology has moved from one level to another quite dramatically and Google today has come out with the much talked about self-driven cars. Hence, if you would love to be driven not by your chauffeur but by a self-driven car, then you will find the next few...

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A new approach to laser scanning

By Fulvio Bernadini

After several years in Canada working as a consultant in the world of finance, Guillaume Boye returned to his roots: in 2012 he joined Boye Geometre, the 30-year-old surveying business founded by his father, François Boye in Branne, France.  Although Guillaume was a newcomer in the geospatial field, he...

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