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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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Asset life extension: Smarter infrastructure monitoring

How monitoring technology can be used to assess our future infrastructure assets.

ASSET life extension is a particularly popular phrase in our sector as we come to a pressure point with demand for infrastructure. There is more focus than ever on creating new infrastructure assets, but also extending the life of existing...

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