Here’s what you’ll find in the Aug/Sep 2022 issue of Position magazine, Australia’s industry journal covering the surveying, spatial, space, UAV, remote sensing, hydrography and mapping sectors.
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- Q&A with Amelia Davies — We hear from the recipient of the SSSI President’s Award in the 2021 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards.
- Geodesy in crisis? — A US report says the country is in the middle of a crisis due to a serious lack of geodesists. What’s the situation in Australia?
- Creating opportunities — We take a look back at some of the Locate22 Hub sessions that explored trends in the spatial industry.
- Putting RTK units put to the test — A university student project pitted four lower-cost GNSS receivers against a survey grade unit.
- Action needed to boost D&I — A new report says that diversity and inclusion action in the sector is already high but there is still plenty of work to do.
- CASA releases RPA roadmap — The roadmap covers the future safety regulation of uncrewed systems’ technology, airspace, licensing and operations.
- Q&A with Rudolf Staiger — The FIG president reflects on his four years at the helm of the organisation and the future of the surveying and spatial sector.
- SSSI updates — The Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute’s Paul Digney provides an update on CPD issues, the convergence of space and spatial, and industry appointments.
- In conversation — SSSI CEO, Tony Wheeler, caught up with Thalia Baldwin, Director of the UK’s Geospatial Commission.
- Business intelligence with location data — Location intelligence has come a long way. Geoscape’s technological advancements will take it even further.
- The future of mobile mapping — The Leica Pegasus TRK Neo is a complete mobile mapping solution, with LiDAR, cameras, SLAM and a high level of autonomy.
- ‘Set and forget’ is not an option — Esri’s take on technical debt and how it undermines business value, and why ‘set and forget’ is not an option for your GIS capability.
- Machine learning for bushfire prevention — Altavec’s sophisticated, innovative solution has saved client AusNet an estimated $500,000 in annual labour costs.
- Better biosecurity — With RapidMap’s help, mobile mapping is revolutionising how the Hudson Pear invasive species can be located and controlled.
- Interview with Georg Schroth — NavVis’ CTO says the company aims to bridge the gap between the physical and digital worlds in the surveying and BIM sectors.
- Re-greening Australia’s suburbs — Nearmap’s Senior Director of AI Systems, Dr Michael Bewley, on how AI is helping our cities become more liveable.
Plus, we have all the latest industry updates from our partner, the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute, as well as our regular news section, a full list of upcoming conferences and a survey of the latest products on the market.
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