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The Business Case for Integrated Scanning


Laser scanners are big investments, but there’s no denying the expanded opportunities that come with owning the technology. Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based WestLAND Group, Inc. spent years looking for the right instrument. The mid-size civil engineering, GIS, surveying and mapping, and planning firm had a definite need for laser scanning; the Continue Reading


Scanning ‘The Impossible Railroad’


When engineering firm J.L. Patterson & Associates (JLP) needed ground control for a mobile LiDAR rail survey in January 2014, they turned to Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based WestLAND Group, Inc. It was the perfect test project for WestLAND Group's total station scanner, which the firm had purchased a month earlier. Sophisticated users Continue Reading