Category Tech Trends


Why 3D Surveys Are the Future


Thomas E. Cerchiara, PLS, still prints 2D paper maps for his engineering and construction clients. But he only prints them on request, and those requests are becoming increasingly rare, says the president of Beacon, N.Y.-based TEC Land Surveying & Geomatics. “Our clients—especially larger municipalities and engineering firms—want the data. As Continue Reading


The Value of a Survey


Recent economic conditions have placed a lot of strain on the surveying and engineering professions. There has been increased pressure to complete projects faster and cheaper while retaining quality and staying profitable. As a result of this pressure, professional service providers have increasingly begun transforming into leaner, more efficient data Continue Reading