Category: Surveyor

ROVs in Underwater Surveys

ROVs in Underwater Surveys

ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles) have been around for decades, especially in military use. The advancements in technology have enabled and increased the commercial use of the ROVs. Now different underwater and surface vehicles are surveying seabed and underwater assets all over the world. The advancing technology facilitates ROV use for different purposes Both, the surveying…

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How to Utilize Bathymetric Data in Port Operations?

How to Utilize Bathymetric Data in Port Operations?

Ports are required to support the safe navigation of vessels. To do this they perform regular hydrographic surveys in the port’s areas such as channels or berths. The International Federation of Surveyors have published the Guidelines for Hydrographic Surveys in Ports and Harbors, in which the hydrographic surveying methodology is described in detail. We represent…

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5 Tips for a Successful Remote Workday at Home

5 Tips for a Successful Remote Workday at Home

During the past few weeks many of us have found themselves working remotely. Offices have quieted down, and in many families, there is at least one remote worker. In others, the whole family is working from home. Team GISGRO has always been working remotely to some extend – in the field, at home, in planes…

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Three Steps of 3D Data from the Surveyor to the End User

Three Steps of 3D Data from the Surveyor to the End User

Surveyors usually do the whole workflow of hydrographical survey, from the field work to post-processing, in the same software. But what happens after processing the hydrographic data? This is usually where plenty of valuable information included in the survey data gets lost, as many surveyors lack the ability to easily deliver the large 3D point…

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The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The cloud technology is becoming more widely used in every industry. The benefits of cloud are obvious, starting from affordable storage space to easier access and sharing. Surveyors are used to traditional desktop software, but cloud service providers have often invested in easy-to-use user interface and therefore, the deployment of cloud platform is effortless. Benefits…

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QPS and GISGRO Software Integration Enables New Ways to Utilize Hydrographic Survey Data

QPS and GISGRO Software Integration Enables New Ways to Utilize Hydrographic Survey Data

Leading maritime software company QPS and GISGRO, an online platform by a Finnish high-tech company VRT Finland, have joined forces to enhance the utilization of hydrographic data. Integration of the two software provides hydrographic surveyors an easy way to share the complex 3D data to their clients, who can gain major benefits by further sharing…

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The Challenges with 3D Data Management Are Global

The Challenges with 3D Data Management Are Global

The new decade started with an overseas tour, in the USA. The weather in the Southern U.S. was so beautiful, especially compared to the gray winter sky in Finland, which lured us to go sightseeing. But we did loads of work too and had many inspiring conversations with the hydrographic surveyors and asset management professionals.  The first stop of the tour was the HYPACK 2020 Training Event in Jacksonville, Florida. The…

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Categories: Asset Management, Surveyor