February 28, 2019

Case Construction has made huge strides in their machine control offerings over the past couple years. In addition to Leica they offer a universal machine control kit factory installed.

February 26, 2019

Supplement your GPS machine control system with Quantum's Flight Pack drone system. In this video you will learn how to plan a topographic mapping mission with DJI Ground Station Pro.

February 25, 2019

Setting up your machine control system requires the use of site control points. The number of them you calibrate to is important to the proper function of your GPS system. This blog post will describe how each point improves the accuracy of the system.

February 23, 2019

Komatsu 128i Semi-Automated GPS system video

February 20, 2019

Let's imagine your project is drawn on a piece of paper and you have to place it on a globe. To get the paper - your project - to conform to the shape of the globe, you would need to pin down all of the edges. If you only pinned down one side or just three corners, the paper would drift away from the surface of the globe on the side opposite the pins. I may have oversimplified a little, but site control places your GPS machine control file in the real world in much the same way. To get your 3D model in the right place horizontally and vertically, you need to "pin" down the edges. A "pin" or two in the middle is...

February 13, 2019

As GPS machine control continues to become more commonly used, engineers are readily giving out digital files. Some engineers in addition to the standard CAD file are also including a surface file. Using these files has lead to some common issues during construction.

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