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Hardware or Software? The Precision Debate in UAV Mapping

The commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market is expected to hit $6.4 billion globally by 2020, much of which is driven by the power of the aerial data drones provide. Drone technology has reached a level of simplicity and a price point that enables almost anyone to get a bird’s eye view of a project, creating digital maps with powerful tactical applications across industries.

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Mack Trucks Launches Mack Trucks Configurator

Mack Trucks recently launched the Mack Trucks Configurator, a new online tool that enables customers to build and customize Mack Granite and Granite MHD models virtually to see which specs are most effective for their applications.

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Nearmap Offers High-Res Location Content

Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, announced the release of new forms of location content – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique – available through a new MapBrowser interface. Nearmap has long provided vertical imagery (also known as orthorectified imagery) covering about 70 percent of the U.S. population. Today, it extends its location content to include new aerial geospatial data services – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique imagery.

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Thurman Scale Announces New Ts600 Desktop Scale Instrument Family

Thurman Scale announced the new TS600 vehicle scale instrument family, an economical vehicle-weighing instrument with numerous features, including outbound and stored tare functions. The midrange TS600 is an excellent general-purpose vehicle scale instrument, perfect for customers who need to upgrade or replace an existing analog instrument or require a mechanical-to-digital or an analog-to-Intalogix conversion. It is also ideal for those who want a general-purpose instrument to feed serial or Ethernet weight data to a computer.

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Mack Granite Driver-Focused Interior Spotlighted at World of Concrete

The Mack Granitemodel featuring an all-new interior developed to help customers attract and retain drivers while also improving their productivity took center stage Jan. 23-26 in the Mack Trucks booth at World of Concrete 2018 in Las Vegas.

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