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Reliable, Fast Internet on Farms

As I have mentioned in previous posts, reliable internet in rural areas is hard to come by in some places.  It can also enable a technology data revolution on the farm if it can be provided.  ABC Rural has a … Continue reading

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TRB Report on ‘Management Guide to Intellectual Property for State Departments of Transportation’

The Transporation Research Board put out a report on ‘Management Guide to Intellectual Property for State Departments of Transportation’.  It mentions that DOTs do not register very much Intellectual Property (IP).  As DOTs are public agencies, most information is in … Continue reading

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UAV Airspace in North Dakota Expanded to Northern 2/3rds of State

The FAA has expanded the airspace that UAVs can fly in North Dakota to the entire northeastern part of the state according to KX News of Bismarck, ND, it was limited to areas around the Grand Forks Air Force Base … Continue reading

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Minnesota Considering UAV Privacy Laws

The state of Minnesota is considering privacy laws for UAVs as the FAA is slowly opening the skies to them across the United States.  Twenty states have laws now and privacy activists are worried about mass surveillance of people.  It … Continue reading

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Rural Leadership Programs

As a graduate of the McLeod for Tomorrow Leadership Program, I want to focus on a recent article in the Hutchinson Leader about rural leadership and how you get to know your region to network and explore with local and … Continue reading

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Real Time Road Asset Management

Intergraph recently used their GeoMedia SmartClient and other Intergraph/Hexagon products to create a real-time asset management system for a stretch of toll road in Ontario Canada.  It streamlined data capture with mobile solutions and put in a digital system that … Continue reading

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2014 European LiDAR Mapping Forum

The 2014 European LiDAR Mapping Forum is December 8-10, 2014 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. You will find the list of presenters here. There will be multiple live demonstrations (list still under development), along with a demo of current mobile mapping … Continue reading

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