Category Archives: Certifications

UAS Mapping Certification

The organizers of Commercial UAV Expo announced today they will host the launch of the first and only UAS Mapping Certification in the industry presented by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). ASPRS will be hosting a … Continue reading

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USIBD LOA Certification Course Will Be Online in 2017

The USIBD’s Level of Accuracy Certification training course will be offered online in 2017. They are partnering with CD-BIM.com, who will be hosting this version of the training course covering Version 2.0 of the document. The training will provide an overview … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Report Released

The USIBD has just released their latest Cornerstone Report on the state of the Building Documentation industry.   This issue takes a look at some of the broader aspects of Building Documentation such as; what are the most common tools … Continue reading

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Large – Volume Scanning Standard

As part of an effort by NIST’s Physical Measurement Laboratory to produce an international performance evaluation standard for these instruments, scientists at the Engineering Physics Division (EPD) designed and constructed a calibration facility to evaluate proposed tests in a draft … Continue reading

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USIBD Combines with BIMForum

This seems like a win for both groups. The USIBD has just announced that their second annual Symposium will combine with the BIMForum’s fall event in Atlanta, GA. The USIBD event will take place on October 16 and 17 while … Continue reading

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AAGS Industry Survey on Certification

Now this is good news – heads up this is important! The American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS) is in the early stages of pursuing development of a Geodetic Certification Program.  As part of that process, AAGS created an online … Continue reading

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Mobile Video Learning, Certification and Support

Imagine that you have an app on your smart phone that can access a highly searchable library of video-based knowledge by scanning a QR code wherever and whenever you need it. Your access can be recorded and stored in a … Continue reading

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Day 2 UAS Reno

As many of you know these regional, highly focused conferences are proving to be some of the most cost effective and valuable of the year. UAS Reno 2015 is no exception. Tuesday’s schedule included a number of single track presentations … Continue reading

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ASPRS Launches New Lidar Certification

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) certification program announces the launch of a Professional and Technologist LIDAR Certification, the Certified Mapping Scientists, Lidar (CMS, Lidar) and the Certified Lidar Technologist (CLT). The Certified Mapping Scientist, Lidar certification … Continue reading

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