Exhibitors at the UK’s only geospatial trade exhibition will be launching a diverse range of solutions for capture and application of geographical information. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, panoramic cameras and thermal imaging systems will all feature alongside the latest in satellite navigation, laser scanning and surveying systems. Virtual reality and secure client technologies make an appearance for the first time complementing a packed programme of seminars and workshops featuring topical subjects such as Building Information Modelling (BIM), GNSS, underground mapping and crowd sourcing.
The sell-out GEO-12 exhibition, taking place on the 21st and 22nd of March 2012 at the Holiday Inn, London Elstree, is completely free to attend. Annual attendee numbers of 600 or more are attracted by a delegate package that includes free onsite parking and refreshments, a stimulating programme of free seminars and workshops as well as live product demos. Those lucky enough to have secured a ticket for the event’s sell-out Gala Dinner sponsored by KOREC and Trimble, can look forward to a great evening beginning with a drinks reception, four-course dinner and a grand audio-visual presentation from Australian John Brock on “Hollywood Movie Surveyors!”
First time exhibitors Gatewing will be showcasing how the gap between traditional terrestrial surveying and conventional photogrammetry has been filled with the Gatewing X100 UAV while GeoPlace will be demonstrating the next generation of addressing solutions. Handheld will be promoting their range of rugged mobile computers and XPERTEX will provide an overview of their secure client technologies deployable on iPads, laptops and other devices.
Other first time exhibitors include Mapping Solutions who will be demonstrating the ILRIS terrestrial LiDAR system, NCTech who will be presenting iSTAR a 360 degree rapid imaging panoramic camera; visual technology company Spheron VR will be showing their latest HDR (High Dynamic Range) camera system and virtual reality and advanced visualisation specialist Virtalis will be demonstrationg their GeoVisionary system. New to the UK market is GeoMax AG showing new products like the Robotic Zoom80 and Zenith10/20 GNSS receivers.
Platinum Sponsors include FARO with a range of portable systems for the measurement and 3D documentation of spaces and objects; Leica Geosystems with the latest Viva series of total stations and GNSS, as well as Opti-Cal Survey Equipment and SCCS both Leica Geosystems distributors and service partners. Gold Sponsors include 3D Laser Mapping demonstrating mobile mapping system StreetMapper, Hemispere GPS with a new family of RTK receivers and returning exhibitor Landmark. MBS Survey Software will be launching the latest version of Floorplans software with more than 25 new features while Ohmex will be demonstrating a new echo sounder for use in shallow water hydrographic surveying. Positioning Resources will be launching the ProMark 800 a powerful RTK survey solution and Z+F UK Laser will be demonstrating their most advanced phased based laser scanner yet.
Making up the sell-out event are Silver Sponsors Applications in CADD with a standalone version of 4Site; C-Scope International a world leading manufacturer of pipe and cable location equipment and Penmap.com who will be launching the world’s first GPS+Galileo handheld receiver to achieve sub metre accuracies. Phoenix Surveying and Safety Equipment will be exhibiting alongside Topcon with a range of new and exciting surveying technology and returning exhibitors Stanburys will be re-launching the i-Series camera range.
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The GEO events are designed for everyone involved in the capture and application of geospatial information for construction, civil engineering, development, local / national government agencies, professional survey practice and consultancy. Attracting exhibitors demonstrating the latest technology and developments in the fields of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Satellite Positioning and Navigation systems (GNSS), laser scanning, data modelling and analysis and mapping together with leading trade organisations and academic institutions, this year’s GEO event is a ‘must attend’.