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adobe postscript

How Adobe Postscript improves your Printing Quality

Adobe PostScript is a programming language that was first introduced by Adobe Systems in 1985. It revolutionized the printing industry by allowing users to print any document, text, graphics, images, and color at the highest quality possible – from any computing platform to any supported device. AEC professionals that utilize wide-format printers have the option … Read More »

wide-format printer

4 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Wide-Format Printer

In recent years, much emphasis has been placed on collaboration and the ability that emerging technology gives teams to interact and change the way they work together. This is especially true in the wide-format printing industry, where HP has developed a new generation of plotters that not only produce high-quality images at fast speeds, but … Read More »

Forensics Tools and Training for Police Investigations

When Jack Taylor calls on customers, he has already walked many miles in their shoes. The CSDS Forensics Consultant is a 17-year Modesto law enforcement veteran. Most of his career was spent working in the traffic unit before an injury forced his early retirement. Jack has first-hand experience with accident investigation and reconstruction. Since joining … Read More »

QML800

The Spectra Precision QML800 is a Game Changer

The QML800 QuickMark Layout System is a new way to lay out interior points, using two laser beams that literally mark a visible “X” on the point. The lasers are controlled wirelessly using an Android tablet with standard gestures and controls. Just select the desired point within your digital plan set and the lasers will … Read More »

Zeb Revo RT

The Zeb Revo RT is the Ultimate Handheld 3D Scanner

The Zeb Revo RT is a rapid, handheld 3D scanner that captures data as you walk. With a Wi-Fi connection to your smartphone or tablet, it registers your data in real-time as you scan, eliminating the need for post-processing. This can cut your project times in half and allow you to scan and process three-story … Read More »

professional-grade gps receivers

Choosing Between Recreational and Professional-Grade GPS Receivers

Why Consider Professional-Grade GPS Receivers? With increasing pressure to accomplish more work for less money, GPS field data collection systems based around inexpensive recreational-grade equipment may initially seem tempting. These products provide features that, at first glance, seem sufficient to do the job with price tags far below professional-grade GPS receivers. Given the large selection … Read More »

Trimble Catalyst

Trimble Catalyst makes High-Precision Mapping Affordable for Everybody

Once upon a time, professional-grade mapping solutions were too expensive for people who weren’t heavily invested in GNSS. Thanks to Trimble Catalyst, infrequent users can now access high-precision mapping solutions at prices that are truly affordable for everybody with on-demand subscription plans.     Trimble Catalyst makes it as easy as 1-2-3 to get centimeter-level … Read More »

HP PageWide Inkjet

What’s so Special about HP PageWide Inkjet Technology?

If HP PageWide Inkjet technology sounds “new” to you, just know that it’s actually been used to print over 100 billion pages and counting. Here’s why it’s become so popular over the years compared to competing technologies like Color LED (Laser): Its color printing speeds are 47% faster than Color LED (up to 30 D/min vs. … Read More »

3d scanning with Trimble TX6

3D Scanning is Coming to Architecture

Ayse Sercan is an architect at Safer DIY Spaces, a small Oakland-based non-profit with an enormous mission: providing shelter to those who wouldn’t normally have it. Knowing how ridiculously expensive Bay Area housing can be, this is a huge deal for the community – it’s literally keeping people from living on the streets. Before 3D … Read More »