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Archive for November, 2010

You Are So Lucky!

I was on a job site last week. I usually don’t get to go in the field, we better serve our customers from the keyboard than the truck. There is a big automotive test track being built and it was unusual enough that I could do more good by visiting the site. The project has [...]

November 30, 2010 in Marco's Posts
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Microsoft and Machine Control?

With the release of Microsoft Kinect and those already able to hack the code to take this technology further, it is not difficult to imagine applications for mapping, GIS and even machine control. Please see the link below and watch these sample movies. Yes there will be challenges for outdoor use but such challenges trend  [...]

November 28, 2010 in Randy's Blog
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Sun goes down on Bauma China

I spoke to Jurgen Reineke as Bauma China concluded. Noteworthy was the reduced number of vendors exhibiting rotation, slope and pipe lasers; interesting indeed with the lions share of these products manufactured in the Far East. Also of note were approximately 5 new Asian manufacturers of machine control sensors, axial, rotation, hydraulic controls, etc. Sany [...]

November 28, 2010 in Randy's Blog
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Sun is rising on Day Two – BAUMA China

Sun is rising on Day two on BAUMA China in Shanghai. First day was very busy with good to very good leads. Probably there was an impact on this show from BAUMA Munich in April 2010 as most customers from Asia could not come. This is confirmed by lot´s of visitors from Far East, Australia, [...]

November 24, 2010 in Randy's Blog
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ConExpo Asia/Bauma China & The Big 5 PMV Trade Shows

ConExpo Asia/Bauma China is being held this week in Shanghai. Also being held this week is The Big 5 PMV Show in Dubai. I hope to have images and feedback from colleagues on site. Stay tuned…

November 22, 2010 in Randy's Blog
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Trimble Dimensions 2010

Last week I traveled to Las Vegas to attend Trimble Dimensions User Conference.  I was one of 2900 attendees and was quite impressed , but not surprised, with the professionalism shown in the preparation and presentation of the conference. Trimble reports that the attendees came from 67 countries around the world.   This year’s theme was [...]

November 15, 2010 in Paul's Blog
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Geek or Nerd?

I was fortunate enough to attend the Carlson Users Conference held in Louisville recently. Not only did I go, but had the opportunity to teach 3 classes during the event. I am always amazed when I get around other serious software users. We may do different things, but have a lot in common. Among the [...]

November 13, 2010 in Marco's Posts
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