Last week I had the pleasure of attending Hexagon 2011 in Orlando, Fla. Held June 6-9, the conference hosted more than 2,500 attendees from 65 countries. Customers, partners, and members of the press were treated to keynotes, informational sessions in Geosystems; Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M); Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I); and Metrology, and some fun activities that included an evening at Universal Studios. (I recommend the dueling pianos at Pat O’Briens® and the Harry Potter ride.
I was there to cover Metrology, and while my proofreader likely does approve of my capitalizing this word, I'm doing so because this science of measurement is of critical importance in fabricating and much of our world, even in locations as relatively remote as Saskatoon, SK Canada. (more...)