“Cognitive” GPR uses smartphones, AR & edge computing for underground utility location

“Cognitive” GPR uses smartphones, AR & edge computing for underground utility location

Sean Higgins | SPAR 3D

Underground utilities are a pain. To perform construction work, we need to know where they are—but the location info is often 2D, out of date, or simply non existent. Our best solution to this problem, ground-penetrating radar (GRP), has been around for quite some time, but it can be incredibly difficult to interpret the results unless you have a PhD in geophysics (and how many of you does that describe?). The University of Vermont and University of Tennessee have a new GPR system that could help…(Read the full story)

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