Author: Richard Rybka

Richard Rybka

Richard Rybka consults with Topcon Positioning Systems as an Applications Journalist. He retired from full-time employment at Topcon in January 2012. During his years with the company, he worked as a product application specialist for mobile mapping systems and GPS devices. Richard also wrote numerous application stories that were published in trade journals and was a regular contributor to LiDAR News. He lives in rural Alabama.
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Legislating Mobile Mapping

RED ALERT for mobile mapping… In my last article, I mentioned a document issued by the Belgian Privacy Commission. This document outlines recommendations…



It’s mid-summer and time to add a little light humor to highly technical discussions about mobile mapping. Here’s my contribution… Anytime I perceive…


GeoBIM Advocacy

One of Gene Roe’s recent "In the Scan" blog comments really hit home. He proposed the concept of GeoBIM – using BIM (Building…


Down-to-Earth LiDAR

Almost every day I receive a blog post from our Editor, Gene Roe, showcasing a new LiDAR application. This expansive technology is rapidly…