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LandAirSea Systems Trackers Announce Redesigned Online Store

December 11, 2012 - By

Vehicle-Tracking.com has been redesigned. Vehicle-Tracking.com is the official online e-commerce site of LandAirSea Systems, a provider of consumer and business-to-business GPS tracking devices since 1994. Vehicle-Tracking.com provides passive and real-time GPS tracking devices and systems designed for a wide-range of applications, including fleet management, law enforcement surveillance, asset monitoring and personal vehicle tracking. Vehicle-Tracking also offers the full-line of accessories,... read more

Leica Geosystems Opens Online Store

December 11, 2012 - By

Leica Geosystems Inc. has announced the launch of the e-commerce site for Leica Geosystems Solutions Centers. The grand opening of the Leica Geosystems Solutions Center is marked by an unprecedented online-only promotion. Providing 24/7 personalized access to the products essential to the surveying, engineering, and construction industries, the site is a resource for more than purchases. It also enables customers... read more

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SINA, AutoNavi Launch Social Networking Platform for China

December 11, 2012 - By

SINA Corporation, an online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities, and AutoNavi Holdings Limited, provider of digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions in China, have jointly announced a strategic partnership to integrate and enhance each other’s social, location and mobile offerings. As a result of this partnership, AMAP, AutoNavi’s mobile map application, users will be... read more

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Apple Maps Not Fully to Blame for Outback Mistakes

December 11, 2012 - By

Police in Mildura, Australia, have been warning people not to rely on Apple Maps after several people trying to find the town of 30,000 people became hopelessly lost in the bush in scorching temperatures, reported the Guardian. One man was stranded for 24 hours last week in temperatures of up to 115º Fahrenheit. Three more were rescued after following the... read more

Leica, Sigma Seven Partner for GIS Market in UK, Ireland

December 10, 2012 - By

Leica Geosystems Ltd. has signed a formal agreement with Sigma Seven Ltd. to provide improved value data collection and workforce management solutions to the GIS asset collection and management market. The strategic partnership combines GeoField software from Sigma Seven with the Leica Zeno CS25 GNSS tablet computer, allowing high-accuracy satellite position data to be collected with richly attributed data in... read more

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CE-Traffic Launches Premium RDS-TMC in Poland

December 10, 2012 - By

CE-Traffic, a traffic data provider in Central-Eastern Europe, has extended its portfolio of traffic services in Poland, the country where over last five years the number of vehicles has grown by 50 percent. Drivers in Poland can look forward to more options in receiving real-time traffic information with the launch of the new Premium RDS-TMC service by CE-Traffic, the company... read more

First Forge Echo Handheld Released for Foresters

December 10, 2012 - By

F4 Devices has released the Forge Echo for forestry professionals. “Shipping the first product out this week is a great milestone for us,” said Mark Milligan, president of F4 Tech. “We have been working for years to produce a rugged handheld specifically made by and for foresters and professionals who work in the natural resource community. Seeing the first product... read more

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Launch of GPS Satellite Struggled through Tense Moments

December 10, 2012 - By

A new report by Spaceflight Now reveals that the launch October 4 of a GPS satellite experienced tense touch-and-go moments. The Delta 4 rocket’s cryogenic upper stage engine experienced a fuel leak that caused a low-thrust condition. Four-and-a-half minutes into the launch, after the first stage had shut down and separated, the trouble began as the RL10B-2 engine on the... read more

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