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GPS Insight Named American Technology Award Winner

June 24, 2013 - By

GPS Insight, a technology provider of GPS fleet tracking software, has been named the winner in the Software category for the American Technology Awards for the second time. GPS Insight was named the winner for the same award in 2011 as well. The American Technology Awards recognize the best products and services from across the technology industry. GPS Insight has... read more

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Garmin Goes Android with Monterra GPS

June 24, 2013 - By

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., maker of popular GPS devices such as the nuvi, has announced its first Wi-Fi-enabled outdoor handheld GPS running the Android operating system, Monterra. Monterra has a vivid, sunlight-readable touchscreen, and users can easily access the Google Play Store and download apps through an available Wi-Fi connection on the device. Developers can create... read more

ESA Unveils ‘New Breed’ of Galileo Satellite

June 24, 2013 - By

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a series of photos providing the first detailed views of the next batch of Galileo satellites, the first of which has already been delivered to ESA for rigorous testing in simulated space conditions. Scroll down to see the photos. The first Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellite was delivered to ESA’s ESTEC technical... read more

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Septentrio, Esri BeLux Bring Centimeter Accuracy to Mobile GIS Apps

June 21, 2013 - By

Septentrio NV, the Belgian manufacturer of high-end GNSS receivers, and Esri BeLux, the regional distributor of Esri software, have joined forces to offer a user-friendly mobile solution that is accurate up to 1 centimeter. The combination of Esri software and the AsteRx-m GeoPod operates seamlessly using standard, open interfaces on any professional tablet. Used today by a major utility company,... read more

Nightmare on GIS Street: GNSS Accuracy, Datums and Geospatial Data

June 20, 2013 - By

Sponsored by: Hemisphere Broadcast Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Moderator: Eric Gakstatter, Survey Scene Newsletter Editor Speakers: Kevin Kelly, Geodesist, ESRI, Inc.; Craig Greenwald, Technical Director, GeoMobile Innovations; Michael L. Dennis, RLS, PE, Geodesist, NOAA A look at the challenge of dealing with horizontal datums in your GIS. We are moving into a new era in dealing with datum transformations. Geodata... read more

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Effigis Offers New Version of EZSurv Post-Processing Software

June 19, 2013 - By

Effigis today announced the worldwide availability of a new version of its OnPOZ EZSurv GNSS post-processing software (V2.92). Improvements include automatic access to data from more than 8,000 base stations around the world and availability of more than 750 mapping systems, as well as enhanced compatibility with 22 native GNSS formats. EZSurv, Effigis’ GNSS post-processing software, provides a reliable, efficient... read more

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Tallysman Wireless Wideband Dual-Feed GPSL1/GLONASS/ Galileo Antennas

June 18, 2013 - By

Tallysman Wireless announces the TW4421 and TW1421 antennas, which offer a step forward in performance for small GNSS antennas, the company said. The TW4421 is a low-cost dual-feed magnetic mount antenna covering the GPS L1, GLONASS L1, Galileo and SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS & MSAS) frequency band (1574 to 1606 MHz). The TW4421 features a 25-millimeter dual-feed wideband patch element that... read more

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