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Flowfinity Introduces Mobile Survey Software for Businesses

July 31, 2013 - By

Flowfinity Wireless, Inc., a provider of enterprise mobile applications, has announced a solution that enables businesses to quickly create and deploy mobile surveys for offline data collection and submission to a centralized database. Flowfinity’s survey customization and integration features help businesses improve productivity through better management of information collected in the field, the company said. Survey data can be captured... read more

This article is tagged with and posted in Built Structures, Mapping, OEM News, Survey, Survey News, Surveying

Trimble Offers Software Data Integration for Construction Project Management

July 31, 2013 - By

Trimble is offering data integration capabilities between a variety of its planning, estimating and management software applications. The new capabilities are designed to boost the ease, accuracy and transparency of conceptual or detailed time- and cost-modeling estimates for general contractors and capital construction project owners. At their core, the five new software versions within the Trimble Buildings’ Design-Build-Operate (DBO) portfolio... read more

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SeeControl Announces ThingTracr GPS Tracking Tool

July 31, 2013 - By

SeeControl is announcing the roll out of ThingTracr, a hosted SaaS GPS tool for monitoring anything that needs to be tracked. The simple-to-use solution offers precise location tracking and historical analytics reporting for things of interest using a small and attachable GPS unit that requires no tools or wiring. The tracking service can be up and running in less than... read more

Russian Officials Concerned over Reduced GLONASS Funding

July 31, 2013 - By

Plans to reduce funding for GLONASS is causing concern among deputies of the State Duma. The government officials predict a loss of trust in the world by the Russian navigation system, according to a July 29 Roscosmos article. Reduced funding of GLONASS will lead to a reduction of the orbital grouping system below acceptable levels, according to the first deputy... read more

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GPSTrackIt Announces Financial Incentives for Acquiring Fleet Tracking Systems

July 31, 2013 - By

GPSTrackIt announces new financing options that significantly reduce the initial cost of implementing its Fleet Manager system and GPS tracking devices. The new “No Pay Until 2014″ financing plan program postpones hardware payments until January. This includes documentation fees and the monthly payment, reducing the cost of entry to a flat $24.99 per unit for service. This offer applies to... read more

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Google Disappoints with Mobile Ad Revenue, Apple Shines

July 30, 2013 - By

By Janice Partyka, Contributing Editor for Wireless It has been a busy month. Apple is getting help turning around its embarrassing mapping debacle with an acquisition of HopStop and Locationary. Latitude, which enables location sharing and check-ins, is being sunsetted by Google, as it adds that functionality to Google Plus. Twitter acquired Spindle to enable real-time location recommendations. Nokia, leading... read more

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Enter to Win a Handheld GPS Computer

July 30, 2013 - By

Real-time 1-2 meter GPS accuracy in the palm of your hand — a spanking new June  T41 rugged handheld computer from Trimble is up for grabs. One lucky winner of the drawing among all entrants who complete the 2013 State of the GNSS Industry Survey will take it home. Other raffle prizes also offered. In addition to a handheld computer... read more

Public Interface Control Working Group Meeting Set for September

July 29, 2013 - By

The Air Force has issued a Federal Register Notice regarding an upcoming Public Interface Control Working Group (ICWG) meeting, set for September 24-25. Here is the notice: Public ICWG Announcement—2013 This notice informs the public that the Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Directorate will be hosting a Public Interface Control Working Group (ICWG) meeting for the NAVSTAR GPS public signals in... read more

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