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u-blox brings GNSS RTK precision to the mass market

February 15, 2016By
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u-blox has launched a receiver module that brings real-time kinematic accuracy to the mass market. The NEO-M8P GNSS receiver module delivers high performance down to centimeter-level accuracy. RTK technologies have been used for some time in low-volume niche markets, such as surveying and construction. Because of high costs and complexity, this enhanced positioning technology has been inaccessible for most other uses. Emerging high volume... read more

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TerraGo and Eos Positioning partner on next-generation GPS/GNSS solutions

February 13, 2016By
Eos Positioning's Arrow 200 Bluetooth receiver supports Hemisphere's Atlas correction service.

TerraGo and Eos Positioning Systems have entered a collaboration to combine the TerraGo Edge mobile GPS data-collection platform with the Eos Arrow line of sub-meter and centimeter accuracy receivers. The combination delivers a modern, cloud-based, real-time data collection capability, according to a TerraGo press release. While the working environments and the projects are very different, customers in for water utilities, energy, survey and... read more

Tallysman wideband inline amplifier covers all GNSS frequencies

February 12, 2016By
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Tallysman, a manufacturer of economical high-performance GNSS antennas and related products, is offering a new wideband 28-dB inline amplifier covering the full GNSS spectrum from 1 to 2 GHz. The TW125B is a low cost, rugged, waterproof, low noise, low current/low voltage, 1 to 2 GHz band, 28dB gain in-line amplifier, specially designed to amplify all GNSS frequency signals, from GPS L5... read more

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Sokkia’s SHC500 field controller designed for surveying

February 12, 2016By
The Sokkia SHC500 field controller.

Sokkia has introduced its new SHC500 field controller for construction and surveying applications. It is designed to provide operators a compact handheld option with numerous features and benefits, including a 4.3-inch touchscreen display and optional 5 MP camera with built-in LED flash. The SHC500 is designed for the professional operating MAGNET Field, Site and Layout software. The data controller works with... read more

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Taoglas opens IoT design center in San Diego

February 12, 2016By
Dermot O'Shea in Taoglas RF Chamber.

Antenna maker Taoglas USA has opened a facility in San Diego for its North American customers. In the midst of explosive wireless device growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) market,  the company has quadrupled the original size of its local facility — now more than 16,000 square feet. The new Taoglas IoTx Center offers a fully equipped design and test location that supports... read more

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Trimble expands machine control system for wheel loaders

February 12, 2016By
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Trimble has introduced version 12.81 of its Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System. The new version further expands the mix of machines supported to now include wheel loaders, demonstrating Trimble’s continued commitment to meet the contractor’s needs for construction technology across a mixed fleet and for all phases of the project life cycle. “Trimble GCS900 version 12.81 means big productivity gains... read more

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Garmin to acquire outdoor tracking company DeLorme

February 12, 2016By
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Garmin Ltd. has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of DeLorme, a privately held company that designs and markets consumer-based satellite tracking devices with two-way communication and navigational capabilities. The completion of the acquisition, which is subject to customary conditions, is expected to occur within 30 to 60 days. One of the most compelling products... read more

Water utility deploys TerraGo Edge to improve service

February 11, 2016By

The City of Sebring, Florida, has deployed TerraGo Edge for utility asset inspection and management. According to a TerraGo press release, using its software has enabled the city to cut costs, bring surveys in-house and improve response times for repairs. Like thousands of water utilities across the United States, the City of Sebring Utilities Department is tasked with providing a safe and... read more

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