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September 28, 2015By

GNSS Receiver for Mobile Devices The R2 GNSS receiver works with Trimble handheld devices and iOS, Android or Window mobile handhelds, smartphones and tablets using Bluetooth or USB connectivity. When paired with a mobile device, the receiver adds professional-grade GNSS capabilities for better accuracy. The rugged Trimble R2 provides GIS and survey professionals the flexibility to choose the mobile device,... read more

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Topcon Releases iOS Version of MAGNET Construct App

September 17, 2015By

Topcon Positioning Group announces cross-platform support for the MAGNET Construct app. The no-cost app is purpose built to drive the LN-100 Layout Navigator system and was initially released for the Android market.  This “out of the box productivity” is now available for Apple devices as well. “Whether you prefer Android devices or the latest Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch... read more

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Unicore Releases GNSS High-Precision Board

September 17, 2015By
tri-constellation octa-frequency high-precision board.

Unicore has released the UB380 GPS/GLONASSS/BDS high-precision board at ION GNSS+ 2015, held this week in Tampa, Fla. UB380 is a multi-GNSS receiver that supports GPS, GLONASS and BDS. It is based on Unicore’s mature multi-GNSS system on chip (SoC). UB380 is designed for high-precision positioning, navigation and GBAS applications. UB380 can track GPS L1, L2, L5; GLONASS L1, L2; and... read more

Applanix Offers Entry-Level Georeferencing Solution for Airborne Mapping

September 15, 2015By

Applanix Corporation has announced the POS AVX 210, the latest addition to its airborne position and orientation portfolio for direct georeferencing of airborne mapping sensors. Using Applanix’ GNSS and inertial technology, the POS AVX 210 enables airborne surveyors to achieve gains in accuracy, efficiency and productivity for low-altitude or small form factor sensors, when compared to GNSS-only point-matching or aerial triangulation... read more

SBG, Viametris Present 3D Indoor Scanning System at INTERGEO

September 8, 2015By
The iMS 3D indoor mapping system by Viametris uses an Ellipse-A by SBG for stability.

SBG Systems will join Viametris in presenting a new 3D indoor scanning system at the INTERGEO trade show, which will be held Sept. 15-17 in Stuttgart, Germany. The iMS 3D is a mobile 3D indoor scanner generating continuous point clouds. For this brand-new model of indoor mobile mapping system, or iMMS, Viametris chose SBG Systems’ miniature Attitude and Heading Reference Sensor (AHRS), the Ellipse-A. The iMS... read more

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Leica GS14 GNSS Features Hybrid Communication Technology

September 8, 2015By
Leica Viva GS14

Leica Geosystems, manufacturer of the Leica Viva GNSS Unlimited series and GS14 GNSS receiver, has added a new hybrid communication technology to its compact and powerful GNSS smart antenna. The latest generation Leica Viva GS14 GNSS now supports Verizon CDMA solutions along with all standard 2G/3G networks and UHF TX/RX radio in a single device, making it a professional GNSS receiver with... read more

GlobalTop Unveils Tiny Mediatek Multi-GNSS Module

August 31, 2015By

GlobalTop Technology has launched FireFly X1, a tiny Mediatek-based multi-GNSS module. With a compact size of 9.0 x 9.5 x 2.1 millimeters, it’s one of the smallest multi-GNSS modules in the industry, the company said. “Compact size and low-power consumption will be the key [unique selling points] for the next generation of M2M Devices,” said Sam Khan, vice CEO of GlobalTop... read more

Sony’s Vertical Take-off Drone Aimed at Surveyors

August 28, 2015By

Sony is developing an unmanned aerial vehicle that lifts off and lands vertically like a helicopter (also known as a VTOL craft for vertical take-off and landing.) The VTOL drone is being developed with a Tokyo robotics firm under a collaborative company called Aerosense. The drone can carry up to 22 pounds, fly continuously for two hours, and reach a speed... read more