Mapping

Trimble and Hilti deliver integrated solutions for construction professionals

November 8, 2016By

Trimble  and the Hilti Group announced today that they are collaborating to deliver new software integration and data exchange solutions. These new integrated solutions provide a connected and improved digital experience for building construction professionals. The announcement was made at Trimble Dimensions. New software and data exchange solutions include: Sharing design information between software applications — Hilti PROFIS Plugin for Tekla... read more

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Trimble unveils software GNSS receiver for high-accuracy in mobile devices

November 8, 2016By

Trimble has introduced Catalyst, a software-defined GNSS receiver that works with select Android mobile handhelds, smartphones and tablets. When combined with a small, lightweight, plug-and-play digital antenna and subscription to the Catalyst service, the receiver provides on-demand GNSS, geo-location capabilities to transform consumer devices into high-accuracy mobile data collection systems. The announcement of the new product, designed for GIS professionals, was... read more

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Launchpad: Timing receiver, AR smart glasses

November 5, 2016By

OEM GNSS receiver High precision for the mass market The Piksi Multi is a multi-band, multi-constellation receiver for the mass market. Autonomous devices require precision navigation, especially those that perform critical functions. The receiver uses real-time kinematics (RTK) technology, providing location solutions 100 times more accurate than traditional GPS. Piksi Multi supports GPS L1/L2 and is hardware-ready for GLONASS G1/G2,... read more

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DJI joins Propeller Aero on turnkey solutions

October 19, 2016By

See also Propeller Aero’s ground-control points aim for UAV accuracy. Drone-maker DJI has partnered with UAV software company Propeller Aero to launch an integrated solution to reduce costs, improve safety and drive operational efficiency in the construction and mining industries. The partnership integrates DJI’s commercial-grade aerial platform, the Matrice 100, with Propeller’s cloud-based software specifically designed for surveying and inspection. The... read more

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Propeller Aero’s ground-control points aim for UAV accuracy

October 19, 2016By

Drone-maker DJI has partnered with UAV software company Propeller Aero to launch an integrated solution to reduce costs, improve safety and drive operational efficiency in the construction and mining industries. read more

Applanix announces POSPac MMS 8 for high-accuracy mobile mapping

October 12, 2016By

Applanix introduced at Intergeo 2016 the POSPac MMS 8, its latest GNSS-aided inertial post-processing software for georeferencing data collected from cameras, lidars, multi-beam sonars and other sensors on mobile platforms. POSPac MMS 8 uses the Trimble CenterPoint RTX subscription service to deliver these benefits for mobile mapping from land, air, marine and UAV platforms: Achieve centimeter-level accuracy within one hour after data... read more

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TerraGo Edge and GeoPDF demonstrated at Intergeo

October 12, 2016By

TerraGo demonstrated at Intergeo the latest capabilities of its line of GeoPDF products as well as survey-grade, mobile GPS and GIS data collection with its TerraGo Edge and TerraGo Magic platforms geospatial collaboration and mobility software. GeoPDF products enable free, lightweight GIS applications, helping organizations get more value from their current investments in GIS and imagery platforms. TerraGo Edge and TerraGo Magic are... read more

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SenseFly introduces eBee Plus professional mapping drone

October 12, 2016By

SenseFly introduced the eBee Plus, its newest fixed-wing system for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, at Intergeo 2016. For photogrammetric-quality mapping, upgradeable RTK/PPK functionality and flight time of almost an hour, the UAV is designed for professionals working in fields such as surveying, construction and GIS who require efficient data collection with survey-grade accuracy. The eBee Plus offers built-in RTK/PPK functionality, activated... read more

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