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SmartNet North America assumes operation of East Coast RTK network

November 2, 2016By

SmartNet North America, a high-precision, high-availability network RTK correction service, is assuming operations and incorporating all of the Maine Technical Source (MTS) RTK Network into SmartNet. The merger brings professionals along the East Coast access to a broader coverage area, better geometry and optimized performance. The MTS RTK Network has two national CORS base stations and 27 base stations covering most... read more

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Data collection of WGS 84 information — or is it?

November 2, 2016By

Location, location, location. It’s not just the tagline for real estate and sales; it’s about all of us, all of the time. Thanks to technology, everything revolves around location these days. It is in our cars, smartphones, exercise trackers, and even our packages. GPS has revolutionized so many things in our lives, but most people do not know how it... 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

NovAtel’s RTK Assist provides 20 minutes of accuracy

October 15, 2016By

NovAtel introduced its RTK Assist service at the Intergeo show, held this week in Hamburg, Germany. RTK Asssit is a subscription-based service that provides users with satellite-delivered correction data to seamlessly continue centimeter-level accuracy during real-time kinematic (RTK) correction outages caused by communication disruptions. Users are able to maintain RTK level performance for up to 20 minutes, reducing any associated downtime and optimizing solution productivity. RTK is a... read more

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DJI and Datumate partner on site survey solution

October 13, 2016By

DJI and Datumate have begun offering a drone, software and app package that fully automates and expedites site surveys. Tailored for professional surveying jobs, the DJI-Datumate Site Survey Solution simplifies the surveying and mapping processes, while maintaining superior accuracy. Shenzhen-based DJI is the world’s top aerial-imaging company. Israel based Datumate is a leader in automated “field-to-plan” surveying solutions. The DJI-Datumate... 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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