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Trimble Adds Tilt Compensation to R10 GNSS Surveying System

October 8, 2013By
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Trimble announced today several enhancements to the Trimble R10 GNSS Surveying System designed to drive field productivity to a new high. With sophisticated tilt-compensation technology, CenterPoint RTX correction service support, and updated field and office software, the R10 platform demonstrates Trimble’s commitment to driving improved surveying productivity. The announcement was made at Intergeo 2013, being held October 8-10 in Essen,... read more

Carlson SurveyGNSS for Post Processing Launched at Intergeo

October 8, 2013By
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Carlson Software Inc. has developed the new Carlson SurveyGNSS post-processing program, which it introduced today at Intergeo 2013, being held in Essen, Germany. The program is designed for surveyors and positioning professionals looking to achieve centimeter accuracy when working on the edge of their RTK infrastructure, perform sub-centimeter positioning, or provide the highest quality assurance to their customers. The data... read more

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Trimble Releases CenterPoint RTX Correction Service into Geospatial Markets

October 8, 2013By

Trimble announced today that its Trimble CenterPoint RTX correction service will be available to survey and land administration professionals around the world. Powered by Trimble RTX technology, the GPS, GLONASS and QZSS enabled correction service can offer better than 4 centimeter (1.5 inch) repeatable horizontal accuracy, without requiring the use of a base station or local VRS network. The announcement... read more

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Carlson Launches Two Handhelds at Intergeo

October 8, 2013By
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Carlson Software has introduced a new and improved version of its affordable Qmini data collector. The rugged, but lightweight Qmini2 provides fast processing, yet fits comfortably in one hand. Carlson also launched the Carlson MINI2 data collector, which is more rugged, fast, and reliable than its predecessor. It comes with a numerical keyboard for easy coding of points. Both products... read more

Topcon’s Hybrid Positioning Combines GNSS, Optical Measurement

October 7, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group announces a new technology — Hybrid Positioning — that increases efficiencies and improves productivity on job sites, regardless of conditions, terrain or location. Hybrid Positioning is enabled through the Topcon Magnet software suite, a Topcon enterprise solution for the geomatics industry. The new Topcon technology allows precise positioning professionals in the survey, construction, civil engineering and GIS... read more

A Comparison of Free GPS Online Post-Processing Services

October 7, 2013By

On October 1, the U.S. federal government shut down and furloughed 800,000 non-essential workers. While services considered essential remained active, those considered non-essential services, like the National Geodetic Survey’s Online Positioning User Service (OPUS), were shut down. OPUS is a free, online GPS post-processing service. If you try to access www.ngs.noaa.gov, the following screen will be displayed: For those of... read more

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Hemisphere GNSS Offers New Eclipse Positioning Modules

October 3, 2013By
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Today, Hemisphere GNSS introduces the Eclipse P306 and P307, the latest models in the Eclipse series. The Eclipse P306 and P307 track multi-frequency GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou satellite signals and are Galileo and QZSS ready. By tracking more signals, RTK positioning performance improves especially in challenging environments. The Eclipse P306 and P307 are the first products to utilize the company’s... read more

Nexteq Navigation Launches New Version of NexGeo GIS Software Suite

October 2, 2013By
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Nexteq Navigation has officially released the next version (V2.0) of its GIS data collection suite, NexGeo. The suite consists of a mobile application for GNSS handhelds to collect and organize GIS data, as well as a desktop application used to customize and organize projects, manage field crews, and integrate with other data formats. NexGeo aims to provide a complete solution,... read more