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UNAVCO Names Septentrio Preferred Vendor for GNSS Reference Stations

September 16, 2015By
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UNAVCO has selected Septentrio to be the preferred vendor of next-generation GNSS reference stations for the Geodesy Advancing Geosciences and EarthScope (GAGE) Facility. The Preferred Vendor status is valid through the duration of the GAGE Facility Cooperative Agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). The selection of Septentrio was made following a rigorous competitive selection process. Under the agreement, Septentrio... read more

Spectra Precision Introduces New and Enhanced Survey Solutions

September 15, 2015By

Spectra Precision introduced at INTERGEO this week new and enhanced products in its portfolio of survey solutions. With the new additions, survey and construction professionals have more positioning instrument choices to meet their job requirements, the company said. Spectra Precision made the announcement at INTERGEO 2015, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management. The new and enhanced products... read more

Applanix Offers Entry-Level Georeferencing Solution for Airborne Mapping

September 15, 2015By
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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

Trimble Launches R2 GNSS Receiver at Intergeo

September 15, 2015By

Trimble debuted its new R2 GNSS receiver at Intergeo 2015, held this week in Stuttgart, Germany. The R2 GNSS receiver is a receiver that 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... read more

INTERGEO 2015: senseFly eXom Drone Capable of Millimeter Accuracy

September 15, 2015By

senseFly has published a white paper named “Generating highly accurate 3D data using a senseFly eXom drone” which presents the results of two photogrammetric land surveys of a construction site. The project was completed earlier in September using two senseFly eXom close mapping and inspection drones, and the announcement was made during INTERGEO, held Sept. 15–17 in Stuttgart, Germany. The results demonstrate... read more

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Septentrio Launches AsteRx-U and AsteRx-U Marine

September 14, 2015By

Septentrio this week is launching two successors to its APS-U: The AsteRx-U and the AsteRx-U Marine multi-constellation dual-antenna receivers. The AsteRx-U will be presented to the public for the first time at two trade shows this week. ION GNSS+ takes place Sept.14-18 in Tampa, Fla., and INTERGEO 2015 will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 14-18. The AsteRx-U and the AsteRx-U Marine incorporate the latest GNSS tracking and positioning... read more

Hemisphere GNSS’ Atlas Makes Trade Show Debut at INTERGEO

September 14, 2015By
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Hemisphere GNSS will be showcasing its new Atlas GNSS global correction service at the INTERGEO 2015 Conference and Trade Fair Fair in Stuttgart, Germany, held Sept. 15-17. Hemisphere GNSS will exhibit at Booth E6.093. The Atlas correction service offers innovative and accessible correction service options, providing performance in demanding applications and environments, Hemisphere said. Available through various subscription and bundle options, Atlas is a flexible correction service... read more

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Survey Market Key to Maxtena’s Growth

September 13, 2015By

Exhibiting at CTIA Super Mobility 2015, Vanja Maric, director of sales and marketing for Rockville, Maryland-based antenna-maker Maxtena, pointed out the challenge that exists for antenna makers in an uncertain drone market: forecasting what will happen next and planning for that future. “The problem with the drone space its so volatile and so fragmented, and it’s very, very hard to... read more

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