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Kickstarter Comes to GPS; Plus, Jammers and Field Technology Conference

September 4, 2013By

$2,000 for an RTK base and rover? Yes, it’s real. Well, at least it seems real. For $2,000, you can order an RTK base and rover set named Piksi, including radios.    It’s an intriguing opportunity, and might be the first brush stroke of the picture I’ve been painting (metaphorically speaking) for the past few years about inexpensive RTK receivers... read more

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Handheld Ships New Version of Algiz 7 Tablet

August 29, 2013By
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Handheld Group has announced the launch of the new version of its popular Algiz 7 rugged tablet computer. The updated Algiz 7 is considerably faster than its predecessor, with better storage capacity, improved security and quicker communication capabilities. According to the announcement, the ultra-rugged Algiz 7 tablet PC is small, light and fast, with multiple connectivity options and a wide... read more

Trimble Offers Site Positioning System for Small Construction Companies

August 29, 2013By

Trimble introduced today a Site Positioning System designed for owner operators, small site contractors or construction companies new to GPS. The Trimble Site Positioning System Essentials Kit is comprised of the new Trimble Site Mobile controller, Trimble SCS900 Site Controller Software and Trimble SPS985L GNSS Smart Antenna for a complete GPS positioning solution. Using GPS, a grade checker or site... read more

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CHC Offers LT400HS GNSS Handheld

August 26, 2013By
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CHC today announced the availability of the LT400HS, a rugged 120-channel GPS+GLONASS handheld receiver designed to achieve sub-meter SBAS positioning to centimeter accuracy in RTK networks. The LT400HS is designed to be a cost-effective yet powerful GNSS device for survey, construction and GIS professionals. The LT400HS is designed for companies that have not yet invested in GNSS technology due to... read more

Juniper Systems Updates Aspect Field Mapping Software to v1.2

August 15, 2013By
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Juniper Systems has released a new version of its field mapping software, Juniper Aspect 1.2. The release builds upon and adds to its previous strengths as an easy-to-use, versatile mapping tool. Juniper Aspect is a field mapping software designed to boost efficiency and productivity, while being simple enough that anyone can quickly learn how to use it, according to Juniper.... read more

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Trimble Launches AP15 GNSS-Inertial Board Set for Positioning

August 14, 2013By
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Trimble introduced today the Trimble AP15, the latest member of the AP series of OEM GNSS-Inertial board sets. The introduction was made at the AUVSI 2013 Conference and Exhibition, being held in Washington, D.C. The AP15 uses a custom Micro Electromechanical Machined (MEMS) based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). It is the first product to take advantage of Applanix’ proprietary calibration... read more

TerraStar GNSS Establishes Base at Nottingham University’s GRACE Facility

August 12, 2013By
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TerraStar GNSS, a supplier of precision positioning services for land and near-shore applications, has established a base at Nottingham University’s GNSS Research and Applications Centre of Excellence (GRACE). GRACE operates operates under the auspices of its Institute of Engineering Surveying & Space Geodesy (IESSG). TerraStar GNSS maintains and controls a worldwide network of more than 80 GPS and GLONASS DGNSS... read more

Topcon Announces Upgrade to Reference Station Network Software

August 9, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group announces new reference station network software — TopNET+ v10 — bringing new features and functionality to the TopNET+ reference station software suite. Topcon’s TopNET+ software is a scalable solution supporting everything from a single CORS station to multiple CORS sites covering a large geographical area. Users of a TopNET+ reference network get GNSS RTK correction data generated... read more

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