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NVS Technologies Releases Firmware Update for NV08C Receivers

May 2, 2013By

NVS Technologies has released updated firmware for its NV08C receiver series. Firmware v0206 is compatible with current and preceding hardware revisions of the NV08C receiver series. Firmware v0206 can be downloaded free of charge. Firmware v0206 offers: Stabilized raw data output for output rates up to 10 Hz Extended $POUTC NMEA message, including current LEAP SECONDS value, flags for expected UTC... read more

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GeoGathering 2013: Have You Developed Your Geospatial Data Strategy?

May 2, 2013By

The conference GeoGathering: GIS for Gathering and Production Lines will be held Colorado Springs at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort on August 21-22, 2013. With the theme of “Developing a Data Strategy: Data Collection and Sharing,” the conference focuses on how operators collect and share information about their assets to increase operational safety and improve pipeline decision-making. “Today, acquisitions and fast... read more

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New EGNOS Open Service Definition Released

April 29, 2013By

The European Commission has released version 2.0 of the EGNOS Open Service Definition Document (SDD), according to the European GNSS Agency. The revised document reflects recent improvements in EGNOS geographic coverage and other enhancements. The new version 2.0 of the European Commission’s EGNOS SDD (Open Service Definition Document) reflects recent improvements implemented for the EGNOS service. The document shows significant... read more

Hemisphere GPS Moves Calgary Office

April 25, 2013By

The Hemisphere GPS Calgary office is relocating to a new address, effective May 8. As of that date, the location on 9th Street will be replaced by this address: 150 – 6712 Fisher Street SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2A7 read more

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Applanix Introduces POSPac MMS v6.2 Software for Mobile Mapping

April 23, 2013By

Applanix has introduced POSPac MMS v6.2, its latest generation of software for directly georeferencing mobile mapping sensors using GNSS and inertial technology. Featuring new Applanix IN-Fusion Multi-Single-Base Processing, POSPac MMS V6.2 is designed to improve the productivity and accuracy of mapping from mobile platforms in the air, on land or at sea, the company said. IN-Fusion Multi-Single-Base Processing is designed for... read more

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Trimble Offers Improved Version of RealWorks Software

April 17, 2013By

Trimble RealWorks version 8.0 software will include a new 3D database engine, automated targetless registration and Web viewing capability incorporating RealWorks’ Scan Explorer interface. The new version is due to be released in June. The new enhancements will allow surveyors, contractors, engineers and geospatial professionals to rapidly process 3D laser scanning data and expedite the creation of deliverables for their... read more

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Comments Sought on Future User Needs for Nationwide DGPS

April 16, 2013By

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, is seeking public comments on  current and future user needs for the Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System (NDGPS). The agencies want to know how users use NDGPS, and are seeking ideas for future uses or alternative uses. According to the notice in... read more

Topcon Web Portal Provides Real-Time Job Site Management Tool

April 15, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group has launched a new web portal—Sitelink3D.net—designed specifically for general construction and engineering companies. In its announcement at the Munich construction trade show Bauma 2013, Topcon focused on the website’s features, which include giving end-users an intuitive way to manage and control every aspect of Topcon 3D machine control systems anywhere in the world. The subscription web-based service—accessed... read more

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