Hemisphere GPS Offers Vector Compass Products for Marine Applications

October 4, 2012By

Today, Hemisphere GPS introduces the Vector VS330 and Vector VS131 GPS compass products that provide high performance heading, position, heave, and attitude data. The new Vector products are designed for professional marine applications such as hydrographic and bathymetric surveys, dredging, oil platform positioning, and buoys that demand a high level of 3D positioning accuracies. Based on Hemisphere GPS’ Eclipse GNSS... read more

Trimble Adds Two Handhelds to GIS Data Collection Portfolio

October 4, 2012By

Trimble introduced today the Trimble Geo 5 and Juno 5 handheld GNSS devices, further extending Trimble’s portfolio for data collection, maintenance and inspection applications. The Geo 5 and Juno 5 series are both optimized for GIS field workflows, including Trimble’s TerraSync field software available on all Trimble GIS platforms. Since 1994, the Trimble GeoExplorer line of GNSS handhelds has been... read more

Hemisphere GPS Announces RTK Network-Compatible S320 Survey System

October 2, 2012By
S320 network rover

Today, Hemisphere GPS announced the new S320 network rover and XF2 handheld data collector. With support for network RTK corrections, the S320 network rover is an integrated solution that simplifies land surveying applications by eliminating the need for a base station and radio modem, the company said. A variety of public and private organizations post RTK network corrections on the... read more

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Altus Positioning Systems Receives Large Order for GNSS Survey Receivers In Norway

September 14, 2012By

Altus Positioning Systems has been selected by the National Courts Administration of Norway, Land Consolidation Court Division, to provide APS-3G series GNSS survey receivers to modernize its fleet of about 80 receivers. NavSys AS, Altus’ sales representative in Norway, won the tender in a highly competitive bid. “The Land Consolidation Court’s rigorous tests for the selection process were completed in... read more

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Trimble Dimensions 2012

September 14, 2012By

Trimble’s conference will provide insight into how information technology can transform the way surveying, engineering, construction, mapping, GIS, geospatial, utilities and field service management professionals work. It will be held November 5–7, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada. read more

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Leica Geosystems Upgrades and Expands SmartNet RTK Network in California

September 7, 2012By

Leica Geosystems Inc. has announced it has significantly upgraded and expanded the coverage of its Leica SmartNet RTK Network in California, making real-time GNSS correction available to 82 percent of the state’s population. A GPS/GLONASS reference station network, Leica SmartNet gives GNSS users access to differential correction for any measurement application without the use of a base station. “Leica Geosystems... read more

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The Business — September 2012

September 1, 2012By

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Geneq Introduces Palm-Sized GPS/GLONASS RTK Receiver for Real-Time Centimeter Accuracy

August 22, 2012By

Geneq Inc. has launched the SXBlue III GNSS, a palm-sized GNSS RTK receiver that uses both GPS and GLONASS for real-time centimeter accuracy. Via Bluetooth, it brings centimeter accuracy to any smartphone, handheld, tablet, or notebook computer that is Bluetooth-compliant. read more

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