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Intergeo 2013

February 12, 2013By

Intergeo is a leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With over half a million event website users and more than 16,000 visitors from 80 countries at Intergeo itself, it is one of the key platforms for industry dialogue. Intergeo will be held October 8-10 in Essen, Germany. The 19th Intergeo will look at the significance of changes... read more

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2013 Esri International User Conference

February 12, 2013By

The 2013 Esri International User Conference will be held July 8–12 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California. The Esri UC covers the entire spectrum of the geospatial industry, bringing together social, economic, business, and environmental leaders who are redefining how people work together at every scale. At Esri UC, GIS professionals can spend five days experiencing more... read more

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HiPer V Featuring Vanguard Technology Offered by Topcon

February 6, 2013By
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Topcon has introduced the HiPer V receiver, which features Topcon’s Vanguard technology. The HiPer V provides users with the choice of GPS and GLONASS signals (as well as Galileo when operationally available), and also includes a variety of choices of internal radio, cellular and Bluetooth communication options and what Topcon calls a state-of-the-art power supply. The core of the HiPer... read more

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Why the Price of Precision Receivers Will Drop

February 5, 2013By
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For quite some time, I’ve been writing in GPS World magazine and speaking at conferences about the declining prices of high-precision GNSS receivers and how the cost of high-precision data (especially vertical) is going to decline substantially. For my colleagues in Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America, you’ve already seen this. Dual-frequency, multi-constellation GNSS receiver prices in those areas are... read more

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Hexagon to Acquire Russia’s NAVGEOCOM

January 22, 2013By

Hexagon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in Russia-based Navgeocom. The company is the largest distributor for Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon brand, in the Russian Federation. Founded in 1997, Navgeocom has grown into one of the top-tier distributors of surveying and mapping products in Russia. The acquisition marks another step in Hexagon’s global distribution strategy,... read more

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From LightSquared to Narrowbanding: What’s Coming in 2013

January 22, 2013By

After a four-month sabbatical and the GPS World servers back in order, I’m back writing on a regular basis. I’ve been super busy on different GPS/GNSS-related products, conferences and various GPS/GNSS applications. Let’s take a look at some of the technologies and events that were significant in 2012 and some that will be significant in 2013 for high-precision GNSS users.... read more

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Leica Geosystems Introduces Viva GS14 GNSS Receiver

December 11, 2012By
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Leica Geosystems has announced the release of the Leica Viva GS14 GNSS receiver. The GS14 is designed to be the best-price performance GNSS receiver in its class. The built-in GSM and UHF radio, internal memory and IP68 protection fully equips a user for nearly any measuring task, providing a reliable, revenue-generating production unit, the company said. When combined with the... read more

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Leica Geosystems Opens Online Store

December 11, 2012By

Leica Geosystems Inc. has announced the launch of the e-commerce site for Leica Geosystems Solutions Centers. The grand opening of the Leica Geosystems Solutions Center is marked by an unprecedented online-only promotion. Providing 24/7 personalized access to the products essential to the surveying, engineering, and construction industries, the site is a resource for more than purchases. It also enables customers... read more

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