Juniper to Exhibit Sub-Meter GPS Solution at Esri User Conference

July 13, 2015By

Juniper Systems is exhibiting its sub-meter GPS solution using Esri ArcPad, Effigis’ EZSurv Post-Processing software, and its ultra-rugged handheld computers — a combination the company says is budget-friendly and easy-to-use — at the Esri User Conference, being held in San Diego July 20–24. The sub-meter solution involves collecting GIS data using a Juniper Systems rugged handheld running ArcPad data collection software, and then... read more

Carlson Software Releases Surveyor2 Handheld

July 8, 2015By
Carlson Surveyor2

Carlson Software has released the Carlson Surveyor2, the newest model in its Carlson Surveyor line of data collectors. The Surveyor2 is paired with Carlson’s software to provide a powerful, complete solution for surveying, stake out, construction layout, and GIS mapping, the company said. Designed and manufactured by Juniper Systems, the Carlson Surveyor2 is built to withstand the harshest conditions, with an IP68... read more

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Leica Updates CrossCheck for GNSS Reference Station Monitoring

July 8, 2015By

Released today, the latest version of the web-based Leica CrossCheck service for GNSS reference station network integrity and deformation monitoring now comes with enhanced visualization and reporting options. Customizable, automatically generated reports can be distributed to multiple viewers, according to Leica Geosystems. Dashboard and status views allow easy and fast interpretation of complex data of reference network coordinates and area... read more

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Mobile Computing Product Showcase

June 29, 2015By

From our July issue comes this showcase featuring products for surveyors, geographic information systems (GIS) professionals, field workers, and anyone who is looking to expand the capabilities of their smartphone or tablet. Dedicated Survey/Geospatial Three-Accuracy Series The LT500 series of handheld GPS receivers, LT500H/T/N, covers three accuracy ranges from sub-meter to centimeter. It is a cost-effective full GNSS positioning solution for survey,... read more

Spectra Precision Offers Flexible GNSS Receiver for Surveyors

June 23, 2015By
Spectra Precision SP60.

Spectra Precision has introduced its new SP60 GNSS receiver. Designed to meet the evolving needs of surveyors, the SP60 is a versatile solution combining next generation Spectra Precision GNSS technology, a high level of configuration flexibility and an innovative design, the company said. The SP60 is part of Spectra Precision’s latest portfolio of GNSS receivers specifically designed for the mainstream... read more

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Powerful RTK with Six Separate Engines

June 19, 2015By
Screen anatomy — RTK v6.

By Matthew D. Sibole A little more than a year ago, I became a part of a team of surveyors from across the country to offer testing and input on new technology and programing coming out of JAVAD GNSS. It has been a great honor to work along with Dr. Javad Ashjaee, the other surveyors and Javad’s staff at JAVAD GNSS. Why Javad chose me,... read more

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Get Full Advantage from Many Profitable Features In One Compact RTK Rover

June 19, 2015By

The TRIUMPH-LS and its field software, J-Field, have many revolutionary and innovative features compared to current GNSS systems. Here is a quick overview of its most salient features, making it an ideal unit for surveyors in the field and managing from the office. The TRIUMPH-LS contains everything needed to function as a complete RTK rover in one small, compact, ergonomic... read more

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Pinnacle Uses Leica System to Keep NYC High-Rise Plumb

June 17, 2015By

When the new Extell luxury high-rise building goes up at 217 West 57th Street in Manhattan, the vertical alignment of the core-wall structure will be crucial to success. This internal core structure will rise almost 1,500 feet above the ground and will be the reference for all other building construction, making its construction one of the most mission-critical aspects of... read more