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IEEE/ION PLANS 2014 Issues Call for Abstracts

July 24, 2013By

Abstracts are now being accepted for the IEEE/Institute of Navigation (ION) Positioning, Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) 2014 to be held May 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in Monterey, California. The deadline for submitting abstracts is November 1, 2013. Instructions on submitting your abstract can be found at www.plansconference.org. PLANS 2014 is the fifth biennial conference co-sponsored by... read more

Trimble Expands Rugged Handhelds to Include Enhanced GPS

July 22, 2013By
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Trimble introduced today new functionality and configuration options for its Juno T41 rugged handheld computer. In addition to a handheld computer and smartphone configuration, the series now includes enhanced, real-time 1-2 meter GPS accuracy and high-speed 1D/2D barcode imaging technology. The new configurations are in addition to the capabilities already available in Trimble’s Juno T41 handheld computer. All models are... read more

Two Products Added to NovAtel’s OEM6 Receiver Line

July 16, 2013By
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NovAtel has announced two new GNSS receivers: The OEM638 high precision receiver card and the ProPak6 enclosed receiver. The two products incorporate NovAtel’s most advanced GNSS technology, the company said. The most advanced card within NovAtel’s OEM6 GNSS receiver family, the OEM638 tracks all existing and planned constellations including GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS. By providing flexible positioning options,... read more

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Trimble Expands Mobile Spatial Imaging Portfolio

July 12, 2013By

Trimble has introduced the Trimble MX2 mobile spatial imaging data capture system. The MX2 extends the capabilities of geospatial professionals, allowing them to safely and effectively address complex projects by collecting spatial data from a mobile scanning platform, the company said. The Trimble MX2 provides a versatile and complimentary addition to Trimble’s family of mobile data capture systems. Designed for... read more

Topcon Offers HiPer SR Integrated Receiver for GIS, Mapping

July 8, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Systems has announced the HiPer SR integrated receiver for GIS and mapping applications. The HiPer SR for GIS is a compact, integrated GNSS receiver with sub-meter accuracy. Additional, scalable options are available via OAF (Options Authorization File) upgrades, delivering accuracy levels of sub-decimeter and centimeter without the need for additional hardware, Topcon said. The HiPer SR for GIS... read more

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Network RTK Rover

July 1, 2013By
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The Topcon Tesla RTK handheld controller can serve as a network RTK rover. It is designed to maximize 3D measurement tasks and use of Magnet Enterprise. Magnet is a browser-based solution to manage field and office data in the cloud, as well as track assets and communicate on projects. The Tesla RTK features an integrated RTK GNSS receiver, 5.7-inch touchscreen,... read more

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Septentrio, Esri BeLux Bring Centimeter Accuracy to Mobile GIS Apps

June 21, 2013By
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Septentrio NV, the Belgian manufacturer of high-end GNSS receivers, and Esri BeLux, the regional distributor of Esri software, have joined forces to offer a user-friendly mobile solution that is accurate up to 1 centimeter. The combination of Esri software and the AsteRx-m GeoPod operates seamlessly using standard, open interfaces on any professional tablet. Used today by a major utility company,... read more

Effigis Offers New Version of EZSurv Post-Processing Software

June 19, 2013By

Effigis today announced the worldwide availability of a new version of its OnPOZ EZSurv GNSS post-processing software (V2.92). Improvements include automatic access to data from more than 8,000 base stations around the world and availability of more than 750 mapping systems, as well as enhanced compatibility with 22 native GNSS formats. EZSurv, Effigis’ GNSS post-processing software, provides a reliable, efficient... read more

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