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NavCom Introduces StarFire Rapid Recovery

June 17, 2013By

NavCom Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company, announced the release of new software for its Sapphire-based receivers, including the SF-3050, SF-3040, and LAND-PAK. The multi-frequency GNSS (GPS+GLONASS) receivers are now capable of supporting NavCom’s new StarFire Rapid Recovery feature, which allows users to quickly regain StarFire accuracy after short GNSS signal blockages caused by shading, bridges or other... read more

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Trimble Launches Unmanned Aircraft System for Photogrammetric Aerial Mapping

June 17, 2013By
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Trimble has introduced its next-generation Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) — the Trimble UX5 aerial imaging rover with the Trimble Access aerial imaging application. The new solution builds upon the strengths of its predecessor, the Trimble Gatewing X100, to offer enhanced image quality and intuitive workflows. Combined with the Trimble Business Center photogrammetry office software module, the Trimble UX5 is the... read more

iGage Introduces Low-Cost OPUS GPS Receiver

June 13, 2013By
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iGage Corporation announces the introduction of a simple, low-cost, L1/L2/L2C GPS receiver specifically designed to use the National Geodetic Survey’s OPUS online post-processing service. The X90-OPUS has a single button interface and customized firmware/software to automate data submissions to OPUS for centimeter-level post-processing anywhere in the United States. At only US$2,450, iGage reports that the X90-OPUS is the least expensive... read more

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Leica Geosystems Launches Mobile Mapping Solution Pegasus:One

June 7, 2013By
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Leica Geosystems has launched Pegasus:One, a flexible, mobile mapping platform that offers an intuitive mobile mapping solution for professionals. Pegasus:One allows service providers to use their existing terrestrial scanner in profiler mode for mobile mapping. Pegasus:One is vehicle independent and comes self-contained in two Pelican cases, enabling users to fly in, map, and fly out. The Leica Pegasus:One mobile mapping... read more

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Sign up Now to Experience ‘Nightmare on GIS Street’

June 5, 2013By

GPS World’s next webinar, “Nightmare on GIS Street: GNSS Accuracy, Datums and Geospatial Data,” is accepting registrations. The webinar will be held Thursday, June 20, 10 a.m. PDT / 1 p.m. EDT / 6 p.m. GMT. Registration is free. “‘Nightmare on GIS Street: GNSS Accuracy, Datums and Geospatial Data’” is a look at the challenge of dealing with horizontal datums... read more

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Leica GeoMos Scanning Works with MS50 for Deformation Monitoring

June 4, 2013By
Leica GeoMoS 6.0 enhances conventional monitoring methods with automatic scanning of surfaces with the Leica Nova MS50 MultiStation.

Newly released Leica GeoMoS 6.0 software includes automatic scanning and deformation analysis integrating the new Leica Nova MS50 MultiStation to scan areas of inaccessible manmade and natural structures. The monitoring data is also processed automatically with the new n.Vec technology implemented by Leica Geosystems. Color-coded, visualized 3D deformation clouds enable easy analysis and interpretation of movements so users can make... read more

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Leica Announces Nova Measurement System at HXGN Live

June 4, 2013By
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At a media event held during the HXGN Live Conference in Las Vegas today, Leica Geosystems introduced several new products. The highlight of the event was presentation of Leica Nova and the Leica Nova MS50 MultiStation. The Leica Nova measurement solution is designed to provide users with a complete and seamless workflow, Leica Geosystems said. It integrates advanced measurement technology,... read more

C-Nav Solutions Offers C-Tides GNSS Tide Measurement Package

June 3, 2013By
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C-Nav, supplier of international GNSS Precise Point Positioning services, has launched its latest GNSS real-time tide measurement package, C-Tides. The C-Tides suite combines the vertical accuracy of C-Nav’s GNSS Precise Point Positioning service with the latest advanced ocean and coastal tides models, the company said. C-Tides Online features real-time filters and vessel dynamics, a choice of worldwide Mean Sea Surface... read more