Survey News

Trimble Launches AP15 GNSS-Inertial Board Set for Positioning

August 14, 2013By
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Trimble introduced today the Trimble AP15, the latest member of the AP series of OEM GNSS-Inertial board sets. The introduction was made at the AUVSI 2013 Conference and Exhibition, being held in Washington, D.C. The AP15 uses a custom Micro Electromechanical Machined (MEMS) based Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). It is the first product to take advantage of Applanix’ proprietary calibration... read more

TerraStar GNSS Establishes Base at Nottingham University’s GRACE Facility

August 12, 2013By
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TerraStar GNSS, a supplier of precision positioning services for land and near-shore applications, has established a base at Nottingham University’s GNSS Research and Applications Centre of Excellence (GRACE). GRACE operates operates under the auspices of its Institute of Engineering Surveying & Space Geodesy (IESSG). TerraStar GNSS maintains and controls a worldwide network of more than 80 GPS and GLONASS DGNSS... read more

Topcon Announces Upgrade to Reference Station Network Software

August 9, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group announces new reference station network software — TopNET+ v10 — bringing new features and functionality to the TopNET+ reference station software suite. Topcon’s TopNET+ software is a scalable solution supporting everything from a single CORS station to multiple CORS sites covering a large geographical area. Users of a TopNET+ reference network get GNSS RTK correction data generated... read more

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Trimble Introduces Next-Generation Tablet PC for Surveying

August 1, 2013By
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Trimble introduced today its next-generation Trimble Tablet PC for surveying. The Trimble Tablet is a lightweight, rugged and highly mobile field computer that can operate with Trimble’s suite of receivers and total stations to provide a complete surveying solution. With Trimble Access field software onboard, the Trimble Tablet streamlines the flow of information between the field and office while also... read more

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Settop Survey Offers Network RTK Repeater

August 1, 2013By

Settop Survey is offering the Settop Repeater, which allows network RTK rover use in areas of low- or non-GSM coverage by receiving differential corrections via radio. A new firmware update allows connection via any external radio to connect the repeater to precision agriculture systems or machine control. Repeater field application versatility is managed by intuitive software using a touchscreen. read more

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Flowfinity Introduces Mobile Survey Software for Businesses

July 31, 2013By

Flowfinity Wireless, Inc., a provider of enterprise mobile applications, has announced a solution that enables businesses to quickly create and deploy mobile surveys for offline data collection and submission to a centralized database. Flowfinity’s survey customization and integration features help businesses improve productivity through better management of information collected in the field, the company said. Survey data can be captured... read more

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Trimble Offers Software Data Integration for Construction Project Management

July 31, 2013By

Trimble is offering data integration capabilities between a variety of its planning, estimating and management software applications. The new capabilities are designed to boost the ease, accuracy and transparency of conceptual or detailed time- and cost-modeling estimates for general contractors and capital construction project owners. At their core, the five new software versions within the Trimble Buildings’ Design-Build-Operate (DBO) portfolio... read more

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Enter to Win a Handheld GPS Computer

July 30, 2013By
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Real-time 1-2 meter GPS accuracy in the palm of your hand — a spanking new June  T41 rugged handheld computer from Trimble is up for grabs. One lucky winner of the drawing among all entrants who complete the 2013 State of the GNSS Industry Survey will take it home. Other raffle prizes also offered. In addition to a handheld computer... read more