Surveying

RTKLIB Open Source GNSS Precise Positioning Software Supports NV08C Receiver

May 20, 2013By

RTKLIB, a developer of open source software for standard and precise GNSS positioning, has released its latest RTKLIB software (version 2.4.2), which fully supports NVS Technologies’ BINR proprietary binary protocol and the NV08C GNSS receiver series. The use of RTKLIB, in conjunction with NVS Technologies’ NV08C GNSS receiver series, including the highly integrated NV08C-CSM surface mount module with geodetic grade... read more

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Trimble Adds Photogrammetry to Business Center Software for Surveyors

May 15, 2013By
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Trimble has introduced a new version of its office surveying software — Trimble Business Center Software version 3.00. Trimble Business Center Software version 3.00 is a powerful, next-generation surveying office software suite designed to manage, analyze and process all field survey data, including optical, GNSS and imaging data. The new version features photogrammetry enhancements, including the ability to process images... read more

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Applanix Introduces POSPac MMS v6.2 Software for Mobile Mapping

April 23, 2013By

Applanix has introduced POSPac MMS v6.2, its latest generation of software for directly georeferencing mobile mapping sensors using GNSS and inertial technology. Featuring new Applanix IN-Fusion Multi-Single-Base Processing, POSPac MMS V6.2 is designed to improve the productivity and accuracy of mapping from mobile platforms in the air, on land or at sea, the company said. IN-Fusion Multi-Single-Base Processing is designed for... read more

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Trimble Offers Improved Version of RealWorks Software

April 17, 2013By

Trimble RealWorks version 8.0 software will include a new 3D database engine, automated targetless registration and Web viewing capability incorporating RealWorks’ Scan Explorer interface. The new version is due to be released in June. The new enhancements will allow surveyors, contractors, engineers and geospatial professionals to rapidly process 3D laser scanning data and expedite the creation of deliverables for their... read more

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Comments Sought on Future User Needs for Nationwide DGPS

April 16, 2013By

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, is seeking public comments on  current and future user needs for the Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System (NDGPS). The agencies want to know how users use NDGPS, and are seeking ideas for future uses or alternative uses. According to the notice in... read more

Topcon Web Portal Provides Real-Time Job Site Management Tool

April 15, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group has launched a new web portal—Sitelink3D.net—designed specifically for general construction and engineering companies. In its announcement at the Munich construction trade show Bauma 2013, Topcon focused on the website’s features, which include giving end-users an intuitive way to manage and control every aspect of Topcon 3D machine control systems anywhere in the world. The subscription web-based service—accessed... read more

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Topcon Announces MR-1 Precise Heading Solution

April 11, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Systems has released the MR-1 Heading System, an OEM GNSS solution for high-performance positioning and heading. Using the MR-1 receiver and Topcon’s MG-A8 antenna, the system provides “centimeter-accurate RTK positioning and better than 1/10 of a degree heading accuracy in challenging environments,” said Doug Langen, TPS GNSS product manager. “The rugged MR-1 receiver is water and dustproof and... read more

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Trimble Introduces All-In-One Device for Mobile Communications and Surveying Data Collection

March 6, 2013By

Trimble has introduced an all-in-one device for mobile communications and surveying data collection — the Trimble Slate Controller. The Trimble Slate Controller combines the convenience and ease-of-use of a smartphone with rugged durability. Optimized for Trimble Access field software and the Trimble R4 GNSS receiver, the Trimble Slate Controller supports a surveyor’s everyday workflows. “Surveyors require mobile, rugged solutions that... read more