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USGIF’s GEOINT 2015 Aims for New Government Agency Attendees

February 10, 2015By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has revealed the theme for its GEOINT 2015 Symposium while at the Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. GEOINT 2015 will be themed as “Opening the Aperture: Charting a Path to the Future” to engage government agencies that have not attended before. It will take place June 22-25, also in... read more

what3words Uses 3 Words as Coordinates to Identify Location

February 10, 2015By

what3words explains its coordinates system based on words while at the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. what3words splits Earth’s surface into 57 trillion 3-meter by 3-meter squares, and gives each square a unique combination of three words — replicated in eight languages — that identifies the area. read more

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Esri Federal GIS Conference: Introduction Video

February 9, 2015By

Geospatial Solutions‘ and GPS World‘s Art Kalinski is reporting live from the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington, D.C. Check back on our websites for more video updates, or follow GPS World (@gpsworld) and Geospatial Solutions (@GSS_NCM) on Twitter. read more

US Fleet Tracking’s GPS Trackers Aim to Save Money

February 5, 2015By

US Fleet Tracking‘s GPS trackers allow companies to monitor its fleet drivers’ speeds. Monitoring a driver’s speed may reduce the risk of an increase in insurance premiums, ticket costs, and fuel and maintenance costs. The company’s GPS trackers store speeding information, meaning drivers may increase performance knowing their speed is being observed. read more

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LAND-PAK Complete Survey System by NavCom

December 17, 2014By

NavCom’s StarFire RTK receivers enable fast and precise GPS/GNSS data collection, according to the company. Its suite of RTK tools — Ultra RTK and RTK Extend — allow users to achieve RTK accuracy from 40 kilometers away while coasting through radio communication outages. The StarFire Network provides global 5-centemeter-level, real-time accuracy without the need for local ground base stations, NavCom says. read more

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Tiny Zano Drone Takes Flight

December 15, 2014By

Zano is a portable aerial photography and video platform designed for consumers that measures 65 x 65 millimeters and weighs 55 grams. Torquing Group, who is developing Zano with the help of a successful Kickstarter campaign, said that Zano’s ability to fly autonomously will provide new possibilities for users seeking to capture images and videos. The drones can even be... read more

CSR Demonstrates SiRFDrive in Chicago

November 24, 2014By

CSR has added significant upgrades to its SiRFDRive software dead-reckoning algorithms, improving automotive positioning performance and meeting the requirements of leading OEMs across the globe. This video demonstrates how these latest algorithms improves the overall performance in Chicago, once of the most challenging environments to obtain accurate vehicle positioning results. Learn more in the article BeiDou, Dead Reckoning Added to SiRFstarV... read more

Trimble Details UX5 UAS at Trimble Dimensions 2014

November 17, 2014By

Boris Skopliak, product manager for Trimble, gives an overview of the Trimble UX5 while at the 2014 Trimble Dimensions User Conference, held Nov. 3-5 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UX5 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for mapping and surveying captures imagery and can generate point clouds, digital terrain models and orthomosaics. read more

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