TAG: Android

TerraGo Edge 3.7 Combines Smart Forms, Advanced GPS for Mobile Data Collection

August 27, 2015By
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TerraGo Edge version 3.7, now available, includes new intelligent, responsive forms, as well as GPS and GIS enhancements designed to dramatically improve the speed, quality and efficiency of asset inspections, land surveys and any location-based data-collection project. TerraGo Edge smart forms can accelerate the data-collection process by automating and accelerating user entries while eliminating unnecessary or redundant steps. Smart forms can... read more

Hyundai Launches Android Auto in New Car Models

May 28, 2015By
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Hyundai has become the first car company to launch Android Auto on production vehicles. Android Auto is premiering on the 2015 Sonata with Navigation at dealerships nationwide, and will later become available on other Hyundai models. “Android Auto aligns with Hyundai’s core interior design principles of safety, intuitiveness and simplicity,” said Dave Zuchowski, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor America. “We launched... read more

Crowdsourcing Indoor Positioning, Connected Vehicle News

May 27, 2015By

One of the marvels of the decade is crowdsourcing. This month I look at crowdsourcing for indoor-location positioning and report findings on GPS in smartphones that provide reliable earthquake warnings. Google has had some issues with mapping crowdsourcing, leading to the temporary suspension of Map Maker. If Google can’t block inappropriate content, it does give pause. Next, I look at... read more

Juniper Systems Pulls Cedar Tree Under Its Banner

May 20, 2015By
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Juniper Systems is merging its subsidiary company, Cedar Tree Technologies, into Juniper Systems. The move will allow customers to purchase Cedar’s Android-operated rugged handhelds directly from Juniper Systems. Juniper Systems launched Cedar Tree Technologies as a rugged handheld company in August 2014. “With a reputation for top-of-the-line, ultra-rugged handheld computers, Juniper Systems aimed to expand its products to meet the needs of customers who may... read more

Navitel Offers Navigation Map of India

March 20, 2015By
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Navitel’s navigation map of India is now available for purchase, for use with the Navitel Navigator GPS & Maps app on Google Play. Navitel Navigator is a precise offline GPS navigation with free geosocial services and detailed maps of 59 countries, with 20 million downloads worldwide. The map of India contains 2,092,013 km of road graph, 594 627 cities, towns, and other... read more

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Mojio Partners with Dooing to Offer Live Fleet Tracking

February 5, 2015By

Mojio, an open platform for connecting cars, has announced a partnership with Dooing, a new team management platform for businesses that can dispatch jobs and track teams. “With Dooing, any business can dispatch jobs and track teams on the move, from three people to thousands,” said David Barton-Grimley, a Mojio developer and co-founder of Dooing. “iOS and Android apps are... read more

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Trimble Offers Fleet Management App for Concrete Industry

February 3, 2015By
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Trimble has introduced Trimble TrimView Direct, a mobile application that leverages existing real-time data collected by Trimble’s TrimFleet Suite for the ready-mix concrete industry. Trimble has teamed with development partner, BCMI, to expand on how the data is viewed and used by top-level management. The announcement was made at the World of Concrete. By leveraging mobile technology, organizations have access to instantaneous information... read more

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New Apps, Wearable Aimed at Personal Safety

January 26, 2015By
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Two new products have found ways to turn smartphones into personal protection devices. One of the two products includes a wearable monitor. Mace Wear Pod The Mace Wear Pod uses a wearable device in conjunction with a smartphone app. First Sign Technologies, in partnership with Mace Wear, has launched the Mace Wear Pod, which acts as a personal security system against violent... read more