TAG: data collection

Trimble unveils software GNSS receiver for high-accuracy in mobile devices

November 8, 2016By

Trimble has introduced Catalyst, a software-defined GNSS receiver that works with select Android mobile handhelds, smartphones and tablets. When combined with a small, lightweight, plug-and-play digital antenna and subscription to the Catalyst service, the receiver provides on-demand GNSS, geo-location capabilities to transform consumer devices into high-accuracy mobile data collection systems. The announcement of the new product, designed for GIS professionals, was... read more

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Geneq’s iSXBlue receivers fully compatible with Collector 10.4

August 3, 2016By

Geneq’s iSXBlue receivers are now fully compatible with Esri’s Collector for ArcGIS 10.4. for iOS, according to Geneq. The high sub-metric accuracy which characterizes the iSXBlue receivers is thus available in real time for field workers and Collector users. Users of the high-recision receivers can take advantage of new features of data collection with the Collector software, particularly: Detailed information about the... read more

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Social Media and Big Data 101 for GIS Professionals

July 15, 2016By

Broadcast Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013 Moderator: Art Kalinski, Editor, GeoIntelligence Insider Newsletter Speakers: Eric Gakstatter, Editor, Geospatial-Solutions.com, Survey Scene Newsletter; Dr. Dan Tolley, CEO, Soft Power Solutions; Gen. Edwin “Skip” Vincent (USAF Ret.), Founder, Soft Power Solutions; Bob Dowling, Co-founder, GeoCOP; Steve Lutton, Director, Product Management, Geosemble Solutions. Summary: Experts in this growing field will discuss the basics for those new to leveraging the technology... read more

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New Product Trends in UAV, Survey, Mapping, and Geospatial Data Collection and Analysis

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: NavCom Broadcast date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 On-Demand Available Until: Friday, October 16, 2015 Speakers: Alan Cameron, Group Publisher, GPS World and Geospatial Solutions, and Eric Gakstatter, Editor, Survey Scene & Geospatial Solutions Monthly Summary: UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are taking over the surveying industry, thanks to their ever-improving sensors and the fact that they are getting lighter and can... read more

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New speaker, technologies on July 28 GIS field data collection webinar

June 30, 2016By

Date: Thursday, July 28, 2016 Time: 1 p.m. EDT / 10 a.m. PDT Sponsor: Laser Technology A new speaker and a new mapping technology have joined the line-up for next Thursday’s (July 28) free webinar, “Laser Rangefinders, Lidar, Cameras and More:  Other Sensors Integrated with GNSS for Special Mapping Requirements.” Survey and mapping consultant Eric Gakstatter will speak on the... read more

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Laser Technology shares new time-saving mapping tools at Esri UC

June 24, 2016By
The TruPoint 300 by LTI.

Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) is offering a close-up look at its new geospatial information systems (GIS) technology at the 2016 Esri User Conference, which is being held June 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. Attendees are invited to stop by booth #2525 to discover how LTI can help professionals stay connected and map smarter by using its lasers and a personal smart... read more

BYOD GPS Gets Real: Lessons Learned with the New Rules of GPS Data Collection

June 17, 2016By

Broadcast Date: April 14, 2016 On-Demand Available Until: April 14, 2017 Sponsor: TerraGo Summary: Our expert speaker panel examines how five organizations from five industries (oil & gas, engineering, water utility, transportation and natural resources) made the switch from GPS handhelds to smartphones and tablets for their field data collection needs. Speakers: Michael Gundling and Bryan Burns, TerraGo read more

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Innovation: There’s an app for that

June 13, 2016By
Figure 7. Total electron content in TECu across South America on Feb. 5, 2015, between 19:00 UTC and 19:15 UTC.

Using a smartphone for GNSS ionospheric data collection
In this month’s column, we take a look at the use of a smartphone app to collect GNSS ionospheric data. The authors' app-centric approach provides a software framework and output format that remain the same for different receivers. read more