TAG: geospatial

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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Street Smart: City Modeling and Other Geospatial Techniques in Urban Mapping and Navigation

July 8, 2016By

Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015 On-Demand Available Until: Thursday, July 16, 2016 Moderator: Alan Cameron, Editor-In-Chief and Publisher, GPS World Speakers: Claire Ellul, University College London; Paul Groves, University College London; Rahul Gupta, Spirent Communications; Gregory Moura, OKTAL Synthetic Environment Summary: Get a high-level overview of the latest enhancements to computerized geometric city models, which can help overcome data gaps and inaccuracies created by signal obstruction, to improve... read more

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Intergeo 2016 preview event focuses on smart cities

May 19, 2016By

Intergeo 2016 host DVW German Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management gathered together experts from the worlds of business, public authorities and science to talk about this year’s key topic of the show: the “smart city.” Held in April at Hamburg’s Agency for Geoinformation and Surveying, the event focused on what an intelligent, digital city might look like and what... read more

European Navigation Conference to focus on innovation

April 25, 2016By
Helsinki Cathedral.

The 24th edition of the European Navigation Conference (ENC 2016) will be held May 30 to June 2 at the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland. ENC 2016 is co-sponsored by EUGIN, Nordic Institute of Navigation, IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society. The conference focus will be on innovations in positioning, navigation and timing technologies and applications for land, sea and air. Topic areas include... read more

Trimble adds scalable GNSS receiver to geospatial portfolio

February 19, 2016By

Trimble has added a new scalable GNSS receiver to its geospatial portfolio. The Trimble R9s GNSS receiver is scalable and flexible. Built on a sleek, modular GNSS platform, geospatial professionals can add functionality according to their workflow demands, such as being deployed as an RTK base station or an RTK rover mounted on a rod, in a backpack or on a... read more

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Have Accuracy, Will Travel

October 4, 2015By
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BYOD Sub-Meter Positioning for Mapping and GIS Professionals Employees bringing their own mobile phones and tablets to their jobs in the field enables them to complete more tasks using fewer devices. However, this practice introduces operational and security vulnerabilities. By Matt van Doorn In the mapping and GIS industries, mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets have a growing... read more

Trimble Launches R2 GNSS Receiver at Intergeo

September 15, 2015By

Trimble debuted its new R2 GNSS receiver at Intergeo 2015, held this week in Stuttgart, Germany. The R2 GNSS receiver is a receiver that works with Trimble handheld devices and iOS, Android or Window mobile handhelds, smartphones and tablets using Bluetooth or USB connectivity. When paired with a mobile device, the receiver adds professional-grade GNSS capabilities for better accuracy. The rugged Trimble... read more

Ohio UAS Center Forwards Precision Ag, Sensor Research

August 25, 2015By
Flying at Molly Caren Agricultural Center in the Ohio State project.

Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio, now includes flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) as part of its new precision agriculture program, according to the Ohio/Indiana UAS Center (UASC). The new program is designed to prepare students for employment with companies using geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS) and GPS applied to agricultural production or management activities, such as pest scouting,... read more

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