Geodata key to new business world, says InterGeo report

October 11, 2016By

Geodata is key to the digital future and a 4.0 business world, according to a new report released at InterGeo in Hamburg, Germany. At the heart of this business vision is the networking of sensors that must have location data in order to fulfill their value. The 116-page InterGeo Report, in parallel German and English, includes sections on smart cities,... read more

Geneq introduces rugged SXPad 800H GPS data collector

August 19, 2016By

Geneq Inc. has released the SXPad 800H, which the company describes as a feature-packed, rugged handheld GPS data collector at an affordable price. The SXPad 800H is specifically designed for mobile GIS users in applications ranging from water, electric and gas utilities, transportation, mining, agriculture and forestry. The high-performance 800-MHz device is designed to give users all the power needed to work with... read more

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Launchpad: OEM, UAV and survey/mapping products

August 1, 2016By

OEM Geodetic Antennas For RTK, PPP, and other precision applications The VP6300 is a triple-band antenna for reception of GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G3, BeiDou B1/B2 and Galileo E1/E5a+b (1165MHz to 1254MHz + 1560MHz to 1610MHz). The VP6200 is a dual-band antenna for reception of GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1 and the L-Band correction services (1195 MHz to... read more

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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Nightmare on GIS Street: GNSS Accuracy, Datums and Geospatial Data

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: Hemisphere GNSS Broadcast Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013 Moderator: Eric Gakstatter, Survey Scene Newsletter Editor Speakers: Kevin Kelly, Geodesist, ESRI, Inc.; Craig Greenwald, Technical Director, GeoMobile Innovations; Michael L. Dennis, RLS, PE, Geodesist, NOAA Summary: A look at the challenge of dealing with horizontal datums in your GIS. We are moving into a new era in dealing with datum... read more

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SAP debuts Geographical Enablement Framework

July 6, 2016By

SAP SE unveiled its SAP Geographical Enablement Framework, powered by SAP HANA, at the 2016 Esri User Conference, held June 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. SAP Geographical Enablement Framework helps organizations enrich business applications with geographic data from geographic information systems (GIS), such as Esri ArcGIS. “In many asset-intensive industries such as energy, transportation and public sector,... read more

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Spectra Precision MobileMapper 50 combines smartphone design with GNSS capabilities

June 29, 2016By

Spectra Precision has announced its new MobileMapper 50 GNSS handheld device for simple GIS data collection or for use as a data controller for Spectra Precision SP60 and SP80 GNSS receivers. Available with an Android OS, the MobileMapper 50 combines smartphone capabilities with a ruggedized design to improve positioning accuracy. The company made the announcement at the 2016 Esri User Conference,... read more

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What the ‘Brexit’ vote means for EU space programmes, Galileo

June 29, 2016By

A Kingdom Divided: Whither EU Space Programmes? Good grief, it has been a wild week or two. I was hoping that I wouldn’t need to talk about the incredible, excruciating UK referendum on European Union membership, but as the result has gone to the “leave” campaign, I feel obliged to pick over the wreckage. What does a UK exit from... read more