TAG: GIS

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

INTERGEO Product Showcase

September 28, 2015By
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GNSS Receiver for Mobile Devices The R2 GNSS receiver 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 R2 provides GIS and survey professionals the flexibility to choose the mobile device,... read more

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Spectra Precision Introduces New and Enhanced Survey Solutions

September 15, 2015By

Spectra Precision introduced at INTERGEO this week new and enhanced products in its portfolio of survey solutions. With the new additions, survey and construction professionals have more positioning instrument choices to meet their job requirements, the company said. Spectra Precision made the announcement at INTERGEO 2015, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management. The new and enhanced products... 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

Live updates from Intergeo 2015

September 14, 2015By
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GPS World staff is reporting from Intergeo Sept. 15–17. The massive trade show, held this year in Stuttgart, Germany, is considered the world’s leading conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management. With more than 16,000 visitors from 80 countries, it is one of the key platforms for industry dialogue. Editorial staff members attending include GPS World Survey/GIS Editor Eric Gakstatter and Senior Digital Editor Joelle Harms. Both are... read more

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INTERGEO 2015: Stuttgart Moves Toward Smart City

September 3, 2015By

This year’s Intergeo host city, Stuttgart, offers interactive city maps packed with geoinformation in an effort to become a “smart city.” Founded in 2001, Working Group Geoinformation Systems of Stuttgart (GIS AG) has evaluated environmental and traffic issues, sustainable urban development and solutions for a climate-friendly energy supply. Intergeo 2015 is being held Sept. 15–17. Stuttgart is growing, according to a news release from Intergeo, and... read more

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Handheld’s Nautiz X8 Field Computer Gets Add-ons

August 26, 2015By
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Handheld Group is offering expansion pack features for its Nautiz X8 rugged field computer. The new functionalities will make the Nautiz X8 more versatile for field workers in a number of market segments, including forestry, surveying, construction, field services, warehouse projects and logistics. The Nautiz X8 was built to enable efficient and reliable data collection in the toughest of environments.... read more

Arrow 200 GNSS Receiver Supports Atlas H-10 Correction Service

August 5, 2015By
Eos Positioning's Arrow 200 Bluetooth receiver supports Hemisphere's Atlas correction service.

The Arrow 200 Bluetooth GNSS receiver by Eos Positioning Systems now supports the new Atlas H10 GNSS correction service. Using the H10 service, the Arrow 200 GNSS receiver is able to achieve 8-cm accuracy, in real-time, virtually anywhere in the world, the company said. The H10 corrections are delivered by geostationary satellite or via Internet connection. The Hemisphere GNSS Atlas correction service, announced in June, is... read more