TAG: Leica Geosystems

Leica Releases Locata-Enabled Satellite+Terrestrial Mining System

November 29, 2012By

Locata Corporation announced today that its integration partner, Leica Geosystems Mining, has begun to sell — and ship to their global mining customers — a Locata-powered positioning systems that it calls “the world’s first.” The Leica Jps (the Jigsaw Positioning System powered by Locata) integrates GNSS and Locata’s ground-based GPS-like networks. The result is a seamless and a completely new... read more

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Leica Geosystems at the ESRI International Users Conference

September 10, 2012By

GPS World magazine interviews at the ESRI show, talking with Mauricio Jaimes of Leica Geosystems. read more

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How Flat Can You Incline?

August 1, 2010By

The next time a defensive safety brings down an opposing wide receiver at Commonwealth Stadium, both will land on a very well-prepared piece of real estate. read more

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On the Edge: Lost Graves, Trail of Tears

March 27, 2010By

During the winter of 1838–39, the great Native American Cherokee Nation trekked across southern Illinois, in a forced removal by the U.S. government from their ancestral homeland in Tennessee. Harried, unequipped, and unsupported by their captors, thousands died on the Trail of Tears. Burial records were not kept, and burial locations remain lost to this day. Local history suggests that some Illinois settlers allowed the Cherokee to bury their dead on small plots of land adjacent to their own family cemeteries. One such plot, the Campground Presbyterian Church cemetery near Anna, Illinois, may contain unmarked Cherokee graves. read more