TAG: mapping

TomTom focuses on integration of traffic data with maps at Esri UC

July 20, 2017By

TomTom‘s Kenneth Clay highlights traffic features the company offers with its mapping services. TomTom exhibited at the 2017 Esri User Conference, which took place July 10-14 in San Diego, California. read more

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Boundless partners with Mapbox on mapping platform

July 12, 2017By

Boundless, an open source geographic information systems (GIS) company, has announced a new partnership with Mapbox, a real-time location and mapping platform for developers. The partnership enables developers to build applications that help people move through cities and understand their world better by giving Boundless users access to premium basemap content from Mapbox using Boundless Connect subscription service. Additionally, Boundless has... read more

Communication matters with spatial data

July 12, 2017By

International Cartographic Conference much more than just cartography I’ve always been a strong proponent of good cartography since my early days in geographic information systems (GIS) when I saw countless examples of very poor GIS map products. Regrettably, many early practitioners of GIS understood the software but lacked an appreciation and understanding of the good cartographic principals that are absolutely necessary... read more

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TerraGo Edge version 4 uses iOS, Android flexibility

June 1, 2017By

The profession of land surveying has taken advantage of many technological location and measuring advancements, yet most of the data collectors used today are still based upon aging proprietary data collectors and even older operating system platforms. A common tool for most surveyors is the smartphone or tablet, so TerraGo developed an application that takes advantage of the nimble programming of... read more

MapSmart app hits the field

May 24, 2017By

Laser Technology’s MapSmart app for Android is a tool for expert field data collection without complicated equipment, the company said. The software is designed for quick and accurate mapping of anything, including stockpile volumes, with or without GPS coordinates for every data point. The survey-quality mapping app, using the smart device’s internal GPS or the user’s own external GPS, integrates... read more

Smart cartography mapped out for Intergeo

May 3, 2017By

“Smart cartography” is the top theme at the 65th Cartography Conference, which will take place Sept. 26-28 in conjunction with Intergeo in Berlin, Germany. Numerous examples at the conference and trade fair will reveal smart cartography’s wealth of potential. The latest smart maps are as far removed from their 2D relatives on paper as is the state-of-the-art GIS platform from the analog... read more

Timesaving webinar on survey data collection

May 3, 2017By

Time has great impact in the enterprise mobility continuum. Developing tools for mobile workers has long been the sole province of IT, but the demand for mobile apps is stretching IT to the breaking point. Demand for mobile apps is five times greater than IT capacity, according to one market study. This makes many organizations reluctant to jump in to... read more

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Laser Technology offers TruPoint 300 total station

April 26, 2017By

Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) has released its TruPoint 300 for field data collection and mapping, as well as producing +/–1 millimeter range accuracy. It is a fully integrated laser with vertical and horizontal angle encoders capable of producing 3D, survey-grade measurements. The TruPoint 300 is LTI’s first phase-technology product with a laser diode that emits light pulses with a distinct... read more