TAG: software

CHC Navigation features GIS solutions at Intergeo 2016

November 30, 2016By

CHC Navigation focused on its new GIS products at Intergeo 2016, which was held Oct. 11-13 in Hamburg, Germany. Balazs Hober discusses the LT600 GNSS handheld, DigiTerra Explorer 7 software and LT40 smartphone with L1 RTK capability that can achieve 30-centimeter accuracy. read more

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Research: Accelerating GNSS software receivers

November 16, 2016By
Diagram of Typical Code and carrier tracking loops in a GNSS receiver. Colored dotted-line boxes show functions implemented in SIMD technology. Lanes “16ic” are data streams whose items are complex numbers with real and imaginary components represented with 16-bit integers, whereas “32fc” indicates those with complex numbers with real and imaginary components in 32-bit floating point representation.

By Carles Fernandez–Prades, Javier Arribas and Pau Closas, Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya, Spain. Presented at ION GNSS+, September 2016. This paper addresses both the efficiency and the portability of a computer program in charge of the baseband signal processing of a GNSS receiver. Efficiency, in this context, refers to optimizing the speed and memory requirements of the software... read more

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Mobile GIS: What’s the New Normal? Windows, Android, iOS, Open Source?

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: Hemisphere GPS Broadcast Date: June 21, 2012 Moderator: Eric Gakstatter,GPS World contributing editor for Survey & GIS Speaker: Craig Greenwald, GeoMobile Innovations. Craig Greenwald is the technical director at GeoMobile Innovations and a Mobile Technology Specialist. He has worked in the Mobile GIS industry for over 10 years, including seven years for GIS software leader at Esri. He... read more

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Topcon invests in virtual reality company for construction, infrastructure

January 12, 2016By

Topcon Positioning Group has acquired a significant share of holdings a company that assists customers in virtual design and construction (VDC). Viasys VDC — based in Espoo, Finland — has developed a suite of tools and services to assist customers in building virtual models for infrastructure and site-work projects. Using building information modeling (BIM) technologies, its solutions create VDC models that optimize... read more

MicroSurvey CAD 2016 provides new capabilities for survey

December 9, 2015By
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MicroSurvey Software has released MicroSurvey CAD 2016, the newest generation of its desktop survey and design program for land surveyors and civil engineers. Powered by a new IntelliCAD 8.1a engine and enhanced with a suite of new point-cloud management tools, the software makes high-impact drafting and design fast and intuitive, the company said. Users on multi-core computers will experience up to 300 percent faster... read more

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LabSat’s SatGen v3 Adds BeiDou to Simulator Scenarios

June 22, 2015By
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SatGen v3 software is now available for the LabSat GNSS simulator by Racelogic. Version 3 includes BeiDou (BDS) in addition to GPS and GLONASS. SatGen is billed as a powerful and intuitive software package that gives users the ability to create scenarios for replay through any LabSat simulator. The software creates either user-generated or imported trajectory files for use with a LabSat... read more

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Data Mapper Offers Cloud-Based UAV Software for Imagery

October 4, 2014By

Data Mapper, an enterprise aerial data software by PrecisionHawk, will expand its cloud-based platform to process data collected by a wider network of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) providers. The application provides the ability to upload, store, process and share aerial imagery and is equipped for detailed, automated analysis. Previously the company was known under the name PrecisionMapper, and the software could... read more

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Topcon Announces Upgrade to Reference Station Network Software

August 9, 2013By
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Topcon Positioning Group announces new reference station network software — TopNET+ v10 — bringing new features and functionality to the TopNET+ reference station software suite. Topcon’s TopNET+ software is a scalable solution supporting everything from a single CORS station to multiple CORS sites covering a large geographical area. Users of a TopNET+ reference network get GNSS RTK correction data generated... read more

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