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Combining the Onboard GPS Capability of Smartphones with KML Files

July 15, 2015By

Following is a submission to our “$100 for 300 Well-Chosen Surveyor Words” contest. To submit your own surveyor’s story, send 300 (or more) words to editor@gpsworld.com. By Jay Satalich, P.L.S. At Caltrans District 7 in Los Angeles, we use the onboard GPS capability of smartphones to navigate in real time to the locations of proposed aerial targets and NGS control stations.... read more

Spectra Precision Offers Flexible GNSS Receiver for Surveyors

June 23, 2015By
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Spectra Precision has introduced its new SP60 GNSS receiver. Designed to meet the evolving needs of surveyors, the SP60 is a versatile solution combining next generation Spectra Precision GNSS technology, a high level of configuration flexibility and an innovative design, the company said. The SP60 is part of Spectra Precision’s latest portfolio of GNSS receivers specifically designed for the mainstream... read more

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Surveyors Invited to ‘Survey Earth in a Day’ — in 4D

June 3, 2015By
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On the day of the solstice, June 21, geospatial professionals around the world and members of Land Surveyors United (a global support network for land surveyors) will be simultaneously recording survey-grade GPS data from thousands of points around the globe, to gain a more accurate understanding of the earth’s surface. Measurements made on Survey Earth in a Day 4D (SEIAD)... read more

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JAVAD GNSS Remote Assistance and Monitoring Services

June 3, 2015By
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Together with free live technical support provided by practicing professional land surveyors via phone, email, message board and text messaging, JAVAD GNSS is pleased to announce the release of another innovative product, RAMS, Remote Assistance and Monitoring Services for J-Field software. J-Field is the field controller software developed for the TRIUMPH-LS GNSS receiver and the VICTOR-LS field controller. RAMS is currently available to all users... read more

$100 for 300 Well-Chosen Surveyor Words

June 2, 2015By

If you are a professional land surveyor, we’d like to hear from you! Send us a brief account of how you use GNSS in your surveying work, what tips and tricks you can share with other surveyors, and what other hardware and software you are combining with GNSS to get the job done. Submit around 300 words, although you can... read more

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GEO Business 2015

May 27, 2015By

Following its debut in 2014, GEO Business returns to The Business Design Centre in London on May 27-28. GEO Business 2015 combines a central trade exhibition with a conference program with 50 presentations and 140 live commercial workshops. The presentations and workshops, which provide first-hand demonstrations, have grown in number by 34 percent over the first year. Also larger this year is the exhibit space, by 64 percent, organizers said.... read more

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Juniper Systems Pulls Cedar Tree Under Its Banner

May 20, 2015By
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Juniper Systems is merging its subsidiary company, Cedar Tree Technologies, into Juniper Systems. The move will allow customers to purchase Cedar’s Android-operated rugged handhelds directly from Juniper Systems. Juniper Systems launched Cedar Tree Technologies as a rugged handheld company in August 2014. “With a reputation for top-of-the-line, ultra-rugged handheld computers, Juniper Systems aimed to expand its products to meet the needs of customers who may... read more

FIG Working Week

May 17, 2015By

The 2015 FIG Working Week will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, from May 17-21, and is hosted by the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) and the Chamber of Graduated Surveyors. FIG was founded in 1878 in Paris and was known as the Fédération Internationale des Géomètres. This has become anglicized to the International Federation of Surveyors. The event’s theme, “From the Wisdom... read more