TAG: tablet

Datumate unveils DatuFly, professional imagery app for drones

September 6, 2016By

Datumate has released a new tablet app for drone flight planning and automated, high-resolution photo-shooting. The DatuFly app saves up to 80 percent of field surveying time and eliminates follow-up site visits, according to the company. “DatuFly automates the entire field surveying process, while keeping field work simple and safe,” said Tal Meirzon, Datumate CEO. “Ease of use and survey-grade results makes DatuFly a valuable tool... read more

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Satlab Geosolutions’ RTK Handheld uses tablet or phone as display

August 29, 2016By

Swedish-based survey and GIS equipment maker Satlab Geosolutions is offering a multi-purpose handheld that sends centimeter-level NMEA position data to the user’s tablet or smartphone. The SLC RTK handheld brings professional high-precision positioning in a new design concept with Bluetooth connectivity for Android, Windows and iOS Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) smart devices, according to the company. Alternatively, it can be used as a fixed sensor for... read more

The Hottest Mapping Trends

July 15, 2016By

Live from ESRI in San Diego Focus on using RTK on mobile devices (iOS, Android) Sponsored by: NavCom Broadcast Date: Thursday,  July 17, 2014 Topic: Using your iOS/Android Smartphone or Tablet with High-Precision GNSS Receivers. Moderator: Alan Cameron, Group Publisher, GPS World & Geospatial Solutions Keynote speaker: Eric Gakstatter, Editor, Survey Scene Newsletter Summary: The mobile device market has been in crazy-mode... read more

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RTK on Your Smartphone or Tablet

July 15, 2016By

Sponsored by: NavCom Broadcast date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 Moderator: Tracy Cozzens, Managing Editor, GPS World and Geospatial Solutions Speaker: Eric Gakstatter, Editor, Survey Scene Newsletter Summary: The availability of small RTK GNSS receivers, wireless Bluetooth connectivity, and the proliferation of publicly-available RTK bases provide an environment in which you can fully leverage the richness of centimeter-level, horizontal and vertical data. Learn how... read more

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BYOD GPS Gets Real: Lessons Learned with the New Rules of GPS Data Collection

June 17, 2016By

Broadcast Date: April 14, 2016 On-Demand Available Until: April 14, 2017 Sponsor: TerraGo Summary: Our expert speaker panel examines how five organizations from five industries (oil & gas, engineering, water utility, transportation and natural resources) made the switch from GPS handhelds to smartphones and tablets for their field data collection needs. Speakers: Michael Gundling and Bryan Burns, TerraGo read more

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Webinar explores BYOD for field data collection

March 24, 2016By
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A GPS World webinar on April 14 explores how five organizations made the switch to using their own tablets and smartphones for field data collection (also known as bring your own device, or BYOD). In BYOD GPS Gets Real: Lessons Learned with the New Rules of GPS Data Collection, TerraGo’s Michael Gundling and David Basil will discuss case studies from five industries —... read more

Handheld launches its first ultra-rugged Android tablet

November 18, 2015By
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Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, today announced the launch of its new Android tablet, the Algiz RT7. The Algiz RT7 is a powerful, lightweight and ergonomic 7-inch tablet designed for reliable performance in demanding environments. The Algiz RT7, which runs Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), provides a range of features for mobile workforces, Handheld said. It’s fully rugged, meeting stringent MIL-STD-810G... 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