TAG: tablets

What have you been up to in the world of PNT?

March 29, 2017By

Do anything interesting today? Specifically, did you do something interesting involving positioning, navigation or timing (PNT)? GPS World is always on the look-out for case studies — stories of how you, our readers, used PNT or GNSS equipment, or applied related technologies, to solve a problem. Each month in our Market Watch and Updates sections, I try to include a... 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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TerraGo Edge delivers GeoPackage to mobile users

April 8, 2016By

TerraGo has released TerraGo Edge 3.9.3, which features full support for OGC GeoPackage, a universal format for sharing maps and geographic data across mobile devices and all platforms. TerraGo Edge enables users to import and export OGC GeoPackage as a SQLite database optimized for performance on iOS and Android devices. “Because we listened to our customers, we designed TerraGo Edge from the... read more

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CES 2016: Bosch Sensortec unveils intelligent accelerometers and high-performance gyroscopes

January 5, 2016By

Bosch Sensortec is unveiling new generations of intelligent accelerometers and high-performance gyroscopes at the 2016 International CES in Las Vegas. Aimed at smartphones, tablets and wearables, the new devices cover a wide range of requirements, from low-power consumption for always-on applications such as step counting, to high-performance optical image stabilization (OIS). Intelligent three-axis accelerometers — BMA422 and BMA455 Today’s applications running on... read more

Have Accuracy, Will Travel

October 4, 2015By

BYOD Sub-Meter Positioning for Mapping and GIS Professionals Employees bringing their own mobile phones and tablets to their jobs in the field enables them to complete more tasks using fewer devices. However, this practice introduces operational and security vulnerabilities. By Matt van Doorn In the mapping and GIS industries, mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets have a growing... read more

New Rugged Handhelds, Tablets Hit the Market

May 22, 2012By

Several new rugged GPS-enabled devices were announced this week. Juniper Systems has partnered with Pennsylvania-based SDG Systems to market the Mesa Rugged Notepad with Android (AOSP) 2.3 operating system, a rugged handheld computer known as the RAMPAGE 6 and distributed through SDG Systems. Meanwhile, DRS Technologies, Inc., announced today that its Tactical Systems division has expanded its product portfolio with three new ARMOR rugged tablets. read more