GNSS/GPS

TerraGo partners with CompassTools on advanced GIS and GPS data collection

January 23, 2017By

TerraGo is partnering with CompassTools, a provider of integrated GIS, GPS and wireless solutions for field data collection across numerous industries including government, utility, natural resources, transportation, architecture and construction. “We help our customers build the best bundled solution for their GIS and GPS goals, whatever they may be, and TerraGo’s mobile solutions give us the flexibility we need for... read more

3D GNSS data and the GEOID

January 19, 2017By
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As high-precision GNSS horizontal and vertical data becomes less expensive to collect, greater attention must be paid when reconciling vertical datasets. In 2013, I wrote two articles entitled “Nightmare on GIS Street: Accuracy, Datums, and Geospatial Data” and “Part 2: Nightmare on GIS Street – Accuracy, Datums, and Geospatial Data” as well as conducted some webinars on horizontal datums. Reconciling... read more

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TomTom extends multi-year deal with MapQuest

December 1, 2016By

TomTom has extended its the multi-year partnership with AOL Inc. to power its core mapping services for MapQuest, a subsidiary of AOL. In addition to providing access to TomTom’s extensive digital map database, across all digital platforms including MapQuest.com and its iOS and Android apps, and MapQuest for Business API solutions, the new deal now includes TomTom’s leading traffic solution.... read more

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Eos introduces photogrammetry software for drone photography

October 26, 2016By
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Eos Systems Inc. has introduced new photogrammetry software optimized specifically for photographs taken with drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The new PhotoModeler UAS 2016 creates 3D models, measurements, and maps from photographs taken with ordinary cameras built-in or mounted on drones. It has numerous features for operation with drone photos, including post processing kinematics (PPK), volume objects, full geographic coordinate... read more

TerraGo Edge and GeoPDF demonstrated at Intergeo

October 12, 2016By
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TerraGo demonstrated at Intergeo the latest capabilities of its line of GeoPDF products as well as survey-grade, mobile GPS and GIS data collection with its TerraGo Edge and TerraGo Magic platforms geospatial collaboration and mobility software. GeoPDF products enable free, lightweight GIS applications, helping organizations get more value from their current investments in GIS and imagery platforms. TerraGo Edge and TerraGo Magic are... read more

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Eos Positioning launches Arrow Gold high-accuracy GNSS receiver

October 12, 2016By
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Eos Positioning Systems has announced its most advanced high-accuracy Bluetooth GNSS receiver, the Arrow Gold. The Arrow Gold is the first high-accuracy iOS, Android and Windows Bluetooth GNSS receiver to implement all four constellations (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou), three frequencies (L1, L2, L5) and satellite-assisted RTK. The Arrow Gold provides 1-cm real-time accuracy in more places, and on all iOS,... read more

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Sensor integration key at InterGeo

October 12, 2016By
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Last year at InterGeo 2015, UAVs ruled, for at least the second year in a row, although some of its newest-thing gloss seemed to be wearing off. This year, sensor integration in both hardware and software is a dominant theme — and one with broader implications and applications. GNSS positioning technology, aided in many cases by laser scanning, other imaging... read more

ION GNSS+ a playground for high precision

September 22, 2016By

Every year, some of the brightest minds and most influential people in the GNSS industry that guide the direction of global GNSS system deployments (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou) and design the most advanced GNSS receivers in the world, gather at the ION GNSS+ conference. I almost always attend this conference, as it provides a look into what GNSS receiver researchers, designers... read more

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Septentrio’s Altus NR2 GNSS receiver is now offered by Esri

September 2, 2016By
The Altus NR2 GNSS receiver works seamlessly with Esri's Collector for ArcGIS.

Esri customers in the United States can now purchase Septentrio’s Altus NR2 high-accuracy GNSS receiver, according to an announcement today from the two partner companies. The open-architecture Altus NR2 is fully compatible with Esri’s new version of Collector for ArcGIS, giving Esri users a powerful combination for GIS data gathering in applications requiring centimeter-level positioning, the companies said in a... read more

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Geneq’s iSXBlue receivers fully compatible with Collector 10.4

August 3, 2016By

Geneq’s iSXBlue receivers are now fully compatible with Esri’s Collector for ArcGIS 10.4. for iOS, according to Geneq. The high sub-metric accuracy which characterizes the iSXBlue receivers is thus available in real time for field workers and Collector users. Users of the high-recision receivers can take advantage of new features of data collection with the Collector software, particularly: Detailed information about the... read more

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