Mobile Devices

Topcon, Bentley Systems kick off Constructioneering Academy

December 22, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group and Bentley Systems announce the kick-off date of their collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative. The first session is scheduled for Feb. 13, 2018, in Livermore, California. Topcon and Bentley have joined efforts to provide opportunities designed to allow construction industry professionals to learn best practices in constructioneering, a process of managing and integrating survey, engineering and construction data,... read more

Trimble announces new geospatial solutions at Intergeo

September 27, 2017By
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Trimble made several product announcements at Intergeo 2017, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management. The new solutions include: Trimble C5 and C3 mechanical total stations The Trimble C5 and Trimble C3 mechanical total stations are the only mechanical total stations in the industry to come standard with autofocus technology. With premium-quality Nikon optics, the new C-Series reduces... read more

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Esri releases mobile app for understanding the oceans

May 25, 2017By
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The app provides a new way to measure marine environments on a 3D interactive map for more cost-effective fishery planning and informed conservation. Esri has released an Ecological Marine Units (EMU) app for mobile devices. The app is a resource for scientists, educators, governments and industries seeking accessible information and imagery about the ocean’s long-term physical and nutrient properties. The EMU app puts... read more

Oregon moves to tablets for no-stake 3D design

February 8, 2017By
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The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is embracing the growing trend in highway construction to go “stakeless” and push to full 3D design. With more contractors using automated machine guidance applications, ODOT’s construction personnel are being asked to inspect projects with fewer stakes and visual indicators for line and grade. Employees are seeking to use the same data and information to... read more

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Handheld launches rugged Windows tablet Algiz 8X

February 8, 2017By
The Algiz 8X rugged Windows tablet by Handheld Group.

Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers and tablets, has launched the Algiz 8X ultra-rugged tablet computer. The Algiz 8X is built for field workers who require a powerful, portable computer for mobile tasks. The Algiz 8X offers communication features such as LTE and dual-band WLAN, along with an 8-inch projective capacitive touchscreen that is ultra-bright and built for... read more

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

Esri’s advanced analytics designed to increase retail sales

January 20, 2017By

Esri is partnering with GISinc to analyze customer behavior to help retailers increase sales. Esri will integrate itsspatial analytics platform with GISinc’s indoor mapping capabilities to analyze data collected by sensor-enabled overhead smart lighting systems and from opt-in mobile data from customer phones. The solution will enable retailers to track behaviors, using information including customer locations inside the store and items selected... read more

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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Aqua Map app released for water navigation

November 30, 2016By
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Aqua Map is an iOS and Android app for GPS marine navigation, aimed at boaters and fishermen. The app integrates official nautical charts for many areas in the world, including the NOAA, CHS (Canadian Hydrographic Service), British Admiralty and Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie as well as S-57 and raster cartography. The app provides users with a clear chart using... read more

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Avenza Maps Pro now available to industry professionals

November 16, 2016By

Avenza Systems has announced that its mobile mapping app, Avenza Maps, will now come in a Pro version. Avenza Maps Pro is an annual subscription designed to meet the needs of professionals of businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. Avenza Maps Pro is the most powerful version to date of the application. It benefits from years of development and commitment to the... read more

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