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GPS.gov helps with wrong addresses on personal devices

October 12, 2017By
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Members of the public often turn to GPS World and Geospatial Solutions for help when their personal device gives them incorrect mapping information. GPS.gov has set up a page that points users to the correct place to report problems, by walking them through a series of steps. As our readers know, the problem isn’t with the satellites, but in the... read more

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Customizable iPad Data Form for Wetlands Released

December 9, 2014By
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CMTINC.COM has released the Wetland – Stakeout application for use on the Apple iPad. Besides providing Feature digitization and GPS Stakeout functions, this app will let the users create a custom data entry and report form. The form could be a simple inventory log, price quote, or job contract, or a sophisticated form for collecting GIS data. In particular, a customizable... read more

Mobile Device Operating System Wars: Ver. 2.0

April 22, 2014By

It’s been two years since I wrote a column entitled Mobile Device Operating system wars: Android vs. iOS vs. Windows Mobile. After traveling and attending countless conferences and listening to a large number of mobile device users in the geospatial user community, I think it’s time to touch on this subject again, and what a crazy and confusing landscape it... read more

GeoSpatial Experts Launches GeoJot+ for Windows Mobile

January 28, 2014By

GeoSpatial Experts’ GeoJot+ field data collection system now runs on Windows Mobile devices.  According to GeoSpatial Experts, companies can seamlessly transfer GeoJot’s app component across Apple, Android, and now Windows Mobile 6.x devices such as Trimble and Juniper handheld GPS units. GeoJot+ enables users to capture geotagged photos on mobile devices along with descriptive attribute information for each photo. The... read more

Mobile Device Operating System Wars: Android vs. iOS vs. Windows Mobile

April 27, 2012By

Following up on my” Mobile Devices Galore” column a couple of weeks ago, one predominant question I hear reverberating across all industries with geospatial apps on mobile devices is “what is the mobile device operating system of the future?” After years of relatively benign evolution, the mobile device market (smart phone, tablet, handheld) is changing really quickly, and it’s really... read more

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A $45 Tablet Computer?

March 23, 2012By
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At the GIS In Action 2012 conference last week, I asked a Google presenter if he thought the mobile phone is going to be the primary mobile device people will carry. He said, “No, it’s going to be the tablet computer.” Certainly the Apple iPad, since its introduction in April 2010, has sparked the tablet computer business. Google’s Android operating system has done its share... read more

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