TAG: GNSS receiver

Exploring Shetland’s uninhabited Kame of Isbister with GNSS and UAV

March 25, 2020By
3D model: The heatmap of the Kame of Isbister shows elevations and the archaeological site. (Image: Emlid)

The mysterious and fascinating Kame of Isbister is situated in Shetland’s north mainland near the North Roe. The location has been studied several times, including by the Extreme Archaeology TV series in 2003. The uninhabited grassland continues to attract explorers because of a series of secret structures. Those structures are hidden on the sea-faced slope and can’t be seen from the land nearby. One... read more

UNESCO sites get precise imagery with Spectra Precision

January 9, 2020By
The SP80 at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Valletta, Malta. (Photo: Spectra Geospatial/MSE)

Verified photomontages for UNESCO World Heritage sites achieves accuracy with Spectra Geospatial SP80 Verified photomontage is an important planning tool to envision how proposed surrounding development plans would affect UNESCO World Heritage sites. Verified photomontage demands the best accuracy for the best visualization to determine what a development may look like to a person standing at the photographic viewpoint. For... read more

Spectra Geospatial offers MobileMapper 60 GNSS receiver and smartphone

September 4, 2019By

Spectra Geospatial has introduced the MobileMapper 60, a durable, efficient and accurate handheld device for geographic information system (GIS) and professional data-collection applications. The MobileMapper 60 all-in-one GNSS receiver and smartphone combines a convenient form factor for geospatial data collection with 2-4 meter positioning accuracy. Its slim, lightweight all-weather design, complete with a hand strap, features a large 6-inch screen... read more

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Septentrio highlights AsteRx-i V at Xponential 2018

June 21, 2018By

Septentrio’s Jan Van Hees discusses the company’s AsteRx-i V IMU-enhanced GNSS receiver at Xponential 2018. According to the company, AsteRx-i V features its AIM+ interference mitigation and monitoring system, which can suppress a wide variety of interferers. read more

Trimble presents GNSS receiver boards at Xponential 2018

May 31, 2018By

Trimble’s Chris Wheeler offers an overview of Trimble’s GNSS technology, including its latest receiver boards, which include the BD990 and BD992, at Xponential 2018 in Denver. read more

Sokkia GNSS receivers now integrated with TerraGo Magic

August 14, 2017By

TerraGo Magic now offers advanced integration and support for the Sokkia line of GNSS receivers, including the new GCX3. TerraGo Magic is a zero-code platform-as-a-service that enables customers to build their own custom mobile apps without writing any code by choosing from a menu of available, field-tested features. Featuring advanced constellation tracking and longer range base to rover communication, the... read more

Trimble R2 GNSS receiver now available through Esri

July 7, 2016By

Esri has made available the Trimble R2 GNSS receiver for collecting professional-grade GPS data with Collector for ArcGIS. The GNSS receiver is rugged certified MIL-STD-810G, IP65 rated and compact, Esri says in a news release. The receiver is capable of delivering submeter and centimeter positioning accuracy in real-time to Android or iOS mobile devices via a wireless Bluetooth connection, or... read more

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Trimble adds scalable GNSS receiver to geospatial portfolio

February 19, 2016By

Trimble has added a new scalable GNSS receiver to its geospatial portfolio. The Trimble R9s GNSS receiver is scalable and flexible. Built on a sleek, modular GNSS platform, geospatial professionals can add functionality according to their workflow demands, such as being deployed as an RTK base station or an RTK rover mounted on a rod, in a backpack or on a... read more

Esri and Leica Geosystems Combine for Mobile Data Collection

July 22, 2015By

Esri Collector for ArcGIS, a configurable mobile app for collecting and editing data in the field, has combined with the Zeno 20, Leica Geosystems’ ultra-rugged Android-based professional-grade handheld, in a new solution called ZenoCollector. ZenoCollector uses Collector for ArcGIS as its main user interface and comes bundled with an ArcGIS Online organizational subscription for one year. “Esri and Leica Geosystems... read more

Topcon Updates 3D Mobile Mapping System

March 30, 2015By

Topcon Positioning Group has announced the latest edition of its 3D mobile mapping system. ­The IP-S3 ­employs the integration of an inertial measurement unit (IMU) and GNSS receiver with a vehicle’s onboard electronics to offer high-density mobile digital imaging. read more