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TAG: Android

Google Shows Commitment to Project Tango 3D Mapping Device

February 5, 2015By

Google has reaffirmed its commitment to Project Tango, moving it from the Advanced Technology and Projects Group (ATAP) to a new home inside the company itself, reports Digital Trends. Project Tango, unveiled in 2014, aims to make it possible to create a 3D model of the space around a smartphone. For instance, a user can map an area, such as a home, by... read more

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Janam Introduces Rugged Mobile Computer with Multi-OS Support

January 21, 2015By

Janam Technologies LLC, a provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, today announced the launch of its XM5 family of rugged mobile computers. Designed to maximize the mobility investments of enterprise and government organizations, the new XM5 has high-sensitivity GPS and Assisted GPS, and supports Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 and Android operating systems on the same hardware.... read more

SXgeoCloud Application Offered to India GIS Professionals

December 15, 2014By

India-based GNSS device maker Stesalit has introduced a SXgeoCloud mobile mapping application. SXgeoCloud provides a full GIS data collection suite with active sync to leading enterprise GIS systems through a mobile and cloud architecture. SXgeoCloud will be available with the Sxtreo series of GPS/GNSS devices from Stesalit and is now available only to customers in India. SXgeoCloud is compatible with all the SXtreo rugged GNSS field computers and... read more

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Esri Explorer for ArcGIS Hits Android

December 15, 2014By
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Esri today released its highly anticipated Android version of Explorer for ArcGIS. The native Android app offers access anywhere to data-rich, visually stunning maps. It combines Esri mapping software with the popular mobile-device platform Android. Governments, utilities, natural resources, and other commercial businesses have already used Explorer for ArcGIS on iOS and OS X to brief stakeholders, tell stories, and find... read more

Carlson GIS360 for Android Gives 3D Views on Site

November 4, 2014By
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Carlson GIS360 for Android, new from Carlson Software and Carlson EMEA, is a mobile field GIS-GPS tool that uses both GIS and surveying technologies for field data collection. The app is designed to be easy to learn and easy to use, Carlson said. “Taking advantage of the graphics processing power of Android devices, GIS360 now includes an innovative 3D viewer so the... read more

Carlson Launches GIS360 for Android at InterGeo

October 7, 2014By
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Carlson GIS360 for Android, introduced at InterGeo this week in Berlin, is a mobile field GIS-GPS tool that utilizes both GIS and surveying technologies for field data collection. “Taking advantage of the graphics processing power of Android devices, GIS360 now includes an innovative 3D viewer so the user can see data and models in 3D on site,” said David Loescher, Carlson... read more

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Handheld Group Launches Nautiz X8 Device for GIS

September 23, 2014By
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Handheld Group, a manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has launched the Nautiz X8 rugged PDA. The Nautiz X8 is a handheld computer with superior processing power, screen performance and battery life, the company said. It is built for tough field conditions primarily in GIS, land surveying, public safety, forestry and the military. The Nautiz X8 is built to enable efficient and reliable data collection in... read more

Smart Mapping SuperSurv Available on App Store and Google Play

May 9, 2014By
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Supergeo Technologies, a provider of GIS software and solutions, has launched SuperSurv, a mobile GIS app, on the App Store and Google Play. SuperSurv contains comprehensive GIS data-collection functions. Designed for both iOS and Android powered devices, it integrates with GIS and GPS technologies to provide functions in field survey, such as Map Display, Query, Measure, etc. With SuperSurv, the... 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