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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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Trimble Launches Leap, a GNSS Bluetooth Device

November 6, 2014By
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Trimble is making available the Trimble Leap, a Trimble RTX compatible GNSS Bluetooth device. When enabled with the ViewPoint RTX correction service, Leap delivers submeter accuracy directly to the Terrain Navigator Pro (TNP) Mobile app for iOS and Android devices. The TNP Mobile app allows users to collect markers, tracks and geo-stamped photos in the field, and then sync all the... 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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Nokia Lumia Smartphones Offer High-End Imaging

September 5, 2014By
The Nokia Lumia 830. Photo: Nokia

Microsoft Corp. has announced the Nokia Lumia 830, Lumia 735 and Lumia 730 Dual SIM smartphones running the latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, bringing industry-leading imaging technology to more affordable price levels. Microsoft also announced two new accessories that provide innovative ways for people to interact with their phones, plus the Lumia Denim update, which brings extra features and enhancements... read more

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CompassCom Previews On-the-Fly Geofencing at Esri User Conference

July 15, 2014By

CompassCom is offering Esri User Conference attendees a sneak peek at advanced asset tracking capabilities in the upcoming version of its  CompassTrac software powered by Esri ArcGIS technology. Scheduled for release in late summer, CompassTrac 6 provides Esri users with custom digitizing tools for geofencing applications and map optimization for any electronic device. CompassCom is demonstrating the new CompassTrac 6... read more

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Google’s 3D Mapping Phones Head to Developers

March 19, 2014By

Google’s 3D mapping project, Project Tango, is putting prototypes into developers’ hands. Google has been collaborating with universities, research labs, and industrial partners in nine countries, to concentrate the past 10 years of research in robotics and computer vision into a mobile phone. “We now have prototypes ready to put into the hands of eager development partners that can help... read more

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