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Agricultural Telematics Solution from Leica Geosystems

Leica Virtual Vista

(Heerbrugg, Switzerland/Brisbane, Australia, 21 January 2013) – Today Leica Geosystems has launched Virtual VistaTM, a webbased platform which allows farmers to monitor their fleet and field activities in a simple and effective way. Virtual VistaTM connects directly through the built-in modem of

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Trimble Acquires ALK Technologies to Extend its Transportation and Logistics Solutions to Shippers and Transportation Providers

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired privately-held ALK Technologies Inc. of Princeton, NJ, a global leader in routing, mapping, mileage and navigation technologies. ALK Technologies offers proprietary routing and international map-based solutions for

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Now available: Leica CS25 GNSS Tablet Computer with Integrated GNSS for Any Asset Collection & Management Task

Leica CS25 GNSS

Now available: Leica CS25 GNSS Tablet Computer with Integrated GNSS for Any Asset Collection & Management Task (Heerbrugg/Switzerland, 10 December 2012) – The Leica CS25 GNSS Tablet Computer packs full GNSS functionality into an ergonomic and portable device with a large

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National Geodetic Survey Updates “Bluebooking” Process for GPS Projects

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NGS updates “Bluebooking” process for GPS projects. Breaking news from the NOAA National Geodetic Survey (NGS) about GPS projects “Bluebooking” process:

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NOAA Releases NGS Data Explorer Map Application

National Geodetic Survey Data Explorer

NOAA Releases NGS Data Explorer Map Application This week, NOAA released a new web application to allow users to view National Geodetic Survey (NGS) geodetic control across the United States and its territories using Google Maps.

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Trimble Introduces Next Generation GNSS Surveying Solution

Professional Land Surveyor News

Trimble Introduces Next Generation GNSS Surveying Solution Trimble’s Powerful GNSS Receiver Provides Land Surveyors with Increased Productivity HANNOVER, Germany, Oct. 9, 2012—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its next generation GNSS surveying solution—the Trimble® R10.  As the smallest and lightest receiver

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Topcon IP-S2 Compact+ 3D Mobile Mapping System for a Wide Range of Applications

IP-S2 Compact+Topcon

Topcon IP-S2 Compact+ 3D mobile mapping system for a wide range of applications LIVERMORE, Calif. – October 11, 2012 – Topcon Positioning System (TPS) introduces the new IP-S2 Compact+, an innovative mobile mapping system to accurately measure objects even in adverse weather

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Topcon Launches Three-Year ‘Bulletproof’ Warranty For GR-5

Topcon GR-5

Topcon launches three-year ‘bulletproof’ warranty for GR-5 LIVERMORE, Calif. – Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) is offering a three-year, guaranteed ‘bulletproof’ warranty for its industry-leading GR-5 high-precision GNSS receiver.

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Topcon Launches TopNET Live Website

TopNET Live Topcon

Topcon launches TopNET live website LIVERMORE, Calif.  – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces the launch of the new TopNET live website. TopNET live is the new name for the restructuring of Topcon’s GNSS network business, and global GNSS services. The

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GEOID12 Error Analysis Complete and GEOID12A Model Developed

GEOID12 Error Map

Here’s an important notice from The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) concerning the new GEOID12 model: The National Geodetic Survey has determined that the GEOID12 model was developed using erroneous input control points, primarily in the Gulf Coast region. NGS immediately

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Leica Viva GS08plus – Lightest Cable-Free High-Accuracy GNSS System

Leica Viva Ergonomic GNSS Solution

Leica Viva GS08plus – Lightest cable-free high-accuracy GNSS system (Heerbrugg/Switzerland, 31 July 2012) – Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce a new GNSS solution to its successful Viva GNSS family. The Leica Viva GS08plus is the smallest and lightest cable-free

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup July 29, 2012

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Basic AutoCAD Civil 3D Setup Planning and Preparation How To Stop Avoiding Business And Professional Realities, Embrace Change, And Focus Your Goals Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup July 22, 2012 The National Geodetic Survey Improves

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The National Geodetic Survey Improves the National Spatial Reference System with Simultaneous Major Product Releases

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The National Geodetic Survey Improves the National Spatial Reference System with Simultaneous Major Product Releases In the first week of July, NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) released the results of three major improvements to the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS).

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NGS Releases New Geoid Model to Serve Surveying, Engineering, and Scientific Communities

GEOID12 CONUS

NGS Releases New Geoid Model to Serve Surveying, Engineering, and Scientific Communities In the last week, the National Geodetic Survey has released a new height transformation model for surveyors, engineers, and the scientific community involved in water flow and the

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Drone GPS Spoofing Experiment

University of Texas at Austin GPS Spoofing Experiment

University of Texas at Austin GPS Spoofing experiment “GPS Spoofing experiment performed at the University of Texas at Austin by Dr Humphries. Actual GPS is changed to “confuse” the drone.” Source: Youtube Watch the Video

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Leica Geosystems Announces Leica RCD30 Multi-Head Camera Concept

Leica RCD30 Multi-Head Camera Concept

Leica Geosystems announces Leica RCD30 multi-head camera concept (Heerbrugg, 6 June 2012) – Leica Geosystems, the world’s leading manufacturer of airborne mapping solutions, announced today that it is expanding the very popular Leica RCD30 series of medium format cameras by adding

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Esri GPS Base Station Joins National Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) Network

Esri GPS Base Station GISA

Real-Time, Precise Data Will Serve Professionals in the Redlands Community Redlands, California—Esri recently installed a GPS base station to assist its GIS developers and to support surveyors, engineers, scientists, and those in public works and public safety in the community

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Professional Land Surveyor Vlog 004-Survey Earth in a Day Interview

PLS VLOG

PLS Vlog 004-Survey Earth in a Day Interview In this Professional Land Surveyor Vlog I’m introducing a new format of Professional Land Surveyor Spotlight interviews. I hope you enjoy the interview and I will have more from time to time. In

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Trimble Survey Software Improves Productivity for the Office and Field

Professional Land Surveyor News

Trimble’s Survey Software Improves Productivity for the Office and Field Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today new versions of its office and field surveying software—Trimble® Business Center Software version 2.70 and Trimble Access™ software version 2012.10. The software is part of Trimble’s

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CHC Releases the LT30 GPS/GIS Handheld Collector

CHC LT30 GPS-GIS handheld

CHC Releases the LT30 GPS/GIS Handheld Collector Shanghai, China – (April 2nd, 2012) – CHC’s new LT30 series enters the GIS data collection market with a cost-effective, rugged and connected GPS/GIS handheld collector for a wide range of applications such as natural

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