Tag: Compass

Hexagon Enters Into Exclusive Partnership with Locata Corporation for a Completely New Positioning Technology

Professional Land Surveyor News

Hexagon has entered into an exclusive industry partnership with Locata Corporation Pty Ltd to integrate the revolutionary Locata positioning technology with Hexagon’s positioning receivers. This collaboration will leverage each company’s expertise to create the world’s first combined GPS-Locata positioning receiver.

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Trimble Introduces New Compact OEM GNSS Modules for High-Accuracy Mobile Positioning Applications

Modules Allow Integrators to Easily Add GNSS Capabilities to Advanced Positioning Products WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced the Trimble® BD910 and BD920 modules to its GNSS OEM portfolio. These small modules feature centimeter-level, Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) positioning capabilities

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JAVAD GNSS Receivers Can Track Chinese Compass (Beidou-2)

With modified firmware, all JAVAD GNSS receivers can track Chinese COMPASS B1 signal now. This is 6th GNSS system supported by JAVAD GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo (Giove), SBAS, QZSS, COMPASS). Log file, collected on TR_G3TH board in Moscow during weekend,

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Spectra Precision Introduces Next Generation Survey Data Collector Solutions

Westminster, Colo., Jan. 19, 2011 — Spectra Precision introduced today additions to its line of outdoor rugged data collectors—the next generation Ranger™ 3 data collector series and the Nomad® 900 series. These new advanced solutions are designed to operate with

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Trimble’s Next Generation TSC3 Handheld Controller Allows Surveyors to Collect, Share and Deliver Data for Improved Productivity

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its next generation field device—the Trimble® TSC3 controller. As part of Trimble’s portfolio of Connected Site™ survey solutions, the new controller allows surveyors and geospatial professionals to collect, share and

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USGS Museum – Historical Artifacts and Equipment Related to the History of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Just a few land surveying photographs and images from the USGS I thought were interesting. I hope you enjoy them, too. Professional Land Surveyor Source USGS

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China launches Satellites To Build Its Own GPS

Yesterday, January 18, 2009, Reuters India reported from Beijing, China that over the past weekend China launched the third BeiDou (Big Dipper) or Compass satellite in an effort to build its own global satellite positioning (GPS) system. This latest satellite is part

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Professional Land Surveyors Look For Centuries-Old Ellicott Mounds Marking Alabama-Florida Boundary Line

The following news story is a very interesting article I found about Professional Land Surveyors participating in an Auburn University-sponsored workshop, “Locating the Ellicott Mounds Along the Alabama/ Florida Boundary”: Andalusia starting point for ‘mound hunt’ Professional surveyors look for

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China Compass Beidou Global Navigation Satellite System Predicted to Challenge All Other GPS

Here’s an article I found China Daily about the Chinese Compass, or Beidou (Big Dipper) Global Navigation Satellite System which is expected to challenge our U.S. developed GPS, the EU’s GPS and Russia’s GPS. This Compass GPS is planning on

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Arkansas Secretary of State Charlie Daniels Presents State Capitol Exhibit on Land Surveying

LITTLE ROCK, AR—Secretary of State Charlie Daniels today announced the opening of the summer State Capitol exhibit, Lines on the Land, which celebrates both the art and science of land surveying as practiced in Arkansas for almost 200 years. The

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Professional Land Surveyor Product Review: Magellan Triton 2000 Handheld Navigation System

While not necessarily thought of as a tool for Professional Land Surveyors, the , none the less, is a very handy tool for Professional Land Surveyors and outdoor enthusiast, alike. The Magellan Triton 2000 has proved to be a good

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Suunto X9i Wrist-Top GPS Computer Watch with Altimeter, Barometer, Compass, and GPS (Military)

Suunto X9i Wrist-Top GPS Computer Watch with Altimeter, Barometer, Compass, and GPS (Military) Product Description Features: Compatible with digital maps, it is the perfect tool for planning routes in advance and storing the best ones for re-use Navigational functions calculate

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