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Hemisphere GNSS Introduces the World’s Smallest High-Accuracy GPS Compass

Hemisphere GNSS announces the Vector V104, the world’s smallest high-accuracy, dual-receiver GPS compass and the latest addition to its innovative precise heading and positioning product line.


7 hours and 43 minutes ago

MAPPS, NSPS Announce National Surveying & Mapping Conference

MAPPS and National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) announced they will jointly host a national surveying, mapping, and geospatial conference, Collaboration: The Map to the Future, April 13-16, 2015 at the Hilton Hotel in Crystal City (Arlington), Va.

Benita Mehta
7 hours and 47 minutes ago

FAA Grants Trimble’s UX5 Commercial UAS Exemption

CompassData, a worldwide provider of geospatial data and services, is excited about the announcement that the FAA has granted five regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) commercial operations.  Under Section 333 of the 2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act (FMRA), the exemptions have been granted to four companies representing several industries that promise to benefit from UAS technology. 


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HxGN LIVE 2015 – Great Stories Continue with the Hexagon Geosystems Track

HxGN LIVE, Hexagon’s annual international conference and exhibition, goes global in 2015 with two locations: June 1–4 in Las Vegas and Nov. 18-20 in Hong Kong – featuring the Hexagon Geosystems Track.


7 hours and 55 minutes ago

Leica GR10 & GR25 Unlimited Reference Receivers Ready for Today and Tomorrow’s GNSS Signals

Leica Geosystems has extended its Spider product family with the new GNSS Unlimited for the Leica GR10 and GR25 GNSS receiver series, allowing receivers to be upgraded to the latest technology standards at any time.


one week and one day ago

SP80 GNSS Receiver Tops Five in Sarawak Rainforest Competition

When the Land Survey Department of Sarawak wanted to upgrade its cadastral survey capability, it held a competition among six leading brands to determine the best GNSS receiver for its needs.  The clear winner in all seven of the benchmark tests, conducted by the Land Survey Department, was the Spectra Precision SP80 GNSS receiver.


one week and one day ago

GeoLearn Adds 7 Courses by William Henning

GeoLearn, a company focused on serving the geospatial industry with online learning and continuing education credits, is proud to announce that nationally recognized geospatial expert Bill Henning's seven new GNSS courses have been added to the GeoLearn course catalog. Bill Henning is a professional land surveyor who was instrumental in developing RTK guidelines for surveyors at the National Geodetic Survey (NGS). Here he expands on the basics of positioning with RTK and adds a special three-course series on heighting with GNSS.


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MobileMapper 120, Locally Developed GIS Software Win Broad Market Approval in Turkey

The Geomatics Group, a leading Spectra Precision distributor and GIS software developer in Turkey, is achieving excellent success marketing the Spectra Precision MobileMapper 120 handheld GIS mapping device running Mobile GIS software developed by the Geomatics Group.


3 weeks and 2 days ago

Topcon Announces Acquisition of Leading In-Cab Mounted Console Manufacturer

Topcon Positioning Group announces the complete acquisition of Wachendorff Elektronik GmbH and Wachendorff Electronics Inc. in a private transaction.


4 weeks and one day ago

LizardTech Updates Educational Licensing Program in Time for GIS Day

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing digital content, is celebrating GIS Day by offering its complete product line to the students and faculty of higher education institutions for use in a research and teaching environment. Included in the program are the latest versions of GeoExpress, Express Server, LiDAR Compressor, and GeoGofer.


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