Category Archives: GNSS/Location Tech

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No Receiver Required*

*A groundbreaking new service turns your smartphone into a high-precision, software-defined GNSS receiver. The new Trimble Catalyst is a little hard to describe in terms we’re used to regarding high-precision GNSS. Is it a receiver? Is it a service? Do we really need only an external antenna, a subscription, and a smartphone?  The answer is...

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Sky Control: Lakhta is Russian Forward in Urban Development

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series january 2017Integrated geospatial solutions play a key part in building Europe’s tallest skyscraper. A new chapter in urban development is being written in Russia’s north-west corner. On the outskirts of Saint Petersburg, construction is underway on the new Lakhta Center, an ultra-modern facility that blends...

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Real-Time GNSS Networks Best Practices White Paper

Paper Title: Best Practices for the Development and Operation of RTN – Real-Time GNSS Networks  As presented to the Latin America Geospatial Forum  (LAGF 2016) – October 5th, 2016 – Mexico City Download here. Abstract: Real-time GNSS networks (RTN) have been a reliable tool for precise positioning, location, and measurement since the late 1990s. From...

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Custom, Portable Maps — Via App!

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series December 2016Software company Avenza has evolved its map products into an app that lets people upload their own map—or download a map of their choice—to their mobile devices, and customize it. Whether for fighting a wildland fire, delivering packages, or exploring tourist sites, using a...

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UAS Surveying without GCPs

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series PangaeaThe subject of applying direct georeferencing to UAS platforms was a recurrent theme at the 2016 Commercial UAV Expo last week. Direct georeferencing offers the possibility of mapping without the use of ground control points, providing UAS operators a significant advantage in terms of speed....

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Just Call Me Charlie

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series xyHt in print, November 2015A Conversation with GPS and Technology Pioneer Charlie Trimble Click here to view a downloadable PDF of “Charlie Trimble Interview” When asked what the key was to his successes, Charlie Trimble, the co-founder of the global geospatial and navigation company that...