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Map Projections – The Good, The Bad and The Distorted

Map Projections - The Good, The Bad and The Distorted I recently found 2 interesting videos on the basics of Map Projections. Hopefully this sheds some light on why we use "Map Projections" with Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office and Trimble Positions Desktop Add-in for ArcGIS. Why all the world maps are wrong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIID5FDi2JQ&feature=youtu.be Map Projections [...]

By | 2017-11-07T22:21:24+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Mapping/GIS|0 Comments

Ever wonder what other Trimble Mapping Customers projects encompass?

Ever wonder what other Trimble Mapping Customers projects encompass? A variety of projects are being carried out around the world using Trimble Mapping GPS hardware and software. Some include environmental (wetland and forestry), utilities (water, electric and gas), public works, agriculture, education, planning, emergency management and more. Find out more about these projects via the Trimble Mapping [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:37:38+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Mapping/GIS|0 Comments

NGS Control Points – what resources are available for finding them and comparing against your GPS receiver?

NGS Control Points - what resources are available for finding them and comparing against your GPS receiver? Ever wonder where you could find information on NGS control points in your work area.  A description of the location, quality and coordinate system will be provided in the Data Sheet. You can then set your GPS unit [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:37:42+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Mapping/GIS|0 Comments

New GNSS Firmware 4.96 for Trimble R1 GNSS Receiver

New GNSS Firmware 4.96 for Trimble R1 GNSS Receiver Trimble R1 GNSS Receiver An updated GNSS Firmware was released for the R1 GNSS Receiver May 2015. Enhancements Include: Reduced charge time using wall charger from 5 hours to <3.5 hours. Significantly improved GNSS performance under canopy and near obstacles.   Steps to download [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:42:59+00:00 June 11th, 2015|Mapping/GIS|0 Comments

Trimble GNSS Status Utility App – Updated Version v1.0.6.7628 (May 2015)

Trimble GNSS Status Utility App - Updated Version v1.0.6.7628 (May 2015) This Update includes:  Improved connection handling for VRS networks, and handling of Internet based correction sources Available for the following Operating Systems: Android 4.1x or higher iOS 7/8 Windows 7/8 Windows Mobile 6.5 or higher The Trimble GNSS Status Utility App works with the Trimble [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:42:59+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Mapping/GIS|2 Comments

Technical Specs for TerraFlex – Where can I find these?

If you are ever looking for the Technical Specs for TerraFlex - Look no further  You can find them in a few places.  This Tech Sheet is current as of the April 2015 release. The software page:   http://www.trimble.com/mappingGIS/terraflex.aspx  at the upper right then click on “Tech Sheet”.   This is similar to the Data Sheet that we [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:42:59+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Mapping/GIS|0 Comments

SEILER INSTRUMENT SPRING TRIMBLE MAPPING/GPS SHOWCASE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 20th 2015

Please join us as we showcase the 2015 suite of Trimble Mapping GIS/GPS products in Indianapolis, IN - May 20th 2015 Take advantage of this opportunity to learn more in person with our Mapping team.  Let us provide you some tips and tricks, and show you the latest Trimble Mapping technology solutions that will help solve your most [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:42:59+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Mapping/GIS|0 Comments

Trimble MGIS Compatibility List – April 2015

Trimble MGIS Compatibility List - April 2015   The Trimble MGIS Compatibility List - April 2015 is available. There were some recent releases of software and hardware in the last few months since the last release of the Trimble MGIS Compatibility List from January: Software: GPS Pathfinder Office 5.70 TerraSync 5.70 TerraFlex 3.2 Trimble Positions 10.3 Desktop [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:42:59+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Mapping/GIS|0 Comments