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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 [...]

TerraFlex Top 10 tips for January 2016

TerraFlex Top 10 tips for January 2016 Click here to read up on the TerraFlex Top 10 tips for January 2016 At the bottom of the Top 10 TerraFlex tips for January 2016 there are Top 10 tips from an October 2015 post.    

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]